its the weight of the bat the heavier the bat the further the ball will go the same in fast pitch softball
The drop is the difference between the length of the bat and the weight of the bat. If you have a 32 inch bat and its weight is 22oz you have a -10 drop.
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It doesn't "affect" the bat. Drop is the difference of the length and the weight.
-9 means the difference between the weight and the length of the bat (the length of the bat minus the weight of the bat). Most bats on average are -10
When selecting a softball bat a few things need to be considered; age, height, and weight of the person who will be using the bat, type of material the bat is made from, the grip, the drop; length-to-weight ratio, and if a youth bat or adult bat is needed. Easton has many choices in beginner's softball bats including youth and adult bats.
There is not much energy needed to swing a softball bat if you can find the right size and weight for your age and weight. There are different websites just go to google and type this question, and there will be a place where they recommend a bat!
That is referred to as the drop. It is the difference between the bat length and the weight. If the bat is 32 inches long and the drop is -10 the weight is 22oz. If bat is 32 inches and the drop is -12 then the weight is 20oz.
-8 Means that it's a drop 8 bat, and that is just the difference between your length and weight of your bat.
It referrers to the drop of the bat or the weight. If you have a 32 inch long bat and a -11 drop the bat weight is 21 oz. If you have a 31 inch long bat and a -11 the bat weight is 20 oz.
A bat for that size of player would be a 31" depending on the weight.
The drop is the weight of the bat in relationship to the length. If you have a 32 inch bat and a -10 drop the weight is 22 ounces. If you have a 32 inch bat and a -9 drop the weight is 23 ounces.