Sam Bat Blog

What is a Cup?

What is a cup in a bat and what is the purpose? At SAM BAT, our patented cup can make all the difference in having confidence at the plate. Unlike most companies, who just have 2 cupping options, we have 3; the no cup, half cup, and full cup.     The No Cup The No Cup means that there is no indentation at the end of the barrel, only a very small recess as can be seen from the photo. Our “no cup” bats are not completely flat. There are a few common misconceptions about the ‘no cup’ and...


SAM BAT Sit Down with Josh Naylor

  We sat down with Team Sam Bat member Josh Naylor on his family, baseball, and what he likes to swing. You can follow Josh on Instagram @jaynaylor10 and Twitter @JoshNaylor44   Q: Where did you grow up and did you grow up playing baseball?  Does anyone else in the family play? Tell us a little bit about your family, brothers or sisters? Were they supportive? - Mississauga, ON, Canada - Brother• Noah, 20, Position C/3B - - Brother •Myles, 14, Position: SS/2B/CF - Very supportive group, always practicing together and working towards one goal together.   Q: Any other...


Sit Down with Demi Orimoloye!

We took a quick minute to sit down with Team Sam Bat Demi Orimolye to talk about how he got into baseball, and what he looks for in a bat!  You can follow Demi on Instagram @demiorimoloye and Twitter @DemiOrimoloye16   Where did you grow up and did you grow up playing baseball?  Does anyone else in the family play? Tell us a little bit about your family, brothers or sisters? Were they supportive? I grew up in Ottawa, Ontario & I started played baseball at 10 years old. Nobody in my family had played baseball before at that time...


The SAM BAT BP!

The SAM BAT BP Bat has taken the market by storm! Our Sam Bat Team introduced the BP Bat several ago for 2 reasons; firstly to provide a great training tool for players at an unbeatable price, and secondly to educate players that lighter is not always better. We get requests all the time saying that the order needs to be exactly -3, or “do you guys make -4 or -5 bats”?  Sure, we can make that, but at the end of the day you are losing a lot of performance, and a lot of durability with a lighter bat. ...


Ordering Your Custom Sam Bat

We often get asked ‘What Custom bat is best for me?’ or ‘What Custom bat is best for my kid?’ Although it is a fair question to those new to wood bats, it is not a cookie cutter answer! Each player will have many different preferences on a number of things including length, weight, knob, handle, and more.  Every Pro Player that has ordered from us has customized something special to themselves. What works best for one player won’t work for another it should be an extension of yourself, to transfer energy to the ball. So here is how to...