- -5 Length to Weight Ratio
- 2 5/8 Inch Barrel Diameter
- Features New USSSA 1.15 BPF Stamp
- Free Shipping!
- Full (12) Twelve Month Manufacturer's Warranty
- IMX Composite Barrel / SIC Black Carbon Composite Handle
- Massive Sweet Spot
- Performance Diamond Grip
- Power Brigade XL Series - Extra-Long Barrel and Slightly Endloaded Swing Weight for Added Power
- Two-Piece Fully Composite Design With ConneXion Technology
- Ultra-Thin 29/32 Inch Handle
based on 24 ratings. 24 user reviews.
New for 2014! The next generation of Power Brigade has arrived. Now in its second season, this groundbreaking line of bats is unlike anything else on the field today. The concept is simple: Help players hit for power. However, Easton realizes that different players achieve a powerful swing in different ways. That's why the Power Brigade is divided into two distinct series - the XL Series (XL1, XL2, and XL3) and the Speed Series (S1, S2, and S3). The XL Series is designed for bigger, stronger hitters who derive their power from a bat with more mass. Smaller length to weight ratios, and an extra-long barrel with a massive sweet spot and a slight end load characterize the XL Series. The Speed Series, on the other hand, helps players increase their swing speed in order to generate more power. These bats feature lighter length to weight ratios, a lower M.O.I., and a balanced feel. Further trying to equip players with their perfect bat, Easton offers all of its Power Brigade bats in a two-piece IMX Composite/SIC Black Carbon design (XL1, S1), a two-piece IMX Composite/THT100 Scandium Alloy hybrid design (XL2, S2), and a one-piece THT Scandium Alloy design (XL3, S3). Two of the highest performing materials ever used on a bat, Easton's patented IMX Composite optimizes the sweet spot for maximum performance, while their THT Scandium Alloy provides solid durability and allows for a larger alloy sweet spot than is seen anywhere else on the field. Throw in an array of additional world-class Easton technology, and you've got a line of bats that can't be topped. Easton: Personalize Your Power! The XL1 features the new USSSA 1.15 BPF Stamp. It is backed by Easton's Exclusive 12 Month Manufacturer's Warranty. Free Shipping!
24 Product ReviewsReview This Bat
by Richard - Jan 27, 2014
Pros: Great pop. My 13 year old son has only had this bat for a couple of weeks and is banging the ball well with it.
Cons: none so far
by Erik - Mar 09, 2014
Pros: Just watched my son use this in a game for the first time and he launched the ball way over the centerfielder's head. Definitely the longest ball he has ever hit and he said he didn't feel like he got all of it.
Cons: Lots of money. Maybe you get what you pay for though
by JLO - Jan 14, 2014
Pros: I just picked this bat up and got my first cage round today so the duribility is yet to be determined. One thing that is abdolutley amazing with this bat, that many others dont have is that if you hit the ball on the very end of the barrel the ball will still fly and wont feel dead. Its definitely a very flexible bat which I like. MASSIVE sweetspot, biggest yet. The sweetspot is comparable to most combat bats ( which are known for huge barrels & sweetspots ). The handle is thin and the sound to the bat is absolutley awesome. I recommend this bat to any power hitters out there. But beware of the end loded barrel.
Cons: Havent had any so far, but ive barely had the thing.
by #13 - Jan 15, 2014
Pros: Amazing pop right out of the wrapper. It's unmatched and probably the best on the market. Completely leaves my 2013 CF5 in the dust.
by jm999 - Mar 13, 2014
Cons: broke on first swing off the tee.
by kevin - Mar 19, 2014
Pros: crazy POP, no vibration, looks sweet, really not that end loaded compared to last years model. great bat
Cons: my teammates wanna use it every game
by Bombsquad - Mar 25, 2014
Pros: The most pop of ANY bat I have ever touched. The ball literally flies off the bat. The barrel is huge on this bat and it has a nice thin handle. Its also not as end loaded as you would think, it has a pretty nice feel to it.
by killer instinct - Dec 01, 2013
Pros: This bat has do much pop. The by has a hollow sound when a ball is squared up. The new easton look fits this bat very nicely. I would recomend this bat to everyone.
by mr.bombs - Feb 17, 2014
Pros: good pop and vibratition
Cons: breaks very easy and cracked first time i used it.
by Beast ode - Mar 13, 2014
Pros: A lot of pop
by NxxLBaseball3 - Mar 31, 2014
Pros: It has a huge barrel with a monster sweet spot, it is much more balanced to me than last years model, It has unbelievable pop even on the end of the bat and on the inside part near the USSSA stamp it is a great buy and the best bat i have ever had!
Cons: The grip started to fade and lose its ability to be sticky after 1 week.
by Anonymous - Apr 01, 2014
Pros: I love this bat it feels so great in your hands and it has the most pop in a bat ever!!!!this bat is the definition of perfection...this is what then baseball cooperation has been waiting for...!!!
Cons: None at all
by #BIH - Apr 04, 2014
Pros: So far everything has been great. I am twelve 5'10 150lbs and I use a 30 inch 25 ounce. Just got my first round in the cage. Had AMAZING POP. Even when I hit it on the end it felt like it still had some pop and it didn't sting at all. I have the xl3 2013 and its pop is no where near the pop of this. It is pretty end loaded but I like that. This was only my first round with the bat just breaking it in so I can not determine the durability yet. Overall it is a BEAST!!!!!!
by kevin c - Apr 18, 2014
Pros: Amazing pop. My 16 year old just replaced a 2 yr old version of this bat. First at bat by the teams clean-up hitter was apx 330 ft shot over the fence. The opposing coach demanded to see the bat as it "must be illiegal". After inspection of the BPF stamp, they just went away muttering. The lemon yellow color and the pop make it like cops on a yellow Lamborghini!
Cons: Its a lot of money and these bats do not have a very long life. My experience with these high end Easton composites it that they begin to lose pop after 3-4 seasons ((or two years here in the South).
by Demarkus - Apr 21, 2014
Pros: Amazing Pop, though this bat was illegal when my kid first used it.
Cons: Im afraid that this bat could seriously hurt someone.
by Jake - Nov 27, 2013
Pros: Lots of pop
Cons: Paint chips way too easily
by lucas - Mar 04, 2014
Pros: tons of pop the bat has a really good sound off the bat.
Cons: price and color
by Bob Saglesworth - Mar 16, 2014
Pros: My 13 year old son hit a 315 ft homerun
by that beast named cole - Mar 20, 2014
Pros: Best pop aout of any -5 on the market. the best feel out of any composite bat.
by Tommy - Dec 02, 2013
Pros: The bat is awesome. It gives you skillZ with a capital Z and has a ton of pop.
Cons: 300 dollars
by LjH - Mar 17, 2014
Pros: when i firs got it, it had some great pop and there was no sting.
Cons: My first practice outside I was doing BP then my bat started chipping. At the end of the practice the whole E on the bat was off.
by don - Nov 08, 2013
Pros: amazing bat pop ordered it when it was first release u want to see an amazing bat buy this
Cons: price but nothing else
by megatrons dad - Dec 15, 2013
Pros: Pop pop and more pop my son maximus aka mega-tron hit a 275ft blast to left then two 265ft opo's he only wieghts 95 lbs. The 275 blast almost hit a kid standing on second base on the t-ball Field in orange park, fl . From the 12u field.
Cons: He broke his 1st xl1 and paint is chipping on this 1.
by the best - Nov 16, 2013
Pros: it has amazing pop. The new look of the 2014 model is also nice. you will not be disappointed after getting this
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I'm about to be a 8th grader this year and I want a bat to last me til high school. I am 5"10 and 195 lbs., should I get -3 and a 32 in. or 33 in.?
Asked by clayton on Apr 15, 2014
Based on the information you just gave me I would recommend a 33" size bat. Unfortunately, the Easton XL1 (SL14X15) does not come in a 33".
· Apr 15, 2014
I am 4 foot 9 inches tall. What size should a get?
Asked by JT on Apr 06, 2014
Based on your height, we would suggest a 30 inch size of the 2014 Easton XL1 (SL14X15) Senior League bat. That can vary based on your weight.
· Apr 06, 2014
I'm 12 years old, 115 lbs and 5' 4". What size should I get to last me till high school?
Asked by lovescrushingtheball on Apr 06, 2014
Based on your height and weight right now, I would recommend a 31" model in the 2014 Easton XL1 (SL14X15). However, if you wanted the bat to last a couple years, it might be best to go to a 32".
· Apr 06, 2014
What size should I get if I am 5' 5" and 175 lbs?
Asked by The Natural on Apr 05, 2014
Based on your height and weight, I would recommend a 32" 27 oz. for the 2014 Easton XL1 (SL14X15).
· Apr 06, 2014
Is there a minimum tempurature that you can use this bat in?
Asked by Beast on Apr 05, 2014
Easton says to not use composite bats like the 2014 Easton XL1 (SL14X15) in temperatures under 55 degrees.
· Apr 05, 2014
Can this bat be used in Babe Ruth?
Asked by G on Mar 29, 2014
No. Composite barreled bats like the 2014 Easton XL1 (SL14X15) Senior League bat must be (-3) BBCOR certified.
· Mar 29, 2014
Why did they make the -5 XL1 barrel shorter than the other XL1's?
Asked by mickey on Mar 16, 2014
The 2014 Easton XL1 (SL14X15 Senior League) should have the same barrel length as many of the other XL1 models. The model will have a slight barrel heaviness that power guys will love.
· Mar 17, 2014
Does it take long to break this bat in?
Asked by cole baseball on Mar 10, 2014
A good way to break in a composite barrel bat like the 2014 Easton XL1 (SL14X15) Senior League is to hit off a tee or soft toss approximately 100-200 swings, rotating the barrel Â¼ inch every swing. The length of time this takes is dependent on how much you are willing to work on it. In general, it can be accomplished over the course of a weekend.
· Mar 10, 2014
Is this bat legal for Dixie baseball?
Asked by kason on Mar 01, 2014
The 2014 Easton XL1 (SL14X15 Senior League) bat will be USSSA certified. If your league allows USSSA bats it will be legal.
· Mar 02, 2014
Is this bat legal for Nations baseball tournaments and also for Pony league play?
Asked by Jim on Feb 17, 2014
Yes, the 2014 Easton XL1 (SL14X15) will be legal for play in 14U Nations baseball and Pony League play.
· Feb 18, 2014
My son is mostly a contact hitter with occasional power. How does the balance of this bat compare to the TPX EXOGRID 3 (-5) he currently swings?
Asked by Lw on Feb 17, 2014
The 2014 Easton XL1: SL14X15 is an end loaded bat. It is designed for a power hitter.
· Feb 17, 2014
Is this better than the MAKO?
Asked by Jj on Feb 14, 2014
Both models are top of the line but the 2014 Easton XL1 (SL14X15) is better suited for power hitters. It has an extended barrel, bigger sweet spot and an end loaded swing weight.
· Feb 14, 2014
Is this bat better then the new 2014 DeMarini Voodoo OVERLORD BBCOR: (DXVD5) Senior League?
Asked by cam on Jan 30, 2014
Both a great end loaded bats for power hitters. The 2014 Easton XL1 (SL14X15) Senior League will have an extended barrel for a larger sweet spot, whereas the 2014 DeMarini Voodoo OVERLORD BBCOR: (DXVD5) Senior League will have the new D-Fusion handle which extends the sweet spot through the entire barrel.
· Jan 30, 2014
Is this legal for 14 yo babe ruth? Rules seem to require BBCOR .50 stamp on bat if all composite. Thanks for your clarification.
Asked by 997tt on Jan 22, 2014
The 2014 Easton XL1 (SL14X15) Senior League is not legal for the 14 year old division in Babe Ruth because it features the USSSA 1.15 stamp. Babe Ruth 14 year old division does require all composite barrel bats to have the BBCOR .50 certification stamp.
· Jan 22, 2014
Is this bat approved for Little League Juniors division play?
Asked by Tanya on Jan 07, 2014
The 2014 Easton XL1 (SL14X15) Senior League is not approved for Little League Juniors division play because it is fully composite. Composite bats in the Little League Juniors division require the BBCOR .50 certification stamp. The 2014 Easton XL1 BBCOR (BB14X1) Adult is legal for play in the Little League Juniors division.
· Jan 07, 2014
Is this is a BBCOR bat?
Asked by jose on Dec 26, 2013
The 2014 Easton XL1: SL14X15 Senior League is not a BBCOR certified model, as it is a -5. The 2014 Easton XL1 BBCOR: BB14X1 Adult is the BBCOR certified model.
· Dec 26, 2013
What is the "break-in" period for this bat?
Asked by Coach on Nov 27, 2013
Due to the composite barrel, the 2014 Easton XL1: SL14X15 Senior League will require a break-in period of 150-200 swings off of a tee or soft toss, working up from about 50% to full power at the 150 swing mark. Be sure to use real leather baseballs and rotate the barrel a quarter turn every swing to ensure an even break-in.
· Nov 27, 2013
Is this allowed to be used in SISBL league?
Asked by Best that ever lived on Nov 26, 2013
The Southern Illinois Select Baseball League is governed by USSSA and the 2014 Easton XL1: SL14X15 Senior League does feature the new USSSA 1.15 BPF stamp. The Easton XL1 should be legal for play in SISBL.
· Nov 26, 2013
I just wanted to make sure so I know I am buying the correct bat. What size barrel is this?
Asked by Making sure on Nov 25, 2013
The 2014 Easton XL1: SL14X15 Senior League is a 2 5/8'' barrel.
· Nov 25, 2013
Will this bat come in -10?
Asked by CISA on Nov 19, 2013
The 2014 Easton XL1: SL14X15 Senior League will not be available in a -10 big barrel. It is available in a -3, -5, and -8.
· Nov 19, 2013
Is this bat allowed in the Babe Ruth leagues?
Asked by joe on Nov 14, 2013
No, the Easton XL1 will not be approved for play in Babe Ruth. Babe Ruth only allows composite barrel bats that are BBCOR certified.
· Nov 14, 2013
Can you get more power using this bat or the MAKO since this bat has more mass and the MAKO is lighter? Which one has more pop?
Asked by benjamin on Nov 12, 2013
The end loaded design of the 2014 Easton XL1: SL14X15 Senior League will assist you in generating more power. Both the MAKO and the XL1 feature top of line composite materials for outstanding performance and durability.
· Nov 12, 2013
What does the word "14X15" mean? Is there only one -5 model in 2014 Easton XL1 series?
Asked by Chan on Nov 11, 2013
On the 2014 Easton XL1: SL14X15 Senior League, the SL14X15 is the model number. Yes, there is only one -5 model available. The Easton XL1 is also available in a -8 on our site.
· Nov 11, 2013
Can you hit better with a -5 or -8?
Asked by jc on Nov 11, 2013
If you are able to swing the 2014 Easton XL1: SL14X15 Senior League -5, you will have more power. A heavier bat allows you to hit with more power.
· Nov 11, 2013
Is there a difference in the new 2014 XL1 and the older 2012 XL1?
Asked by baller88 on Nov 10, 2013
Yes, the 2014 Easton XL1: SL14X15 Senior League features the upgraded SIC Black Carbon composite material in its handle for a stiffer flex and more efficient energy transfer to the ball on contact. The 2012 XL1 was made entirely from the IMX Composite which is still in the barrel of the 2014 model.
· Nov 10, 2013
Whats the difference between the -5 and -8?
Asked by jboy on Nov 07, 2013
The only difference between the 2014 Easton XL1: SL14X15 Senior League and the 2014 Easton XL1: SL14X18 Senior League is the length to weight ratio. The 2014 Easton XL1: SL14X15 Senior League is a heavier model.
· Nov 07, 2013
My son used a 31" 23 oz. XL2 in 2013. Will a 31" 26 oz. XL2 be available in 2014?
Asked by JW on Nov 06, 2013
Easton will not be releasing a 2014 Easton XL2 -5. The only Easton XL2 bats available are the 2013 Easton XL2 BBCOR: BB13X2 Adult and the 2013 Easton XL2: SL13X28 Senior League.
· Nov 06, 2013
Is this -5 model XL1 going to come out in a 33" model?
Asked by big daddy on Nov 01, 2013
No, there will not be a 33'' version of this bat. The largest size in the -5 will be 32''.
· Nov 01, 2013
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