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# What does the -number weight drop on bats mean? ## Number Weight Drop on Bats

It designates the Length to Weight difference - i.e. if a bat's length is 34 in and is a -5 bat, then its weight is 29 (ounces)

It is the difference of the height and weight of the bat.

if you have a 33 inch bat and its a drop 3 it would weight 30 ounces its the ratio between the length and the weight

## Related Questions It is the difference between the length of the bat and the weight, ie 33 in length and 23 oz weight, is a drop 10, or -10, 33 in length and 24 oz weight is a drop 9, or -9, etc. 'Drop' is a term used with bats and is the difference in the weight and length of a bat. Subtract the length (in inches) from the weight (in ounces) to determine the drop. A bat that is 30 inches long and weighs 35 ounces would have a drop of 5. A bat that is 35 inches long and weighs 30 ounces would have a drop of -5. Most bats have a negative drop. 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. It stands for drop 10. The drop of a bat depends on what the length and weight is. You find out the drop by subtracting the weight from the length. So if your bat was 32 inches long and 22 ounces then it would be drop 10 (-10) if your bat was 32 inches and 25 ounces then it would be drop 7 (-7) minus 5 or drop 5 is how bats measure size to weight there are drop 12, drop 8, drop 5, and drop 3 this means that on a drop 5 bat there is 5 numbers in between the weight and lenght like 32 inches long and 27 ounches so there are five same goes for a drop 3 sept there are 3 numbers in between instead of 5

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