Boost your batting average when you step up to the plate swinging this 2019 Louisville Slugger LXT X19 fastpitch softball bat. Designed with an array of innovative features, this softball bat gives you the ultimate advantage over traditional aluminum alloys and wooden bats. The 2 1/4-inch barrel has a -10 drop weight to create a medium-weight bat that works well for a variety of players and swing styles. This fastpitch softball bat also is made with VCX Technology that lets the barrel and the handle move independently from one another for greater power and reduced vibration on impact, and it helps the bat adapt to the user for a unique feel. Louisville Slugger: Others Make Bats. We Make History.