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Eloy Jimenez lining up to Swing


Eloy Jimenez's EJ74 Signature Series model pairs the iconic handle and knob of the C271 model with the medium barrel design of the S318 in a powerful combination. His two-tone design features a natural handle and black barrel.

It is a '4' (Slightly End Loaded) on the Swing Weight Scale.

Eloy Jimenez MLB Prime Model


Preferred by more than 70 percent of Major League players, Maple bats are known for their surface hardness, unmatched sound and solid feel upon contact. The closed grain structure of the Maple wood lends itself to a more durable surface strength and stiffer feel. 

Maple in MLB: Cody Bellinger, Christian Yelich, Didi Gregorius, Ronald Acuna, Eloy Jimenez, Curtis Granderson, Ian Happ, Ryan Zimmerman, Brian Dozier, Zack Cozart, Brandon Belt, Charlie Culberson, Adam Frazier, Aaron Hicks, Jose Peraza, Ryan McMahon

Eloy Jimenez Custom Knob Medallion on bat


Easy-to-read medallions have been embedded in the knob, clearly show the identifying characteristics of your bat and replacing outdated etching that has been previously used. The medallion indicates the MLB Prime grade of wood, the species and the length, while the bat name is engraved in the surrounding area.

On Signature Series models, the engraving around the medallion features the name of the MLB player for whom the game model is made. 

Lousiville Slugger center branding on baseball bat


Louisville Slugger’s exclusive Seamless Decals are applied directly under the top coat, giving MLB Prime bats a pristine look. All MLB Prime models feature branding that blends into the bat almost as intricately as the grain of the wood itself – without added stress from pressure and heat. Thanks to this innovative technology, MLB Prime bats continue to shine after countless trips to the plate.

Custom Jimenez Signature End Brand on Bat


A condensed appearance adds the finishing touch to the 2021 MLB Prime lineup end brand, giving these bats an even cleaner, high-end look.

The end brand for Signature Series bats features the signature of the player for whom the game model bat was made.

Craftsman style cup on baseball bat


Our completely re-engineered Craftsman-Style Cup features a thicker width edge along the end of the barrel, lending added strength and durability to the end of the bat to help reduce chipping and cracking.

Didi Gregorius Baseball Bat EXOPRO Finish


The 2021 MLB Prime lineup features our revolutionary EXOPRO finish that’s twice as hard as the previous EXOARMOR. This latest innovation in wood bat technology gives you a finish you can feel in an incredibly durable top coat that not only drastically increases surface hardness, but gives you a mirror-like finish in high-gloss models, elevating the color and grain definition of the bat. EXOPRO delivers what you’ve always wanted – a wood bat that feels as good as it looks. 


Louisville Slugger ink-dotted bats are the highest quality wood bats in the game. Every maple and birch PRIME bat that meet slope-of-grain carries the Ink Dot and are approved for play in Major League Baseball.

Eloy Jimenez finshing his swing

2021 MLB Prime Block