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2014 Louisville Slugger Z3000 Softball Bat Slow Pitch - End Load ASA SBZ314-AE

    Price: $159.95
Item#: SBZ314-AE  |  Manufacturer: Louisville Slugger
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2014 Louisville Slugger Z3000 Softball Bat Slow Pitch - End Load ASA SBZ314-AE

Completely new for 2014, the Louisville Slugger Z3000 slow pitch bat also gets a new camo paint job. With improved durability in all 2014 Louisville Slugger softball bats, you can rest assured the best bats on the softball field will continue to be Louisville Slugger.

The new T2 Technology in the transition of the barrel and the handle is made to strengthen the bond of the two. The Z-3000 softball bat benefits from this link due to an increase in trampoline effect in the barrel and dramatically decreased vibration when hitting the softball. The T2 connection piece is thicker, sturdier, and stronger. 

The Z3000 softball bat has thinner, high-strength walls in the barrel that allow Louisville Slugger to use more layers of ultra strong graphite fibers, making the Z3000 barrel lighter, thinner, and stronger at the same time.

Just ask softball superstar and USSSA Offensive Player of The Year Tim Cocco and USSSA 1st Team All Conference Lee Powers what the best softball bat is. They both use Louisville Slugger slow pitch bats.

Balanced vs End Load -  A balanced softball bat is easier to swing, despite being the same weight as an end loaded bat. Balanced bats are used most commonly by line drive hitters, while End Loaded softball bats are used by power hitters. Swing weight is personal preference, and we sell both about equal.

ASA vs USSSA -  These are the two most popular softball associations in the United States. The difference is how fast the softball is allowed to come off the barrel of the bat. With recent rule changes in both ASA and USSSA, they are now very similar in performance. Be sure to check with your league director about which bat you need. Or call our friendly staff!

ASA END LOADED Z3000 Bat Features:

  • Pure 360 composite
  • TRU3 – 3-piece bat construction
  • S1iD technology
  • End load swing weight
  • 7/8" tapered handle
  • 12" barrel
  • ISF, ASA approved
  • 1 year manufacturer's warranty



  • Review by:
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  • Pros: Great deal for the price at the end of this years bat cycle. Have about 200 swings on it with .40/275, .52/300, and .44/375s. It is above average out of the wrapper in terms of pop/distance. Hoping it opens up a bit more with a few hundred more cuts. It lags behind the 14 Demarini Juggy out of the wrapper quite noticeably, however. I happen to love the sound personally. The sweet spot is quite large and you don't get any stingers on miss-hits. The grip is a plus unless you're one of those guys that prefer hockey tape/spray.
  • Cons: None other than the sound can cause those you play against to question if the bat has been doctored because they don't know any better.
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  • Pros: This bat is hot everyone of my players use it from our base hitters to our hr hitters the ball smokes off the barrel even the mush balls.
  • Cons: None so far
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  • Pros: One of the best bats for 52/300 balls. Great pop right out of the wrapper. Has the "shattering glass" sound that the Z line is known for on impact. Definitely one of my go-to gamer sticks this year for ASA.
  • Cons: None so far!
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  • Pros: Comfortable grip, ripping the hell out of the ball out of the wrapper. Minimal break in period with a slick paint job. A steal at $140,I can see why it was $300 a year ago.
  • Cons: The sound on impact is a bit strange, but that's the Z's unique quality. As long as this is a durable bat I have no complaints.
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  • Pros: The bat has great pop and sounds great I love the bat.
  • Cons: It cracked on the second practice we used it and it was 60° outside. Now I have to wait for a new bat to come in.
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  • Pros: Has great pop out of the wrapper. My line drives gained speed and finally able to get that Home run. great bat Great price. I will be using this site again.
  • Cons: Took a couple swings to get used to the end load. Not really a con but something to think about when purchasing an end load bat.
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  • Pros: Good pop right out of the wrapper.
  • Cons: Wish it was duel stamped.
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  • Pros: The bat feels good in you hands and swings smoothly. The bat is hot out of the wrapper and is getting hotter with each swing. The line drives will put defenders on their heels.
  • Cons: not sure there are any cons.
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  • Pros: After two trips to break this beast in I'm finally content with the pop it's putting out. Out the package, it's a bit stiff but warms up quick.
  • Cons: Doesn't sound as sweet as the balanced version does. (Balanced version does have about 100 more swings on it)
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  • Pros: Hot right out of wrapper. You can feel the endload.
  • Cons: Not fond of the grip.
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  • Pros: great price, fast shipping, great bat!!
  • Cons: nothing
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  • Pros: The day I have been waiting for is here. Such a good price for this bat. The Z3000 is stupid crazy hot right out the wrapper. My ASA league is dominated by louisville slugger Z2000 and Z3000 bats
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  • Pros: The bat came on time No delays. I got the bat at a great price. Folks at cheap bats were very good to work with. Ball really leaves the bat in a hurry.
  • Cons: None...
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  • Pros: LOOOVE this bat! When you swing - it just GOES!!!! The end loaded portion is awesome!
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  • Pros: Awesome bat great pop right out of the wrapper extremely smooth swing with the end load ball Flys right off the sweet spot and still has good distance off the handle I was leery of buying this bat from the review and concerns of cracking but I had to give it a shot glad I did bat does have a weird sound when hitting the ball but sounds just like crushing a golf ball with a driver I love it hope this helps!!!
  • Cons: None
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  • Pros: Just got the bat a few weeks ago...very impressed with how hot the bat is out of the wrapper, looking forward to it breaking in...I play in a league where almost everyone hits a DeMarini so the sound is very different...with the three piece design no vibration is felt in the handle...this bat reminds me of how the J3 felt but with less flex
  • Cons: The grip is ok a little on the thicker end wish it had a little bit more tackiness to it.
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  • Pros: Bat has great feel went yard second at bat out of the wrap
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  • Pros: Pretty hot out of the Wrapper. Only had about 30 swings on it and have been hitting bombs with it. Easy to hit the fence opposite field. Little bigger wrap so fits hands well.
  • Cons: None. Overall very good bat.
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  • Pros: Great bat, love the feeling you get from this bat being endloaded. Hot right out the wrapper... no need to have the bat rolled.
  • Cons: none so far
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  • Pros: Incredibly hot right out of the wrapper. Like it was born to hit frozen ropes
  • Cons: Nothing. All my teammates on all my teams love it too.
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  • Pros: Great pop! After it breaks in on about 200 swings, pop gets better. Highly recommended.
  • Cons: Not a true con, but the ping off the bat had some eyebrows raise after the first one went out.
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  • Pros: Lots of pop. Solid feel and construction. The ball flies off of this bat.
  • Cons: End load can really exaggerate pop ups if you don't have a level swing or are prone to dropping your shoulders. Also on a small note has a dead sound to it if you aren't expecting it.
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  • Pros: Good sweet spot and easy to generate bat speed. I'm 38 and haven't played very much in over a decade. I hit about 60 off the tee to break it in and first time at BP I was hitting all line drives and bombs over the fence.
  • Cons: The grip is too bulky for my taste so I replaced it with very thin wrap. Easy fix.
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  • Pros: This bat is seriously end loaded, and that is a good thing! Very good feeling when you strike it right.
  • Cons: Very odd sound off the bat, just a matter of preference though.
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  • Pros: great bat lots of pop out of the wrapper. Team power hitter put two out of the park on the 5th and 12th swing on the bat.
  • Cons: sounds like it is broken ever time you hit it but not really a con when you are hitting them over the fence.
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  • Pros: The bat is hot right out of the wrapper.I'm more of a line drive type of hitter but this bat has helped me get more distant and the line drives I do hit are screaming off it. I haven't had more then about 60 cuts with it so I can't wait to see how Well it is once it really starts to break in.
  • Cons: None
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  • Pros: So far so good. Can't wait for it to break in a bit more. Has nice pop already. Very "distinctive" sound
  • Cons: None so far
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  • Pros: Love it! Love the power and sound! Great pop!
  • Cons: Not really a con but it does take 150 to 200 swings to open it up.
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  • Pros: Hot out of the wrapper, nice grip and sound signature. Solid bat at an amazing price. Teammates love it.
  • Cons: None so far but still breaking it in.
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  • Pros: Great pop out the wrapper. Only getting better with more swings
  • Cons: None
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  • Pros: Hot out of the wrapper, really like the z3000
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  • Pros: I love this bat! Takes some time to get hot maybe about 100-120 hits! Mainly been hitting 52/300 balls but they fly off the bat! Had 2 of my players use it and they went and bought there own after hitting mine! Not a lot of people like the sound, but I love the sound! Not a lot of stingers felt on the hands, big sweet spot. A lot of pop once it's reached its potential, just have to be patient with it till it gets HOT! Great bat and quality! Also can tell the difference in the 3 piece technology!
  • Cons: Wish it wasn't stiff out of the wrapper/ wish it was Hotter out of the wrapper!
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  • Pros: I like this bat a lot. It was hot right out of the wrapper. I love the grip on the bat as well. Your website is also very user friendly and very easy to get through the process. I will definitely be back in the future when looking for bats. Your site provides customers with many options for all parts of the process, including great shipping deals. Thank you for such a great website and offer such quality products.
  • Cons: I do not have any cons at this point.
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  • Pros: Good bat with a lot of pop
  • Cons: None
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  • Pros: Feels awesome, the ball jumps off the bat. After first bp session the bat felt as if we had it for years. I was dropping bombs and i normally don't. The endload is noticable and helps give that extra whip. I would recommend this bat to anyone looking to add 20 feet distance to your ball flight. I intend on adding a second one since everyone on the team has decided to start using this ba-Z-ooka!!!
  • Cons: The only negative I can say is the sound, its not broke but if you have broken a bat it sounds as if its broke on each swing.
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  • Pros: Great bat after taking some reps at batting practice, hitting lasers!!
  • Cons: Can't find a bad thing yet with bat
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  • Pros: Bat is ridiculously hot right out of the wrapper(homered first game with 0 break-in swing), very unique shattering glass sound when ball is struck, best bat I've ever owned and deffinately worth the price you'd pay.
  • Cons: NONE
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  • Pros: This bat is awesome !! Right out of the rapper is hot , can't wait to see this bat after 200 cut . shipping was great and can't beat the price
  • Cons: Everyone in my team wants to use my bat haha
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  • Pros: This bat is hot out of the wrapper. Nice pop off the bat, some say they dont like the sound but i love it.
  • Cons: No cons for this bat.
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  • Pros: I only buy Lousiville Slugger bats mostly USSSA, started with he Z2000 and I have both the End load and Balanced. Started playing ASA and needed a new bat. I bought this bat (Z3000 end load) and it's Smoking Hoooottt. The USSSA bats needed to get some cuts on them to open up and get the extra 30-50' but this bat is whicked! Great feel, Great sound, Smoking Hot, Year Warranty, what else can you ask for!!
  • Cons: If you have a hot bat, eveyone wants to use it and or Buy it!!
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  • Pros: Hot out of the wrapper. Great pop and good sweetspot. Cant beat it for the price! Will be alternating between this and my j3 for my primary gamer.
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  • Pros: Great bat! Lots of pop off the wrapper. With the end load weight I can pull the ball over the outfielder head all day.
  • Cons: People telling me the bat is dead of fixed due to the sound the bat makes when in comes into contact with the ball.
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  • Pros: I have swung many bats and this one is by far my favorite! Ladies if you are looking for a bat that you can swing and not feel like you are dying afterwards this is the bat.
  • Cons: It's white and will get dirty fast but hey that's life!
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  • Pros: Great bat love that it's hot right out of the wrapper it's getting better after each use would recommend to any level player
  • Cons: Nothing just a great bat
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  • Pros: Z3000 hits really good.
  • Cons: none
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  • Pros: The sweet spot is large, provides great power and ball comes off the bat like crazy
  • Cons: Really didn't have any cons, loved it straight out of the box.
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  • Pros: Firm grip build really well extremely fast shipping first time user on this site i recommended it to friends who already used thks sure and love it too
  • Cons: None
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  • Pros: got the 28oz and just had it to the cage and love it. the feel is great and the ball just jumps off of it. love the sound of the ball off of the bat...can't wait to get out on the field.
  • Cons: none that i can tell....
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  • Pros: This bat has it all. Bombing the balls over the fence. Low vibration in the handle. All my guys on my team love this one
  • Cons: Haven't found one yet!
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  • Pros: I've only used it for some BP but I was able to hit a few over the fence and I've never been known to hit any out. Bat is hot out of the wrapper!
  • Cons: Nothing!
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  • Pros: I've only had 2 practices with this bat so far but I absolutely love it! The ball flies off this bat, my 140lbs little brother hit one out with it. It has alot of spring to it and I would definitely recommend this bat.
  • Cons: I haven't found any cons yet, just down right love it.
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  • Pros: Great Bat with limited break in period. Great feel and look!
  • Cons: None so far
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  • Pros: Awesome pop right out of the wrapper. No noticeable vibration like a one piece composite bat.
  • Cons: My whole team wants to use it, lol.
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  • Pros: this bat was smokin' out of the wrapper. I threw into the gauntlet the first day by using it in a double-header; the whole team used it and won both games by a combined score of 45-3; I went 9-9 with two dingers; I'm 50 and still have some power in my old age and with this bat, pushing the ball over 325'-330'/over the fence was a biggie for me. I prefer the end-loaded and this is a great deal. Amazon prices are stupid. Again, ... all pros for me on this bat
  • Cons: none!!!!
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  • Pros: good feel nice pop out of the wrapper still breaking it in.
  • Cons: nothing yet.
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  • Pros: Hot out the wrapper! Extremely happy!
  • Cons: None
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  • Pros: Great bat from the start. Ball had amazing speed off the bat and had a HR first day it was used. Would recommend to anyone.
  • Cons: Wasn't much of a fan of the bat grip but was an easy fix with athletic tape.
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  • Pros: Hitting absolute lasers, hit one down the third base line that the third baseman did not want to get in front of! One of the most used bats coming out of the dugout on my team right now. Great feel when swinging!
  • Cons: (More personal preference)I didn't like the thicker grip, went and re-wrapped with thinner grip. Sound is odd but no affect on hitting!
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  • Pros: Can we say pop......!!!!!!!
  • Cons: Zero
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  • Pros: Breaks in easily. Great feel when it hits the ball. Nice power and stroke-ability.
  • Cons: I can't find any
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  • Pros: This bat was hot right out of the wrapper. Been hitting those gaps with hard liners! Really like the end load feel as well. Can't complain about the price either. It's a must buy!!!
  • Cons: Sound it makes when you get a hit is a little scary! But not a big deal!
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  • Pros: This bat goes hard!!! so much hotter than the z2000's. The three piece makes this a beast piece. Wouldnt get any other bat. These are the hottest bats out of the wrapper definitely. Looks awesome. camo is righteous
  • Cons: None. Besides losing some softballs in the ravine out behind left field...
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  • Can I hit all kinds of softballs or only the .52/300's? Will it damage the bat to hit 44's?
  • Asked by Kc Christopher on Wednesday 08 July, 2015
  • The 2014 Louisville Slugger Z3000 Slowpitch Softball Bat SBZ314-AE is made for the .52core 300lb compression balls. The harder the ball used will have more wear on the bat than the recommended balls.
  • Answered by Kevin (Customer Service)
  • What is the performance differences between the ASA and USSSA certifications
  • Asked by Doug Meece on Thursday 04 June, 2015
  • ASA approved bats will have a lower performance than a USSSA approved bat. ASA approved bats have an exit speed of 98 mph while USSSA is 100+
  • Answered by Kevin (Customer Service)
  • The pictures of this bat show it's 28 oz., but the available option drop down only shows 26 and 27 oz. I would like a 28 oz...is it available?
  • Asked by Ed on Friday 08 May, 2015
  • Unfortunately we are out of the 28 ounce Z3000's and will not be receiving anymore in stock as this bat is no longer manufactured by Louisville Slugger and has been replaced by the Z4000.
  • Answered by Kevin (Customer Service)
  • how many ounces is the end load in the z-3000?
  • Asked by chad on Thursday 09 April, 2015
  • The 2014 Louisville Slugger Z3000 Slowpitch Softball Bat in the ASA end load with a model number of SBZ314-AE has about a one ounce end load as Louisville Slugger does not specify in any of their written text or on the bat itself.
  • Answered by Kevin (Customer Service)
  • Is it a single wall bat?
  • Asked by Mark M on Saturday 14 March, 2015
  • No, the 2014 Louisville Slugger Z3000 Softball Bat Slow Pitch - End Load ASA SBZ314-AE has a multi-wall composite barrel.
  • Answered by Kris (Bat Expert)
  • Does the Z-3000 or the Z-2000 have more power.
  • Asked by Josh on Thursday 26 February, 2015
  • The only difference between the Louisville Slugger Z2000 and Z3000 Slowpitch Softball Bats are the construction. The Z2000 is a 2-piece bat that has a more sturdy feel, while the Z3000 is a 3-piece bat that has more flex. Other than that they are made out of the same exact materials, so it just comes down to your preference on a 2-piece or 3-piece bat.
  • Answered by Kris (Bat Expert)
  • what's the difference between the Z-3000 and the Z2000
  • Asked by gary on Thursday 10 April, 2014
  • In the Z3000 Louisville Slugger is now using their T2 Technology in the transition of the barrel and the handle is made to strengthen the bond of the two. The Z-3000 softball bat benefits from this link due to an increase in trampoline effect in the barrel and dramatically decreased vibration when hitting the softball. The T2 connection piece is thicker, sturdier, and stronger.
  • Answered by Kevin (Customer Service)
  • Does the new z3k have the govener ring in the barrel?
  • Asked by BIGOIL on Wednesday 11 December, 2013
  • The Z3000 ASA approved bats will have the govener ring in the barrel also known as their S1iD Technology.
  • Answered by Kevin Bat Expert

Product SpecsProduct Info
Series:Z3000
Deals:Closeout
Material:Composite
Barrel Diameter:2 1/4" Diameter Barrel
Model Year:2014
Product Keywords:ASA