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What do you think about the Akadema Prodigy Series: AGC98-12 Youth Catcher's Mitt ?
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My son catches and currently has a rookie/starter glove. He is 11 @ 90 lbs. He complains with his current glove that his thumb gets sore, does this glove or another glove have extra protection in the thumb area?
The Akadema Prodigy Series (AGC98-12) features new stress wedge technology. This provides extra padding on a players index finger and thumb.
I am in travel ball. I play very often, almost every day. I am 10, 5', and 110 pounds. I usually do not play catcher much, but now that Little League is starting, I will be playing it more and more. If this is not a good glove for me, what is?
The Akadema Prodigy Series (AGC98-12) is a great option for your age. It will be easy to break-in and a durable glove.
My son is 8 turning 9 (April) with an above average build (100-105 lbs); however, he has average sized hands for his age. Would you recommend the Akadema AGC98 or would you recommend dropping down to the Akadema ADS-90?
We recommend the Akadema Rookie Series (ADS90-12) for his size. A player with larger hands could use the Akadema Prodigy Series (AGC98-12).
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