Performance wise one bat is not better than the other. However, the composite barrel on the Zen provides the bat with a longer barrel and a bigger sweet spot compared to the Voodoo. justice0342 Uncategorized December 30, 2017 December 30, 2017 1 Minute. This upgrade gives DeMarini more latitude on swing weight placement. The Zen is a two-piece fully composite bat. That bat, you will recall, was a single piece aluminum bat with a moderately sized barrel and a swing weight for big hitters. The 2017 DeMarini Voodoo Senior League Baseball Bat: DXVBZ is a two-piece hybrid with an alloy barrel and composite handle. Instead, the noticeable upgrade in the Voodoo alloy will be found on the 2017 Voodoo Balance. It has an exceptional stability, and amazing pop on the ball. However, since the Voodoo Insane is already endloaded, the upgraded alloy doesn’t effect the Voodoo Insane. That bat will also feature the correct 1.15 BPF stamp that you are looking for. After 2 hours in the cage and on the tee with the DeMarini Voodoo One, we have some review thoughts.The One should be considered the 2017 version of the 2016 Insane bat. Demarini VooDoo 2017 Review. The 2017 DeMarini Voodoo One BBCOR Baseball Bat (DXVOC) is a BBCOR Baseball bat and will not feature the USSSA 1.15 BPF Certification. This 2017 DeMarini Voodoo Senior League Baseball Bat (DXVBR) will be different than the S3 (2 3/4") bat as this bat is a hybrid (alloy barrel and composite handle) with a -9 length-to-weight ratio and a 2 5/8" barrel. This bat is one of the best bats I have ever used. We would recommend the 2018 DeMarini Voodoo -5 Senior League Baseball Bat (WTDXVB5) in the 31"/26 ounce for a 13 year old that size. The S3 is all-alloy with a -10 length-to-weight ratio and 2 3/4" barrel diameter.