Dallas, TX – May, 2008 - Combat, Inc. (Combat) and D-BAT Sports, Inc. (D-BAT) are proud to announce their partnership whereby Combat will distribute the D-BAT product line-up through their established rep network.  This joint sales and marketing initiative will allow both companies to focus on their core competencies while building their respective brands. Specifically, Combat will continue to focus on composite bats and accessories while D-BAT will focus on wood bats, gloves and balls.

“This venture will provide great benefit to the retailer who will have easy access to the top composite and top wood products in the industry”, said Steven Sutherland, President of Combat Inc.  Both companies will retain their unique identities while working together to grow each brand and the relationship. “I am very excited about working with Combat and I believe this relationship will allow both companies to strengthen our positions in the marketplace”, said Cade Griffis, CEO of D-BAT Sports.

About D-BAT Sports, Inc.
D-BAT Sports, Inc. – Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, D-BAT Sports is a privately held company that began operations in 2001.  D-BAT Sports, known as the Premier Wood Bat Company, manufactures and sells ash, birch, maple and bamboo baseball and softball bats, baseball and softball gloves, baseballs, batting gloves, and other baseball and softball accessories world wide to amateur and professional players alike.  For further information about D-BAT Sports, contact Cade Griffis at (972) 398-1000.