This Stephen Piscotty Bat is Authenticated as Game Used April 23, 2016. In this game Piscotty broke the end cap of his bat directly following his Home Run in the Top of the 6th inning off of Cesar Vargas. This bat is completely intact with no crack or split. The only place showing a break is on the inside of the end of the bat (see picture). This product is officially licensed and authenticated by Major League Baseball. Please note that any marks, smudges and/or imperfections with regard to this authentic item, if applicable, are a result of the player's handling of the piece not the result of shipping and handling by the Cardinals Authentics operation.