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Category Archives: Batting Cage Nets

Batting cage nets & netting for baseball & softball practice.

Transform Your Sports Facility With a ShellCage

If you are a facility owner or ever aspire to be one, then this article is perfect for you! My name is Brett Derrig and I am a Facility Specialist with Practice Sports, and I also run a baseball facility, called Triple Play Sports, locally in the Omaha metro.  Four short years ago, I was [...]

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Batting Cage in a Hangar Part 2

 If you haven’t had a chance to catch part one of the story about this unique batting cage, start here. To tie into existing structure, David needed to install his net at about 15 feet. We built him a net 16 feet tall to give him a foot or so of sag on the [...]

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Batting Cage in a Hangar Part 1

A customer, David, called us up not too long ago. He’s a grandfather and wanted to put up a hitting cage for his grandkids. He had a large building to put the cage up in, and we can build a custom batting cage net to any size, the only problem was, this building was a [...]

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Custom Netting Features

Our netting can be built with some additional features that add functionality and well as increase productive use of the materials.  This is a following outline of what can be added and the purpose for each addition. First let’s start with the netting materials.  Many people have inquired about the difference between our Standard Nylon [...]

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Before You Buy an Indoor Batting Cage Net: Consider Your Space

You’ve decided to build an indoor batting cage. Great! But keep in mind there are a variety of factors to consider before you buy and build. Today we’re going to talk about the size of your cage.  The size of your batting cage might be one of the most important factors, so here a few [...]

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CurtainCages – Sliding Batting Cage Tunnels

We’re often asked for tips on the best way to hang a batting cage net for an indoor application, and the clear answer is our CurtainCage indoor batting cage kit. This is a general guide that will help you determine what parts are necessary and the quantities needed of each part.  The cable line setup will need an [...]

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3 Most Popular Indoor Batting Cage Systems

At Practice Sports we offer three main types of indoor batting cages. The CurtainCage, the Track & Trolley, and the AirCage, are designed to fit a variety of uses and budgets.  Let’s take a close look at all three types of cages. CurtainCage Indoor Batting Cage Net The CurtainCage is our most popular batting cage and [...]

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Why is Nylon the best Batting Cage Netting material?

We covered the history of Polyethylene in Batting Cage Nets a few weeks ago, and now it’s time to take a look at nylon and how and why it’s used as a batting cage netting material. Nylon is a polyamide invented by the DuPont Corporation in the late 1930′s. Nylon was intended to be a [...]

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Should Poly netting be used for Batting Cage Nets?

Poly may refer to Polyethylene or polypropylene. We only use polyethylene in our batting cage nets but other manufacturers may use  a Polyethylene and Polypropylene blend for their products. Polypropylene is a much weaker fiber when it comes to both strength and UV protection. Always be sure to ask your retailer if the net is [...]

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Batting Cage Net Review & Buyer’s Guide

Since 2001 our main focus at Practice Sports has always been batting cage nets. With so many manufacturers now supplying batting cage netting, purchasing a net can be a confusing process. We’re here to make that process much easier with just a few simple tips. There are three main considerations when purchasing netting: material, gauge, [...]

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