This broken bat was used by J.T. Riddle on July 14, 2019 vs. the New York Mets. It was obtained under the auspices of the Major League Baseball Authentication Program and can be verified by its numbered hologram at MLB.com. It also comes with a Fanatics Authentic hologram. To ensure authenticity, the hologram can be reviewed online. This process helps to ensure that the product purchased is authentic and eliminates any possibility of duplication or fraud.