Adidas Baseball Introduces the “Charged Up” Collection For Opening Day: The New 2019 Adizero Afterburner 6 and Icon V Cleats

MLB’s top players are 100% charged up and ready for Opening Day. To match the excitement, anticipation and energy for the start of the new season , Adidas Baseball today introduces the “Charged Up” Collection, featuring the 2019 Adizero Afterburner 6 and Icon V cleats.

They are the evolution of the baseball cleat silhouette, and with inspiration taken from the innovation, craftsmanship and exceptional materials found in new tech devices, Adidas created a new generation of sneaker cleats for the ultimate fit, feel and fastest performance.

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Adizero Afterburner 6 Cleats with a white and rose gold colorway, highlighted by Adidas’ iconic 3-Stripes embedded on the outer edge of each cleat. It takes the baseball cleat silhouette to the next level with an all-new aerodynamic sneaker profile that’s been specifically built for baseball’s fastest players. Featuring a tongue-less bootie construction that feels like a natural extension of the foot and provides a sock-like compressive fit, the Adizero Afterburner 6 cleats are the lightest cleat in the game.

At the forefront of innovation, design and craftsmanship, the adizero Afterburner is engineered with a lightweight upper and features an all-new widened anatomical lacing system to deliver a custom lockdown fit, along with the flexibility that allows for multidirectional movement and control. A reinforced TPU toe cap provides abrasion protraction and structure for lateral movements and sprints between the bases.

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The comfortable yet durable upper sits atop a full-length LITESTRIKE EVA midsole for increased cushioning and comfort. LITESTRIKE is a new super-light midsole that provides the perfect balance of lightweight cushioning and on-field responsiveness. Concepted from fundamental consumer insights and a true need for innovation, LITESTRIKE gives players full movement support and improved step-in comfort without any extra weight.

The Adizero Afterburner 6 is powered by a rose gold electro-finished SPRINTFRAME plate that’s been completely redesigned with both metal and secondary TPU studs to provide optimized traction while minimizing weight while reaching extra bases and stealing bags.

Additional detailing includes “Charged Up” battery and full signal icons on the lateral side of the cleats, the adidas Badge for Sport logo on the upper bootie and heel, and the “adizero” logo on the medial size of the cleats. ($130)

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Icon V Cleats featuring a breathable, mesh sneaker inspired upper with TPU overlays for added stability and protection. New for 2019, the Icon V introduces a new fit system, featuring a flexible, elastic ankle bands for ease of entry at the top of the tongue-less bootie and a new back-lacing configuration with silicon lace loops to provide a lockdown fit with ankle mobility for the ultimate sock-like fit.

The sleek smartphone inspired design sits atop a full-length BOOST midsole to provide game-changing comfort and is powered by a gold electro-finished plate with a PROTRAX 5×3 cleat configuration that provides minimal cleat pressure, explosive acceleration and superior traction.

Additional detailing includes “Charged Up” battery and full signal icons on the lateral side of the cleats, the adidas Badge for Sport logo on the upper bootie and heel, and the “Icon V” logo on the medial size of the cleats. ($130)

The “Charged Up” Collection available at adidas.com/Baseball on 3/28.

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