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Oakley Flak 2.0 XL Sunglasses

Oakley Flak 2.0 XL Sunglasses

If you're in the market for baseball sunglasses or a pair of sports glasses you can wear around the year, you should definitely give the Oakley® Flak 2.0 XL sunglasses a glance. 

With a stylish design, durable build, and packed with many features, these Oakley® sunglasses are great for any type of sports. These Oakley glasses (Flak 2.0) are specifically designed for baseball. Even better, they can give you a competitive edge on your competition, let’s talk about it.

A large majority of baseball players want sunglasses that are specifically designed for playing baseball. The reason many baseball players seek out sunglasses like the Oakley® Flak 2.0 XL is because it’s one of the best sunglasses for blocking the sun's dangerous rays and sun glares.

It doesn't matter what position you play on the field, if you’re playing in the sunlight, you need protection. One mistake on the field can cost you the season, so ensuring you have the right baseball equipment to play at the highest level is extremely important.

HDPolarized® Lenses

If you're not familiar with Oakley sunglasses, especially the Flak 2.0 XL sunglasses, you may not know about HDPolarized® lenses. HDPolarized® lenses help you reflect glare, so you can see the field better.

Plutonite® Technology

Plutonite® technology enhances your visual experience and blocks out 100 percent of UVA, UVB and UVC rays. These shades have Interchangeable lenses that add versatility to the Oakley® Flak 2.0 XL Sunglasses, making these sunglasses a great choice for baseball, sports and the outdoors.

Oakley Flak 2.0 XL Sunglass Colors

These Oakley® sunglasses come in a variety of different colors;

  • Black Frame (Black Lens)
  • White Frame (Black Lens)
  • White Frame (Pink Lens)
  • White Frame Jade (Green Lens)
  • White Frame Fire (Orange Lens)
  • White Ruby (Orange Red Lens)
  • White (Blue Lens)

You can buy the Oakley® Flak 2.0 XL Sunglasses here.


How Do I Choose the Best Sunglasses For Me?

As you're likely encountering now, it can be tough to narrow down one single pair of sunglasses. With so many different brands, types, and features, it can be a tough job finding that perfect pair of Oakley sunglasses.

It all comes down to what you're looking for, comfort, style and utility. 

Are you looking for style? If so, Oakley has some of the most stylish sunglasses on the market. If you're looking for utility, such as protection from UVA rays, Oakley has that too. When you can get style and utility in the same pair of sunglasses, it’s a win-win. 

With Oakley’s Flak 2.0 XL sunglasses, you get style, utility, features, and a trusted name in sunglasses. These Flak 2.0 XL sunglasses can protect your eyes from harmful UV rays, as well as enhancing your vision with high definition optics. 

Sunglasses Are Important For Baseball Players

For baseball players, sunglasses are an important piece of your baseball apparel.

Think about it, in college and professional baseball, a majority of games are played during the day. Since most baseball stadiums don’t have roofs, those players are going to spend a lot of time in the sun. Sunshine can make it tough to play on the field, so making sure you're able to play your best ball is key. 

If you’re want to buy a pair of baseball sunglasses, there are a few things you need to consider. Just as the right baseball bat is important to your game, the same can be said for baseball sunglasses, they will be important for both offense and defense. 

Visual Enhancements: Visual enhancements are a big benefit these Oakley sunglasses can provide. You need to clearly see a small white ball against the blue sky. How many times have you struggled to see the ball in the sun?

Now, you also need to see a white ball in different shades of green and brown. With all the different textures and colors, it's much tougher to see everything in the sunlight. The Flak 2.0 XL can help you in all these areas. It accentuates blues and keeps the ball white bright so you can see it clearer. It also increases the saturation of the grass and dirt so you can see it better. There’s no one in the game better and if you want to improve your game, make these Oakley® sunglasses your own.

UV Protection: The coverage your sunglasses provides is important, but many people don't think about it. The amount of coverage you get is another thing you need to consider. A larger frame may be a better option for those of you that want maximum protection. Taller lenses can give you a wider range of coverage while also preventing the sun from getting into your eyes during gameplay.

Contrast Lenses: One of these is the contrast lenses, which will help you if you’re out in particularly sunny conditions and affect how you see color. You have an array of options in this department, and it all depends on your personal preference. - Prizm lens tech, tons of copy on oakley.com

The Perfect Fit: Have you ever bought sports sunglasses only to find out later they don’t fit your face? You’ll need to consider how the sunglasses fit on your face. It is recommended that you invest in a pair that has rubber on the nose bridge and the temples for stability and comfort. Oakley sunglasses are well known for having both of these features. - Oakley® uses rubber called unobtanium on the nose pieces and stem socks, it gets tackier when wet. When you’re sweating on the field, these baseball sunglasses are going to grip your face tighter. 

Need Help Finding The Right Sunglasses

We know it can be tough buying baseball sunglasses online, right? For starters, you can’t try them on, so how do you know they will fit right? If you have any questions about our Oakley® sunglasses, don’t hesitate to reach out, we’d be glad to answer any questions that you may have. You can reach us via email at support@guardianbaseball.com 

Oakley® Flak 2.0 XL Sunglasses Benefits

Ask yourself this - why should I choose Oakley® Flak 2.0 XL sunglasses? Here’s a few reasons why we recommend them.

100% UV Protection: With these Oakley® sunglasses, you’re going to get 100% UV protection. Most baseball players play games in the sun, so it’s essential to have protection from the sun’s harmful UV rays. Many sunglasses only give you partial overall protection or partial protection against specific types of UV rays, so you want to make sure you’re buying sunglasses that fully protect you. The 100% UV protection allows for your eyes and face to be protected from harmful UV rays. This feature is going to allow you to have a sharp contrast on the baseball, no matter what angle or position you’re in. Since the sunglasses can cover a large area of your face as a whole, you’re going to get full protection and you’ll need to play in the sun.

Designed For Baseball: The Oakley prizm field is a baseball specific lens, designed to help you with every angle on the field. There’s a lot of sunglasses on the market you can choose from, few are designed for baseball, only one gives you the benefits of the Oakley® Radarlock.

Prizm Black Sport Lens: The great thing about the Oakley® Flak 2.0 XL lens is that they can be changed out. While this can be beneficial for baseball, this is a great feature to have for those of you that enjoy biking, motocross, or canyoning - you always need to be aware of changes in the texture of the landscape, such as rocks, trees, mountains, roads, etc. 

If the sun is in your eyes, it can affect your vision, that can put you in danger. Prizm sports lenses only allow around 11% light transmission, which means that your vision is minimally impacted by the sun’s brightness. This is what you want on the baseball field, you don’t want the sun causing you visual problems.

Plutonite Lens Material: The material used to craft a lens is very important as it determines the lifespan of the lens, as well as the impact it can withstand. Oakley’s Plutonite lenses are not only comfortable, but they offer superior protection against impact. They also filter out UV rays while allowing the wearer to see clearly. If you play baseball long enough, you’re going to have scenarios where you’ll have an impact, so knowing you have protection is important.

Impact Tested: There are two types of ANSI Z87.1 impact tests

  • High Velocity 
  • High Mass

Both tests are testing the durability of not only the lens material but also lens and frame design. These are no sugar coated tests either, they involve a quarter inch steel ball fired at 102mph and a one pound, one ounce steel spike dropped from 4 feet 2 inches. Long story short, these Oakley® baseball sunglasses pass both tests. 

Cleaning and Storage Bag: This storage bag comes with the necessary equipment to store your glasses and clean them properly. This ensures that they’re kept safe, can be placed inside of your stand bag or golf travel bag, as well as remain in peak condition to protect your eyes while out in the sun.

You can buy the Oakley® Radar EV Path sunglasses here.


In Closing

As we’re sure you are learning, it can be a challenge to find the right baseball sunglasses, especially when you’re buying baseball sunglasses online. The good news, we have years of experience wearing baseball sunglasses on the field and selling them here at Guardian Baseball. 

If you have any questions about any of our Oakley® sunglasses, feel free to reach out. You can always reach us at support@guardianbaseball.com or directly at (502) 201-1141.

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