Just looking at a baseball swing will tell you the importance of rotational power. The angle of the bat and the batter's stance necessitates rotation, and if you’re going to drive the ball consistently you’re going to need some power!
For this reason you’ll see some sort of rotational and/or explosive exercise in almost all baseball fitness programs. The med-ball is a great tool to increase overall athleticism, explosive power and ultimately bat speed. However before we can start crushing med-ball scoop tosses we must make sure we possess the adequate movement, coordination and balance to execute these moves properly.