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Rookie helps Braves beat Nationals, snap five-game skid

...Braves assistant hitting coach Scott Fletcher filled in for Terry Pendleton, who had back discomfort, as the first base coach.Braves catcher Evan Gattis missed his ninth consecutive game with strep throat.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-17/rookie-helps-braves-beat
Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes repeats as Home Run Derby champ

...452-foot blast to the third deck above left field that officially measured as the longest of the night.Athletics third base coach Mike Gallego again pitched to Cespedes, who went deep 32 times in last year's derby at Citi Field in New York. Gallego's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/oaklands-yoenis-cespedes
Derek Jeter returns to site of one of his most famous plays

...World Trade Center in Manhattan."The throw is way over everything," said Ron Washington, then the A's third-base coach and now manager of the Texas Rangers. "So I'm winding Giambi and I'm sure we're going to tie the game. And then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-13/derek-jeter-returns-site-one-his-
Former A's, Dodgers pitcher Bob Welch dies

...a game, particularly a World Series game <0x2014> although, given time, I would have."Dodgers first base coach Davey Lopes, a former teammate of Welch, recalled the battle with Jackson fondly before the team played at Cincinnati...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-10/former-dodgers-pitcher-b
Former Atlanta Braves coach Glenn Hubbard takes knowledge to Kansas City Royals farmhands

...coach took its place in the first base coach's box at Lake Olmstead Stadium...his first season as bench and first base coach for the Lexington Legends, the Class-A...Kansas City Royals.Hubbard was first base coach under former long-time Braves manager...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-07/former-atlanta-braves-co
Hall-of-famer Tony Gwynn dies at age 54

...the world itself is going to miss one of the great men of mankind," said Flannery, the San Francisco Giants' third base coach. "He cared so much for other people. He had a work ethic unlike anybody else, and had a childlike demeanor of playing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-16/hall-famer-tony-gwynn-di
Augusta GreenJackets outfielder could be strong derby participant

...any time in the count. He pitched a great game against us."Legends second baseman Kevin Kuntz, son of Royals first base coach Rusty Kuntz, went 1 for 2 with a double and walk against the GreenJackets on Sunday.The 24-year-old Kuntz has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-09/augusta-greenjackets-out
Don Zimmer won't be forgotten

...and went to the postseason 19 times.Zimmer's No. 66 Rays jersey had been worn recently by longtime Tampa Bay third base coach Tom Foley in tribute - the team wanted that, and MLB decided a coach should wear it.Foley was crying in the dugout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-05/don-zimmer-wont-be-forgo
Hitters in baseball continue to eye new tricks for improving vision

...message to your brain so you can recognize a pitch a little bit quicker," Pagan explained.When Philadelphia first base coach Juan Samuel was in the big leagues, he and Tony Fernandez used to pitch kernels of corn to each other and hit the seeds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-23/hitters-baseball-continu
Ausmus, Tigers off to strong start

...training games, a lot of times, I'd find if I wasn't paying attention, I didn't know the count, and (third base coach) Dave Clark was looking for me," Ausmus recalled. "I found in these games, the focus comes a lot easier, and a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-07/ausmus-tigers-strong-sta