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Baseball notes: Gwynn denies report about retiring

...300, a figure he has exceeded for 15 seasons. "In eight years, that's about as rough as I've seen him," batting coach Merv Rettenmund said. Then the Padres got to New York last week and Gwynn caught fire. Tuesday night, he extended...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/09/oth_235574.shtml
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Royals' offense yet to click under new hitting coach George Brett

...Moustakas has nudged his average over.200 after hitting .187 prior to Brett's arrival, often crediting his new batting coach with the improvement.Exactly what has Moustakas been told?"Our little secret," he said.If Brett was to fail...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-06-24/royals-offense-yet-click
Line drive kills minor league coach

...head by a line drive as he stood in the first-base coach's box during a game in North Little Rock, Ark. Tulsa batting coach Mike Coolbaugh was knocked unconscious by Tino Sanchez's line drive during the ninth inning of Sunday night's game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/24/bas_136947.shtml
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Spring is in the air as camps prepare for arrival of players

...for a championship season."The St. Louis Cardinals hope to get a boost from Mark McGwire. He's set to be their batting coach after -- he hopes -- putting his steroids admission in the past.Lackey joins Josh Beckett at the front of a stellar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-02-13/spring-air-camps-prepare
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Position-by-position matchups

...Klesko has 10 career post-season home runs, and hit two homers at Yankee Stadium in July. Hit .297, helped by new batting coach Don Baylor. Clunky with glove. Hunter (.249) rejoined Braves in February, filled in after Andres Galarraga was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/23/bas_274528.shtml
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Ryan Braun prefers to avoid stress of Home Run Derby

...New York, best remembered for the show Josh Hamilton put on.Former home run king Mark McGwire, now the Cardinals batting coach, won the event in 1992, was an annual participant and remembers having a good time. He'd like to see the amount...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-07-10/ryan-braun-prefers-avoid
Freeman bails out Atlanta

...longest since April 2009. Six of the defeats have been by a single run.After the game Florida announced the firing of batting coach John Mallee. He'll be replaced by Eduardo Perez, son of Hall of Famer Tony Perez.Florida batters coldn't do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2011-06-09/freeman-bails-out-atlant
Gant takes his swings with the Phillies

...the post-Atlanta era, Gant let the Phillies know that he's here to do much more than hit. First, when Phillies batting coach Hal McRae told the regulars that running after batting practice was optional, Gant barked, "We're running...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/01/bas_254805.shtml
Baseball
Fenway landmark damaged by fire

...Dave McKay , also heading into his 14th season with the Cardinals, third base coach Jose Oquendo (11th season), batting coach Hal McRae (fifth season), bench coach Joe Pettini (eighth season) and bullpen coach Marty Mason (10th season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/16/bas_479635.shtml
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Standouts join Hall of Fame

...games, the most of any Hall of Fame pitcher, and finished with a record of 197-171 and 390 saves. Molitor, now a batting coach for the Seattle Mariners, played 21 seasons, including 15 with the Brewers. He joins Honus Wagner and Ty Cobb as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/25/bas_423177.shtml
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