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Braves: Upton's injury a negative for center field

...first spring cuts after working a couple times with new hitting coach Kevin Seitzer. There wasn't much difference in the...Braves could have received from Upton by working under a hitting coach who preaches shortening swings and staying on top of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-03-01/braves-upton
Braves: Spring Training Watch (Part 6)

...defensive profile. I trust myself over reports, so I'm looking forward to seeing Toscano. Shorter swings - New hitting coach Kevin Seitzer's big thing is shortening to the ball and staying on top to produce more contact. The Braves brought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-02-24/braves-sprin
Braves: Upton takes first spring swings

...be unfair to judge Upton on his first two batting practice swings of Spring Training. He's only worked with new hitting coach Kevin Seitzer a couple times, and changes usually don't occur overnight. Store this video in the memory bank or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-02-23/braves-upton
Atlanta Braves enter Spring Training with many new faces, storylines

...become an annual tradition for Braves fans. He came into last spring with swing tweaks that proved ineffective. New hitting coach Kevin Seitzer has already worked with Upton on new changes, and it's again worth watching to see if it'll make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-14/atlanta-braves-enter-spr
James Shields agrees to deal with Padres

...bringing back former first baseman Fred McGriff and ex-hitting coach Greg Walker as special assistants.McGriff played with...homers and 1,550 RBIs.Walker served as Atlanta's hitting coach the past three years.McGriff will attend spring training...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-09/james-shields-agrees-dea
Braves: Spring Training Watch (Part 2)

...back to where he was before signing his mega deal. New hitting coach Kevin Seitzer began working with Upton this winter on...hand placement, load and fire. Seitzer is known as a hitting coach who focuses on contact and staying on top of the ball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-02-16/braves-sprin
Braves: Reliever signings is latest trend

...Atlanta. He has previously held consultant and advisory roles for the Blue Jays and Rays. Walker, who resigned as hitting coach after last season, made it known he wanted to remain in the organization. He gets his wish by being a spring training...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-02-15/braves-relie
Overtime

...The caravan will send Mike Minor, Mallex Smith and hitting coach Kevin Seitzer to Academy Sports + Out doors.The stop...Seitzer was hired during the off-season to handle hitting coach duties. He has previous coaching experience with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-23/overtime
Braves Country Caravan greets Augusta-area fans with smiles

Seated between Hall of Famer Don Sutton and new Atlanta Braves hitting coach Kevin Seitzer, outfield prospect Mallex Smith graciously signed autographs and made new fans during a stop in Evans on Saturday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-24/braves-country-caravan-g
Overtime

...Country Cara van will send Mike Minor, Mallex Smith and hitting coach Kevin Seitzer to Academy Sports + Out doors in Evans...Seitzer was hired during the off-season to handle hitting coach duties. He has previous coaching experience with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-21/overtime