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Keury Mella making fans with bright smile as he plays for Augusta GreenJackets

...bright smile and positive demeanor."One thing I know about Mella is, he's a good kid," said Augusta GreenJackets hitting coach Hector Borg, who managed Mella in the Dominican league in 2012. "He's a good worker. He fights a lot and is a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-05/keury-mella-making-fans-
Keury Mella impresses in first win for Augusta

...his bright smile and positive demeanor."One thing I know about Mella is, he's a good kid," said GreenJackets hitting coach Hector Borg, who managed Mella in the Dominican league in 2012."He's a good worker. He fights a lot and is a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-05/keury-mella-impresses-fi
NL East rivals Atlanta and Washington start rivalry early

...the exception on a grounder when fooled on a curveball."We're extremely encouraged by Danny," said Braves hitting coach Greg Walker. "He's got a real good routine now that he does every day."He doesn't deviate from the plan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-04-03/nl-east-rivals-atlanta-and-washin
Baseball clubhouses see changes in camaraderie

...season, and is a volunteer coach at spring training. He even stepped in for a few weeks last summer as their interim hitting coach, a short time back in uniform and the dugout that gave him an even closer look at how much has changed."They still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-08/baseball-clubhouses-see-
Braves fire hitting coach

...now-you-don't offense was hitting coach Merv Rettenmund, who was fired...Rettenmund's first season as hitting coach, the Braves fell to a .260 average...spending nine years as the Padres' hitting coach. Previously, he was hitting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/24/bra_328579.shtml
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Augusta GreenJackets return core of coaching staff

...record in 2013, the best in the league.Pitching coach Steve Kline will return, as will hitting coach Hector Borg. Joining Borg as co-hitting coach is Todd Linden, a former first-round draft pick out of LSU who played five years in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-20/augusta-greenjackets-ret
B.J. Upton writes off 2013 after flopping in first season with the Braves

...cage. Those two brothers are workhorses."Assistant hitting coach Scott Fletcher said Upton never changed his demeanor...in Tampa, Fla., where he had a visit from Braves hitting coach Greg Walker."My reports from Greg have been positive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-11/bj-upton-writes-2013-aft
Royals' offense yet to click under new hitting coach George Brett

...he's getting paid to say rather than do. He's three weeks into a monthlong experiment as the Kansas City Royals' hitting coach, and just like Williams and scores of other greats who have tried to become coaches, Brett is finding results maddeningly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-06-24/royals-offense-yet-click
Red Sox items head to hall of fame in Cooperstown

...ERA and an AL-leading 228? innings. PADRES: Former All-Star third baseman Kevin Seitzer has been hired as hitting coach. Rangers: Declined their $12 million contract option for Lance Berkman, making the 37-year-old switch-hitter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-31/red-sox-items-head-hall-
Carlos Beltran named Roberto Clemente Award winner

...Detroit Tigers' managerial opening.Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski confirmed Saturday that Wallach and Detroit hitting coach Lloyd McClendon have both interviewed for the job. BASEBALL WRITERS: LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-26/carlos-beltran-named-rob