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Astros slugger Chris Carter OK toiling in anonymity

...roll his eyes when queried about it again and again as his season took off. The easy answer is that he worked with hitting coach John Mallee to shorten his swing. A more complex explanation is that now every swing he takes means something...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-02/astros-slugger-chris-car
Augusta GreenJackets coach Todd Linden works on different side of pro baseball development

It wasn't long ago Augusta GreenJackets hitting coach Todd Linden was in the batter's box staring down 90 mile-per-hour fastballs.Linden is now staring down a different challenge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-23/augusta-greenjackets-coa
Matt, Jason Childers moved up baseball ranks together

...Yankees star Masahiro Tanaka and Seattle Mariners starter Hisashi Iwakuma, as well as current Augusta GreenJackets hitting coach Todd Linden.Matt saw limited time in Japan before ending his career.He said he faced challenges, such as having...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-19/matt-jason-childers-move
Kannapolis Intimidators turn tables with late scoring in win over Augusta GreenJackets

...consecutive game.The Intimidators avoided a three-game sweep."We just took two out of three," GreenJackets hitting coach Todd Linden said. "We've been swinging the bat OK lately, but hopefully we can get on the road and start swinging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-17/kannapolis-intimidators-
Grand slam propels Augusta GreenJackets past Lexington Legends

...going 3 for 4 with four RBI. He has six hits and six RBI in his past two games."We're swinging the bat well," hitting coach Hector Borg said. "Early in the season, we were swinging at pitches in the dirt and falling behind. We've made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-06/grand-slam-propels-augus
New approach at plate works for Augusta GreenJackets against Lexington

...Braves. They added nine more runs on 11 hits Thursday."They were aggressive, especially early in the count," hitting coach Hector Borg said. "We made good adjustments, and we executed with men on third and less than two outs. We executed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-05/new-approach-plate-works
Augusta GreenJackets enter break optimistic for second half

...500 mark for the first time since May 3, and they held on to finish .500."We're swinging the bat well," said hitting coach Hector Borg, following the June 6 win. "Early in the season, we were swinging at pitches in the dirt and falling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-16/augusta-greenjackets-ent
GreenJackets Wrap-up: Reports on Ysla, Sy, Lowry, Engel

...are experiencing full-season ball for the first time, and the daily grind is showing right now. As GreenJackets hitting coach Todd Linden said, players are being evaluated for how they're handling that grind right now. It's physical and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-07-18/greenjackets
GreenJackets Wrap-up: Reports on Gregorio, Brennan

...Kannapolis third baseman Trey Michalczewski was ejected in the sixth inning for arguing balls and strikes. Hitting coach and acting manager Robert Sasser followed by getting tossed. ***Gregorio has recorded seven strikeouts in three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-07-16/greenjackets
GreenJackets Wrap-up: Reports on Sy, Polonius, Lujan

...Sy's grand slam likely takes the cake for biggest WPA score on a single play so far this season. Jeremy Sy:Sy said hitting coach Todd Linden instructed him to not be so picky with runners in scoring position. He was told to hit what was thrown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-06-06/greenjackets