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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
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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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-
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
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
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
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-
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