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Braves' Teheran battling feel for release point, fastball movement

...isn't a bad thing, but he must find command of it soon. NEW APPROACH: If any player could stand to gain from new hitting coach Kevin Seitzer's instruction on hitting the ball up the middle with a controlled swing, it's Andrelton Simmons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-25/braves-teheran-battling-
Baseball teams changing approach to mental health

...general manager Jed Hoyer, Josh Lifrak is just like hitting coach John Mallee or pitching coach Chris Bosio.Lifrak is...that your mental skills coach is no different than a hitting coach or a pitching coach. He's a guy that can really help...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-11/baseball-teams-changing-
Red Sox's hitting coach Greg Colbrunn won't be back

The Boston Red Sox are looking for a new hitting coach.Greg Colbrunn, who was the team's hitting coach for the past two seasons, says he will not return for 2015.The 13-year major leaguer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-03/red-soxs-hitting-coach-g
Nestor Rojas returns to Augusta as manager after helping win title

...in 2011 as an assistant coach and stayed in 2012 as hitting coach. He replaces Mike Goff, who was Augusta's manager...off-season.Returning to the Green Jackets coaching staff is hitting coach Todd Linden and coach Hector Borg, who also played...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-08/nestor-rojas-returns-aug
Braves franchise changes include shift in offensive philosophy

...to succeed, and a shift in Atlanta's offensive makeup is following this philosophy."I hate strikeouts," new hitting coach Kevin Seitzer said. "It doesn't matter if I have a team full of contact hitters or power hitters. I hate strikeouts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-28/braves-franchise-changes
Braves: Johnson's swing mirrors spring approach

...backburner as the third baseman tries to make an adjustment to shorten his hands to the strike zone this spring. New hitting coach Kevin Seitzer worked with Johnson this off-season on lowering his hands in his stance closer to eye level rather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-03-23/braves-johns
Braves Country Caravan to send 3 to Evans

...Country Caravan will send Mike Minor, Mallex Smith and hitting coach Kevin Seitzer to Academy Sports and Outdoors in Evans...level.Seitzer was hired this off-season to handle hitting coach duties. He has previous coaching experience with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-21/braves-country-caravan-s
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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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 moves confirm new hitting trend

...Kevin Seitzer as the team's new hitting coach in October, it set an early tone...staff have made known the new hitting coach's intentions. He's known...who has established himself as a hitting coach who attempts to fight against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-12-09/braves-moves