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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
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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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
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
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
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