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Braves' Andrelton Simmons seeing offensive improvements under new philosophy

...baseball circles to help explain his offensive improvements this season, but it rings true in his case."I give (hitting coach Kevin Seitzer) headaches in the cage, but I'm seeing the results of what we're doing," Simmons said."It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-27/braves-andrelton-simmons
Jace Peterson plays above grades in first season with Braves

...rookie season to show the skills to play above the scouting grades he was given. He attributed the help of first-year hitting coach Kevin Seitzer, who preaches what has been Peterson's contact approach ever since turning professional."He makes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-26/jace-peterson-plays-abov
Garcia heads GreenJackets All-Stars getting recognition

...produce consistent contact in the future."It's very quiet, very compact, not a lot going on," GreenJackets hitting coach Todd Linden said. "He's got some serious power without a lot of wasted movements. That's something that's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-22/garcia-heads-greenjacket
GreenJackets look to key players for potential second-half run

...extended schedule, but the coaching staff has kept an eye on it by giving him occasional days off to keep him fresh. Hitting coach Todd Linden said Fargas' mindset is a plus, too."He's fiery, he's aggressive and he's still a young guy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-23/greenjackets-look-key-pl
Texas Christian eliminates Louisiana State at College World Series

...the minor leagues. He was a scout for the Yankees for five years before Paul Mainieri hired him at LSU last July as hitting coach and recruiting coordinator."I told coach Mainieri that he beat me to the punch because if I would have had the right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-18/texas-christian-eliminat
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
Record-setting scoring changes face of college softball

...digital platforms. This season, ESPN televised 125 regular-season games and carried 401 more digitally.Oregon hitting coach Jimmy Kolaitis believes the extra access to video benefits the batters more."The hitter can make adjustments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-26/record-setting-scoring-changes-fa
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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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-