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Baseball teams changing approach to mental health

...Josh Lifrak is just like hitting coach John Mallee or pitching coach Chris Bosio.Lifrak is the director of the team's...skills coach is no different than a hitting coach or a pitching coach. He's a guy that can really help your players get...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-11/baseball-teams-changing-
Braves: Johnson shows solid stuff early

...Tigers last season. He had lost movement and effectiveness, but he has quickly regained it under the eye of Braves pitching coach Roger McDowell. The stuff so far has reverted to where it was in 2011-13, and perhaps even better. The Braves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-04-15/braves-johns
Nestor Rojas returns to Augusta as manager after helping win title

...coach Todd Linden and coach Hector Borg, who also played in Augusta in 2006. Jerry Cram replaces Steve Kline as pitching coach after Kline was sent to Double-A Richmond this off-season.The GreenJackets have a mix of former college players...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-08/nestor-rojas-returns-aug
Forrest Koumas' rollercoaster career leads to slow process at USC Aiken

...innings in a 2-1 win.The Gamecocks went on to win the national title."He was the guy back then," said USC Aiken pitching coach Nolan Belcher, who was Koumas' teammate for three years at South Carolina. "He pitched on the weekend as a freshman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/usca/2015-03-30/forrest-koumas-rolle
Dillon Gee is back in New York Mets' rotation

...will sideline him until 2016.Mets manager Terry Collins said Gee will take Wheeler's spot in the rotation and pitching coach Dan Warthen told Gee to start getting his arm stretched out as a starter."It's tough to feel good about being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-17/dillon-gee-back-new-york
Former Miami Hurricanes pitching coach to plead guilty in steroids case

MIAMI - Former University of Miami pitching coach Lazaro "Laser" Collazo will plead guilty to lesser charges in the baseball steroid investigation involving a South Florida anti-aging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-06/former-miami-hurricanes-
Former big league pitcher David Wells returns to coach his high school alma mater

...out of character, you start running. That's all I do. I'll get them shape one way or another." Wells was pitching coach for three seasons, breaking away to serve as a spring training instructor for the Yankees. After hearing that some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-14/former-big-league-pitche
Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada likely to start in South Atlantic League at Greenville

...spring training games. The team has banned high fives to avoid the spread of pink eye.Catcher Jonathan Lucroy and pitching coach Rick Kranitz became the latest victims Thursday. They will be staying home for 48 hours in hopes of stopping the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-13/cuban-prospect-yoan-monc
Alex Rodriguez reaches out to his likely replacement

...ligament in his right elbow. He returned for two late-September starts."So far everything is good," Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild said Monday at the team's minor league complex in Florida. "That doesn't mean it will be going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-16/alex-rodriguez-reaches-o
James Shields agrees to deal with Padres

...scouting during the season. Walker will work primarily work with minor league hitters during spring training.YANKEES: Pitching coach Larry Rothschild says off-season reports on Masahiro Tanaka's right elbow have been positive.Tanaka is throwing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-09/james-shields-agrees-dea