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Source: Braves to hire Greg Walker

Updated: October 21, 2011, 2:50 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

Former Chicago White Sox hitting coach Greg Walker will become the hitting coach of the Atlanta Braves, according to a major league source.

Walker interviewed with the Braves and San Diego Padres over the last 10 days.

He resigned his position after 8½ seasons with the White Sox.

The 2011 season was tumultuous for Walker, who watched season-long slumps for Gordon Beckham, Alex Rios and Adam Dunn.

Walker played nine seasons (1982-90) with the White Sox and part ...

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