Bruce Walton

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Bruce Walton
Bruce Walton 2011.jpeg
Walton in 2011.
Chicago Cubs
Pitcher / Pitching Coach
Born: (1962-12-25) December 25, 1962 (age 52)
Bakersfield, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 11, 1991 for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
July 4, 1994 for the Colorado Rockies
Career statistics
Win–loss record 2–0
Earned run average 8.21
Strikeouts 18
WHIP 1.76
Teams

As Player

As a Coach

Bruce Kenneth Walton (born December 25, 1962) is a pitching coach in the Chicago Cubs organization. Walton pitched in Major League Baseball from 1991 to 1994, playing with the Oakland Athletics, Montreal Expos, and Colorado Rockies.

Walton became the bullpen coach for the Toronto Blue Jays on June 7, 2002. He was the pitching coach for the Blue Jays from October 30, 2009 to November 26, 2012.

In a game against the Seattle Mariners on September 13, 2012, Walton was struck by a piece of Edwin Encarnación's broken bat, and left the bench with forearm contusions.[1]

Walton was appointed as the pitching coach of the Triple-A Iowa Cubs on December 18, 2013.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chisholm, Gregor (September 14, 2012). "Farrell firmly against maple bats post-incident". MLB.com. Retrieved September 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ Muskat, Carrie (December 18, 2013). "New pitching coaches join Cubs' organization". MLB.com. Retrieved December 18, 2013. 

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