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APPOINTED: Named as Bullpen Coach on Nov. 7, 2011...On Nov. 26, 2012 took over the position of Pitching Coach.

PERSONAL: Peter Brian Walker...Earned letters in baseball and basketball at East Lyme (CT) High School...Graduated in 1987...Went to the University of Connecticut from 1988-1990 and helped the Huskies capture the Big East Championship in 1990.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Selected in the seventh round by the New York Mets in 1990...Played eight seasons in the Major Leagues, the last four with the Toronto Blue Jays...124 of his 144 games, and all 31 starts came as a Blue Jay, posting a career 20-14 record with a 4.48 ERA...In his best season made 20 of his 31 career starts in 2002 with Toronto, posting a 10-5 record with 4.33 ERA.

COACHING CAREER: Began his coaching career with the Blue Jays organization in 2009, working with the clubs' rehabbing pitchers...Was named the Pitching Coach at New Hampshire for 2011 and led a squad that won the Eastern League Championship...Made his debut at the Major League level in 2012 as the Blue Jays Bullpen Coach...Named Pitching Coach in 2013 and saw team ERA improve to 4.00 in 2014 from 4.21 in 2013, including an improvement in starters ERA from 4.81 to 3.96...Returns for a third season as Pitching Coach in 2015.

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