Originally posted on BravesWire  |  Last updated 1/27/12
By Kent Covington In recent weeks, fans have frequently lamented the fact that the Braves haven’t done anything to upgrade their disappointing ’11 offense so far this winter. But that’s not necessarily true. Atlanta signed two guys by the names of Greg Walker and Scott Fletcher. They are the Braves’ new Hitting Coach and Assistant Hitting Coach, respectively.  Now the question is… How much of an impact will they have? Tell ya what; we’ll get back to Walker and Fletcher in a moment. First, let’s a take a quick look at the hitting coach soap opera in Atlanta over the past couple of years. Despite the fact that Atlanta led the league in on-base percentage and ranked, quite respectably, 5th in the NL in runs scored in 2010, the Braves opted to replace Terry Pendleton as Hitting Coach. As Braves GM, Frank Wren, put it “We felt it was time for a new voice”.  (Pendleton remained with the team as First Base Coach.) Enter Larry Parrish.  In Parrish’s first and only season as Braves’ Hitting Co
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