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Say It Aint So...Leo

According to MLB.com, the Orioles today announced that Leo Mazzone has agreed to terms on a 3-year contract to become the club's pitching coach. Mazzone had been pitching coach of the Atlanta Braves for the past 15 ½ years.

"Leo Mazzone has proven to be among the best coaches in the game, and we believe he can help both our young and veteran pitchers take the next step in becoming proven winners," said Mike Flanagan, Orioles Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations. "We believe this is a real coup for the ballclub and is another step in the process of turning the team into a consistent winner."

And so, another great Braves chapter comes to a close.