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O's put their faith in 'old-school guy' Mazzone

After 16 seasons as the Braves' pitching coach, Leo Mazzone finds himself in a new environment in Baltimore.

Originally Published: January 24, 2006
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

The new pitching coach for the Baltimore Orioles spent the day at the club's Fanfest in mid-January.

"I already started telling our top four starters that they should be thinking about pitching 200 innings apiece this year,'' Leo Mazzone said before the acquisition of a fifth starting pitcher, Kris Benson, in a recent trade with the Mets. "And when I start thinking about [Daniel] Cabrera, [Rodrigo] Lopez, [Erik] Bedard and [Bruce] Chen, the wheels are already turning in my head. Cabrera says ...

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