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Braves' pitching in arrested development

Some suggest Leo Mazzone should be a Hall of Famer. But are the Braves really that good at developing pitchers?

Originally Published: June 18, 2003
By Rob Neyer | ESPN.com

I have, in this space, suggested that Leo Mazzone should be measured for a Hall of Fame plaque (and there shouldn't be much argument about which cap he'll be wearing). The argument goes something like ... The Braves won 11 division titles (and counting) mostly on the strength of their pitching, and Mazzone was the pitching coach for all 11 division titles (and counting). What's more, almost everybody regards Mazzone as some sort of genius. So if the Braves have been incredibly successful and their ...

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