AJC "The Orioles emerged as the likely destination for Mazzone, and a person familiar with negotiations said the only thing holding up a deal is the Braves' demand for a specific Orioles minor leaguer as compensation. The Associated Press, quoting an anonymous source, reported that Mazzone has agreed to a three-year contract with the Orioles... Reale said Tuesday that Mazzone, who's been with the Braves organization since 1979, had reached a point in his career where he needed to explore all his options and do what was best for him and his family... Mazzone, 57, and Perlozzo, 55, knew each other as teenagers, and became closer while living on the same block in Cumberland, Md., in the 1980s." Well, now we might need to acquire another front-line starter because we'll need to save more runs. It is true though that the whole organization teaches the same pitching philosophies though. So they would probably just promote someone that teaches the same thing. But I don't know that you can really replace Leo Mazzone, a probable Hall of Famer.