Dom Chiti

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Harry Dominic Chiti

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Biographical Information[edit]

The son of big league catcher Harry Chiti, pitcher Dom Chiti was selected by the Atlanta Braves in the 1976 amateur draft and played six seasons in the minors. After retiring as a player, he spent many years as a minor league coach. He spent time with the Charlotte O's in 1982, Bluefield Orioles in 1983-1984, and Charlotte again in 1985, Rochester Red Wings in 1986-1988.

Chiti was the Cleveland Indians bullpen coach from 1990 to 1993, and with the Texas Rangers bullpen coach from 2006 to 2008. In 2011, Chiti was a Special Assistant to GM for the Atlanta Braves. He was the named the Baltimore Orioles' bullpen coach in 2014, staying until the end of 2016. He was back with the Braves as director of player development in 2019 and special assistant in 2020. When Perry Minasian was hired as the Los Angeles Angels' general manager, Chiti was one of his first hires, becoming a special assistant to the GM, but just before spring training was due to start in 2021, he was promoted to the coaching staff on an interim basis, as bullpen coach, following the suspension of pitching coach Mickey Callaway.

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