Is in his first year with the Orioles as bullpen coach...Spent the 2013 season as the Braves' Special Assistant to the General Manager for Pitching Development...From 2009 through the 2012 season, he was a Major League Scout for the Braves and served as a Special Assistant to the General Manager...Prior to his stint working in Atlanta, Chiti was part of the Texas organization, where he served as Bullpen Coach during the 2006-08 seasons and Director of Player Personnel from July 2004 through the 2005 season...Chiti joined the Rangers in 2002 as a Special Assistant to the General Manager (2002-03), and also served as the club's advance scout in the first half of the 2004 season... Chiti spent 12 years (from 1989 through 2001) in the Cleveland Indians organization, where he served as the club's American League advance scout from 1996-2001 after joining the team in 1989 as a roving minor league instructor... He was promoted to the Major League Bullpen Coach for the Indians in 1992 and served as an advance scout in 1994. In 1995, he was the pitching coach for Triple-A Buffalo, a club that made the International League playoffs... Chiti began his coaching career in the Orioles organization in 1982, where he spent nine seasons, serving as a minor league pitching coach and a roving pitching instructor before joining the Indians in 1990.
Pitched for six years in the Minor Leagues, compiling a 30-42 mark and a 4.13 ERA (567.0IP, 260ER) in 115 games (87 starts)...The southpaw pitched for five years in the Braves organization, advancing as high as Double-A Savannah in 1978 and 1979, before joining the Orioles organization in 1981 with Single-A Hagerstown...Attended New River Community College in Dublin, VA where he studied accounting...Was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the second round of the 1976 June Draft out of Raleigh-Egypt HS in Memphis, Tennessee.
His father, Harry, was a Major Leaguer who spent more than eight seasons with the Chicago Cubs, Kansas City Royals, Detroit Tigers and the New York Mets...Chiti, and his wife, Jennifer, reside in Auburndale, Florida...He has two children, Morgan Bishop and John Dominic, and three stepchildren, Kira, Kasie and Krista.