Found June 15, 2013 on NESN.com:
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So much for those pitching woes. The Orioles, a team whose 2012 success was due in large part to their bullpen’s dominance, have received inconsistent pitching for much of this season. You wouldn’t know it by watching Baltimore’s back-to-back wins over Boston, though. Chris Tillman turned in an excellent outing on Friday. He twirled six shutout innings en route to earning his seventh win of the season, and he seemed to get better as the game went on. The right-hander showed a lot of confidence in his offspeed stuff, particularly his curveball, and when all was said and done, Tillman and three others combined to shut out the Red Sox 2-0. Tillman has had some shaky games this season, but he’s been Baltimore’s most effective starter. That isn’t saying too much considering the Orioles’ pitching staff ranks near the middle or bottom of the league in a number of statistical categories, including ERA (29th). However, Friday’s performance highlights a solid stretch for Tillman, as he’s gone...
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