Baltimore starter Chris Tillman swears he enjoys pitching at Camden Yards. With the success he's had away from there this season, he might be starting to hope his spot in the rotation always comes up on the road.
Tillman threw seven solid innings and the Orioles ended Houston's six-game winning streak with a 4-1 win over the Astros on Tuesday night.
Tillman (5-3) allowed four hits and a run and tied a career-high with eight strikeouts in seven innings to improve to 4-0 with a 2.30 ERA on the road. He bounced back from his last start where he was tagged for a career-worst four home runs against the Nationals.
He was at a loss as to explain why he's been so good on the road.
''I can't put my finger on it,'' he said. ''I go out with the same game plan every time and try to do my best every time.''
Teammate Adam Jones has been impressed with Tillman's development.
''He's learning to calm down that crowd,'' Jones said. ''Even when they get rallies, he's learning to take that extra ...