After splitting their series with the Seattle Mariners, the Baltimore Orioles headed down to Disneyland – ok, Anaheim, California – to face the Los Angeles Angels.
The series in Seattle for the Orioles, in my mind, was one they could have easily won if the pitching and defense had held their own; however, they bounced back with a 5-1 win over the Angels.
I stayed up and watched the first six innings of the game and amazed by the work of Chris Tillman. Although he has been shaky a bit this season, Tillman looked again like the pitcher who contributed to the playoff run last year by pitching eight shutout innings.
A big complaint of mine with this team over the past month is that the Baltimore starting pitchers have to get deeper into games.
Although Buck Showalter has done a masterful job with the bullpen, you can only use those arms for so long before they tire out.
Tillman gave the bullpen a night off and also showed us all that he can pitch. He used an arr...