The Baltimore Orioles earned their 71st victory of the season as they defeated the Chicago White Sox, 6-0.
In another amazing performance by Chris Tillman (7-2), he only allowed one hit over seven innings on the mounds. It is astounding how much Tillman has improved over the past season, considering how bad he was at times in the past.
Fans wanted him traded in the past; however, there's a reason why the Orioles didn't trade him. If the Orioles do make the playoffs, one reason for them making it will be contributions of Tillman this summer. In a season where the Orioles have done the improbable, would have imagined Tillman having such a vital role in the rotation right now? Could you imagine him starting a playoff game? It looks like now, thanks to a few changes - mainly in his delivery - that Tillman has probably finally figured out how to pitch in the majors.
Tillman flat out owned the White Sox, striking out five; he, did also did walk four guys – a little of a downer ...