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Chris Tillman has become the pitcher the Orioles can depend on.
Tillman worked seven exceptional innings allowing just two hits and winning his 13th game of the season.
His great outing enabled the Orioles to break their three-game losing streak with a 6-0 win over the Boston Red Sox before 39063 at Oriole Park on Friday night.
The Orioles (58-46) had been held to six runs in their last three losses in Kansas City but quickly got their bats busy against John Lackey (7-8).
The offense was great the fielding top-notch but Tillman was even better.
“He was a difference-maker tonight” manager Buck Showalter said. “He’s certainly developing quite a track record.”
Tillman (13-3) has won 10 games since May 24 and with more than two months left in the season is already the team’s biggest winner since Erik Bedard won 13 in 2007.
“If we stay in this and continue to compete it will be because of pitching and people like Chris" Showalter said.
Since the Orioles were here last Tillman...
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Owning the homerun record in Major League Baseball is one of the most coveted achievements of our national pastime. To break this record a player must be able to display power, plate discipline and consistency over a grueling 162 game schedule while also battling fatigue and ever mounting pressure to join baseball’s elite company. Since 1927 the only players to hold the single...
Two home runs, both opposite-field shots, in one game, a big win over a division rival -- that's something to be celebrated in a special way.
That's just what the Baltimore Orioles did for Adam Jones on Friday after he clubbed a pair of homers to right field in a 6-0 win over the Boston Red Sox .
Two "pies" to the face during the All-Star center fielder's...
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Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz destroyed the dugout phone on Saturday night when he returned to the dugout after he had thought he earned his third walk of the evening with a 7-2 lead on the Baltimore Orioles in the seventh inning.
The home plate umpire ruled the 3-0 pitch a ball even though Ortiz was headed towards first base. Ortiz eventually struck out and had words with the home...
Francisco Rodriguez pitched for the Orioles for the first time on Thursday night. Rodriguez allowed a home run to Kansas City’s Billy Butler. It was his second night in an Orioles uniform after he was traded from Milwaukee on Tuesday night.
“I know I was going to get traded. The Orioles were a surprise. There were a lot of teams I was linked with. Baltimore wasn’t one of them”...
By the time Orioles pitcher Chris Tillman strode to the
mound last night at Camden Yards and fired his first pitch toward home plate,
the Red Sox were clinging to a threadbare half-game lead over the Tampa Bay
Rays in the American League East.
When the game ended some two-and-a-half hours later,
Baltimore reliever Jim Johnson had given up one hit – one of only four the Sox...
Orioles’ center fielder Adam Jones hits 2 home runs on Friday night to lead his team to a 6-0 victory over the Red Sox, and he received two congratulatory pies to the face as a thank you. The shaving cream pies were hand delivered by first base coach Wayne Kirby and hitting coach Jim Presley. A good time was had by all.
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