Series Preview: Orioles (7-7) – Red Sox (7-9)

Photo: ESPN Game 1: Chris Tillman (1-1, 0.84 ERA) v. John Lackey (2-1, 3.86 ERA) Game 2: Bud Norris (0-1, 3.75 ERA) v. Felix Doubront (1-2, 6.75 ERA) Game 3: Ubaldo Jimenez (0-3, 7.31 ERA) v. Jake Peavy (0-0, 1.93 ERA) Game 4: Wei Yin Chen (2-1, 4.76 ERA) v. Clay Buchholz (0-1, 5.51 ERA)   As you may know, April 15th was the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing...
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Tom Caron And Tim Wakefield Talk Chris Tillman’s Dominance For Orioles (Video)

Chris Tillman has been dominant for the Baltimore Orioles so far this season, with a 1-1 record and 0.84 ERA in 21 1/3 innings before Friday’s game. Tillman only allowed one earned run against the Red Sox in Baltimore on Opening Day, and has been dealing ever since. In fact, last year he became the first Orioles pitcher to be selected to the All-Star Game since Mike Mussina in...
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Orioles snap four-game losing streak with 3-1 victory over Tigers

Chris Tillman isn't going to admit it, but his progression into staff ace took another step Sunday afternoon when he outdueled the Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander and halted the Orioles' four-game losing streak. “He’s definitely working his way up to that [ace] status,” Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis said. “When he came over here in a trade [in 2008], it’s...
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Orioles hand Tigers first loss of the season

DETROIT (AP) -- Chris Tillman outpitched Justin Verlander, allowing one run while working into the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 Sunday to avoid getting swept. Tillman (1-0) gave up five hits, including Torii Hunter's solo homer in the fourth, in 8 1-3 innings. Tommy Hunter entered with one out in the ninth and Victor Martinez on second base and...
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Chris Tillman Tabbed as O's Opening Day Starter

This week, Chris Tillman earned a ceremonial, but very notable appointment. He is tabbed to start on Opening Day as the Orioles face the Boston Red Sox – who as we all know won the 2013 World Series – at Camden Yards on March 31st. From the Baltimore Sun: Any time you get the chance to get that kind of opportunity it’s a big deal,” Tillman said of being named the...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Tillman to start Opening Day for Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles have announced that Chris Tillman will be their Opening Day starter. Tillman, 25, posted a 16-7 record, 3.71 ERA and a 1.22 WHIP for the Orioles last season and gets the nod over free agent signing Ubaldo Jimenez. The Orioles open the season at home on March 31 against Boston.
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles’ Chris Tillman Named Opening Day Starter Against Red Sox

After a breakout 2013 season, right-hander Chris Tillman has been named the Opening Day starter, Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter announced Monday. Buck Showalter announces RHP Chris Tillman as the #OpeningDay starter! #Birdland— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) March 17, 2014 Tillman will take the mound against the world champion Boston Red Sox on March...
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles pitcher Tillman finally fulfilling promise

In 2013, Chris Tillman finally fulfilled the promise the Baltimore Orioles believed he had. Tillman rewarded the Orioles' patience by winning 16 games and becoming an All-Star. ''He graduated to another level last year,'' manager Buck Showalter said. In one of the best trades in team history, Baltimore acquired Tillman, Adam Jones and George Sherrill from the...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The emergence of Baltimore Orioles’ Chris Tillman

Acquired from the Seattle Mariners in 2008, the Baltimore Orioles are beginning to see a young star in starting pitcher Chris Tillman. (Photo credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images North America) A lot of times in sports when trades are made they’re usually met with knee-jerk reactions. Observers tend to live in the present and judge the trade based on how it affects the team right now...
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Better Know a 2012 Oriole: Chris Tillman

In part nine of my (hopefully) 52 part series, Better Know a 2012 Oriole, I take a look at Chris Tillman... the fightin' returning fastball! "'When the Orioles acquired Chris Tillman from the Mariners in the Erik Bedard trade, he was considered a top prospect. Mid 90s fastball, big curve, good numbers in the minors at a young age. Tillman continued that minor league...
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December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

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