CHRIS TILLMAN NEWS

Orioles Take Second Game of Series

The Red Sox entered the game having taken the first game of the series and looking for more.  The Sox had Clay Buchholz on the mound who had one of the worst outing of his career in his last start vs. Chris Tillman for the O’s.  The Sox would go down early and then the O’s would put the game away in the late innings.  All in all, it wasn’t the Sox’s day. Clay Buchholz...
Via Fenway West
24 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Chris Davis' 2-run homer helps Orioles defeat Red Sox 4-1

BOSTON (AP) Chris Davis hit a two-run homer, Chris Tillman rebounded from a rough start and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 Saturday. Adam Jones had three singles for the Orioles, who moved back over .500 at 6-5. David Ortiz went 3 for 3 with a double and two singles for the Red Sox, who lost for the third time in their last nine games. Brock Holt had three singles...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Wrap: Boston’s Offense Struggles In 4-1 Loss To Baltimore

BOSTON — The Red Sox lost 4-1 to the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park. Boston’s offense struggled with seven hits and a season-low one run scored. The No. 4 through No. 9 spots in the Sox lineup combined for just one hit and six strikeouts. The loss drops the Red Sox to 7-4 on the season, but they remain one game ahead of the Tampa Bay Rays for first place...
Via NESN.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees-Orioles Preview

After some long-overdue dominance against the New York Yankees in 2014, the Baltimore Orioles will get their first crack at their division foe this season on the heels of a high-scoring, unsuccessful series. Baltimore could again find itself in a slugfest Monday night should the Yankees replicate the offensive outburst they showcased their last time out. The Orioles (3-3) scored...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What Rick Porcello’s Big Deal Means for Chris Tillman and Orioles

In a move that would shock even Marvin Miller and probably makes Pablo Sandoval feel disrespected yet again, the Boston Red Sox this week announced a four-year, $82.5 million contract for their number two by default starter Rick Porcello. Reigning AL Cy Young winner Corey Kluber recently signed an extension that will pay him only $38 million over five years. Kluber and his agent...
Via Baseball Essential
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles: Three Keys to Victory as Jays Come to Town

The Orioles opened their season with a series victory, taking two of three games from the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg. Now, the Birds return to Baltimore for their first home series of the season which pits them against the Toronto Blue Jays. The Orioles went 11-8 against Toronto last season, and will need to build upon that solid record if they hope to keep their hold on the...
Via Baseball Essential
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles: Opening Day wrap-up

The Baltimore Orioles kicked off their campaign to defend the AL East title today with a 6-2 victory over the division-rival Tampa Bay Rays. Chris Tillman turned in 6.2 innings of one-run ball while Alejandro De Aza, Steve Pearce, and Ryan Flaherty all added home runs. It’s the fifth consecutive year that the Orioles have won their season opener, and the win also gives them a slight...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays allow 3 home runs, fall to visiting Orioles on Opening Day

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Chris Tillman pitched into the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles hit three homers while spoiling Tampa Bay's debut under rookie manager Kevin Cash with a 6-2 victory on Monday. Tillman allowed one run and four hits, struck out four and walked three in 6 2-3 innings. He was working on a shutout in his second career opening day start before Evan...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles hit 3 homers in season-opening win over Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Chris Tillman pitched into the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles hit three homers while spoiling Tampa Bay's debut under rookie manager Kevin Cash with a 6-2 victory on Monday. Tillman allowed one run and four hits, struck out four and walked three in 6 2-3 innings. He was working on a shutout in his second career opening day start before Evan Longoria...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Baseball: Five Starting Pitchers to Avoid

View image | gettyimages.com While sabermetrics are not yet standard pieces of fantasy baseball play, they can be an incredibly useful tool when making the decisions for who to draft and who to stay away from. Mainstream stats like ERA and WHIP are likely to be big factors in how well your team does on a weekly basis, but the fact of the matter is that they don’t tell the whole...
Via The Fantasy Fix
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles: Three Keys to Victory on Opening Day

Credit: Rob Carr / Getty Images North America This afternoon, at 3:10, live from decrepit Tropicana Field (move already, Tampa Bay!), the Baltimore Orioles begin their quest to bring a second consecutive AL East crown to Charm City. This will be the fifth time in eight seasons that the Orioles face the Rays on Opening Day. The clubs have split the first four matchups in the ongoing...
Via Baseball Essential
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles and Pirates play to 3-3 tie in 10 innings

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) In a matchup of opening-day pitchers, Chris Tillman allowed two runs over five innings while Francisco Liriano gave up one run in three innings as the Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates played to a 3-3 tie in 10 innings Wednesday night. Tillman and Liriano were both selected to start on opening day for the second straight season. Pedro Alvarez, who leads...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Tillman Named Orioles Opening Day Starter

In a move that will surprise no one, Chris Tillman has been tabbed the Opening Day starter for Buck Showalter‘s Orioles for the second consecutive season. Tillman has set himself apart in the Orioles rotation the past three seasons with a 38-16 record and 3.42 ERA since joining the Orioles rotation full-time in the second half of the 2012 season. Tillman will take the ball in Toronto...
Via Baseball Essential
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles pitcher Tillman to start second straight season opener

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Chris Tillman has been selected to start the Baltimore Orioles' opener at Tampa Bay on April 6. Manager Buck Showalter picked Tillman as his opening-day starter for the second consecutive season. Tillman was 13-6 with a 3.34 ERA last season for the AL East champion Orioles. The 26-year-old is set to become the first Baltimore pitcher to start consecutive openers...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tillman to start second straight opener for Orioles

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) Chris Tillman has been selected to start the Baltimore Orioles' opener at Tampa Bay on April 6. Manager Buck Showalter picked Tillman as his opening-day starter for the second consecutive season. Tillman was 13-6 with a 3.34 ERA last season for the AL East champion Orioles. The 26-year-old is set to become the first Baltimore pitcher to start consecutive openers...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Tillman: Weekly Pitcher Spotlight

This week’s spotlight is on a likely Opening Day starter who is flying well under the radar. Chris Tillman of the Baltimore Orioles has evolved into the current staff leader of the defending AL East champions, but over the last two seasons he has gone mostly unnoticed. The 2015 season could be a very important one for Tillman, and if he can continue his upward progression,...
Via Baseball Essential
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Tillman strong in Orioles' 6-4 win over Pirates

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) Chris Tillman allowed one run in four innings and Adam Jones hit his first home run of the spring in the Baltimore Orioles' 6-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday. Tillman, who was last season's opening day starter and is likely to get the call to start at Tampa Bay on Apr. 6, struck out five and didn't walk a batter in his second Grapefruit League start...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles 2015 Preview: 3 Up and 3 Down

The 2014 season brought the Baltimore Orioles their first AL East division title since 1997 as well as their second playoff appearance in the last three seasons. Nelson Cruz was the piece that the team was missing in 2013, as he recorded a league-high 40 home runs and a career-high 108 RBI’s. Four Orioles starters (Chris Tillman, Bud Norris, Wei-Yin Chen, and Miguel Gonzalez) had...
Via isportsweb.com
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Tillman sharp as Orioles lose to Phillies 1-0

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) Chris Tillman pitched two scoreless innings in his first appearance of the spring as the Baltimore Orioles lost to the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 on Monday. Tillman, who has won 29 games over the past two seasons, was the last of Baltimore's starters to pitch. He allowed one hit, struck out one and walked one. Tillman was the opening day starter in 2014, and is...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Orioles Pitching Outlook 2015 (Part 1)

Chris Tillman Orioles – Photo Credit – Keith Allison                             MONTH (GP) (W)      (L) SP/RP ERA         Team BA March (1)            1              0 April (23)             11           12           4.74/4.03            .265 May (30)              15          15    ...
Via Hot Stove MLB
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Player Profile #145: Chris Tillman | SP | BAL

Chris Tillman is an uninspiring fantasy player that you usually settle on rather than covet on draft day. In 2015, some might expect a breakout from Tillman for a variety of reasons: He’s going into his age 27-season This will be his third full season in the majors He had a truly stunning second half last year In fact, take out the month of May and Tillman was damn good the...
Via Baseball Professor
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Orioles, Chris Tillman Have Mutual Interest In Contract Extension

The Baltimore Orioles and starting pitcher Chris Tillman have mutual interest in a contract extension, according to a report by Roch Kubatko of Masn Sports. “There are a few candidates for that,” GM Dan Duquette added. “We haven’t spent much time on that, but contract discussion is always a good time to explore that.” Tillman is arbitration-eligible for the first time this...
Via Baseball Essential
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Orioles and Chris Tillman have interest in extension

The Orioles and starting pitcher Chris Tillman have mutual interest in a contract extension. Tillman, 26, is arbitration eligible for the first time this winter. He will not be able to hit free agency until 2018 but tht has not stopped the two sides from expressing interest in a contract extension after the right hander has gone over the 200 innings mark in each of the last two...
Via Tireball.com
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles rumors: What’s next after Cruz and Markakis?

Baltimore Orioles fans have been dealt two large blows in the past week, losing free agent outfielders Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis to the Seattle Mariners and Atlanta Braves, respectively. These two core members of the 2014 Orioles team, which won the AL East and advanced to the ALCS, both chose to go elsewhere for a more lucrative paycheck. The loss of two players of high caliber—Cruz...
Via isportsweb.com
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

ALCS Game 3 Postponed; Chris Tillman, James Shields Could Start Game 4

The American League Championship Series is getting a little shaken up. Game 3 between the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles was postponed Monday due to rain in Kansas City and will be played Tuesday. Game 4 has been pushed to Wednesday, and a makeup game will take place on Thursday if necessary. However, the scheduling changes might affect the starting rotation. With Game...
Via NESN.com
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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