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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Schoop is hot in Orioles' 8-4 win against Red Sox

As a boy growing up on the island of Curacao, Jonathan Schoop probably dreamed of four-hit games in the major leagues. He never thought he’d achieve that under the conditions he played in on Friday night. The rookie infielder, here only because Manny Machado began the season on the disabled list, continued to show he may be able to stay even after Machado comes back. Schoop had...
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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...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Tickets For Series Against O’s 19% Below Season Average

The Boston Red Sox have had a bit of a slow start to their season, but are heading into the weekend on a high note. The team took the final two games against the White Sox in Chicago, silencing the bats of the league’s hottest offensive team. Next up on the Boston Red Sox schedule is their division-rival, Baltimore Orioles, for a four-game series at Fenway Park. The two teams met...
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Red Sox-Orioles Live: John Lackey, Chris Tillman Face Off In Series Opener

5:20 p.m.: Brock Holt will start at third base for the Red Sox in his first game back with the major league club. Grady Sizemore will lead off and play left field. Sizemore hasn’t played left field at Fenway Park yet, so it’ll be interesting to see how he handles the task. John Farrell said before the game he opted to put Daniel Nava in right field because of Nava’s familiarity...
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Afternoon Red Sox Delight – 4/18

After going 3-4 on their road trip, the Boston Red Sox return home for a seven-game home stanza, all against AL East foes. Tonight, they’ll kick it off with the first game of a four-game set against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. The game will be broadcast on NESN+ in the Red Sox television market. If you live in the Orioles market...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles (5-7) – Blue Jays (7-6) Series Review

Photo: The Baltimore Orioles dropped their third series of the young season, falling to 5-7 on the season after losing two of three versus the Toronto Blue Jays. Toronto 2 – Baltimore 0, W: McGown (1-1) LP: Tillman (1-1) S: Santos (4) The Orioles returned to action on Friday after a day off, kicking off a three game series versus the Toronto Blue Jays.  Chris Tillman...
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McGowan leads Blue Jays past erring Orioles 2-0

BALTIMORE (AP) Dustin McGowan allowed five hits over 6 1-3 innings to earn his first win since 2008, and the Toronto Blue Jays used two unearned runs to beat Chris Tillman and the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 Friday night.
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Series Preview: Orioles – Blue Jays

  Photo: National Post Game 1: Chris Tillman (1-0, 1.35 ERA) v. Dustin McGowan (0-1, 13.50 ERA) Game 2: Bud Norris (0-1, 9.00 ERA) v. Drew Hutchison (1-1, 6.23 ERA) Game 3: Ubaldo Jimenez (0-2, 6.75 ERA) v. Mark Buehrle (2-0, 0.64 ERA) The Orioles (4-5) are back in Baltimore to face their division opponent, Toronto Blue Jays (5-4). After a tough road trip, the Birds are hoping...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays-Orioles Preview

Chris Tillman appears poised to become the star of the Baltimore Orioles' rotation.
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles (2-4) – Tigers (4-1) Series Recap

Photo Credit: A pitching duel between two American League All-Stars swung the Orioles way in game 3, as they were able to salvage their only win from a three game set in Detroit, defeating the Tigers 3-1.  Chris Tillman (1-0), a first time All-Star in 2013, picked up his first win of the season by out dueling six time All-Star Justin Verlander (0-1) at Comerica Park to...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Weekend in The Big D…

The Orioles broke a four-game losing streak on Sunday, as they finally got another win, defeating the Detroit Tigers, 3-1, on the road at Comerica Park. They had not garnered a win since Opening Day and Chris Tillman once delivered on the mound, defeating Justin Verlander in a game that was close throughout the afternoon. The defense was tremendous for Baltimore, and Tillman was...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

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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14 days ago  |  Discuss

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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14 days ago  |  Discuss

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 club’s...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

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

Baltimore Orioles name their Opening Day starter

Baltimore Orioles’ manager Buck Showalter announced this afternoon that Chris Tillman will start Opening Day against the Boston Red Sox on March 31. “It’s a reward,” said Buck Showalter. A reward for Tillman’s breakout 2013 season when he went 16-7 with a 3.71 ERA. The 25-year-old from Southern California will become the club’s fifth Opening Day starter in five years...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rain washes out Twins-Orioles game

SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Baltimore Orioles had two games scheduled for Monday -- and didn't play a single inning. Hours after rain canceled Baltimore's 1 o'clock game against Philadelphia in Clearwater, the 7 p.m. game between the Twins and Orioles was washed out. The second game was called off not long after Orioles manager Buck Showalter selected Chris Tillman to be his...
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March 17, 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 RHP Tillman to start on opening day against Red Sox

Right-hander Chris Tillman has been selected by Orioles manager Buck Showalter to start on opening day against the defending champion Boston Red Sox.
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Rotation and Bullpen Get Stronger with Ubaldo Jimenez Signing

The O’s are adding a new pitcher to the rotation…..pending a physical Its been awhile since I have voiced my opinions on Blog So Hard. Between a new job and a painfully slow computer at home it was a little hard to find the time. Never the less with baseball season right around the corner I am back to do what I do, and what better way to start than to talk about the newest Baltimore...
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February 18, 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

Player Profile #188: Chris Tillman | SP | BAL

A prospect in Baltimore’s system since 2006, I wasn’t sure if Chris Tillman would ever break out and solidify himself as a reliable MLB starter. Last year, he did just that. By pitching over 200 innings of sub-4.00 ERA ball and winning 16 games, Tillman gave the Orioles something they really haven’t had since Mike Mussina left after the 2000 season — a workhorse front-of...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Playoff Push: Yankees fall to 3 games back of Rays

  The Yankees suffered a tough loss to the Orioles last night, as Chris Tillman dominated the Yanks. With the Rays having an off day, the Yanks dropped a .5 game and are now 3 games back of the Rays, who start a 3 game series at home with the Red Sox tonight. Here are how the teams in contention fared yesterday: Rangers: 1-0 loss vs Pirates. Gerrit Cole pitches 7 scoreless innings...
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September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

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