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Jones homers twice as Orioles beat Red Sox 7-2

BALTIMORE (AP) Buck Showalter did a masterful job of guiding the Baltimore Orioles to the AL East crown, and now he's resting his players in the days leading up to the postseason. The benefit is already apparent. Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers and the Orioles received another steady performance from right-hander Chris Tillman in a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game 155: Red Sox look to make it 2 in a row against the O's

Conor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016)Contributing WriterThe Red Sox will be looking to make it 2 in a row against the AL East champion Baltimore Orioles tonight in Camden Yards. The Sox will send Rubby de la Rosa (4-7, 4.31 ERA) to the mound tonight against Orioles ace Chris Tillman (12-5, 3.29 ERA). This game is meaningless on paper because the Orioles clinched the division already...
Via RedSoxLife
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 148: Cannot close out the finale

New York Yankees 2 — Baltimore Orioles 3 A pair of former Yankees come through in the ninth to break hearts again. Hiroki Kuroda took the mound looking to keep the slimmest of hopes alive for the Yankees. After a very easy first inning, the Yankees offense would have a flash of power. Against Chris Tillman, Martin Prado would hit a home run just out of the reach of Alejandro De...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
6 days ago  |  1 Comment

Game 145: Red Sox look for W on Pedro's bobblehead night

Conor Frederick (@C_Frederick1016) Contributing WriterThe Red Sox continue their 3 game set tonight against the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles, who have opened up a 10-game lead in the division with less than 3 weeks to go in the season. They'll send Anthony Ranaudo (3-1, 4.63 ERA) to the mound tonight against Chris Tillman (11-5, 3.40 ERA), who has been on a roll since the...
Via RedSoxLife
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Imagining the Baltimore Orioles as NFL players

Photo: totalsportslive.com As the NFL kicks off its first full Sunday, sports fans will begin to joyfully flip channels between sporting events. For extremely fortunate fans, September means concurrently watching pennant races and meaningful football games. Thus, many fans can spend their Sundays watching their favorite teams across sports, and wonder which athletes could crossover...
Via DC Sports-Kings
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Leake looks to continue scoreless innings streak

While Chris Tillman has more than held his own all year, he's proven unbeatable over the last six-plus weeks. After getting shut out for the 13th time, the Cincinnati Reds can't be happy to hear that. Tillman again tries to win a fifth consecutive decision as the surging Baltimore Orioles go for a three-game sweep against the visiting Reds on Thursday night. Baltimore (81...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Leake looks to continue scoreless innings streak

While Chris Tillman has more than held his own all year, he's proven unbeatable over the last six-plus weeks. After getting shut out for the 13th time, the Cincinnati Reds can't be happy to hear that. Tillman again tries to win a fifth consecutive decision as the surging Baltimore Orioles go for a three-game sweep against the visiting Reds on Thursday night. Baltimore (81...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Thursday, Sep 4

A half-slate of games on Thursday gives us few pitchers to choose from, but it also boasts the return of Michael Wacha in a big game against Wily Peralta and the Brew Crew. Ian Kennedy has a fantastic matchup at home against the Diamondbacks. The Reds rank 29th in wOBA over the last two weeks (.252) while Chris Tillman has a 1.85 ERA since the All-Star break. I like this matchup...
Via Baseball Professor
17 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...
Via Oriole Post
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles are looking forward to getting back home after suffering their first road sweep of the year. Baltimore is also trying to avoid a season worst-tying fourth consecutive defeat in Monday night's series opener against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Orioles (73-55) wrapped up a 4-5 road trip with...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles are looking forward to getting back home after suffering their first road sweep of the year. Baltimore is also trying to avoid a season worst-tying fourth consecutive defeat in Monday night's series opener against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Orioles (73-55) wrapped up a 4-5 road trip with...
Via Fox Sports Florida
27 days ago  |  Discuss

3 striking reasons the Orioles can win it all!

Photo Credit: washingtonpost.com One of the most tired sports cliches is that a team must approach their season one game at a time. While focus is important in any facet of life, every fan revels in the opportunity to hope for the best. Currently, Oriole playoff ticket order forms are being sent out, which should stir up lots of emotions among the fan base. As Oriole fans plot out...
Via DC Sports-Kings
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Tillman strikes out nine batters in Orioles' 5-1 victory over White Sox

After the Orioles opened up their largest division lead in nearly 17 years with a 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night, the visiting clubhouse of U.S. Cellular Field was loose. Players sang along to the lyrics of the Zac Brown Band's song, "Free," as it blasted from the speakers after the Orioles -- sparked by a magnificent start from right-hander Chris...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tillman, Orioles beat White Sox for 3rd win in row

CHICAGO (AP) Chris Tillman threw eight strong innings and the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles won their third in a row, beating the Chicago White Sox 5-1 Tuesday night. Nick Hundley homered, Chris Davis had a two-run double and Adam Jones and Delmon Young also drove in runs for the Orioles. Tillman (10-5) matched a career high with nine strikeouts, giving up one run and three...
Via AP on Fox
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The Daily Grind: Chicago’s Guide to Handicapping MLB (8/19/14)

Yesterday started out well with the Cubs under 7 being an easy win.  However, the night session crashed quickly.  The Play of the Day was over after the first inning when Atlanta tee’d off on Vance Worley for 6 first inning runs.  Bud Norris continued to throw well post All Star break and the White Sox bullpen melted down again for the 2nd loser of the night.  Here is a recap...
Via Sports Mockery
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Gold or Pyrite?

Hello fantasy baseball fans and amateur geologists! Today, we dig in for another round of "Fantasy Baseball Gold or Pyrite? For all the newbies who missed out on the fun we had last time around, this game is pretty simple. I look at players that are at the top of the ESPN 15-day player rater (that aren't already household names like Mike Trout, Clayton Kershaw, Yasiel...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

O’s Fly Into Town for Three Game Set

The White Sox brief homestand continues this week with a three game set against the first place Orioles. The Sox took two of three from the Blue Jays over the weekend after winning the rubber match on Sunday afternoon. The Sox are now 59-65 on the season and 31-29 at home. By comparison, last year the White Sox won their 59th game on September 16th. The Orioles come in with a record...
Via Grab Some Bench
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees' Joe Girardi on ejection: Umpire was 'fooled'

Joe Girardi was right and the Gerry Davis, the umpire who booted him, was tricked. That's the gist of Girardi's explanation of why he was ejected from Wednesday's 5-3 loss to the Orioles at Camden Yards. "Gerry got fooled," Girardi said. Girardi stormed out of the dugout to confront Davis and tell him that replay confirmed Davis was wrong when he ruled Stephen...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees game 119 lineup: 8/13/14

Jared Wickerham/Getty Images The Yankees close out their rain shortened series with the Orioles tonight, as Michael Pineda returns to the mound for his first start in about three months. Righty Chris Tillman gets the ball for the O’s. New York has an off-day tomorrow before heading to Tampa Bay to take on the Rays. Game time: 7:05 pm ET – Oriole Park at Camden Yards – Baltimore...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles protecting arms in their chase for October

You look at the Orioles and they don’t have a starting pitcher in the top 25 in the American League–in earned run average. They have one—Chris Tillman at 14th—in the top 30 in innings pitched, and Tillman is the only one in the top 30 in quality starts. The starting rotation as a whole is 12th in the league in quality starts. And the Baltimore Orioles have a six game league...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

In Sunday's Orioles win, Chris Tillman continues his dominance over the Mariners

Orioles starter Chris Tillman dominated the Seattle Mariners lineup again Sunday, but he wants everyone to know that it’s nothing personal. Of course, Tillman came over to the Orioles in the 2008 trade with the Mariners that also brought All-Star center fielder Adam Jones and three others for left-hander Erik Bedard — a move that is widely credited for being the watershed moment...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels fall to Orioles in 12 innings, 7-6

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Long after a potential pitching duel between Jered Weaver and Chris Tillman disintegrated, a showdown between two of the best bullpens in the American League came down to one lamentable pitch. Manny Machado led off the 12th inning with a solo shot off Cory Rasmus, and the Los Angeles Angels' three-game winning streak ended with a 7-6 loss to the Baltimore Orioles...
Via Fox Sports West
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Tickets 53% Below Average For Series Vs Angels

Chris Tillman Orioles – Photo Credit – Keith Allison The first place Baltimore Orioles will host the Los Angeles Angels for three games at Oriole Park at Camden Yards this week. The Orioles will hope to still be atop the AL East after the streaking Angels visit. They currently hold first place honors but the Toronto Blue Jays trail closely behind at just 2.5 games out. In a competitive...
Via Hot Stove MLB
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball Week 18 Waiver Wire: 3 to Catch, 3 to Cut, 3 to Keep

In the Week 18 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re rejoicing in the return of Collin McHugh, setting realistic expectations for Chris Tillman, and giving Christian Yelich his due. There are plenty of waiver wire columns out there that provide an exhaustive list of the most added players in fantasy leagues. This isn’t one of them. Here, we’ll run down a few of the most interesting...
Via The Fantasy Fix
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels rally in the eighth for another comeback win

Following two consecutive losses, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim concluded their three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles at The Big A, trying to avoid the sweep.Jered Weaver and Chris Tillman were the starters.The Angels took an early 1-0 lead as Albert Pujols singled off the wall in right field, scoring Mike Trout from first base in the first inning. Baltimore would...
Via In The Neutral Zone
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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