Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:58:20 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles agreed to terms on one-year contracts with Ps Brad Brach, Kevin Gausman, Miguel Gonzalez, Steven Johnson, Josh Stinson, Chris Tillman, Mike Belfiore, Tim Berry, Zach Britton and T.J. McFarland; Cs Steve Clevenger, Johnny Monell and Michael Ohlman; IFs Michael Almanzar, Ryan Flaherty, Jonathan Schoop and Jemile Weeks; and OFs David Lough and Henry Urrutia.
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 00:49:17 -0800
With Baltimore Orioles SP's Ubaldo Jimenez, Chris Tillman, Wei-Yin Chen and Miguel Gonzalez ticketed for the first four rotation spots, the battle for the fifth slot is expected to be fierce. SP's Suk-Min Yoon, Bud Norris and out-of-options Zach Britton will battle for the fifth slot, with SP Kevin Gausman likely headed to the minors.
Wed, 05 Feb 2014 19:28:25 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles rotation is definitely not set in stone, according to Brittany Ghiroli, with only SP Chris Tillman considered a lock. SPs Zach Britton, Kevin Gausman and Brian Matusz will likely battle for the fifth starter job, and maybe more, if SPs Wei-Yin Chen, Miguel Gonzalez and Bud Norris falter. SP Steven Johnson is also considered to be in the mix.
Wed, 05 Feb 2014 19:27:46 -0800
Baltimore Orioles beat writer Brittany Ghiroli said Wednesday, Feb. 5, that SP Chris Tillman is a lock for the rotation, and is likely to be the team's opening day starter.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:33:43 -0800
Baltimore Orioles SP Brian Matusz will be in competition to earn a starting rotation spot this spring, according to manager Buck Showalter. Matusz was 2-1 with a 3.53 ERA and held lefties to a .168 average in relief last season. He has a 5.51 ERA in his career as a starter. SPs Chris Tillman, Wei-Yin Chen and Miguel Gonzalez appear to have locked down spots in the rotation, and SP Bud Norris will also likely be a starter. However, the O's have considered the idea of using Norris as their closer, too. Matusz will likely compete with SPs Zach Britton, Steven Johnson, T.J. McFarland and Kevin Gausman.
Sun, 14 Jul 2013 13:04:17 -0700
Baltimore Orioles SP Wei-Yin Chen is likely to start the team's first game after the All-Star break, Friday, July 19, against the Texas Rangers. SPs Miguel Gonzalez, Chris Tillman, Jason Hammel and Scott Feldman are expected to follow him in the rotation.
Sun, 14 Jul 2013 12:22:28 -0700
Baltimore Orioles SP Chris Tillman has been named to the American League All-Star team. He replaces Detroit Tigers SP Justin Verlander, who will not pitch because he started against the Texas Rangers Sunday, July 14.
Sun, 07 Jul 2013 00:58:02 -0700
Baltimore Orioles SP Chris Tillman didn't allow an extra-base hit Saturday, July 6, against the New York Yankees, but he was touched up for 10 singles — tying a season-high for hits allowed — and was charged with five runs in just 5 1/3 innings. "It was a tough one for me," said Tillman (10-3), who was attempting to become the first Oriole to win eight straight decisions since Erik Bedard won nine consecutive in 2007.
Tue, 11 Jun 2013 18:32:32 -0700
The Baltimore Orioles are listing SPs Kevin Gausman, Chris Tillman, Freddy Garcia and Miguel Gonzalez as their four probable starting pitchers for the four-game series against the Boston Red Sox starting Thursday, June 13.
Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:18:33 -0700
Baltimore Orioles SP Chris Tillman took a one-hitter into the seventh inning and gave up four hits and three walks in 6 2/3 innings in a no-decision against the Toronto Blue Jays Monday, April 22. "I was able to get ahead with my pitches early, and my secondary stuff was there for me," he said. "I was able to pound the strike zone early and kind of make the pitches when I needed to."