Tag Archive: Chris Tillman

Aug 06

A Mets and Yankees game plus the Orioles's stay in first place

I remarked to my boys that this was my third Mets Stadium. Of course, I’m an Orioles fan for life but took a trip when small to Old Polo Grounds to see the Mets play in 1963 or so. All I recall was Pirates outfielder Donn Clendenon hit a homer that hit a woman in …

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Jul 30

Machado's Walk-Off Home Run Gives Orioles 7-6 Win

The Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Angels on a walk-off home run by Manny Machado in the bottom half of the 12th inning. The Orioles are now 12-3 in extra-inning games this season and the victory keeps the Orioles lead atop the East Division at 2 ½ games.

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Jul 24

Brother Lo's big hit: beating the Angels this week

No other way to describe the 1979 Orioles season than it was pure magic. Just one win in the last three games and it would have been perfect. So after breezing to the regular season title, the Orioles had to take on the California Angels to make it to the World Series. And that West …

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Jul 21

Cuellar's lost gem and losing two of three vs the A's

Speaking of gems, Mr. Mike Cuellar was one such gem. We (Orioles) stole him from Houston in a trade. And this special pitcher took the mound on Oct. 9, 1973. It was game three of the American League playoffs against the powerful Oakland Athletics. This best of five series was knotted at 1-1. Jim Palmer …

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Jul 17

Orioles midseason report card: The starting pitchers

Coming into the season the starting pitching was a bit in question, I actually liked all our starters but they have had their ups and downs.  The Baltimore Orioles for the most part have had six starters this season which is unlike the past few seasons in which it seemed like the Orioles rotation was …

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Jun 30

Losing three of four from the Rays? Not good

What happened to our momentum? We are talking about a team that has nearly 50 losses before the All-Star break. That’s the Tampa Bay Rays. The same team that we swept back in May. So there was a doubleheader scheduled on Friday. And we did nothing with Rays pitcher, Alex Colome (suspended for 50 games). …

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Watch: Tillman dominate the Rays

Jun 28

Tillman Fires Orioles to 4-1 Victory

Chris Tillman was able to build off of his fantastic start in New York last Sunday by throwing 8 strong innings, allowing 4 hits and 1 run (and striking out 2 batters) against the Tampa Bay Rays Friday night. The good pitching performance now gives Tillman four consecutive quality starts. The Orioles starter also cut …

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Watch: Tillman blank the Yankees

Jun 22

Big comeback in 1964; and the almost sweep in New York

Ah, the 1964 baseball season. The last great hurrah from the Yankees. Just maybe Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris were on their last legs. New York won the most games in the American League (99) and had a winning record over every AL team except the Orioles. That was year that the great Brooks Robinson …

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