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Career W-L
39-30
 
Career ERA
4.23
Name  Chris Tillman
Born  4/15/1988
Height  6-5
Weight  210
Number  30
Position  SP
Bats  R
Throws  R
6/22/2014 5:30:00 PM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman allowed just four hits over seven scoreless innings Sunday against the Yankees.
Insight: Tillman (4.45 ERA, 1.46 WHIP) has struck out just 5.93 batters per nine innings and walked 3.86 this season after posting a 7.81 K/9 and a 2.97 BB/9 last year. He's allowed far fewer home runs per nine innings (1.44 HR/9 in 2013, 0.99 HR/9 in 2014) but his ERA and FIP are both worse than 2013.
 
5/23/2014 7:57:00 PM
Description: Despite tweaking his groin Wednesday in a loss to Pittsburgh, Orioles manager Buck Showalter fully expects Chris Tillman to make his scheduled start Monday against the Brewers. SOURCE: Roch Kubatko, MASN
Insight: Until his last outing, Tillman had been pretty good this season, compiling a 3.34 ERA over his first nine starts. Tillman himself downplayed the injury, attributing Wednesday's meltdown to poor command. Check back before Monday just to make sure Tillman doesn't need his next start pushed back.
 
5/21/2014 10:04:00 PM
Description: After throwing nine innings his last time out, Baltimore starter Chris Tillman didn't even last two innings Wednesday at Pittsburgh.
Insight: Tillman allowed four runs in the first inning, the O's got him six runs in the top of the second and Tillman gave up four more runs in the bottom of the inning without getting an out. His final line: 1 IP, 6 H, 8 R, 6 ER, 3 BB, 1 K. His ERA increased from 3.34 to 4.21.
 
5/16/2014 10:34:00 PM
Description: When Orioles starter Chris Tillman, who struggles with homers, met the Royals, who are last in the majors with 18 home runs, Friday night, Tillman's first career shutout happened.
Insight: Tillman allowed five hits, struck out three and walked one in the 4-0 win. He has a 3.34 ERA and a 1.25 WHIP to go with a 43/20 K/BB in 56 2/3 innings this season.
 
4/23/2014 10:24:00 PM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman won his third game of the season Wednesday at Toronto despite allowing seven earned runs on nine hits (three homers) in 5 2/3 innings.
Insight: Tillman's longball issues returned Wednesday after he gave up just two homers in his first 26 1/3 this season. He allowed 33 blasts in 206 1/3 innings last season, but 23 were solo shots and none came with more than one man on base so he escaped with a 3.71 ERA. He'll take a 3.38 ERA and a 1.25 WHIP into his next start.
 
Hot4/11/2014 9:41:00 PM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman has allowed just two earned runs in 21 1/3 innings this season. He lost Friday despite allowing two unearned runs on three hits in eight innings.
Insight: Tillman has a 15/3 K/BB this season after going 16-7 with a 3.71 ERA, a 1.22 WHIP and a 179/68 K/BB in 206 1/3 innings in 2013. He'll have to keep his homers in check if he's going to keep up his hot start. He allowed 33 in 2013.
 
Hot4/6/2014 4:49:00 PM
Description: Right-hander Chris Tillman outpitched Justin Verlander Sunday in a 3-1 Orioles victory.
Insight: Tillman (1-0, 1.35 ERA) scattered five hits and one run over 8 1/3 innings. Sunday marked Tillman's longest outing since July 4, 2012 (8 1/3 innings against Seattle).
 
9/24/2013 10:44:00 PM
Description: Over his first 22 starts, Chris Tillman had a 3.89 ERA and went 14-3. In his last 10, he has posted a 3.12 ERA but went 2-4.
Insight: Tillman took a no decision Tuesday against the Blue Jays despite throwing seven innings, striking out nine and allowing one run on five hits. He's 16-7 with a 3.62 ERA this season.
 
9/9/2013 10:23:00 PM
Description: Baltimore starter Chris Tillman picked up another win Monday against New York.
Insight: He held the Bombers to two runs on four hits over seven innings. Tillman (16-5, 3.66 ERA) tied a season-high with nine strikeouts. His next start is Saturday against the Blue Jays.
 
8/29/2013 10:43:00 PM
Description: O's righthander Chris Tillman became the AL's second 15-game winner by beating the Red Sox Thursday night at Fenway.
Insight: He's still miles behind Max Scherzer for the league-lead but for a guy who had never won more than nine games in a season before this year, Tillman (7 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 8 K's Thursday at Boston) has done pretty well for himself. If Baltimore makes the postseason, Tillman deserves to be the Orioles' Game 1 starter.
 
8/24/2013 8:27:00 PM
Description: Baltimore starter Chris Tillman pitched well in a no-decision Saturday against Oakland.
Insight: In eight innings, Tillman surrendered just three hits and one earned run, walking two and striking out nine. Tillman is winless in his last four starts despite carrying a 2.57 ERA over that span. The Orioles' offense has averaged 3.25 runs per game during that stretch.
 
8/14/2013 7:07:00 PM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman allowed two runs on five hits over six innings Wednesday at Arizona and was on pace for his 15th win, but closer Jim Johnson blew a save.
Insight: Tillman has picked up two straight no decisions after going 10-1 in his previous 11 starts. He's 14-3 with a 3.70 ERA and a 1.29 WHIP.
 
7/26/2013 10:12:00 PM
Description: O's righthander Chris Tillman turned in one of his best outings of the season Friday in a win over the Red Sox.
Insight: In seven innings, Tillman allowed two hits without giving up a run. Tillman has now won 10 of his last 11 decisions. Only Tampa Bay's Matt Moore and Detroit's Max Scherzer have won more games than Tillman (13) this season.
 
7/14/2013 3:45:00 PM
Description: American League manager Jim Leyland has chosen Baltimore starter Chris Tillman as Justin Verlander's replacement for next week's All-Star Game at Citi Field.
Insight: Verlander started Sunday against Texas so he won't be available. New York's Hiroki Kuroda (2.65 ERA, 1.05 WHIP in 118 1/3 innings) would appear to be a much more deserving candidate but Leyland went with Tillman because of his record (11-3 in 19 starts). This will be Tillman's first appearance in the Midsummer Classic.
 
Hot7/1/2013 9:35:00 AM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman won all six of his starts in June and had a 2.68 ERA and a 1.16 WHIP during the month.
Insight: Tillman is now 10-2 with a 3.68 ERA and a 1.30 WHIP. He still gives up a lot of home runs (1.61 HR/9), but he serves up most of them with nobody on base.
 
Hot6/25/2013 10:15:00 PM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman has won five straight starts and six straight decisions.
Insight: Tillman allowed four hits and three runs with six strikeouts in seven innings Tuesday against the Indians to improve to 9-2. He has a 3.72 ERA and a 1.30 WHIP, but he has been prone to the longball in home starts. He's 3-2 with a 4.50 ERA and a 2.25 HR/9 at home, compared to 6-0 with a 2.76 ERA and a 0.85 HR/9 on the road.
 
6/4/2013 11:01:00 PM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman went seven strong innings in a 4-1 win Tuesday against the Astros.
Insight: Tillman is 5-2 with a 3.97 ERA and a 1.32 WHIP, but he's still a risky play because he gives up so many homers (1.92 HR/9).
 
Hot5/14/2013 10:27:00 PM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman has thrown five straight quality starts.
Insight: Tillman had a 7.07 ERA through three starts after returning from an abdominal strain, but he is 3-0 with a 1.87 ERA over his last five turns. The right-hander broke through with a 9-3 record and a 2.93 ERA in 86 innings last year. His FIP was an unencouraging 4.25 is 2012 and is 4.42 this year, but he should be owned in all leagues until his ERA regresses to that level.
 
4/7/2013 9:48:00 AM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman (abdomen) came off the DL to start Saturday against the Twins and allowed 11 baserunners (7 H, 4 BB) and five runs in 3 2/3 innings.
Insight: Tillman dealt with an abdominal injury this spring. He had a 9-3 record, 2.93 ERA and 1.05 WHIP last season but that was a product of a .221 BABIP. The right-hander had a 4.25 FIP.
 
4/6/2013 4:43:00 PM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman (abdomen) will make his regular season debut Saturday against Minnesota.
Insight: Tillman started the season on the DL. Keep in mind that he had a .221 BABIP and 4.25 FIP last season and could struggle to duplicate his 9-3 record, 2.93 ERA and 1.05 WHIP.