Chris Tillman, like Gonzalez, has been a savior for this team. Since he joined the club just before the All-Star break, who’s been better? No one on this staff.
The Orioles swatted seven home runs in their 12-2 beat-down of the Toronto Blue Jays
Dylan Bundy pitched a scoreless inning in a somewhat uneventful Orioles loss.
The Orioles and Blue Jays split a doubleheader at Camden Yards Monday night, the O’s winning 4-1 in game one, and Toronto taking the nightcap 9-5.
In Sunday’s series finale at Fenway Park, the Orioles had two chances to tie the Red Sox or take the lead with the bases loaded in the ninth inning. Instead, the birds fell to Boston 2-1 as the Red Sox avoid the sweep.
The Orioles went on to win yet another extra innings affair in Boston on Saturday.
For the Orioles, their 4-2 win in Boston Friday night was the perfect example of a typical 2012 game: solid starting pitching, terrific relief work, and just enough offense to pull it out.
The Orioles waited until the ninth inning to get on the scoreboard Tuesday night in Seattle. They waited another nine innings to score again. And that was good enough.
The Orioles scored seven runs in the first two innings, and got a terrific start from Chris Tillman in beating Seattle 10-4 Monday night.