Major League Baseball

Career W-L
45-31
 
Career ERA
4.00
Name  Chris Tillman
Born  4/15/1988
Height  6-5
Weight  210
Number  30
Position  SP
Bats  R
Throws  R
10/11/2014 9:29:00 AM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman had a rough outing in Game 1 of the ALCS.
Insight: Tillman pitched 4 1/3 innings and allowed five runs on seven hits. He also walked two, struck out three and tossed up a home run to Alcides Escobar. Tillman will likely get the ball in Game 5 if necessary.
 
10/10/2014 10:06:00 AM
Description: Orioles Game 1 ALCS starter Chris Tillman was 1-0 against Kansas City during the regular season.
Insight: Tillman pitched a gem, a five-hit, one-walk shutout on May 16. He went just five innings in a win over Detroit in the ALDS so should be well rested.
 
10/9/2014 5:30:00 PM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman will start on Friday in Game 1 of the ALCS against the Royals.
Insight: That was everyone's best guess, but it was made official on Thursday. Tillman will face 'Big Game Shields' who has not had his best stuff in his two postseason starts for Kansas City. The Orioles have yet to announce a Game 2 starter.
 
10/2/2014 9:21:00 PM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman pitches well enough for win in ALDS Thursday.
Insight: He needed 95 pitches to get through five innings. Tillman allowed two runs on four hits and one walk, while striking out six. He gave up back-to-back homers in the second innind, but was able to settle down. It helped that Baltimore's offense broke out in the eight for a 12-3 victory. Wei-Yin Chen will start Game 2, and try to help give the Orioles a 2-0 series lead.
 
10/2/2014 10:42:00 AM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman has developed into a solid pitcher over the past three seasons, including 13-6 with a 3.34 ERA and 1.230 WHIP.
Insight: Tillman could be a little nervous early on as this will be his first major league postseason experience. He faced Detroit once this season, going 8 1/3 solid innings yielding five hits and one run in a victory.
 
Hot9/23/2014 7:34:00 PM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman will start Game 1 of the ALDS according to the Baltimore Sun.
Insight: Tillman is 13-5 with a 3.26 ERA in 201 1/3 innings this year. He also leads the team with 146 strikeouts and has not lost since before the All-Star break.
 
Hot9/20/2014 10:29:00 PM
Description: Baltimore gets another quality start from Chris Tillman.
Insight: Now at 13-5, with a 3.26 ERA, Tillman went seven innings of two-run ball, striking out six and walking two. He has rewarded fantasy owners, who took a flier on him late in drafts, in 2014.
 
Hot9/9/2014 10:59:00 PM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman continued his strong second half, allowing one run on six hits in five innings in a victory against the Red Sox on Tuesday.
Insight: Tillman has not lost a game since July 12. On June 5, his ERA was 5.20. After Tuesday's start, Tillman's ERA dropped to 3.36. In his last 11 starts, he has not allowed more than three earned runs per appearance. He is 12-5 with 133 strikeouts and a 1.23 WHIP this year.
 
Hot8/25/2014 10:20:00 PM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman has won four games and allowed just five runs in August.
Insight: Tillman allowed one unearned run on three hits in seven innings Monday against the Rays. He was 7-5 with a 3.97 ERA entering the month, but after going 4-0 with a 1.26 ERA and a 0.64 WHIP in his last five starts, he's now 11-5 with a 3.41 ERA.
 
Hot8/19/2014 11:21:00 PM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman continued his excellent August Tuesday against the White Sox.
Insight: Tillman held Chicago to one run on three hits and struck out nine over eight innings. He's gone 3-0 with a 1.57 ERA and a 0.63 WHIP over four starts this month.
 
Hot8/8/2014 10:23:00 PM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman won his second straight start Friday against St. Louis.
Insight: Tillman (9-5, 3.73 ERA) struck out seven and allowed two runs of four hits in 6 2/3 innings. The right-hander had a 5.20 ERA on June 5, but he's gone 4-3 with a 2.40 ERA and just five homers allowed in his last 12 starts. Tillman gave up 33 homers in 206 1/3 innings a season ago, but he's trimmed it to 15 in 149 2/3 innings this year.
 
Hot8/3/2014 4:15:00 PM
Description: Orioles starter Chris Tillman allowed just four hits and zero over seven scoreless innings Sunday against the Mariners
Insight: Tillman has yielded three earned runs or less in 11 consecutive starts to lower his once high ERA from 5.20 to 3.78.
 
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.
 

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