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Orioles hope to snap out of West Coast skid with Tillman on the mound Tuesday

Orioles hope to snap out of West Coast skid with Tillman on the mound Tuesday

The Orioles woke up on the West Coast Tuesday staring at six straight loses if right-hander Chris Tillman doesn’t get them out of their worst funk of the season.

Manager Buck Showalter admitted Monday that he’s just hoping to get to the all-star break before having to reassess the starting rotation. The Orioles won’t need a fifth starter until after the break.

Following the Orioles’ 7-5 loss to the Dodgers Monday night, Tillman’s turn is falling in line at a pivotal time, and he’s been the stopper before, and he will have two starts before the break. He is scheduled to pitch in the Orioles’ last game before the break on Sunday...

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