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Chris Tillman gives up eight runs in Orioles' series-opening 8-2 loss to Rangers

Chris Tillman gives up eight runs in Orioles' series-opening 8-2 loss to Rangers

Too many times this year as the Orioles have fallen further in the American League standings and deeper into long-term uncertainty have performances like Friday's 8-2 loss to the Texas Rangers come along to crush whatever hope they had left.

Right-hander Chris Tillman labored through 4 1/3 innings and left with eight runs on his account. The offense wilted in the Texas heat, managing a pair of runs on six hits. And the Orioles lost their third straight game to fall to 48-54 overall and 18-33 away from Camden Yards.

All of the team's problems were on display at Globe Life Park as the nonwaiver trade deadline approaches Monday, and with two games left against a Rangers team...

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