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Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman receives cortisone shot for ailing shoulder

Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman receives cortisone shot for ailing shoulder

Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman received a cortisone injection in his right shoulder to help alleviate his lingering soreness there, manager Buck Showalter said Wednesday.

The club hopes the shot will resolve the problem. Tillman, who hasn’t thrown since cutting his Sunday bullpen session short after throwing just 10 pitches, will continue to be shut down for the next two to three days to allow the injection to take effect. He will then be re-evaulated to determine the next step in his progression.

“Chris got the injection today,” Showalter said following the Orioles’ 6-5 Grapefruit League loss Wednesday to the Pittsburgh...

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