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Chris Tillman named Orioles' Opening Day starter
Chris Tillman named Orioles' Opening Day starter

When the Orioles arrived here for spring training, Chris Tillman was atop manager Buck Showalter’s list of candidates to be the team’s Opening Day starter. Tillman had done it before. He won a team-high 29 games over the past two seasons, and his unfazed demeanor on the mound and in the clubhouse let Showalter know that the tag wouldn’t affect him. So it was no surprise on Tuesday when Showalter named Tillman the starter in the Orioles’ opener against the Tampa Bay Rays on April 6 at Tropicana Field. “We had some good people to pick from,” Showalter said. “Some guys had some good years last year, but we think Chris ... Let's face it, the...

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