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Orioles pregame notes: Buck Showalter on Chris Tillman, Rich Hill's perfect game bid, Sept. 11

Orioles pregame notes: Buck Showalter on Chris Tillman, Rich Hill's perfect game bid, Sept. 11

Orioles manager Buck Showalter, a day after admitting there was “a lot of unknown” entering Chris Tillman’s return from the disabled list with shoulder bursitis, again Sunday morning urged caution about the afternoon’s game.

Showalter said that because Tillman didn’t feel the issue during his last start on Aug. 20, he’ll rely on the Tigers’ hitters for a read on how Tillman is faring.

“They’ll tell me how he’s doing,” Showalter said. “But there’s so many steps here. Things may go OK today. How does he feel tomorrow? How does he feel in his work day? We actually, I thought we took a very cautious...

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