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Two-homer games by Young, Machado can't save Tillman in 9-5 loss to Rays

Two-homer games by Young, Machado can't save Tillman in 9-5 loss to Rays

When independently asked, Orioles manager Buck Showalter and right-hander Chris Tillman both say that there is no real concern with Tillman this season, that his uncharacteristically-high ERA and dismal record is a confluence of some bad luck and subpar moments. "Chris is a 27-year-old man with a lot of success behind him,” Showalter said after Tillman and the Orioles lost 9-5 to the Tampa Bay Rays Sunday afternoon. “He's very close, and he's going to pitch good for us this year and hopefully for a long time. Keep that in mind. He was very close to having a real good outing today.” Instead of a good outing, Tillman (2-7) lost his sixth straight...

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