| May 16, 2014
| 9:12 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman isn't going to show a lot of emotion and he's never going to crow about a personal achievement. That's just not the style of the easygoing Southern Californian.
But after he fell two outs short...
| May 17, 2014
| 4:00 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chris Tillman’s four-seam fastball was in the 87-to-91-mph range Friday night, certainly not what it can be or what it has been in the past. In some instances, it would be a cause for alarm.
But he commanded it on both...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Orioles infielder Ryan Flaherty says he's pleased that Major League Baseball announced Friday that it would revert to the old interpretation of a catch on a transfer play.
With a slight smile, though, Flaherty said, "it's about four (or so) days late."...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:44 PM
The Orioles don’t necessarily need an explosive offensive effort every night if they can get the kind of solid starting pitching performance they received Saturday evening from Wei-Yin Chen.
They just need to make sure they get some offense...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Two springs ago, Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman was desperately trying to prove he could pitch in the major leagues. Last year at this time, he was attempting to show he was healthy and wasn’t a fluke.
And this March?
Well, Tillman is now...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:01 AM
Record: 74-88 Place: Fourth in American League East
Manager: Mike Hargrove Most Valuable Oriole: Delino DeShields
Batting leader: Delino DeShields (.296) Home run leader: Albert Belle (23)
RBI leader: Albert Belle (103) Wins leader: Jose...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:15 AM
Record: 66-96 Place: Fifth in American League East
Manager: Dave Trembley, Juan Samuel, Buck Showalter Most Valuable Oriole: Luke Scott
Batting leader: Nick Markakis (.297) Home run leader: Luke Scott (27)
RBI leader: Ty Wigginton (76) Wins...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:27 AM
Welcome back to the bar. We got the furnace and leaky roof fixed just in time, apparently.
Today, I want to discuss a person whose name triggers some of the best arguments in Connolly's Bar history: Mike Mussina.
Every time we bring up the former...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:25 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – As is his laid-back Southern Californian nature, Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman has tried to avoid having the spotlight shine on him.
In his start on Tuesday, however, Tillman has a chance to reach a milestone that few...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:52 PM
Chris Tillman's groundbreaking moment came and went without much fanfare Tuesday.
The Orioles right-hander pitched seven innings in a 3-2 loss to the Blue Jays and, in doing so, surpassed 200 innings pitched for the season — a milestone only...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:19 PM
The Orioles entered Tuesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays needing a miraculous sequence of events to make the playoffs, but they were still mathematically alive in the chase for the second American League wild-card spot.
But the Orioles' 3-2, 10-...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:56 PM
Right-hander Jason Hammel, shelved the past two weeks after tweaking his right knee, came out of his first bullpen session off a mound with no pain and remains a possibility to return this season.
Hammel threw 35 pitches Tuesday, the first time he...