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Chris Tillman strikes out nine batters in Orioles' 5-1 victory over White Sox
Chris Tillman strikes out nine batters in Orioles' 5-1 victory over White Sox

CHICAGO -- After the Orioles opened up their largest division lead in nearly 17 years with a 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night, the visiting clubhouse of U.S. Cellular Field was loose. Players sang along to the lyrics of the Zac Brown Band's song, "Free," as it blasted from the speakers after the Orioles -- sparked by a magnificent start from right-hander Chris Tillman -- extended their American League East advantage over the New York Yankees to 8 1/2 games. It's the club's largest lead in the division since Sept. 7, 1997. "It’s awesome to come to the park every day expecting to win, expecting to be successful, expecting to be a...

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