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After breakthrough year, Orioles RHP Chris Tillman named Opening Day starter
After breakthrough year, Orioles RHP Chris Tillman named Opening Day starter

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 preparing to throw the first pitch of the Orioles’ 2014 season at Camden Yards on March 31 against the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox. “Any time you get the chance to get that kind of opportunity it’s a big deal,” Tillman said of being named the club’s Opening Day starter. “Number one, it’s an honor, it’s exciting. At the same time, it’s important for the team to get us...

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