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Tillman goes more than five innings, but Orioles fall to Tigers
Tillman goes more than five innings, but Orioles fall to Tigers

Right-hander Chris Tillman became the first Orioles starter to go more than five innings this spring on Thursday, allowing two runs and five hits over 5 1/3 innings in the Orioles’ 6-4 loss to the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium. Miguel Cabrera drove in both runs off Tillman – a first-inning sacrifice fly and third-inning RBI single – but the Orioles’ likely Opening Day starter retired the final eight hitters he faced before he was pulled after reaching his pitch count of 70 (45 strikes). At one point, Tillman retired four of five hitters by strikeouts while facing one of the most dangerous lineups in the AL. The Orioles took a 3-2 lead with a three-run...

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