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Orioles' Chris Tillman blasted for seven runs in his shortest outing of season

Orioles' Chris Tillman blasted for seven runs in his shortest outing of season

The Orioles had just been swept out of Anaheim after their most lopsided loss of the season Thursday night when Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman was asked about the security of his rotation spot following his shortest start of the season.

Tillman — with the same moxie that benefited him in anchoring the Orioles rotation during better days — only looked forward, saying he couldn’t dwell on his struggles this season.

“Can’t think about it,” Tillman said. “I’ve got to move forward and try to get better. If you start thinking about that kind of stuff, you will not get very far. So move on and get better for the next one and come out and win a ballgame.”

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