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Orioles notes: Chris Tillman joins club, but when he makes season debut still undetermined

Orioles notes: Chris Tillman joins club, but when he makes season debut still undetermined

Chris Tillman made the trip to New York on Friday morning, the day after making his third minor league rehabilitation start, ready to be activated from the disabled list. But the Orioles have yet to decide whether his next start — scheduled for Tuesday — will be with the major league club in Boston or with a minor league affiliate.

Tillman (shoulder) reiterated that he believes he’s ready to return to the Orioles rotation against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday. But all signs point to him making at least one more rehab start after going five innings Thursday and throwing 71 pitches (46 strikes) for High-A Frederick at Potomac.

“I don’t think we’ve jumped to any conclusions yet,”...

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