Tillman, who was placed on the DL with a left abdominal strain on March 28, started strong in the first inning, needing just 13 pitches to retire the first three
But Tillman quickly lost his command in the top of the second inning. He allowed a single to
Things got worse in the third as he allowed four runs on three hits and a walk. After Parmelee hit a two-run homer to put the Twins up, 5-2, Rule 5 pick-up T.J. McFarland began warming up in the bullpen.
Tillman stayed on for the fourth inning, but when he walked
In 3 2/3 innings, Tillman, whom manager
His earned run average is currently 12.27.
The Orioles trail, 5-3, here in the fifth inning. We'll see if they can stage another rally and get Tillman off the hook.