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Orioles thoughts and observations on Chris Tillman, Jim Johnson and Chris Davis

Orioles thoughts and observations on Chris Tillman, Jim Johnson and Chris Davis

Heading into the season, Buck Showalter believed that one of the organization’s talented young starters needed to make a significant step forward for the Orioles to remain competitive. The O's needed to grow their starting rotation differently than their division rivals, and success hinged on promise becoming production with one of their young arms. That’s exactly what 25-year-old right-hander Chris Tillman has done.   “It’s something we knew he was capable of,” Showalter said. “We thought in the offseason we needed one of our guys to kind of pop and go to the next level and I think Chris is in the process of doing that. And it’s a...

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