Road warrior Tillman goes for No. 16

Road warrior Tillman goes for No. 16
September 3, 2013, 1:15 pm
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TONIGHT’S GAME:

Baltimore Orioles (73-63) vs. Cleveland Indians (72-65), Progressive Field, 7:05 p.m.

STARTING PITCHERS:

Chris Tillman (15-4, 3.61) vs. Ubaldo Jimenez (9-9, 3.95)

KEYS TO THE GAME:

After scoring just 13 runs in the first five games of the roadtrip, the Orioles scored 14 in the last two.

Tillman needed five attempts to win his 15th. He needs to win his 16th in fewer tries.

NEWS AND NOTES:

The Orioles will call up Ryan Flaherty, Henry Urrutia, Jonathan Schoop and Josh Stinson. They’ll have 32 players and should add Jason Hammel this weekend.

Hammel is pitching in Aberdeen, his second rehab start. He’s been on the disabled list since July 29 with a strained right forearm.

Matt Wieters had four hits on Monday, his second four-hit game of the season.

Tillman is 8-1 on the road this year. In his four years, Tillman was 8-11.