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3 minutes ago, Mountain Bird said:

I hate to see him go, but when you cannot get outs at the big league level this is what happens.

I agree. But it had to be done.

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1 minute ago, Legend_Of_Joey said:

Who are these guys and what happened to the Orioles staff!?

Moves are getting made. This is unusual!

Yes, but it is still about 18 months later than any other team in the majors would have taken

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Just now, webbrick2010 said:

Yes, but it is still about 18 months later than any other team in the majors would have taken

So it took 18 months for *insert whatever caused this to happen.*

Would you rather they waited 18 years?

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They had no other good option.   Now the question is whether he chooses to stay in the organization for the rest of the season.   

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2 minutes ago, Hank Scorpio said:

Godspeed Chris Tillman.

Bummer... pitching is so terribly fickle.

They all break, even Nolan Ryan. Of course he didn't break until he was in his 40's. Amazing when you consider how hard he threw.

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8 minutes ago, Mountain Bird said:

I hate to see him go, but when you cannot get outs at the big league level this is what happens.

Tillman wasn’t getting outs at A ball.

It sucks that his career has to end this way.  Maybe now Tillman will consider surgery.  That is the only chance I see him making a comeback.

 

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So we are still not making a clean break. If he pitches in AAA he is wasting a roster spot and hurting the development of some viable player.

So tough for this organization to make simple decisions

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