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Chris Tillman Today 2015


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If counting on McFarland, Wright and Wilson was part of the plan, it was bound not to be enough.

The four listed would have been enough IF they had to take turns filling in for one or two guys in spot start duty. Having four starters underperform was too much to overcome.

Tillman has made adjustments in other seasons and seemed to be doing so again in July with the two seam FB, but he's come off the rails here. He'll have a lot of work to do before next season to reclaim some semblance of a serviceable starter.

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16 OUTS: 8 Goundouts, 3 Strikeouts, 2 Lineouts, 2 Popouts, 1 Flyout

CHRIS TILLMAN O(vs. ROYALS, 9/12)

IP:. 5.33

H:;; 4 l(4 Singles)

R:l) 4

BB: 2

SO: 3

Pitches: 103 (63 Strikes, 40 Balls)

2015 ERA: 5.21

PITCHES BY INNING

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17 (10 Strikes, 71 Balls)

32 (19 Strikes, 13 Balls)

11 (61 Strikes, 51 Balls)

10 (61 Strikes, 41 Balls)

17 (13 Strikes, 41 Balls)

16 (91 Strikes, 71 Balls) *

* Tillman recorded 1 out before departing in the 6th inning.

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17 OUTS: 4 Strikeouts, 4 Flyouts, 3 Groundouts (Including 1 Double Play), 3 Lineouts, 1 Foulout, 1 Popout

CHRIS TILLMAN O(vs. D-RAYS, 9/17)

IP:. 5.67

H:;; 5 l(1 Home Run, 1 Double, 3 Singles)

R:l) 3

BB: 3 *

SO: 4

Pitches: 108 (65 Strikes, 43 Balls)

2015 ERA: 5.19

* Tillman also had 1 Hit Batsman

PITCHES BY INNING

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10 (41 Strikes, 61 Balls)

13 (91 Strikes, 41 Balls)

18 (11 Strikes, 71 Balls)

19 (11 Strikes, 81 Balls)

17 (10 Strikes, 71 Balls)

31 (20 Strikes, 11 Balls) **

** Tillman recorded 2 outs before departing in the 6th inning.

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Defense screwed it for him. So did Buck by bringing in Matusz to face a righty.

Brian gets blamed for everything. Gas went up 10 cents today so I guess I should blame Brian for that.

Tillman can't be at 108 pitches vs a weak hitting team like that and not get 6 innings.

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Tillman pitched better than his final line showed. He got some tough breaks in that final inning. I'm glad the offense got him off the hook because he didn't deserve an L.

It was a nice step in the right direction. Hopefully he can build on that in his last few starts heading into next season.

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WASHINGTON NATIONALS O(SEPTEMBER 23rd)

Anthony Rendon - 2B

Yunel Escobar - 3B

Bryce Harper - RF

Jayson Werth - LF

Clint Robinson - 1B

Ian Desmond - SS

Michael Taylor - CF

Wilson Ramos - C

Maxwell Martin Scherzer - RHP (12-11, 2.90 ERA)

http://www.baseballpress.com/lineups

Tillman was at 54 pitches through 4 innings.

He threw 40 pitches in the 5th inning.

He closed out his night by throwing 16 more pitches in the 6th, for a total of 110 overall.

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