Orioles Recall Tillman, Option Steve Johnson, Then Option Tillman
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 4, 2012
ORIOLES RECALL RHP CHRIS TILLMAN FROM TRIPLE-A NORFOLK
The Orioles today announced that they have recalled RHP CHRIS TILLMAN from Triple-A Norfolk.
Tillman has gone 8-8 with a 3.63 ERA (89.1IP, 36ER), 30 walks and 92 strikeouts in 16 games (15 starts) for the Tides. He went 4-1 with a 2.51 ERA (28.2IP, 8ER) in five June starts, recording seven or more strikeouts in four of those outings.
He will wear jersey number 30.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 3, 2012
ORIOLES OPTION RHP STEVE JOHNSON TO TRIPLE-A NORFOLK
The Orioles announced after tonight’s game that they have optioned RHP STEVE JOHNSON to Triple-A Norfolk.
Johnson was recalled from the Tides on Monday and did not appear in a game with the Orioles in his two days with the team. He was 3-5 with a 2.73 ERA (62.2IP, 19ER) in 14 games (nine starts) for the Tides.