Orioles Option RHP Chris Tillman to Triple-A Norfolk

The Orioles today announced that they have optioned RHP Chris Tillman to Triple-A Norfolk.

Tillman, 22, is 1-4 with a 7.92 ERA (25.0IP, 22ER) in six starts with the Orioles this season. He made two starts after being recalled for the second time this season on July 10, going 1-1 with a 7.20 ERA (10.0IP, 8ER), including a victory in which he pitched a career-high 7.1 innings on July 10 at Texas.

A corresponding roster move will be announced prior to tomorrow's game against Tampa Bay.