The Orioles announced after today’s first game that they have optioned RHP Chris Tillman to Triple-A Norfolk and recalled LHP Zach Britton from Double-A Bowie. Britton will start the second game of today’s doubleheader.
Britton, 23, is 6-7 with a 4.05 ERA (104.1IP, 47ER) in 18 starts for the Orioles this season.
Tillman, 23, started today against the Yankees in game one of the doubleheader and took the loss, allowing seven runs (five earned) in 4.1 innings. He went 3-3 with a 4.17 ERA (49.2IP, 23ER) in 10 starts for the Tides.