Tonight’s attendance: 17,248.
Orioles manager Dave Trembley won’t have to worry about choosing a closer tonight.
Nick Markakis hit his first home run. It took 21 games, but he got it.
Down on the farm, Chris Tillman still has limited Gwinnett to two baserunners through eight innings, on a walk and Michael Aubrey’s error.
Tillman has thrown 94 pitches, 56 for strikes.
Three outs to go.
It happened. Chris Tillman has thrown a no-hitter for Triple-A Norfolk in a 6-0 victory over Gwinnett. He walked one and struck out six. He threw 105 pitches, 63 for strikes.
Tillman got three ground balls in the ninth, the last from Matt Young. Robert Andino fielded it and made the throw to Michael Aubrey.
That’s the first nine-inning no-hitter for Norfolk since Dave Telgheder accomplished the feat on May 19, 1992.