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Bud Norris, Chris Tillman scratched for Sunday; Mike Wright to debut

Bud Norris, Chris Tillman scratched for Sunday; Mike Wright to debut

Suddenly, the Orioles rotation is in flux, and it has little to do with performance. Two pitchers who were in the mix to start this afternoon against the Los Angeles Angels have been scratched, creating a spot for highly regarded Orioles prospect Mike Wright to make his big league debut. Right-hander Chris Tillman, who was a strong possibility to start today's series finale against the Angels, is dealing with lower-back stiffness and will not pitch this weekend, manager Buck Showalter said. Showalter said Tillman, the club's Opening Day starter who is 2-5 with a 6.34 ERA, has dealt with the condition intermittently for the past few seasons. And though he's not overly...

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