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Chris Tillman exceptional again, pitches Orioles to 2-0 win, sweep of Braves

Chris Tillman exceptional again, pitches Orioles to 2-0 win, sweep of Braves

When the Orioles were in the process of being swept at Yankee Stadium last week, manager Buck Showalter attempted to settle the mounting criticism of his team as underachievers by proclaiming, “The sky isn't falling.” After the Orioles' 2-0 victory Wednesday night that cemented a sweep of the Atlanta Braves and extended his team's winning streak to five games, Showalter was asked about his now-prescient statement in the Bronx. “It sounded like the right thing to say at the time, maybe it was,” Showalter quipped, drawing laughter during his postgame conference. “I was just being frank. I'm not ever going to give in; we're not [giving]...

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