Baltimore Orioles: The 2010s All-Decade Team

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - SEPTEMBER 22: A general view of the Baltimore Orioles and Seattle Mariners game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 22, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - SEPTEMBER 22: A general view of the Baltimore Orioles and Seattle Mariners game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 22, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) /
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All-Decade Baltimore Orioles Starters

In 5.5 years in Baltimore, Kevin Gausman was perhaps the best starter in the organization. Between 2013-2018 Gausman started 127 games, posting a 4.22 ERA with a 1.350 WHIP. His strikeout rate increased with each season, posting an 8.6 SO/9 in his final full season with the organization.

Since then, Gausman has seen time with the Atlanta Braves and the Cincinnati Reds, where he has struggled to find the consistency he had with the Orioles.


Chris Tillman was supposed to be the ace of the staff for a time. In fact, between 2012-2014 he posted a 38-16 record with a 3.42 ERA and a 1.195 WHIP. In that span, he earned an All-Star selection and led the AL in games started in 2014.

Beginning in 2015, however, Tillman struggled to pitch to that level. In fact, between 2015-2018, Tillman posted a 29-29 record with a 5.42 ERA and a 1.498. After the 2018 season, Tillman was granted free agency and signed with the Texas Rangers. He never took the mound in an MLB game in 2019.


Wei-Yin Chen was signed by the Baltimore Orioles out of Taiwan in 2012. While with the O’s between 2012-2015, he provided the organization with the level of confidence needed out of a veteran starter. In that time, he posted a 46-32 record with a 3.72 ERA and a 1.252 WHIP.

He’d go on to pitch for the Miami Marlins beginning in 2016. Four years later, the Marlins would release him outright, eating the remaining $22M and final year of his deal.


Dylan Bundy has shown that he can pitch with the best of them but has struggled to remain consistent throughout his 4-year career in Baltimore. Bundy’s bread and butter is his ability to strike batters out. In fact, over 614.1 career innings, he has punched out 602 batters. His career record, however, is 38-45 with a 4.67 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP.

He will remain in Baltimore’s control until 2022, giving him plenty of time to find the level of consistency needed to convert him into an ace level pitcher.