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T.J. McFarland

26-Year-Old Pitcher – Baltimore Orioles

2016 Stats

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0-1

ERA

2.92

WHIP

0.97

K

4

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

In the time since the Orioles kept McFarland on the roster for the entire 2013 season to fulfill his Rule 5 status, McFarland has shuttled back and forth between Triple-A and the MLB club. Despite pit...

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2016 ADP:

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 220   DOB: 6/8/1989   BORN: Palos Hills, IL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 4th Rd   

April 16, 2016  –  T.J. McFarland News

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McFarland (0-1) was hammered in Saturday’s loss to the Orioles. He allowed three runs on two hits and walked one while managing to record only a single out.

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T.J. McFarland Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2008 19 A GCL 12 10 0 55.0 70 31 3 38 15 3 4 0 5.07 1.55
2009 20 A LAK 25 23 0 120.7 128 48 6 85 42 9 4 1 3.59 1.41
2010 21 A KIN 1 19 0 126.2 121 40 9 92 40 11 5 0 0 0 2.84 1.28
2010 21 AA AKR 1 1 0 4.0 9 5 1 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 11.25 2.75
2011 22 A KIN 25 2 0 12.0 9 3 2 12 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.25 0.83
2011 22 AA AKR 25 25 0 137.1 140 59 9 103 50 9 9 0 0 0 3.87 1.39
2012 23 AA AKR 17 10 0 60.1 61 18 1 41 12 7 2 0 0 0 2.69 1.21
2012 23 AAA COL 17 17 1 102.2 112 55 9 55 33 8 6 0 0 0 4.82 1.42
2013 24 MAJ BAL 38 1 0 74.7 83 35 7 58 28 4 1 0 0 0 4.22 1.49
2014 25 A ABE 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2014 25 AAA NOR 5 5 0 24.0 21 10 0 25 8 0 1 0 0 0 3.75 1.21
2014 25 MAJ BAL 37 1 0 58.7 70 18 2 34 13 4 2 0 0 5 2.76 1.41
2015 26 AAA NOR 16 9 0 52.2 42 17 0 31 14 2 3 1 0 0 2.91 1.07
2015 26 MAJ BAL 30 0 0 40.3 52 22 4 26 18 2 2 0 0 3 4.91 1.74
2016 27 MAJ BAL 7 0 0 12.3 9 4 0 4 3 0 1 0 2 0 2.92 0.97
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3-Year Averages     35 0 0 57.9 68 25 4 39 19 3 1 0 0 2 3.89 1.50
Career  (View All)     112 2 0 186.0 214 79 13 122 62 10 6 0 3.82 1.48

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T.J. McFarland Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
May. 4 NYY 1.0 3 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.73 1.20
Apr. 28 CWS 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 2.92 0.97
Apr. 22 @KC 5.0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.18 0.97
Apr. 16 @Tex 0.3 2 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 L 0 1 0 5.68 1.26
Apr. 14 @Tex 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.50 0.83
Apr. 12 @Bos 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1.80 0.80
Apr. 11 @Bos 0.7 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 2.45 0.82
Apr. 8 TB 3.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.33
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 2.3 IP/G
7.0 7 3 3 0 1 2 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 3.86 1.14
Last 30 Days
8 Games:  Avg. 1.7 IP/G
13.3 12 7 7 0 4 4 0 1 0 0-1 0 2 0 4.73 1.20
Last 60 Days
8 Games:  Avg. 1.7 IP/G
13.3 12 7 7 0 4 4 0 1 0 0-1 0 2 0 4.73 1.20

T.J. McFarland Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201624117200.304
20158616419401.232
201410820825401.266

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201623322000.095
2015102101433513.375
2014147145451101.324

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20164.00002000.000.50
201519.020011748.532.26
201434.020019612.911.50

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20168.30102304.321.20
201521.3020151101.691.27
201424.722015712.551.30
T.J. McFarland Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2008 19 A GCL 12 10 55.0 6.22 2.45 2.53 0.49 65.9% 5.07 3.35 .364
2009 20 A LAK 25 23 120.7 6.34 3.13 2.02 0.45 74.4% 3.59 3.48 .323
2010 21 A KIN 1 19 126.2 6.56 2.85 2.30 0.64 79.6% 2.84 3.72 .298
2010 21 AA AKR 1 1 4.0 11.25 4.50 2.50 2.25 60% 11.25 5.45 .560
2011 22 A KIN 25 2 12.0 9.00 0.75 12.00 1.50 87.5% 2.25 3.62 .243
2011 22 AA AKR 25 25 137.1 6.76 3.28 2.06 0.59 72.4% 3.87 3.80 .316
2012 23 AA AKR 17 10 60.1 6.14 1.80 3.42 0.15 76.4% 2.69 2.80 .318
2012 23 AAA COL 17 17 102.2 4.84 2.91 1.67 0.79 66.2% 4.82 4.27 .306
2013 24 MAJ BAL 38 1 74.7 6.99 3.38 2.07 0.84 2.34 73.1% 88.4 MPH 4.22 3.99 .333
2014 25 A ABE 1 0 1.0 18.00 9.00 2.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.20 .000
2014 25 AAA NOR 5 5 24.0 9.38 3.00 3.13 0.00 65.5% 3.75 2.62 .330
2014 25 MAJ BAL 37 1 58.7 5.22 1.99 2.62 0.31 3.56 80.2% 90.7 MPH 2.76 3.35 .341
2015 26 AAA NOR 16 9 52.2 5.34 2.41 2.21 0.00 69.6% 2.91 2.82 .265
2015 26 MAJ BAL 30 0 40.3 5.80 4.02 1.44 0.89 4.48 72.7% 91.6 MPH 4.91 4.54 .354
2016 27 MAJ BAL 7 0 12.3 2.92 2.19 1.33 0.00 5.20 66.7% 91.3 MPH 2.92 3.28 .226
Today's Projections     0 0 .3 6.32 4.45 1.42 1.21 74.3% 4.54 1.83 .308
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.8 6.35 4.33 1.47 1.29 73% 4.73 5.10 .306
Rest Of Season     0 0 43.7 6.39 4.21 1.52 1.27 72.7% 4.72 5.02 .307
3-Year Averages     35 0 57.9 6.06 2.95 2.05 0.62 74.7% 3.89 3.74 .340
Career     112 2 186.0 5.90 3.00 1.97 0.63 74.9% 3.82 3.83 .333

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2016 Stat Review for T.J. McFarland    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2015 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.33 K/BB
TERRIBLE
2.92 K/9
TERRIBLE
2.19 BB/9
GOOD
91.3 MPH Fastball
WEAK
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
5.20 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.92 ERA
GOOD
0.97 WHIP
GREAT
3.28 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.226 BABIP
LOW
66.7% Strand Rate
LOW

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T.J. McFarland: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

With Brian Matusz likely headed for the disabled list, McFarland should be guaranteed an Opening Day roster spot.

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McFarland (elbow) will return to game action Tuesday or Wednesday, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.

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McFarland (elbow) threw a bullpen session Sunday, and if he feels fine Monday, he could get in a game within a couple of days, MASN Sports reports.

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McFarland (elbow) played catch up to 120 feet Friday and says he feels great, Roch Kubatko of MASN reports.

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McFarland (elbow) said he hopes to resume a throwing program this week, the Baltimore Sun reports. "The swelling’s gone down again today, so that’s a good sign," McFarland said. "It’s going in the right direction. … Still no specific dates or timeline or timetable yet, but the swelling’s gone down significantly, so that’s a good sign."

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An X-ray on McFarland's injured elbow came back clean, Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore Sun reports.

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McFarland experienced elbow discomfort during Sunday's Grapefruit League game and will have an X-ray taken Monday, MASN Sports reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

The Orioles acquired McFarland in the Rule 5 Draft in 2012, keeping him on the roster for all of 2013 and using him again as a reliever for most of last season. McFarland didn't generate many swings and misses (7.8% swinging-strike rate) even in a relief role, but he's an extreme groundballer (61.9% GB%) capable of overcoming the hitter-friendly nature of Camden Yards. He ditched his curveball for a slider last season, and occasionally worked in a change, but McFarland largely pounds the zone with his fastball. With Zach Britton occupying the ninth inning, the Orioles may opt to keep McFarland in the fold as the team's second lefty out of the bullpen to add depth behind Brian Matusz.

2014

The Orioles plucked McFarland from Cleveland via the Rule 5 draft and used him as a mop-up reliever. He had topped out at Triple-A in 2012 as a starter with the Indians and the results were mixed. McFarland held his own in April and May before a couple of implosions, though he seldom pitched in high-pressure situations. McFarland only has three pitches and he is not a hard thrower, so his ceiling seems limited, but he will be converted back to a starting role entering spring training. The Orioles are no longer required to keep McFarland on the MLB roster and his most likely destination is Triple-A for the start of the season.