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Josh Tomlin

31-Year-Old Pitcher – Cleveland Indians

2015 Stats

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7-2

ERA

3.02

WHIP

0.84

K

57

SV

0

2016 RotoWire Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Tomlin failed to lock down a spot in the starting rotation in the spring after battling some shoulder soreness and was sent to Triple-A Colombus to start the season. He immediately hit the DL and requ...

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2016 ADP:  318.18

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 190   DOB: 10/19/1984   BORN: Tyler, TX   COLLEGE: Texas Tech   DRAFTED: 19th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Josh Tomlin Contract Information:

Agreed to a two-year extension with the Indians in January 2016. The deal will pay him $2.5 million in 2017, with a $3 million club option for 2018 that includes a $750,000 buyout.

January 26, 2016  –  Josh Tomlin News

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Tomlin agreed to a two-year contract extension with the Indians on Tuesday, the Cleveland Plain Dealer's Paul Hoynes reports.

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Josh Tomlin 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
2007 22 R KIN 6 5 0 27.7 24 11 0 20 12 1 1 0 3.58 1.30
2007 22 A LAK 26 15 0 103.7 103 38 10 89 19 10 3 0 3.30 1.18
2008 23 A KIN 40 9 0 102.2 82 34 10 109 16 9 5 3 2.98 0.96
2008 23 AAA BUF 1 1 0 7.0 6 3 2 3 1 1 0 0 3.86 1.00
2009 24 AA AKR 26 25 0 145.0 149 67 21 125 27 14 9 0 4.16 1.21
2010 25 AAA COL 20 17 0 107.1 83 32 11 80 33 8 4 0 0 0 2.68 1.08
2010 25 MAJ CLE 12 12 0 73.0 72 37 10 43 19 6 4 0 0 0 4.56 1.25
2011 26 MAJ CLE 26 26 0 165.3 157 78 24 89 21 12 7 0 0 0 4.25 1.08
2012 27 MAJ CLE 21 16 0 103.3 126 73 18 56 25 5 8 0 0 0 6.36 1.46
2013 28 R GOO 3 2 0 2.0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.50
2013 28 A LAK 3 1 0 4.1 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.24
2013 28 AA AKR 3 2 0 6.0 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.50 0.50
2013 28 AAA COL 3 3 0 15.0 12 4 0 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 2.40 0.80
2013 28 MAJ CLE 1 0 0 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2014 29 AAA COL 6 6 1 40.0 26 10 5 33 10 2 1 0 0 0 2.25 0.90
2014 29 MAJ CLE 25 16 1 104.0 120 55 18 94 14 6 9 0 0 0 4.76 1.29
2015 30 R GOO 1 1 0 2.0 3 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.00 1.50
2015 30 A MAH 1 1 0 3.2 3 3 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 7.36 1.56
2015 30 AA AKR 1 1 0 2.2 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.82
2015 30 AAA COL 4 4 0 21.1 25 10 3 17 1 1 2 0 0 0 4.22 1.23
2015 30 MAJ CLE 10 10 0 65.7 47 22 13 57 8 7 2 0 0 0 3.02 0.84
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3-Year Averages     12 8 0 57.2 56 25 10 50 7 4 3 0 0 0 3.93 1.10
Career  (View All)     95 80 1 513.3 524 265 83 339 87 36 30 0 4.65 1.19

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Josh Tomlin Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Oct. 2 Bos 6.3 5 2 2 1 2 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.02 0.84
Sep. 26 @KC 3.7 7 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.03 0.81
Sep. 20 CWS 5.7 4 0 0 0 3 8 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.43 0.74
Sep. 15 KC 9.0 4 2 2 1 0 6 1 1 1 L 0 0 0 2.70 0.68
Sep. 9 @CWS 5.7 5 3 3 3 0 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.85 0.73
Sep. 4 @Det 9.0 4 1 1 0 1 6 0 0 1 W 0 0 0 2.55 0.71
Aug. 30 LAA 7.0 6 2 2 1 0 8 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.08 0.76
Aug. 25 Mil 6.0 5 4 4 3 0 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.26 0.72
Aug. 20 @NYY 7.0 2 1 1 1 2 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.03 0.68
Aug. 15 @Min 6.3 5 2 2 2 0 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.84 0.79
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 5.0 IP/G
10.0 12 7 7 2 2 5 0 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 6.30 1.40
Last 30 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 6.1 IP/G
30.3 25 12 12 6 5 25 2 1 1 3-1 0 0 0 3.56 0.99
Last 60 Days
10 Games:  Avg. 6.6 IP/G
65.7 47 22 22 13 8 57 2 1 2 7-2 0 0 0 3.02 0.84

Josh Tomlin Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201512426219304.156
2014228496557211.250
20132000000.000

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201512731628729.235
2014217448651527.316
20137002000.333

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201534.041034562.650.85
201454.0260509126.001.43

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201531.731023373.410.82
201450.043044563.421.14
20132.00000000.001.00
Josh Tomlin 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
2007 22 R KIN 6 5 27.7 6.51 3.90 1.67 0.00 69.4% 3.58 3.06 .293
2007 22 A LAK 26 15 103.7 7.73 1.65 4.68 0.87 75% 3.30 3.49 .314
2008 23 A KIN 40 9 102.2 9.60 1.41 6.81 0.88 72.7% 2.98 2.81 .287
2008 23 AAA BUF 1 1 7.0 3.86 1.29 3.00 2.57 80% 3.86 6.49 .193
2009 24 AA AKR 26 25 145.0 7.76 1.68 4.63 1.30 70.3% 4.16 4.06 .311
2010 25 AAA COL 20 17 107.1 6.72 2.77 2.42 0.92 80% 2.68 4.02 .245
2010 25 MAJ CLE 12 12 73.0 5.30 2.34 2.26 1.23 0.64 66.7% 89.4 MPH 4.56 4.71 .276
2011 26 MAJ CLE 26 26 165.3 4.84 1.14 4.24 1.31 0.99 64.9% 88.0 MPH 4.25 4.45 .261
2012 27 MAJ CLE 21 16 103.3 4.88 2.18 2.24 1.57 1.13 58.6% 89.5 MPH 6.36 5.19 .315
2013 28 R GOO 3 2 2.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.20 .216
2013 28 A LAK 3 1 4.1 8.78 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.25 .117
2013 28 AA AKR 3 2 6.0 6.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 66.7% 1.50 2.37 .188
2013 28 AAA COL 3 3 15.0 6.60 0.00 0.00 0.00 66.7% 2.40 2.13 .277
2013 28 MAJ CLE 1 0 2.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.60 100% 89.9 MPH 0.00 3.20 .262
2014 29 AAA COL 6 6 40.0 7.43 2.25 3.30 1.13 83.9% 2.25 3.93 .208
2014 29 MAJ CLE 25 16 104.0 8.13 1.21 6.71 1.56 1.18 68.1% 89.0 MPH 4.76 4.07 .339
2015 30 R GOO 1 1 2.0 13.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 33.3% 9.00 0.20 .532
2015 30 A MAH 1 1 3.2 8.44 5.63 1.50 0.00 40% 7.36 3.20 .332
2015 30 AA AKR 1 1 2.2 8.18 4.09 2.00 0.00 100% 0.00 2.75 .416
2015 30 AAA COL 4 4 21.1 7.25 0.43 17.00 1.28 69.6% 4.22 3.58 .341
2015 30 MAJ CLE 10 10 65.7 7.81 1.10 7.13 1.78 0.90 78.6% 88.4 MPH 3.02 4.49 .210
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3-Year Averages     12 8 57.2 7.86 1.10 7.14 1.57 71.7% 3.93 4.09 .292
Career     95 80 513.3 5.94 1.53 3.90 1.46 65.5% 4.65 4.51 .285

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2015 Stat Review for Josh Tomlin    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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7.13 K/BB
ELITE
7.81 K/9
AVERAGE
1.10 BB/9
ELITE
88.4 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
1.8 HR/9
TERRIBLE
0.90 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.02 ERA
GREAT
0.84 WHIP
ELITE
4.49 FIP
POOR
BABIP/Strand

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

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.210 BABIP
LOW
78.6% Strand Rate
HIGH

2016 Projected Stats Breakdown for Josh Tomlin

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Josh Tomlin: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Tomlin and the Indians agreed to terms on a one-year deal Friday, avoiding arbitration.

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Tomlin allowed two runs on five hits, walking two and striking out five over 6.1 innings of an 8-2 win against Boston on Friday night.

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Tomlin struggled while failing to factor into the decision on Saturday against the Royals, surrendering five earned runs and seven hits in 3.2 innings.

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Tomlin (5-2) took a rare complete-game loss, yielding four hits and two earned runs in a 2-0 loss to the Royals on Tuesday. He struck out six.

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Tomlin (5-1) went 5.2 innings Wednesday, giving up three earned runs over five hits while walking none and striking out six in a 6-4 win over the White Sox.

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Tomlin allowed just one run on four hits, walking one and striking out six in a complete game victory over the Tigers on Friday night.

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Tomlin's start was moved up to Friday against the Tigers, the Cleveland Plain Dealer's Paul Hoynes reports.

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Tomlin (3-1) earned the win Sunday against the Angels, allowing two runs on six hits while striking out eight over seven innings.

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Tomlin gave up three home runs Tuesday but still did enough to pitch six innings and get his first home win of the season against the Brewers. He gave up four earned runs while striking out seven and issuing zero walks.

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Tomlin (1-1) notched his first win of the year Thursday in Yankee Stadium, striking out six while allowing just one run on two hits and two walks in seven innings.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

The same two issues have plagued Tomlin throughout his career and unsurprisingly, they are intertwined: home runs and working with runners on. Of his 70 home runs, 35 have come with runners on despite 418 fewer batters faced. His 1.4 HR/9 and 66 percent LOB rate suggest he has earned quite a bit of his career 4.89 ERA. At 30 years old, itís hard to envision a severe turnaround coming any time soon. This is why the excitement is always tamped down with righties sitting 88-90 mph on the gun. Even if they are able to deceive their way to some big minor league numbers, it always catches up in the majors, especially if they donít have impeccable control of their low-90s fastball. Tomlin is best used as a 26th-man type who shuttles between Triple-A and the majors when the team needs some starts filled due to injury or a doubleheader. He could reasonably be the long man in a bullpen, but regardless of whether heís the 25th or 26th man, he doesnít carry much fantasy value.

2014

Tomlin missed most of the season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, but did make it back for some rehab starts and a brief appearance with the Indians in September. He has heavily relied on pinpoint control and a strong defense behind him in the past, so he can't really afford to have left any of his velocity on the operating table. Tomlin has never carried an xFIP below 4.00 during his time in the big leagues, nor as he pushed his strikeout rate above 5.3 K/9 in any one campaign. He will enter spring training with a chance to earn a spot at the back end of the Indians' rotation, but there is little reason to get excited if he manages to secure a job.

2012

Tomlin was surprisingly effective for the Indians after opening the season as the team's fifth starter, winning 12 games to go along with a 4.25 ERA and a sparkling 1.077 WHIP thanks to a league-leading 1.14 BB/9IP. His excellent control helped him survive a low strikeout rate (4.84 K/9IP) and his long-ball tendencies (24 allowed in his 26 starts) are the only real blemishes. Tomlin experienced elbow soreness that cut his season short in September, but is expected to be ready for the start of spring training. He'll start the season as the team's No. 3 or No. 4 starter, but it will take a lot of things to break right if he's going to have a repeat performance.

2011

Tomlin made a dozen serviceable starts for the Indians after a midseason callup but continued to struggle with the long ball, allowing 10 homers in just 73 innings. It's been an issue in his minor league career as well, and his low strikeout rate (5.3 K/9IP) means a lot of balls are being put in play against him. He'll battle for a rotation spot again this spring.