RotoWire Partners

T.J. McFarland

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Baltimore Orioles

2016 Stats

W-L

2-2

ERA

5.63

WHIP

1.63

K

7

SV

0

2016 Preseason Projections

W-L

ERA

WHIP

K

SV

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...

Read more about T.J. McFarland

2016 ADP:

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RP): Hidden

Get Custom Auction Value

STATUS:  15-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Knee     EST. RETURN:  7/26/2016
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   

July 8, 2016  –  T.J. McFarland News

▼ More

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

+ Add To Watchlist

McFarland (knee) is expected to get a second opinion on his knee from Dr. James Andrews on Monday, Jon Meoli of the Baltimore Sun reports.

To instantly reveal our fantasy analysis of every player – including T.J. McFarland – simply subscribe now.

T.J. McFarland Stats
OPTIONS:   Show Partial SeasonsHide Partial Seasons      Show Minor League StatsHide Minor League Stats       Show 5x5 Stats OnlyShow All Statistics       Click stat headings to sort columns.
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 AAA NOR 5 4 0 21.0 23 7 3 5 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.00 1.24
2016 27 MAJ BAL 15 0 0 24.0 30 15 1 7 9 2 2 0 3 0 5.63 1.63
Today's Projections     Subscribe now to see Today's projected stats for T.J. McFarland
Next 7 Days     Subscribe now to see our Next 7 Days projections for T.J. McFarland
Rest Of Season     Subscribe now to see our Rest Of Season projections for T.J. McFarland
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)     120 2 0 197.7 235 90 14 125 68 12 7 0 4.10 1.53

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats

No No No
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
Jun. 28 @SD 1.0 2 3 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.63 1.63
Jun. 25 TB 2.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.70 1.57
Jun. 17 Tor 2.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.14 1.52
Jun. 12 @Tor 0.7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.68 1.47
Jun. 11 @Tor 2.0 5 5 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 L 0 1 0 5.89 1.47
Jun. 5 NYY 2.0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.86 1.22
Jun. 3 NYY 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.40 1.19
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 1.5 IP/G
3.0 5 3 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 1-0 0 0 0 9.00 2.33
Last 60 Days
7 Games:  Avg. 1.5 IP/G
10.7 18 8 8 1 5 3 1 0 0 2-1 0 1 0 6.75 2.16
T.J. McFarland Minors 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 ERA WHIP
Jun. 20 Lehigh Vly 5.0 8 4 4 2 1 1 0 1 0 - 0 7.20 1.80
May. 30 Lehigh Vly 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 0.50
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 3.5 IP/G
7.0 9 4 4 2 1 3 0 1 0 0-0 0 5.14 1.43

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

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016503217500.362
20158616419401.232
201410820825401.266

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016554713301.289
2015102101433513.375
2014147145451101.324

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201612.02004302.251.50
201519.020011748.532.26
201434.020019612.911.50

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201612.00203619.001.75
201521.3020151101.691.27
201424.722015712.551.30
T.J. McFarland Advanced Stats
OPTIONS:   Show Partial SeasonsHide Partial Seasons      Show Minor League StatsHide Minor League Stats      Click stat headings to sort columns.
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 AAA NOR 5 4 21.0 2.14 1.29 1.67 1.29 82.6% 3.00 5.30 .269
2016 27 MAJ BAL 15 0 24.0 2.63 3.38 0.78 0.38 3.67 63.2% 91.8 MPH 5.63 4.41 .323
Today's Projections     0 0 .3 6.69 3.69 1.81 1.38 67.7% 5.30 1.74 .311
Next 7 Days     0 0 2.4 6.37 4.57 1.39 1.57 69.7% 5.45 5.57 .303
Rest Of Season     0 0 20.9 5.96 4.42 1.35 1.41 70.9% 5.15 5.39 .302
3-Year Averages     35 0 57.9 6.06 2.95 2.05 0.62 74.7% 3.89 3.74 .340
Career     120 2 197.7 5.69 3.10 1.84 0.64 73.7% 4.10 3.92 .338

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats

No No

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.

Explain This

0.78 K/BB
TERRIBLE
2.63 K/9
TERRIBLE
3.38 BB/9
WEAK
91.8 MPH Fastball
WEAK
0.4 HR/9
ELITE
3.67 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

Explain This

5.63 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.63 WHIP
TERRIBLE
4.41 FIP
POOR
BABIP/Strand

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

Explain This

.323 BABIP
HIGH
63.2% Strand Rate
LOW

Baltimore Orioles Roster

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

McFarland (knee) was placed on the 15-day DL on Thursday, Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McFarland was recalled by the Orioles on Tuesday, MASN's Roch Kubatko reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McFarland, who was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk following Saturday's doubleheader, could rejoin the Orioles on Tuesday, Rich Dubroff of CSN Mid Atlantic reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McFarland has been recalled to serve as the 26th man for Saturday's doubleheader against the Rays.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McFarland was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk of Saturday.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McFarland (1-2) gave up five hits, five earned runs and two walks over two innings in Saturday's 11-6 loss to the Blue Jays.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McFarland was recalled by the Orioles on Wednesday, Rich Dubroff of CSN Mid Atlantic reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McFarland (knee) tossed two scoreless innings Monday, allowing a hit with two strikeouts for Triple-A Norfolk.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McFarland (knee) was scratched from Sunday's Triple-A start at Norfolk just in case the Orioles needed him for bullpen depth Monday, the Baltimore Sun reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.

RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

Subscribe now to see our 2016 outlook.

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.