Tom Eshelman
Tom Eshelman
26-Year-Old PitcherRP
Baltimore Orioles
2021 Fantasy Outlook
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$Signed a one-year, minor-league contract with the Orioles in January of 2021.
Signs minor-league deal
PBaltimore Orioles  NRI
January 16, 2021
Eshelman signed a minor-league contract with the Orioles on Saturday, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Eshelman became a free agent in early December after declining an outright assignment from the Orioles, but he'll now return to the club on a minor-league deal. The right-hander will likely get the chance to compete at major-league spring training after posting a 5.22 ERA and 1.24 WHIP over 70.2 innings across the past two seasons.
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Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
44
Last 10 Games
44
Last 5 Games
50
How many pitches does Tom Eshelman generally throw?
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
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81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
What part of the game does Tom Eshelman generally pitch?
 
 
 
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% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2018
 
 
-5%
BAA vs LHP
2020
 
 
-32%
BAA vs RHP
2019
 
 
-33%
BAA vs LHP
2018
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BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2018vs Left .279 123 10 10 31 8 0 7
Since 2018vs Right .294 184 28 10 50 9 0 12
2020vs Left .321 57 1 4 17 6 0 3
2020vs Right .218 86 15 5 17 5 0 4
2019vs Left .241 66 9 6 14 2 0 4
2019vs Right .359 98 13 5 33 4 0 8
2018vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2018
 
 
-23%
ERA on Road
2020
 
 
-13%
ERA on Road
2019
 
 
-29%
ERA on Road
2018
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ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2018Home 5.91 1.46 35.0 3 3 0 5.7 3.3 3.1
Since 2018Away 4.54 1.40 35.2 1 0 0 4.0 1.8 1.8
2020Home 4.15 1.21 17.1 2 1 0 4.7 3.6 2.1
2020Away 3.63 1.27 17.1 1 0 0 3.6 1.0 1.6
2019Home 7.64 1.70 17.2 1 2 0 6.6 3.1 4.1
2019Away 5.40 1.53 18.1 0 0 0 4.4 2.5 2.0
2018Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does Tom Eshelman compare to other relievers?
This section compares his stats with all relief pitcher seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 30 innings)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity, Barrels/BBE %, Balls Hit 95+ MPH %, and Spin Rate are benchmarked against 2019 data (min 30 IP). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • K/BB
    Strikeout to walk ratio.
  • K/9
    Average strikeouts per nine innings.
  • BB/9
    Average walks per nine innings.
  • HR/9
    Average home runs allowed per nine innings.
  • Fastball
    Average fastball velocity.
  • ERA
    Earned run average. The average earned runs allowed per nine innings.
  • WHIP
    Walks plus hits per inning pitched.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many balls in play against a pitcher go for hits.
  • GB/FB
    Groundball to flyball ratio. The higher the number, the more likely a pitcher is to induce groundballs.
  • Left On Base
    The percentage of base runners that a pitcher strands on base over the course of a season.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Barrels/BBE
    The percentage of batted ball events resulting in a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
  • Spin Rate
    Spin Rate is the rate of spin on a baseball after it is released. It is measured in revolutions per minute (rpm).
  • Balls Hit 95+ MPH
    The percentage of batted balls hit that met or exceeded the 95 MPH threshold.
  • Swinging Strike
    The percentage of pitches that result in a swing and a miss.
K/BB
1.78
 
K/9
4.2
 
BB/9
2.3
 
HR/9
1.8
 
Fastball
86.3 mph
 
ERA
3.89
 
WHIP
1.24
 
BABIP
.248
 
GB/FB
0.93
 
Left On Base
78.3%
 
Exit Velocity
83.5 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
6.1%
 
Spin Rate
1742 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
25.0%
 
Swinging Strike
6.4%
 
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Becomes free agent
PFree Agent  NRI
December 3, 2020
Eshelman declined an outright assignment to Triple-A and is now a free agent, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
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DFA'd by Orioles
PBaltimore Orioles  NRI
November 25, 2020
Eshelman was designated for assignment by the Orioles on Wednesday, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
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Mediocre in loss
PBaltimore Orioles  NRI
September 16, 2020
Eshelman (3-1) threw 3.1 innings on Tuesday, allowing two runs on six hits in a 5-1 loss to the Braves. He walked one and struck out four.
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Confirmed starter Tuesday
PBaltimore Orioles  NRI
September 15, 2020
Eshelman will start Tuesday's game against the Braves.
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Likely starting Tuesday
PBaltimore Orioles  NRI
September 14, 2020
Eshelman will likely start Tuesday's game against Atlanta, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports.
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