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T.J. McFarland

T.J. McFarland 66 P

Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Timothy John McFarland
  • Age: 26 (June 8, 1989)
  • Birthplace: Palos Hills, IL
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 220
  • Draft: Round 4 (2007, CLE)
  • MLB Debut: 04/06/2013
  • School: Amos Alonso Stagg, Palos Hills, IL
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T.J. McFarland Stats Summary

T.J. McFarland Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
May 30, 2016 Norfolk Tides activated LHP T.J. McFarland from the 7-day disabled list.
May 21, 2016 Norfolk Tides placed LHP T.J. McFarland on the 7-day disabled list. Left knee injury.
May 8, 2016 Baltimore Orioles optioned LHP T.J. McFarland to Norfolk Tides.
May 7, 2016 Baltimore Orioles recalled LHP T.J. McFarland from Norfolk Tides.
May 7, 2016 Baltimore Orioles optioned LHP T.J. McFarland to Norfolk Tides.
August 4, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled LHP T.J. McFarland from Norfolk Tides.
June 29, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned T.J. McFarland to Norfolk Tides.
June 28, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled T.J. McFarland from Norfolk Tides.
June 26, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned LHP T.J. McFarland to Norfolk Tides.
June 24, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled T.J. McFarland from Norfolk Tides.
June 14, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned LHP T.J. McFarland to Norfolk Tides.
June 3, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled T.J. McFarland from Norfolk Tides.
May 24, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned LHP T.J. McFarland to Norfolk Tides.
May 8, 2015 Baltimore Orioles recalled T.J. McFarland from Norfolk Tides.
April 5, 2015 Baltimore Orioles optioned LHP T.J. McFarland to Norfolk Tides.
October 17, 2014 T.J. McFarland roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
October 2, 2014 Baltimore Orioles reassigned LHP T.J. McFarland to the minor leagues.
September 1, 2014 Baltimore Orioles recalled LHP T.J. McFarland from Aberdeen IronBirds.
August 31, 2014 Baltimore Orioles optioned LHP T.J. McFarland to Aberdeen IronBirds.
July 31, 2014 T.J. McFarland roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
July 28, 2014 Baltimore Orioles placed LHP T.J. McFarland on the bereavement list.
May 23, 2014 Baltimore Orioles recalled LHP T.J. McFarland from Norfolk Tides.
May 12, 2014 Baltimore Orioles optioned LHP T.J. McFarland to Norfolk Tides.
May 6, 2014 Baltimore Orioles recalled T.J. McFarland from Norfolk Tides.
April 26, 2014 Baltimore Orioles optioned LHP T.J. McFarland to Norfolk Tides.
April 22, 2014 Baltimore Orioles recalled T.J. McFarland from Norfolk Tides.
March 29, 2014 Baltimore Orioles optioned LHP T.J. McFarland to Norfolk Tides.
October 15, 2013 LHP T.J. McFarland assigned to Caribes de Anzoategui.
December 6, 2012 Baltimore Orioles claimed T.J. McFarland off waivers from Columbus Clippers.
May 27, 2012 T.J. McFarland assigned to Columbus Clippers from Akron Aeros.
March 9, 2012 LHP T.J. McFarland assigned to Cleveland Indians.
April 19, 2011 T.J. McFarland assigned to Akron Aeros from Kinston Indians.
August 11, 2010 T.J. McFarland assigned to Kinston Indians from Akron Aeros.
August 7, 2010 T.J. McFarland assigned to Akron Aeros from Kinston Indians.
April 14, 2010 T.J. McFarland assigned to Kinston Indians.
April 3, 2010 T.J. McFarland assigned to Kinston Indians from Lake County Captains.
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T.J. McFarland Awards and Honors

T.J. McFarland  66 P

T.J. McFarland
  • Full Name: Timothy John McFarland
  • Born: June 8, 1989
  • Age: 26
  • Birthplace: Palos Hills, IL
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 220
  • Draft: Round 4 (2007, CLE)
  • School: Amos Alonso Stagg, Palos Hills, IL
  • MLB Debut: 04/06/2013

2015 Highlights
• Split the season between Norfolk and Baltimore, going 2-3 with one save and a 2.91 ERA in 16 games (nine starts) for the Tides and 2-2 with a 4.91 ERA in 30 relief outings for the Orioles
• With Norfolk, went 2-3 with a 3.72 ERA in nine starts and posted a 0.64 ERA (1 ER, 14.0 IP) in seven relief outings
• As a reliever with the Tides, opposing batters hit just .089 against him (4-45) with 10 strikeouts
• Held International League batters to a .216 average, with left-handers hitting .170 (9-53) against him
• Did not allow a home run in 210 batters faced with Norfolk
• Had five stints with Baltimore: May 8-24, June 3-14, June 24-25, June 28, August 4 - end of season
• Did not yield an earned run in 21 of his 30 relief outings with Baltimore
• Allowed just one of 15 inherited runners to score with the Orioles
• Posted a 1.69 ERA (4 ER, 21.1 IP) in 15 road games but an 8.53 ERA (18 ER, 19.0 IP) in 15 outings at Camden Yards
• Made 16 multi-inning relief appearances with the Orioles, including a season-high 4.0 IP on October 1 vs. Toronto
• Finished second among AL relievers in ground ball percentage (65.7 %) and third in ground ball/fly ball ratio (4.48)

2014: Posted a 2.68 ERA (53.2 IP, 16 ER) in 36 relief outings with Baltimore...Pitched 1.0 inning or more in 30 of his 36 appearances out of the bullpen...Struck out 2.62 batters per walk, the best mark of his two-year career...Made one start, July 1 vs. TEX, earning his 1st career win as a starter...Posted a 0.57 ERA (15.2 IP, 5 ER) in eight games in June...Went 1-0 with a 2.01 ERA (22.1 IP, 5 ER) in 17 games after All-Star break...Pitched to a 0.79 ERA (11.1 IP, ER) in his final 10 outings of the season, beginning August 16...Made five starts with Norfolk, posting a 3.75 ERA while holding IL batters to a .226 average.
2013: Spent the entire season with Baltimore after being selected by the Orioles in the 2012 Rule 5 draft...Made 38 appearances, including one start...Made MLB debut on April 6 vs. Minnesota, tossing 3.1 scoreless innings and tying his season-high with five strikeouts; Struck out Trevor Plouffe in that contest for first big league punchout...Posted a 2.92 ERA (8 ER, 24.2 IP) over his first 12 appearances, April 6 - May 28...Recorded first MLB win, June 13 vs. Boston...Tossed a career-high 4.1 innings, June 23 at Toronto...Made his first MLB start on June 28 vs. New York (AL), taking a no-decision (2.2 IP, 7 H, 3 ER, BB, 4 K)...Pitched to a 2.53 ERA (3 ER, 10.2 IP) in six July games...Went 3-0 with a 0.90 ERA (1 ER, 10.0 IP) over his final eight games.
2012: Split the season between Double-A Akron and Triple-A Columbus in the Cleveland Indians system...Led Indians farmhands with 16 wins and 163.0 innings pitched...His 16 wins tied with Class-A Modesto's Christian Bergman for the most among all minor league hurlers...Opened the season with Akron, where he allowed one run or fewer in six of his 10 starts...Earned a victory in six straight outings, April 24-May 20...Named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week from May 14-21 and the Indians Minor League Player of the Week from May 7-13.Tossed 5.2 shutout innings in his Triple-A debut, May 31 at Buffalo...Earned first Triple-A win on June 5 vs. Buffalo...Tossed complete game shutout on June 24 at Lehigh Valley, allowing four hits while striking out four...Earned a win over Norfolk at Harbor Park on August 5, as he allowed three hits and a walk while striking out five over 8.0 shutout innings.
2011: Spent majority of the season with Akron, where he ranked among Eastern League leaders in complete games (T-2nd, 2) and ERA (13th, 3.87)...Opened the year with Class-A Kinston, where he held Carolina League batters to a .191 average (9-for-47) in two starts...Joined Akron on April 21... Earned first Double-A victory on April 28 vs. Bowie, allowing three hits and one unearned run in 5.0 innings of work...Won six straight decisions over a nine-start span, June 5-July 21...Named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for the week of June 27-July 4...Held EL left-handers to a .221 average (30-for-136).
2010: Spent majority of the season with Class-A Kinston, ranking third among Cleveland farmhands with 11 wins…Ranked among Carolina League leaders in wins (T-2, 11) and ERA (4th, 3.13)...Named to CL Midseason All-Star team... Made five appearances as a reliever to open the year, going 3-0 with a 0.73 ERA (2 ER, 24.2 IP)...Joined rotation on May 10 and remained a starter the remainder of the year.
2009: Led Class-A Lake County with nine wins...Also ranked among team leaders in starts (2nd, 23), innings (2nd, 120.2) and strikeouts (3rd, 85). 
PERSONAL: Timothy J. McFarland was selected by Baltimore from Cleveland in the Rule 5 Draft on December 6, 2012...Originally selected by the Indians in the fourth round of the 2007 draft...Graduated from Amos Alonzo Stagg High School (IL)...Had planned on playing collegiately at the University of Missouri before signing with Cleveland.