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T.J. McFarland | Relief Pitcher | #66

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (27) / 6/8/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 220
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: None
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 4 (0) / CLE
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Orioles optioned LHP T.J. McFarland to Triple-A Norfolk.
It was announced on Sunday that McFarland was designated for assignment, so this presumably means that he passed through optional waivers. The southpaw owns an ugly 6.93 ERA and 7/10 K/BB ratio over 24 2/3 innings in the majors this season. Aug 29 - 4:45 PM

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Orioles designated LHP T.J. McFarland for assignment.

McFarland was pummeled for four runs over two-thirds of an inning Saturday in his lone appearance after returning from the disabled list. He stands a good chance at clearing waivers.
Aug 28 - 11:17 AM

Orioles activated LHP T.J. McFarland from the 15-day disabled list.

McFarland has been out for the last two months with left knee tendinitis. He'll be used in low-leverage situations.
Aug 26 - 3:42 PM

T.J. McFarland (knee) will pitch on Thursday as he continues his rehab assignment with High-A Frederick.

McFarland has been sidelined by left knee tendinitis for over a month. He continues to move along in his recovery and could return to the major league mound before the start of September.
Aug 17 - 6:09 PM

T.J. McFarland (knee) will begin a rehab assignment at High-A Frederick on Monday.

McFarland is expected to toss three innings in the first outing of his assignment. Left knee tendinitis has kept him out of action since late June, but he could return to the O's in the two weeks assuming his rehab work goes smoothly.
Aug 10 - 10:57 PM

T.J. McFarland (knee) will pitch for the Orioles' Gulf Coast League affiliate on Tuesday.

McFarland will be reevaluated from there about the next step. The lefty has been out of action for over a month due to left knee tendinitis.
Aug 8 - 8:50 PM

T.J. McFarland (knee) threw a bullpen session on Thursday.

It's the first time he's thrown off the bump since going down with left knee tendinitis a month ago. A timetable for McFarland isn't known, but it appears he's making progress.
Jul 29 - 9:29 AM

T.J. McFarland (knee) is close to getting back to throwing off a mound.

McFarland landed on the disabled list at the end of June with left knee inflammation and even paid a visit to Dr. James Andrews earlier this month, but he's slowly working his way back to action. The southpaw had a 5.63 ERA over 15 appearances before hitting the DL.
Jul 25 - 4:57 PM

T.J. McFarland will get a second opinion on his ailing left knee from Dr. James Andrews on Monday.

That's probably not a good sign. McFarland pitched through the injury for a while before finally being placed on the disabled list a week ago.
Jul 8 - 4:42 PM

Orioles placed LHP T.J. McFarland on the 15-day disabled list with left knee inflammation.

McFarland had been pitching through the injury but the Orioles decided giving him an extended rest was the best course of action. Chaz Roe has been called up to take McFarland's spot in the Orioles' bullpen. McFarland carries a disappointing 5.63 ERA over 15 outings this year.
Jun 30 - 9:07 PM

Orioles recalled LHP T.J. McFarland from Triple-A Norfolk.

The southpaw has been a preferred choice any time the Orioles need an extra arm in the bullpen. He owns a 4.70 ERA, 1.57 WHIP and 6/8 K/BB ratio across 23 innings with the big league club this season.
Jun 28 - 4:08 PM

Orioles optioned LHP T.J. McFarland to Triple-A Norfolk.

McFarland was only up for the Orioles' doubleheader Saturday against Tampa Bay. He actually picked up a win in the nightcap, scattering three hits and one walk over two shutout frames. McFarland will continue to shuttle between Baltimore and Norfolk throughout the year.
Jun 25 - 11:36 PM

Orioles recalled LHP T.J. McFarland from Triple-A Norfolk.

He'll serve as the 26th man for Saturday's doubleheader against the Rays. McFarland owns a 5.14 ERA, 1.52 WHIP and 6/7 K/BB ratio over 21 innings with the Orioles this season.
Jun 25 - 10:28 AM

Orioles optioned LHP T.J. McFarland to Triple-A Norfolk.

McFarland is the odd-man out with Yovani Gallardo and J.J. Hardy returning from the disabled list on Saturday. The 27-year-old southpaw owns a 5.14 ERA, 1.52 WHIP and 6/7 K/BB ratio over 21 innings with the big league club this year. He'll be back with the O's at some point this summer.
Jun 18 - 3:14 PM

Orioles recalled LHP T.J. McFarland from Triple-A Norfolk.

McFarland has a 4.73 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, and 4/4 K/BB ratio in 13 1/3 innings this season out of the Baltimore bullpen. The lefty is expected to pitch in long relief.
Jun 1 - 3:06 PM

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