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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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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

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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

T.J. McFarland (knee) has been activated from the disabled list at Triple-A Norfolk.

McFarland could quickly move to the major league level now that his left knee is healed. The right-hander had a 4.73 ERA and 1.20 WHIP in 13 1/3 innings of relief earlier this season for the Orioles.
Source: MASN
May 30 - 12:39 PM

T.J. McFarland (knee) will throw a simulated game on Friday or Saturday.

McFarland injured his left knee making a start for Triple-A Norfolk on Friday, but on the positive side, no structural damage was found when he underwent an MRI. Assuming his simulated game goes well, he could return to minor league action in relatively short order.
May 25 - 7:55 PM

The Orioles received some good news on Sunday when an MRI revealed no structural damage in the left knee of T.J. McFarland.

McFarland underwent the exam as a precautionary measure after injuring his start at Triple-A Norfolk on Friday. He should only miss a couple of days after receiving a cortisone injection.
May 22 - 6:56 PM

T.J. McFarland will undergo an MRI after injuring his left knee in Friday's start for Triple-A Norfolk.

He'll be evaluated by team orthopedist Dr. Michael Jacobs. McFarland only expects to be out a few days but the Orioles still felt it necessary to give him an MRI. "Stay on the safe side, see what we're dealing with," said manager Buck Showalter. The Orioles optioned McFarland to Norfolk back on May 7.
Source: orioles.com
May 21 - 10:57 PM

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

He was called up for the second game of Saturday's doubleheader but didn't get a chance to pitch. McFarland will return to Norfolk, where he'll be used in the starting rotation.
May 7 - 11:21 PM

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

The Orioles are allowed to keep 26 players on the roster for doubleheaders, so they won't have to send anyone down. McFarland owns a disappointing 4.73 ERA in eight relief appearances this year.
May 7 - 5:51 PM

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

The 26-year-old southpaw owns a 4.73 ERA, 1.20 WHIP and 4/4 K/BB ratio over 13 1/3 innings with the big league club this season. He could be back as the 26th man for Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader.
May 7 - 12:11 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Caleb Joseph
1B1Chris Davis
2B1Jonathan Schoop
SS1J.J. Hardy
3B1Manny Machado
2Ryan Flaherty
LF1Hyun Soo Kim
2Joey Rickard
3Nolan Reimold
CF1Adam Jones
2Julio Borbon
RF1Mark Trumbo
DH1Pedro Alvarez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Tillman
2Yovani Gallardo
3Kevin Gausman
4Dylan Bundy
5Vance Worley
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Zach Britton
2Darren O'Day
3Brad Brach
4Mychal Givens
5Chaz Roe
6Ubaldo Jimenez
7Brian Duensing
8Ashur Tolliver
9Odrisamer Despaigne
10T.J. McFarland
11Tyler Wilson