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T.J. McFarland | Relief Pitcher

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (25) / 6/8/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 190
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Orioles recalled LHP T.J. McFarland from Class A Aberdeen.
The Orioles moved McFarland to the minors over the weekend so that they could bring him back up as soon as rosters expanded. The lefty holds a 3.10 ERA over 30 appearances this season. Sep 2 - 3:06 PM

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Orioles optioned LHP T.J. McFarland to Short-Season Aberdeen.

It's a paper move, as McFarland will be back on Tuesday after Aberdeen's season ends. The lefty holds a 3.10 ERA over 30 appearances this season with the O's.
Aug 31 - 1:08 PM

Orioles reinstated LHP T.J. McFarland from the bereavement list.

McFarland got the past few days off to mourn his grandmother's death. He rejoins a bullpen which just added Andrew Miller via trade from Boston.
Jul 31 - 3:52 PM

Orioles placed LHP T.J. McFarland on the bereavement list following his grandmother's death.

McFarland will miss the Orioles' series-opener against the Angels on Monday night and maybe a few more games. Preston Guilmet was called up in a corresponding move to provide bullpen depth.
Jul 28 - 1:34 PM

T.J. McFarland picked up his first win, allowing two runs over five innings as the Orioles defeated the Rangers on Tuesday.

McFarland was making a spot start as the Orioles played a doubleheader on Friday. The lefty allowed seven hits without issuing a walk, and struck out two. McFarland will go back to serving as a long reliever, leaving his fantasy value as close to nil as possible.
Jul 1 - 10:16 PM

T.J. McFarland will to start Tuesday against the Rangers if he isn't needed in relief on Monday.

The Orioles are in need of a spot-starter following their doubleheader last Friday. McFarland has pitched exclusively out of the bullpen this season and is unlikely to pitch deep into the game. He's not a fantasy option if indeed he gets the assignment.
Jun 30 - 4:35 PM

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

McFarland has pitched well in seven innings with the O's already this season with a 3.86 ERA and 6/2 K/BB ratio. He'll function in a long relief role.
May 23 - 6:11 PM

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

McFarland has pitched seven innings with the Orioles this season, compiling a 3.86 ERA and 6/2 K/BB ratio. He'll continue to function as organizational depth.
May 11 - 7:44 PM

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

He'll provide the bullpen with some length. McFarland allowed one run over four relief frames earlier this season for the Orioles.
May 6 - 6:28 PM

T.J. McFarland has been scratched from Monday's start with Triple-A Norfolk.

This is an indication that McFarland could be joining the Orioles for their series against the Rays. The southpaw made two appearances in a brief stint with the big club back in April.
May 5 - 5:19 PM

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

A corresponding roster move will be announced before Saturday's game. McFarland worked three innings of relief in Friday's loss to the Royals, allowing one run on five hits while striking out a pair. He's likely to return to the O's bullpen soon.
Apr 25 - 11:58 PM

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

McFarland will provide some needed lefty relief depth for the overused Baltimore bullpen. The 24-year-old had a 4.22 ERA in 74 2/3 innings last season with the O's.
Apr 22 - 4:25 PM

The Orioles are expected to recall left-hander T.J. McFarland from Triple-A Norfolk.

Brian Matusz and Zach Britton have each worked on back-to-back days, so McFarland will give Orioles manager Buck Showalter another left-hander out of the bullpen. The 24-year-old had a 4.22 ERA and 58/28 K/BB ratio over 74 2/3 innings with the big club last season.
Apr 21 - 4:18 PM

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

McFarland had a 3.72 ERA this spring but couldn't crack the Orioles' bullpen. He'll likely be back up with the club at some point this year.
Mar 29 - 5:40 PM

T.J. McFarland said Wednesday that his right knee is fine.

McFarland tweaked his knee 3-4 weeks ago while working out and underwent a precautionary exam on Tuesday, but no issues were found. After compiling a 4.22 ERA and 58/28 K/BB ratio over 74 2/3 innings last season, the 24-year-old left-hander should enter spring training as a favorite to win a bullpen spot.
Jan 15 - 10:12 AM

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LF1David Lough
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S1Chris Tillman
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Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Zach Britton
2Tommy Hunter
3Darren O'Day
4Andrew Miller
5Brian Matusz
6Brad Brach
7Ubaldo Jimenez
8T.J. McFarland
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