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Portrait of T.J. McFarland

T.J. McFarland POrioles

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
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Birth Date6-8-1989
Height6' 3"
Weight220 lbs
Age27 years, 6 months, 0 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2012
1.42013
0.72014
0.72015
-0.32016
DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2013 BAL MLB 38 1 74.7 4 1 0 83 28 58 7 .268 100 10.0 3.4 0.8 7.0 60% .319 .273 1.49 3.87 4.22 94 3.02 88.9 1.4
2014 BAL MLB 37 1 58.7 4 2 0 70 13 34 2 .263 99 10.7 2.0 0.3 5.2 65% .337 .263 1.41 3.31 2.76 98 3.55 96.0 0.7
2015 BAL MLB 30 0 40.3 2 2 0 52 18 26 4 .263 109 11.6 4.0 0.9 5.8 65% .343 .276 1.74 4.44 4.91 101 3.28 87.7 0.7
2016 BAL MLB 16 0 24.7 2 2 0 33 10 7 3 .253 110 12.0 3.6 1.1 2.6 60% .333 .299 1.74 5.58 6.93 119 6.17 125.9 -0.3
CareerMLB1212198.312702386912516.26410310.83.10.75.762%.331.2741.554.034.271003.6295.42.5

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2011 KIN A+ 2 2 12.0 0 1 0 9 1 12 2 .234 101 6.8 0.8 1.5 9.0 66% .212 .210 0.83 3.65 2.25 89 3.27 96.0
2011 AKR AA 25 25 137.3 9 9 0 140 50 103 9 .275 86 9.2 3.3 0.6 6.8 62% .311 .269 1.38 4.01 3.87 96 4.28 102.0
2012 AKR AA 10 10 60.3 8 2 0 61 12 41 1 .264 100 9.1 1.8 0.1 6.1 59% .328 .219 1.21 2.80 2.69 84 3.67 98.0
2012 COH AAA 17 17 102.7 8 6 0 112 33 55 9 .250 110 9.8 2.9 0.8 4.8 55% .306 .235 1.41 4.22 4.82 109 7.08 121.4
2013 BAL MLB 38 1 74.7 4 1 0 83 28 58 7 .268 100 10.0 3.4 0.8 7.0 60% .319 .273 1.49 3.87 4.22 94 3.02 88.9
2014 BAL MLB 37 1 58.7 4 2 0 70 13 34 2 .263 99 10.7 2.0 0.3 5.2 65% .337 .263 1.41 3.31 2.76 98 3.55 96.0
2014 ABE A- 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 .264 94 0.0 9.0 0.0 18.0 100% .000 .138 1.00 2.44 0.00 99 4.14 102.7
2014 NOR AAA 5 5 24.0 0 1 0 21 8 25 0 .242 106 7.9 3.0 0.0 9.4 71% .309 .218 1.21 2.77 3.75 92 3.53 96.6
2015 BAL MLB 30 0 40.3 2 2 0 52 18 26 4 .263 109 11.6 4.0 0.9 5.8 65% .343 .276 1.74 4.44 4.91 101 3.28 87.7
2015 NOR AAA 16 9 52.7 2 3 1 42 14 31 0 .257 98 7.2 2.4 0.0 5.3 65% .255 .203 1.06 2.78 2.91 91 3.45 96.9
2016 BAL MLB 16 0 24.7 2 2 0 33 10 7 3 .253 110 12.0 3.6 1.1 2.6 60% .333 .299 1.74 5.58 6.93 119 6.17 125.9
2016 FRD A+ 2 2 2.3 0 0 0 7 1 4 2 .285 117 27.0 3.9 7.7 15.4 30% .625 .482 3.43 12.55 19.29 95 3.56 99.7
2016 BOW AA 2 1 3.0 0 1 0 4 0 3 1 .251 91 12.0 0.0 3.0 9.0 82% .300 .417 1.33 5.69 3.00 92 3.40 95.9
2016 NOR AAA 8 4 26.3 1 1 0 33 7 11 3 .254 98 11.3 2.4 1.0 3.8 63% .330 .283 1.52 4.84 4.44 103 5.34 111.3
2016 ORI Rk 1 1 3.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .256 83 0.0 3.0 0.0 3.0 88% .000 .218 0.33 3.65 0.00 105 4.90 107.5

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2013 1208 0.4470 0.4512 0.7780 0.6093 0.3234 0.8906 0.6065 0.2220
2014 855 0.4573 0.4830 0.8063 0.6471 0.3448 0.9289 0.6125 0.1937
2015 667 0.4603 0.4738 0.8354 0.6124 0.3556 0.9043 0.7344 0.1646
2016 373 0.4209 0.4584 0.8655 0.6752 0.3009 0.9528 0.7231 0.1345
Career31030.44960.46570.80870.62830.33350.91160.64970.1913

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 BAL $523,500
2015 BAL $
2014 BAL $
2013 BAL $490,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$490,000
2011Current$523,500
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,013,500
2 yrTotal$1,013,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 7 d1 year/$0.5235M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5235M (2016). Re-signed by Baltimore 3/16. DFA by Baltimore 8/28/16 )(optional assignment).
  • 1 year/$0.519M (2015). Re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5055M (2014). Re-signed by Baltimore 3/11/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Selected by Baltimore from Cleveland in Rule 5 draft 12/6/12. Signed by Baltimore 3/8/13.
  • Drafted by Cleveland 2007 (4-137) (Stagg HS, Palos Heights, Ill.). $0.285M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .253 .299 .350 .237
11 vs R (Multi) .335 .402 .469 .297
18 Split (Multi) -.082 -.103 -.119 -.060
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.020 -.022 -.058 -.023
30 vs L (2015) .232 .267 .317 .211
31 vs R (2015) .375 .461 .557 .330
38 Split (2015) -.143 -.193 -.240 -.119
39 LgAvg (2015) -.016 -.018 -.053 -.020

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BP Articles

T.J. McFarland is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
What You Need to Know: Nothing Left to Do But WinAshley Varela2016-06-13
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Things We Believe: Scary Sliders and Young StudsGeorge Bissell2016-04-18
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Things We Believe: Scary Sliders and Young StudsJ.J. Jansons2016-04-18
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Starting Pitching Depth, RankedJeff Long2016-03-08
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 2, 2015Daniel Rathman2015-09-02
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Hello NoahChris Mosch2015-05-13
Prospectus Feature: Introducing Deserved Run Average (DRA)'And All Its FriendsJonathan Judge2015-04-29
Prospectus Feature: Introducing Deserved Run Average (DRA)'And All Its FriendsDan Turkenkopf2015-04-29
Prospectus Feature: Introducing Deserved Run Average (DRA)'And All Its FriendsHarry Pavlidis2015-04-29
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 17, 2014Chris Mosch2014-09-17
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Matt Adams Powers UpDaniel Rathman2014-07-08
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Davis Downs the A'sDaniel Rathman2014-07-01
BP Unfiltered: This Week in Bunting to Beat the Shift, 6/16Ben Lindbergh2014-06-06
BP Unfiltered: This Week in Bunting to Beat the Shift, 6/16Chris Mosch2014-06-06
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: Looking for Lefty ReliefDaniel Rathman2014-02-18
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Weirdest BaseballDaniel Rathman2013-09-19
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: Extra Innings EverywhereDaniel Rathman2013-08-14
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessThe Stash List: Remembering the Medlen EffectBret Sayre2013-07-02
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 28, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-28
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: June 14, 2013Clint Chisam2013-06-14
Overthinking It: This Week in Catcher Framing, 5/25Ben Lindbergh2013-05-25
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Kevin GausmanNick J. Faleris2013-05-22
This article requires BP Premium accessThe Call-Up: Kevin GausmanBret Sayre2013-05-22
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: May 22, 2013Clint Chisam2013-05-22
This article requires BP Premium accessRumor Roundup: Center of the FoldDaniel Rathman2013-03-25
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Wednesday, March 20Zach Mortimer2013-03-21
This article requires BP Premium accessSkewed Left: Has Baltimore Been Busy Enough?Zachary Levine2013-01-03
This article requires BP Premium accessYouth Movement: Rule 5 Recap and Scouting NotesMark Anderson2012-12-06


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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T.J. McFarland has thrown 3,311 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Sinker (93mph), also mixing in a Slider (81mph) and Change (85mph). He also rarely throws a Fourseam Fastball (93mph).