Orioles send struggling McFarland back to Norfolk

June 14, 2015 | WNST Staff


The Orioles announced Sunday that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Tyler Wilson from Triple-A Norfolk and optioned left-handed pitcher T.J. McFarland to the Tides.

Wilson, 25, made his Major League debut with the Orioles on May 20 vs. Seattle, tossing a scoreless inning in relief. In three appearances with the Orioles this season, including his first career Major League start on May 28 vs. Chicago (AL) in Game 1 of a doubleheader, Wilson is 1-1 with a 3.38 ERA (8.0IP, 3ER). In 10 starts with Triple-A Norfolk this season, he went 3-4 with a 3.17 ERA (54.0IP, 19ER). In 2014, Wilson was named the Orioles Jim Palmer Minor League Pitcher of the Year, recognizing the club’s top minor league pitcher.

McFarland, 26, has gone 0-1 with a 1.93 ERA (9.1IP, 2ER) in 10 games over two stints with the Orioles this season.