Josh Tomlin
SP CLE
5 hours ago

Tomlin (11-3) allowed two runs on six hits, struck out seven and walked two over seven innings in a victory against the Athletics on Saturday.

EDGE Analysis

The right-hander ran into trouble, allowing one run, in the first but after that, he yielded just four hits in the final six innings. Unfortunately one of those hits was a solo homer. Tomlin isn't a strikeout pitcher, but he's been racking up the punchouts lately, as he has 31 strikeouts in the last 31.1 innings. Tomlin has a 3.43 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and 87 strikeouts in 120.2 innings. His next start will be Thursday against the Twins.

Josh Tomlin
SP CLE
1 week ago

Tomlin (10-3) recorded eight strikeouts but gave up four earned runs on seven hits in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Orioles.

EDGE Analysis

The veteran right-hander got into trouble from the first inning, with a Chris Davis fielder's choice plating Adam Jones and Mark Trumbo bringing home Davis with a 386-foot two-run shot immediately thereafter. Pedro Alvarez's 448-foot solo shot in the seventh then chased Tomlin, and marked the 24th homer he's given up overall this season. Six of those round-trippers have come over his four July starts, with Tomlin giving 12 runs (nine earned) in two of those outings. He'll look to bounce back when he takes on the A's next Saturday.

Josh Tomlin
SP CLE
2 weeks ago

Tomlin (10-2) allowed one run on six hits and one walk while striking out four over 7.2 innings to earn the win Sunday at the Twins.

EDGE Analysis

Tomlin had a 4-0 lead before giving up his only run of the game in the sixth inning to easily pick up his 10th win of 2016. He's now fired quality starts in three of his last four outings to move his ERA to 3.34. He'll make his next start Saturday at the Orioles.

Josh Tomlin
SP CLE
4 weeks ago

Tomlin (9-2) suffered his first loss since May, allowing eight runs (five earned) on seven hits, including two homers over 4.2 innings in a loss to the Tigers. He also struck out four and walked one.

EDGE Analysis

The right-hander has won two games and taken four no-decisions since his last loss, but over that span, he posted a 2.43 ERA. However, home runs have been a major issue for Tomlin lately, as he's allowed 11 bombs in the last 38.2 frames. Overall, Tomlin has a 1.89 HR/9 rate this season. That's definitely something he will have to correct after the All-Star break.

Josh Tomlin
SP CLE
1 month ago

Tomlin didn't factor into the decision in Friday's 2-1, 19-inning victory over the Blue Jays, striking out eight while giving up seven hits, an earned run and two walks over six innings.

EDGE Analysis

The right-hander pounded the strike zone consistently, garnering 18 called strikes on the afternoon. Tomlin produced his sixth straight quality start, and kicked off July in fine fashion after an equally strong June. The 31-year-old wrapped up the previous month with a 2-0 record and 2.60 ERA, and lowered the latter figure for the season in each of his first three June appearances. He'll look to get back in the win column against the Tigers next Wednesday.

Josh Tomlin
SP CLE
1 month ago

Tomlin (9-1) allowed three runs on six hits and a walk over eight innings while striking out three in Sunday's win over the Tigers.

EDGE Analysis

All three runs came on solo homers, but Tomlin got more than enough run support to accommodate his generosity. He'll be sorry to see the calendar flip to July, as he produced a quality start in all five of his outings in June with a 2.60 ERA and just two walks in 34.2 innings. Tomlin will try to make it six QS in a row when he next takes the mound in Toronto on Friday.

Josh Tomlin
SP CLE
1 month ago

Tomlin didn't factor into the decision after allowing four runs (three earned) on five hits over seven innings against the Rays. He didn't issue a walk for the third straight start, but struck out just three.

EDGE Analysis

Even with his inability to miss bats, Tomlin has still posted a terrific 12:0 K:BB in his last three outings. While the lack of walks is keeping people of the basepaths, the veteran hasn't helped himself by allowing at least one home run in 10 of his last 11 starts. Tomlin will look to keep the ball in the yard when he heads to Detroit for his next start Sunday.

Josh Tomlin
SP CLE
2 months ago

Tomlin gave up nine hits over 6.1 innings Thursday, but didn't walk a batter and held the Mariners to two runs while striking out four in a no-decision.

EDGE Analysis

This was a fairly typical outing for Tomlin in that he was around the plate a lot getting lucky with his strand rate -- the Mariners certainly got plenty of hits off him, but scored their only runs on a pair of solo homers. The long ball continues to be Tomlin's bugaboo, as he's given up a whopping 12 in just 67.1 innings on the year, and that combined with the fact that he's allowing more than a hit per inning ought to lead to some ERA inflation. Although he's inducing some more grounders this year than he has in the last few seasons, Tomlin's still an acutely hittable flyball pitcher whose near-total lack of walks can't make up for his shortcomings in the long run. His next start comes Tuesday against the Royals, who got him for four runs on seven hits back in early May.

Josh Tomlin
SP CLE
2 months ago

Tomlin (7-1) allowed eight runs (but just four earned) on nine hits over 3.2 innings in a loss Monday against the Rangers.

EDGE Analysis

Tomlin certainly struggled, as he was tagged for three extra-base hits and managed just 11 first-pitch strikes to 22 batters. But Tomlin's start was tanked by Cleveland's defense, which committed four errors behind Tomlin and forced him to throw far more pressure pitches than he needed to. This marks the first time all season Tomlin has failed to make it at least five innings, but given the defensive circus behind him, it's pretty easy to see Monday's start is an outlier.

Josh Tomlin
SP CLE
2 months ago

Tomlin (7-0) allowed two runs on five hits and a walk with six strikeouts over eight innings to earn the win Tuesday against the White Sox.

EDGE Analysis

Dating back to last season, Tomlin has now allowed just a 3.16 ERA with 93 strikeouts against just 14 walks. Tomlin has disappointed in the past and had just a 4.56 career ERA entering Tuesday's start, but he now has over half a season of solid performance under his belt with a 14-2 record in that stretch, and it's getting harder and harder to deny that Tomlin is a changed pitcher.