Farmer was hammered in his last outing with the team, giving up seven earned runs while recording only four outs on Aug. 23. He spent most of his time this season with Class A West Michigan, posting a 2.60 ERA and 116:24 K:BB ratio in 103 2/3 innings. Farmer also did a solid job with Double-A Erie but struggled in two starts with Toledo.
Farmer surrendered seven runs while recording only four outs in Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader, and he owns a 15.63 ERA over two starts with the Tigers.
Farmer allowed seven runs on five hits over 1 1/3 innings. He struck out three and walked two during the outing. The Twins got the scoring started in the first inning. After a one-out walk, Joe Mauer managed to drive in a run from first on a single. Farmer was able to get out of the first inning without giving up any further damage. Things really fell apart in the second, though. Farmer put the first three batters on. He then allowed a bases-clearing single to Jordan Schafer. He was able to pick up a strikeout, but then allowed a walk and run-scoring double. Farmer was pulled at that point. Another run came around to score, and was charged to Farmer.
With the loss, Farmer dropped to 0-1. He’ll take on the White Sox if he gets another start.
Farmer allowed four runs over five innings during the start. He may be back with the club in a few weeks.
Farmer fell into trouble in the third inning, giving up a run. Things really fell apart the following inning, however. Farmer gave up three straight hits during the inning, including a single, triple and home run. Three runs scored during the inning. Farmer was able to go one more scoreless inning, but was pulled after five innings. He allowed four runs on six hits. Farmer struck out four and walked one.
The Tigers managed to battle back, giving Farmer the no-decision. If he gets another start, it will come against the Rays.
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