RotoWire Partners

Jake McGee

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Tampa Bay Rays

2014 Stats

W-L

1-0

ERA

1.59

WHIP

0.71

K

3

SV

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

W-L

ERA

WHIP

K

SV

2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

After a season as fantastic as his 2012 slate, it was difficult to improve for McGee. He took a relatively significant step back, posting a 4.02 ERA over 71 games and he sometimes had to be used in lo...

Read more about Jake McGee

LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 230   DOB: 8/6/1986   BORN: San Jose, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 5th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

$

Jake McGee Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $1.45 million deal with the Rays in January 2014, avoiding arbitration.

April 18, 2014  –  Jake McGee News

▼ More

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

+ Add To Watchlist

McGee picked up the win after allowing one run on two hits over 1.1 innings Friday night versus the Yankees.

To instantly reveal our fantasy analysis of every player – including Jake McGee – simply subscribe now.

Jake McGee Stats
OPTIONS:   Show Partial SeasonsHide Partial Seasons      Show Minor League StatsHide Minor League Stats       Show 5x5 Stats OnlyShow All Statistics       Click stat headings to sort columns.
Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2006 19 A A 26 26 0 134.0 103 44 7 171 65 7 9 0 2.96 1.25
2007 20 A Ver 21 21 0 116.7 86 38 8 145 39 5 4 0 2.93 1.07
2007 20 AA MON 5 5 0 23.3 19 11 2 30 13 3 2 0 4.24 1.37
2008 21 AA MON 15 15 0 77.7 65 34 6 65 37 6 4 0 3.94 1.31
2010 23 AA Mon 11 19 0 88.1 81 35 3 100 33 3 7 0 0 0 3.57 1.29
2010 23 AAA Dur 11 1 0 17.1 9 1 0 27 3 1 1 1 0 0 0.52 0.70
2010 23 MAJ TB 8 0 0 5.0 2 1 0 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.80 1.00
2011 24 AAA Dur 24 0 0 33.1 30 10 4 38 8 4 2 9 0 0 2.70 1.15
2011 24 MAJ TB 37 0 0 28.0 30 14 5 27 12 5 2 0 0 4 4.50 1.50
2012 25 MAJ TB 69 0 0 55.3 33 12 3 73 11 5 2 0 2 20 1.95 0.80
2013 26 MAJ TB 71 0 0 62.7 52 28 8 75 22 5 3 1 4 28 4.02 1.18
2014 27 MAJ TB 7 0 0 5.7 4 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1.59 0.71
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Jake McGee
3-Year Averages MAJ   59 0 0 48.7 38 18 5 58 15 5 2 0 2 17 3.33 1.09
Career  (View All) MAJ   192 0 0 156.7 121 56 16 184 48 16 7 1 3.22 1.08

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Pitcher vs. Batter Stats

No No No
Jake McGee Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 18 NYY 1.3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.59 0.71
Apr. 12 @Cin 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0.00 0.46
Apr. 8 @KC 0.7 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.60
Apr. 5 Tex 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Apr. 4 Tex 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Apr. 2 Tor 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Apr. 1 Tor 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 14 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
4.0 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1-0 0 0 1 2.25 1.00
Last 30 Days
7 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
5.7 4 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 1-0 0 0 1 1.59 0.71
Last 60 Days
7 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
5.7 4 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 1-0 0 0 1 1.59 0.71

Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Jake McGee

<a href='/baseball/showArticle.htm?id=19629'>Mound Musings: AL East Spotlight</a>

Mound Musings: AL East Spotlight

Matt Moore is definitely an arm to watch in the AL East this season, but has he reached his ceiling yet?

More Jake McGee Articles   View Last 30

2014 Rays Team Preview: The All-Maddon Team  

Mound Musings: Getting a Hold on the 2014 Season  

Collette Calls: Closing Time  

Rounding Third: Playoff Rankings  

Jake McGee Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20138823719303.235
20129029322212.259
2011621749202.155

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2013172521533515.217
201212244811101.098
2011589820403.408

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201333.741137933.210.92
201227.720043511.950.80
201113.331016645.401.80

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201329.0120381354.971.48
201227.732030621.950.80
201113.711010613.951.24
Jake McGee Advanced Stats
OPTIONS:   Show Partial SeasonsHide Partial Seasons      Show Minor League StatsHide Minor League Stats      Click stat headings to sort columns.
Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2006 19 A A 26 26 134.0 11.49 4.37 2.63 0.47 77% 2.96 2.85 .317
2007 20 A Ver 21 21 116.7 11.19 3.01 3.72 0.62 74.4% 2.93 2.69 .298
2007 20 AA MON 5 5 23.3 11.57 5.01 2.31 0.77 70% 4.24 3.41 .322
2008 21 AA MON 15 15 77.7 7.53 4.29 1.76 0.70 70.8% 3.94 4.00 .277
2010 23 AA Mon 11 19 88.1 10.22 3.37 3.03 0.31 71.2% 3.57 2.53 .344
2010 23 AAA Dur 11 1 17.1 14.21 1.58 9.00 0.00 91.7% 0.52 .57 .298
2010 23 MAJ TB 8 0 5.0 10.80 5.40 2.00 0.00 2.00 80% 93.5 MPH 1.80 2.60 .198
2011 24 AAA Dur 24 0 33.1 10.33 2.18 4.75 1.09 82.4% 2.70 3.29 .320
2011 24 MAJ TB 37 0 28.0 8.68 3.86 2.25 1.61 0.64 75.7% 94.8 MPH 4.50 4.88 .325
2012 25 MAJ TB 69 0 55.3 11.87 1.79 6.64 0.49 1.20 78% 95.7 MPH 1.95 1.92 .265
2013 26 MAJ TB 71 0 62.7 10.77 3.16 3.41 1.15 1.15 69.7% 96.3 MPH 4.02 3.57 .302
2014 27 MAJ TB 7 0 5.7 4.76 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.50 75% 96.2 MPH 1.59 2.14 .236
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Jake McGee
3-Year Averages MAJ   59 0 48.7 10.73 2.77 3.87 0.92 72.9% 3.33 3.08 .294
Career MAJ   192 0 156.7 10.57 2.76 3.83 0.92 73.9% 3.22 3.13 .289

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▼ Pitcher vs. Batter Stats

No No

2014 Stat Review for Jake McGee    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2013 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

Explain This

0.00 K/BB
TERRIBLE
4.76 K/9
TERRIBLE
0.00 BB/9
ELITE
96.2 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
0.50 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

Explain This

1.59 ERA
ELITE
0.71 WHIP
ELITE
2.14 FIP
ELITE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

Explain This

.236 BABIP
LOW
75.0% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

Tampa Bay Rays Roster

Career Pitcher vs. Batter Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Worst Matchups for Jake McGee (by OPS against, min 2 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Alcides Escobar KC 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Chris Carter HOU 2 1 1 3 1 0 0 .500 2.000 2.667
Chris Iannetta ANA 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Steve Pearce BAL 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Josh Willingham MIN 3 2 1 1 0 1 0 .667 1.667 2.333
Eric Chavez AZ 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Alex Rodriguez NY-A 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Miguel Cabrera DET 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 .667 1.000 1.750
Colby Rasmus TOR 6 3 1 3 0 1 0 .500 1.167 1.667
David DeJesus TB 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 .333 1.333 1.667

Best Matchups for Jake McGee (by OPS against, min 2 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Mike Morse SF 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Ryan Raburn CLE 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Alex Rios TEX 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Russell Martin PIT 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Michael Martinez PIT 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Bobby Wilson AZ 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Delmon Young BAL 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Dustin Pedroia BOS 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Denard Span WAS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
J.B. Shuck ANA 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▲ Advanced Stats

Jake McGee: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

McGee has thrown 5.2 scoreless innings for the Rays this spring.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McGee and the Rays avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.45 million deal on Friday, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McGee is 2-0 with a 4.70 ERA over 10 appearances in the month of September.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McGee threw a scoreless seventh inning allowing one hit and adding a strikeout Friday against the Blue Jays.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McGee collected his first career save Thursday, pitching a clean ninth with two strikeouts against Minnesota.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McGee struck out the side in a scoreless seventh inning Wednesday against the Twins.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McGee (leg) will be available to pitch Friday against the Orioles, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McGee (leg) could be available to pitch on Friday, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McGee left Thursday's game against the Tigers in the seventh inning with a left shin contusion and is considered day-to-day, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McGee threw a scoreless eighth inning with one strikeout on Sunday against the Indians.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McGee gave up five runs on five hits over 0.2 innings and took the loss in Wednesday's game against the Royals.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
McGee took the loss Tuesday, recording just two outs while surrendering five earned runs on four hits and a walk while striking out one in the seventh inning against the Orioles.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.

RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

Subscribe now to see our 2014 outlook.

2013

McGee was an important piece of a stellar Rays bullpen in 2012. The flame-throwing lefty finished the season with an astounding 1.95 ERA and 0.80 WHIP to go along with 73 strikeouts in 55.1 innings. He primarily worked the sixth through eighth innings and totaled 20 holds on the season. His fastball is consistently in the mid-90s and is primarily mixed with a slider. He may someday have a future as a big-league closer, but for now will maintain his spot towards the back of the Rays' bullpen in 2013 behind setup man Joel Peralta and closer Fernando Rodney.

2012

McGee headed into 2011 as a possible darkhorse for the closer's role but early season struggles not only kept him out of that picture it led to a demotion to Triple-A Durham. There he struggled during May before righting the ship in June and earning a recall in mid-July. While he pitched better after the recall (25:9 K:BB ratio over 21 innings) he continued to have problems as a flyball pitcher (48.8 percent) and ended up giving up four home runs during that stretch. Not surprisingly, McGee had some pretty drastic splits in the majors, owning a 9.35 K/9IP and holding right-handed batters to a .510 OPS while left-handed batters had a 1.143 OPS and had a 6.75 BB/9IP mark. While there is still room for growth with the youngster, a role as a lefty specialist out of the bullpen looks to be the likely scenario to start out the season.

2011

McGee returned in 2010 after losing the entire 2009 season to Tommy John surgery. He opened last season at Double-A Montgomery where he started 19 games. After posting a 3.57 ERA with 100 strikeouts in 88.1 innings, he was promoted to Triple-A Durham where he was used as a reliever. There, he allowed only one run over 17.1 innings while striking out 27. This season, McGee should lock up a spot in the bullpen, with so many key pieces (Rafael Soriano, Joaquin Benoit) gone. He's got some nice upside and while it's rare to find a left-handed closer, he could be a dark horse for the spot.

2010

McGee was lost for the season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in July of 2008. He should be 100 percent come spring training and claims to be throwing around 95 mph. With the glut of starting pitching, he's expected to get a look in the bullpen. Although it's gone unmentioned thus far, he's a good dark-horse candidate for the closer's job somewhere down the line. He could earn a spot in the bullpen to start the season, but he'll likely start at Triple-A Durham to get some work in.

2009

McGee will miss most of the 2009 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in July, but he's still one of Tampa Bay's most promising pitching prospects. Presuming a normal recovery cycle, the Rays will hope that McGee can make a few rehab appearances somewhere at Class A late this season, and the organization will then re-set his development clock in earnest starting in the spring of 2010.

2008

While McGee got in just five starts at Double-A before yearend, that's not a bad transition from a High-A level where McGee dominated, and he still averaged more than 11 strikeouts per nine innings in a small sample size at the next level up. McGee is one of the better pitching prospects in a deep pool of talent in the Rays' organization. McGee, just 21, will probably start 2008 back at Double-A; while he could reach the majors next season, 2009 is a more likely ETA. He's good enough for the Rays to wait on.

2007

McGee, Wade Davis and Jeremy Hellickson combined to make up perhaps the best low-A rotation in baseball last season. The lefty certainly impressed, holding hitters to a .211 average with a 92-94 mph fastball and a plus curve. He still has three more levels to go before the bigs, and the new Rays won't make McGee whiz through all three in one season. Still, lefties with heat are the best type of pitchers to have at Tropicana Field, so McGee is one to watch.