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Jake McGee

29-Year-Old Pitcher – Colorado Rockies

2016 Stats

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0-1

ERA

3.44

WHIP

1.47

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13

SV

13

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

McGee got a late start to the season after coming back from offseason surgery, and missed another chunk in the middle of the season with a knee injury that happened while making a defensive play. When...

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2016 ADP:  199.73

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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

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Jake McGee Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $4.8 million contract with the Rays in January of 2016, avoiding arbitration.

May 27, 2016  –  Jake McGee News

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McGee pitched one-third of an inning to record his 14th save against the Giants on Friday.

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Jake McGee Stats
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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 73 0 0 71.3 48 15 2 90 16 5 2 19 4 14 1.89 0.90
2015 28 A+ CHA 2 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2015 28 AAA DUR 4 0 0 4.0 2 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2015 28 MAJ TB 39 0 0 37.3 27 10 3 48 8 1 2 6 4 19 2.41 0.94
2016 29 MAJ COL 19 0 0 18.3 21 7 1 13 6 0 1 13 2 0 3.44 1.47
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3-Year Averages     61 0 0 57.1 42 17 4 71 15 3 2 8 4 20 2.68 1.00
Career  (View All)     316 0 0 278.0 213 87 22 332 78 21 12 39 2.82 1.05

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Jake McGee Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
May. 27 SF 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.38 1.45
May. 26 @Bos 0.7 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.44 1.47
May. 21 @Pit 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.57 1.42
May. 17 @StL 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 3.78 1.38
May. 15 NYM 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 4.02 1.34
May. 14 NYM 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 4.30 1.36
May. 13 NYM 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 4.61 1.39
May. 11 Ari 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 4.97 1.50
May. 8 @SF 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 5.40 1.63
May. 7 @SF 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 5.91 1.69
May. 4 @SD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 5.59 1.66
May. 1 @Ari 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 6.23 1.85
Apr. 30 @Ari 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 7.04 1.83
Apr. 27 Pit 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 8.10 1.80
Apr. 24 LAD 0.7 5 5 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 L 0 1 0 9.53 1.76
Apr. 22 LAD 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1.80 0.80
Apr. 17 @ChC 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 0 2.25 1.00
Apr. 13 SF 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.00 1.00
Apr. 10 SD 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 4.50 1.00
Apr. 6 @Ari 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 9.00 1.00
Last 14 Days
7 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
6.0 6 0 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 0-0 5 0 0 0.00 1.33
Last 30 Days
14 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
13.0 13 1 1 0 4 10 0 0 0 0-0 10 1 0 0.69 1.31
Last 60 Days
20 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
18.7 21 7 7 1 6 13 1 2 0 0-1 14 2 0 3.38 1.45

Jake McGee Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201621417310.368
2015481329202.200
20147631317500.236

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016599514201.259
20159935618301.196
2014198591331302.170

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20168.70166305.191.38
201518.000524322.500.89
201434.021842702.380.94

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20169.70077311.861.55
201519.312124512.330.98
201437.3311148921.450.86
Jake McGee Advanced Stats
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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 0.57 .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 73 0 71.3 11.36 2.02 5.63 0.25 0.89 79% 96.3 MPH 1.89 1.80 .293
2015 28 A+ CHA 2 2 2.0 4.50 9.00 0.50 0.00 100% 0.00 5.20 .000
2015 28 AAA DUR 4 0 4.0 11.25 4.50 2.50 0.00 100% 0.00 2.20 .242
2015 28 MAJ TB 39 0 37.3 11.57 1.93 6.00 0.72 0.95 78.1% 94.5 MPH 2.41 2.40 .295
2016 29 MAJ COL 19 0 18.3 6.38 2.95 2.17 0.49 1.11 76.9% 93.4 MPH 3.44 3.64 .341
Today's Projections     0 0 .4 7.76 2.52 3.08 0.65 68.2% 3.59 0.06 .276
Next 7 Days     0 0 3.3 8.59 2.55 3.37 0.64 70.9% 3.33 3.06 .286
Rest Of Season     0 0 43.5 8.71 2.56 3.40 0.78 71.1% 3.42 3.24 .283
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3-Year Averages     61 0 57.1 11.19 2.36 4.73 0.63 75.5% 2.68 2.41 .297
Career     316 0 278.0 10.75 2.53 4.26 0.71 75.8% 2.82 2.71 .297

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2016 Stat Review for Jake McGee    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2015 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.17 K/BB
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6.38 K/9
POOR
2.95 BB/9
AVERAGE
93.4 MPH Fastball
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0.5 HR/9
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1.11 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.44 ERA
WEAK
1.47 WHIP
TERRIBLE
3.64 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

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

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.341 BABIP
HIGH
76.9% Strand Rate
AVERAGE

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

McGee allowed two baserunners and struck out two Tuesday against the Cardinals en route to his 13th save of the season.

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McGee saved his 12th game of the season Sunday versus the Mets, working around a hit in a scoreless ninth inning.

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McGee earned his 11th save by pitching a scoreless ninth inning while allowing one hit and striking out one Saturday against the Mets.

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McGee retired the Mets in order during the ninth inning to record his 10th save of the season in a 5-2 victory Friday.

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McGee struck out one while tossing a clean ninth inning, picking up his ninth save of the season.

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McGee pitched around one hit with one strikeout in a scoreless ninth inning to earn his eighth save of the season Sunday versus the Giants.

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McGee blew his second save of the season in the bottom of the 10th against the Giants on Saturday.

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McGee notched his seventh save of the season, pitching a clean ninth inning in Wednesday’s 2-0 victory against the Padres.

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McGee earned a save for the second straight game Sunday, working around a hit and a walk with one strikeout in a solitary scoreless frame.

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McGee pitched a scoreless ninth inning while allowing two hits to earn his fifth save of the season Saturday at Arizona.

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McGee struck out one in a clean ninth inning to earn his fourth save of the season Friday versus the Dodgers.

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McGee worked around a hit with one strikeout to nail down his third save of the season Sunday versus the Cubs.

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McGee gave up a home run to Nick Ahmed in his Rockies debut Wednesday, but escaped with his first save of the season.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Fantasy owners have wanted this fireballer as the closer since he was in the minors. That finally happened in 2014, after the Rays pulled the plug on Grant Balfour. McGee won 5 games and saved 19 others while striking out one of every three batters he faced. He increased his effectiveness by walking just 16 and allowing two home runs against 274 batters faced. McGee is a reverse splits reliever who is even more effective against righties (.192/.259/.288 career) than he is against lefties (.227/.270/.344 career). He will open 2015 on the DL after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his elbow in December, and how he will be used upon his return will be up to the Rays' new manager, Kevin Cash. Joe Maddon did not hesitate to use McGee in non-traditional situations, even when he was the actual closer. Cash may not be as open to that kind of utilization. Either way, this is still a stud to invest in.

2014

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 lower-leverage situations. His fastball remained strong, but he also threw more of the two-seam variety and steered away from his slider in order to work more quickly on the mound. He still had a solid 10.8 K/9 rate out of the bullpen and mostly worked as the seventh-inning lefty for the Rays. With some potential changes in personnel at the back end of the bullpen, McGee could step into a higher-leverage role at some point in the season.

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.