Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:13:24 -0800
Tampa Bay Rays RP Jake McGee (elbow) played catch Monday, Jan. 26, for the first time since he had elbow surgery in December. He hopes to rejoin the team in April or early May.
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:19:14 -0800
Tampa Bay Rays RP Jake McGee avoided arbitration by signing a one-year, $3.55 million deal Friday, Jan. 16.
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 13:17:10 -0800
Tampa Bay Rays RP Jake McGee (elbow) expects to return in May after undergoing elbow surgery in May, but the team does not have a timetable for his return.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:36:03 -0800
Tampa Bay Rays RP Jake McGee (elbow) had arthroscopic surgery on his elbow Friday, Dec. 12, and he will begin the year on the disabled list. The surgery was to have loose bodies removed from his left elbow.
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:14:45 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays RP Jake McGee (leg) is dealing with a sore right leg, but it has improved recently, and he should be available to pitch Monday, Aug. 11.
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 08:05:52 -0700
The Tampa Bay Rays activated RP Jake McGee from the paternity list Sunday, July 13.
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:08:51 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays RP Jake McGee could rejoin the team at some point during their weekend series against the Toronto Blue Jays, according to manager Joe Maddon. McGee is currently on the paternity list.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:27:07 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays SS Yunel Escobar (shoulder) was activated from the disabled list Friday, July 11. In a corresponding move, RP Jake McGee was placed on paternity leave.
Fantasy Tip: Escobar's return to everyday shortstop duty pushes Logan Forsythe back to a bench role.
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:28:26 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays RP Jake McGee struck out two in a perfect inning for his second save in the first game of a doubleheader Friday, June 27.
Fantasy Tip: Joel Peralta hasn't pitched in four days, and Juan Oviedo has had two days off. McGee started the inning facing a lefty, but this could mean he has traction in the closer committee.
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:14:51 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays RP Jake McGee has thrown his fastball 94 percent of the time this year, and manager Joe Maddon recently referred to him as the team's "true All-Star."
Fantasy Tip: The formula seems to be working. After all, McGee is 3-0 this season with a 1.36 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 33 innings. Perhaps more importantly, Maddon is giving him plenty of praise, which could mean a few more save opportunities heading McGee's way in near the future.