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#57 RP

Jake McGee

Bats:
Left
Throws:
Left
Height:
6' 3"
Weight:
230 lbs
Age:
28
Born:
Aug 6, 1986
San Jose, California, United States
Drafted:
2004 - round 5, overall by TB
W L ERA WHIP SO
2015 Regular Season
5 2 1.89 .90 90

McGee had arthroscopic surgery on his pitching elbow and will begin next season on the disabled list. The team said Tuesday the 28-year-old reliever had a ''loose body'' removed from his elbow last week and is doing well. A full recovery is expected, however the Rays will wait until spring training begins to establish a timetable for his return.

McGee appeared in 73 games last season, going 5-2 with 19 saves and a 1.89 ERA. He struck out 90 in 70 1-3 innings.

The Tampa Bay Rays have activated reliever Jake McGee from the paternity list and optioned right-hander Jeremy Hellickson to Double-A Montgomery. The moves were announced before Sunday's game against Toronto.

McGee missed two games after his wife gave birth to a daughter on Thursday.

The Tampa Bay Rays have activated shortstop Yunel Escobar from the disabled list and placed McGee on the paternity list.

McGee's wife gave birth to a daughter on Thursday.

Data provided by STATS LLC.

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