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Accelerated prep could be new norm for McGee

Starting early sits quite well with Rockies left-handed reliever Jake McGee. Playing for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic is but one of the reasons McGee, who pitched a scoreless inning in his Spring Training debut Monday against the Dodgers, is much closer than usual to regular-season speed.
28 days ago

Maybe the Rays shouldn’t trade Desmond Jennings

Last week, the Tampa Bay Rays made some noise when they acquired outfielder Corey Dickerson from the Rockies in exchange for reliever Jake McGee. Granted most of that noise were people asking out loud what in the world Colorado was thinking, but the Rays did a nice job adding a solid average regular to their outfield. However, the club already had three outfielders one could claim...
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February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Should the Rays consider trading more pitchers?

Despite finishing the season just a single win away from .500 and being only two years away from a Wild Card victory, the Rays have been rumored to be interested in selling off some pieces. This isn’t a simple strategy of trying to get the most out of players who are only signed on for one more season. Instead, the players rumored include relievers Jake McGee and Brad Boxburger...
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November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays reliever McGee to miss 6-8 weeks after knee surgery

HOUSTON (AP) Tampa Bay Rays reliever Jake McGee will have surgery on his left knee Friday and could miss the rest of the season. The Rays said McGee is expected to miss from six to eight weeks. The regular season ends on Oct. 4. McGee was injured on Tuesday night and an MRI on Thursday that revealed a meniscus tear in his knee. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list and rookie...
Via Associated Press
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays bullpen injuries continue

Jake McGee is taking strides in his journey back from his elbow injury. The Tampa Bay Rays place left-handed pitcher Jeff Beliveau on the disabled list due to shoulder soreness. The move occurred before their Friday matchup against the New York Yankees. To replace Beliveau, the Rays called up lefty C.J Riefenhauser from AAA Durham, which will give him an opportunity to prove himself...
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays reliever Jake McGee targeting late April return

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Reliever Jake McGee has thrown from 90 feet in his recovery process, and he's targeting a late April return to the Tampa Bay Rays' bullpen. McGee, 28, remains optimistic with his rehab progress after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left elbow in December. Speaking at Charlotte Sports Park on Friday, he said he hopes to begin a rehab assignment in early...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays' McGee takes a step forward in recovery from elbow surgery

Tampa Bay Rays reliever Jake McGee took a step forward in his recovery from arthroscopic elbow surgery Monday. McGee played catch for the first time since the Dec. 12 procedure to remove a loose body in his left elbow. The development took place at Tropicana Field. He's expected to begin the season on the disabled list, but McGee has targeted a possible mid-April return. McGee, who...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays reliever Jake McGee undergoes left elbow surgery

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Jake 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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chase Headley hit in jaw by Jake McGee

If thought we wouldn’t see two players get hit in the head tonight, you were wrong. In the ninth inning of the Rays-Yankees game at Yankee Stadium, Jake McGee of the Rays hit Chase Headley in the chin with a pitch Hopefully Headley will be OK. He was able to walk off the field with minimal assistance, and the only immediate damage was a bloody chin. In a perfect world, that will...
Via The Outside Corner
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays reliever Jake McGee reflects on his first-half performance

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- He may not be part of the American League All-Star roster, but Tampa Bay Rays reliever Jake McGee has enjoyed a first half to remember. The left-hander, throughout much of the season, has stood as one of manager Joe Maddon's most dependable bullpen options. The trust was recognized in June, when Maddon called McGee the Rays' ''one true All-Star.'' Even left...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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