Jake McGee, born Jacob Daniel McGee is a professional baseball pitcher with the San Francisco Giants baseball team of the Major League Baseball(MLB). He wears the number 17 jersey for the Giants and has a height of 1.93 m.
He was born on August 6, 1986, in San Jose, California but was raised in Sparks, Nevada where he played baseball at Edward C. Reed High School. He was drafted in 2004 by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the fifth round of the 2004 MLB draft. He then started his professional career officially that season.
He played for the Southwest Michigan Devil Rays during the 2006 season and divided his 2007 season playing for both the Vero Beach Devil Rays and the Montgomery Biscuits. He was promoted in September 2010 to the major leagues by the Rays and he made his MLB debut that same night for the Rays.
The Rays traded him in January 2016 to the Colorado Rockies. Jake agreed with the Rockies and signed a contract worth $5.9 million to avoid. He later signed a three-year contract of $27 million with the Rockies after the 2017 season.
The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Jake in July 2020 on a one-year contract deal. In 2020, the baseball season was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic thus Jake played in only 24 for the Dodgers.
He signed a two-year contract with the San Francisco Giants in February 2021. That same year in July, he was named National League Reliever for July.
How Much Does Jake McGee Make?
Jake McGee earns an annual salary of $2.5 million from the Giants.