McGee took the loss in relief Tuesday against the Astros after giving up a two-run home run in his lone inning of work. McGee entered the contest in the seventh inning with no outs and the tying run on second base and was unable to preserve the Rockies' narrow lead. After getting Michael Brantley to ground out, the lefty served up the go-ahead blast to Yuli Gurriel, which ultimately held up as the difference. Even after the disappointing showing, McGee still maintains a 1.89 ERA and 1.05 WHIP over 19 innings, which should keep him firmly in the Rockies' late-inning mix.
McGee (knee) was activated off the 10-day injured list Friday, Kyle Newman of The Denver Post reports. McGee made three rehab appearances at Triple-A Albuquerque over the couple weeks, clearing the way for his return after he suffered the left knee sprain at the start of April. The 32-year-old figures to start out in a low-leverage role after missing the past six weeks.
McGee (knee) is slated to make his third rehab appearance with Triple-A Albuquerque on Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. The lefty reliever has been on the injured list since early April due to a sprained left knee and could require additional rehab appearances beyond Tuesday before the Rockies activate him. He worked an inning in both of his first two outings with Albuquerque, conceding one run on three hits and two walks while failing to strike out a batter.
McGee (knee) will begin a minor-league rehab assignment Thursday at Triple-A Albuquerque, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports. McGee has been on the injured list since the start of April after suffering a left knee sprain in his second outing of the season. The 32-year-old figures to need at least a few games with the Isotopes after missing game action for the past month.
McGee (knee) could begin a minor-league rehab assignment early next week, Kyle Newman of The Denver Post reports. McGee has been sidelined for most of April with a left knee sprain. The southpaw recently resumed sprinting and is scheduled to throw bullpen sessions Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday before embarking on a minor-league rehab assignment shortly thereafter, assuming everything goes as planned.