McGee had one strikeout and didn't allow a baserunner during the ninth inning to record the save during Tuesday's 4-2 win against Texas.
The 34-year-old retired the side in order on 15 pitches to close things out for San Francisco. McGee is 10-for-11 in save opportunities and has a 4.50 ERA, 1.13 WHIP and 23:4 K:BB through 16 innings this season.
McGee allowed two hits and struck out one batter in a scoreless ninth inning Monday, earning a save over the Rangers.
McGee gave up a pair of singles but managed to get out of the jam on just 14 pitches. His season ERA fell from 5.14 to 4.80 and he's now 9-for-10 in save opportunities.
McGee earned the save with a scoreless inning against San Diego on Friday. He walked one and struck out the side.
McGee was coming off a disastrous outing in his previous appearance during which he gave up four runs, but he bounced back Friday with a scoreless frame to secure his eighth save. The left-hander has struggled of late -- he has a 10.80 ERA across his past seven outings -- but appears to still have control of the closer role for San Francisco. In his first season with the team, he has registered a 21:4 K:BB across his first 14 innings.
McGee pitched two-thirds of an inning and allowed four runs on four hits with one strikeout in a loss in Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader versus Colorado.
McGee has only kept runs off the board once in his past six outings, allowing 10 runs (eight earned) in 5.2 innings in that span. McGee ultimately didn't take the loss, as Camilo Doval was the one to give up a walkoff two-run home run. Through 13 innings, McGee has a 5.54 ERA, 1.35 WHIP and 18:3 K:BB. He remains 7-for-8 in save chances, but his recent struggles could force manager Gabe Kapler to turn to Tyler Rogers for closing duties in the near future.
McGee allowed two unearned runs on one hit and struck out three in one inning in Friday's 5-3 win over the Marlins.
McGee entered the game with a four-run lead to start the ninth inning. Wilmer Flores committed a throwing error with two outs and McGee allowed Jesus Aguilar to blast a two-run home run. McGee then ended the threat by striking out Garrett Cooper. The unearned runs won't damage the Giants' closer's stat line, as he has a solid 2.38 ERA, 0.88 WHIP and 17:3 K:BB across 12 appearances. He's gone 7-for-8 in save chances.
McGee clinched his seventh save of the season after striking out the side Thursday against the Marlins.
McGee entered the game in the ninth with a three-run lead and didn't have problems closing things out, retiring Garrett Cooper, Jazz Chisholm and Miguel Rojas with just 16 pitches (12 strikes). The veteran left-hander has gone 7-for-8 in save opportunities this season and is firmly entrenched as the Giants' closer -- he owns a 2.61 ERA, a 0.87 WHIP and a 14:3 K:BB through 10.1 innings so far.
McGee allowed one run on one hit and notched a strikeout in one inning in Tuesday's 10-7 win over the Phillies.
McGee entered the game in a non-save situation and allowed a solo shot to Rhys Hoskins. The 34-year-old McGee needed a couple of days to recover from side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine, but he should be good to resume his closer duties. He's racked up six saves in seven chances with a 2.89 ERA, 0.96 WHIP and 11:3 K:BB across 9.1 innings this season.
McGee was activated off the COVID-19 injured list Tuesday.
McGee was absent for the last two days while dealing with the side effects of the coronavirus vaccine. He's ready to go again now and should be the primary option should a save chance arise in Tuesday's contest.
McGee is feeling better as he recovers from his recent COVID-19 vaccine but is likely to need one more day before returning to the roster, Kerry Crowley of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
McGee was placed on the COVID-19 injured list Sunday while dealing with the side effects of the shot, but it doesn't look as though he'll miss more than two games. Tyler Rogers would ordinarily be the next man up if a save chance arises, but he's pitched on each of the last two days, so that job could go to any of a large number of similar players Monday.
The Giants announced that McGee was placed on the injured list Sunday after he experienced some lingering effects from the second COVID-19 vaccine shot he received recently, Mark W. Sanchez of KNBR 680 San Francisco reports.
McGee received the shot in question late in the week, and the side effects he experienced from the vaccine may have played a factor in his substandard outing Saturday, when he blew a save against the Marlins while giving up two runs on four hits over one inning. The Giants are hopeful that McGee will only need a day or two to recover before he's back to feeling 100 percent, so fantasy managers should continue to hold him in the meantime. Even after Saturday's blowup, McGee has still been one of the top fantasy closers this season with a win, six saves and a 2.16 ERA and 0.96 WHIP over his nine outings.
The Giants placed McGee on the injured list Sunday due to an unspecified issue.
McGee's move to the IL comes one day after he was charged with his first blown save of the season when he gave up two runs on four hits over a 35-pitch inning against the Marlins. Prior to the implosion, McGee had been one of baseball's most valuable closers through the first two weeks of the season with a win and six saves across his initial eight appearances. The fact that the Giants aren't listing McGee with a specific injury suggests his IL move could be related to COVID-19 protocols, but no information on his situation has emerged. In the meantime, the Giants are likely to turn to Tyler Rogers as their interim closer.
McGee allowed two runs on four hits and a walk over one inning in Saturday's 7-6 extra-inning loss to the Marlins. He was charged with a blown save.
McGee's impeccable run of form to start the year came to a close Saturday, as the Marlins put together a ninth-inning rally against the Giants' closer. The 34-year-old southpaw saw his ERA balloon to 2.16 with a 0.96 WHIP and 10:3 K:BB across 8.1 innings this season. McGee is 6-for-7 in save chances so far, so this is likely just a minor hiccup in an otherwise solid run.
McGee pitched a scoreless ninth inning with one hit and one strikeout to earn the save in Wednesday's 3-0 win over the Reds.
McGee entered the game and protected a three-run lead for his major-league leading sixth save of the year. The single he allowed to Joey Votto was the first hit he's surrendered this year. MeGee boasts a 0.00 ERA, 0.41 WHIP and 10:2 K:BB across 7.1 innings this season. He's also picked up a win in eight appearances.
McGee worked around a walk in a scoreless ninth inning against the Reds on Tuesday en route to his fifth save of the season. He struck out two.
The lefty has been the man in the ninth inning for San Francisco and has gotten the job done in all five save opportunities so far this season. McGee does not have overpowering velocity on the fastball he throws more than 90 percent of the time, but he's missed bats at an elite clip the past two years regardless.
McGee earned the save Saturday against Colorado by not allowing a baserunner and recording one strikeout during a scoreless ninth inning.
The 34-year-old already has four saves and a victory through six appearances this season, and he has yet to give up a hit or a run while boasting a 7:1 K:BB over 5.1 innings. McGee has cemented himself as San Francisco's closer with his strong performance to open 2021.
McGee struck out the only batter he faced to earn the save in Friday's 3-1 win over the Rockies.
McGee relieved Johnny Cueto with two outs in the ninth. The 34-year-old McGee needed just three pitches to retire Sam Hilliard for the save. McGee has allowed only one walk and struck out six over 4.1 innings, earning three saves and a 1-0 record through five appearances.
McGee (1-0) pitched a perfect ninth inning with one strikeout and earned the win in Wednesday's extra-inning victory over the Padres.
McGee entered the game in a non-save situation and did his job. The Giants took the lead in the top of the 10th inning, making McGee the pitcher of record after Wandy Peralta locked down the save. The 34-year-old McGee has looked good in the closing role so far -- he has allowed just one walk and struck out five across four innings.
McGee recorded his second save of the season by pitching a scoreless ninth with a strikeout, a walk and a hit batsman against the Padres on Monday.
McGee retired the first two batters he faced but then got a little sloppy after he walked Manny Machado and then nailed Eric Hosmer with a fastball up and in. No harm was done, though, as he got Tommy Pham to fly out to center and end the game.
McGee picked up a pair of strikeouts in a perfect inning and earned the save against the Mariners on Friday.
The Giants' new closer entered in the ninth inning staked to a three-run lead and made easy work of three batters, tossing nine of his 11 pitches for strikes and posting two punchouts. The southpaw has thrown in each of San Francisco's first two games, registering three strikeouts and allowing no baserunners across two innings.
McGee pitched a perfect ninth inning with one strikeout in Thursday's extra-inning loss to the Mariners.
McGee and Caleb Baragar were the only Giants relievers to post clean outings Thursday. Entering the 2021 campaign, McGee headlines a crowded closer committee for the Giants, which is also expected to include Tyler Rogers, who was charged with a blown save Thursday, and Reyes Moronta. The 34-year-old McGee was excellent last year for the Dodgers, posting a 2.66 ERA, 0.84 WHIP, 33:3 K:BB and four holds across 20.1 innings.
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