McGough with the Jacksonville Suns in 2013
|Tokyo Yakult Swallows – No. 37|
|Born: October 31, 1989|
|MLB: August 20, 2015, for the Miami Marlins|
|NPB: March 30, 2019, for the Tokyo Yakult Swallows|
|MLB statistics |
(through 2015 season)
|Earned run average||9.45|
|NPB statistics |
(through August 13, 2019)
|Earned run average||3.07|
Scott Thomas McGough (born October 31, 1989) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Tokyo Yakult Swallows of Nippon Professional Baseball. He made his Major League Baseball (MLB) debut with the Miami Marlins in 2015.
Los Angeles Dodgers
McGough attended Plum High School in Plum, Pennsylvania and was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 46th round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft, but did not sign. Instead, he chose to attend the University of Oregon, where he played for the baseball team. In the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft, he was drafted in the fifth round by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
McGough began his professional career in 2011 with the Rookie–level Ogden Raptors. He later earned a call-up to the Single-A Great Lakes Loons. In 2012, he started off the season with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
On November 23, 2017, McGough signed a minor league contract with the Colorado Rockies. He was assigned to AAA Albuquerque Isotopes for the 2018 season. He elected free agency on November 3, 2018. He resigned a minor league deal on November 9, 2018. McGough was later released on December 18, 2018.
Tokyo Yakult Swallows
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- "Marlins 9, Phillies 7". mlb.com.
- Orioles claim reliever Scott McGough off waivers
- "Rockies' Scott McGough: Inks deal with Rockies". cbssports.com. November 23, 2017. Retrieved December 15, 2017.
- Eddy, Matt (November 22, 2018). "Minor League Transactions: Nov 6 - Nov 21". Baseball America. Retrieved November 22, 2018.