Scott McGough Headshot
  • Scott McGough
  • | #39
  • | Tokyo Yakult Swallows (NPB)
  • Professional National Team
  • RHP |
  • R/R|
  • 5-11/190 |
  • DOB:

Biography

Season Summary

General: Scott McGough was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fifth round of the 2011 MLB Draft out of the University of Oregon. He spent one season in Major League Baseball before moving to Nippon Professional Baseball, where he currently plays for the Tokyo Yakult Swallows.

MLB: McGough has pitched in six games at the major-league level, all for the Miami Marlins in 2015. The right-hander had a 9.45 ERA in 6.2 innings in the big leagues, striking out four batters.

MiLB: McGough has pitched 397.0 minor-league innings, most recently with Triple-A Albuquerque in 2018. He owns a 24-29 record in 267 games, striking out 370 batters and notching 32 saves. McGough’s best minor-league season came in 2015, when he posted a 1.93 ERA in 27 games across three different levels. He allowed just 27 hits in 37.1 innings pitched in that season. McGough pitched in 43 games with Albuquerque in 2018, going 7-3 with a 5.55 ERA with 81 strikeouts in 71.1 innings pitched. 

NPB: McGough is currently in his third season with the Tokyo Yakult Swallows. In his debut season in 2018, he pitched in 65 games, going 6-3 with a 3.15 ERA. McGough struck out 64 batters in 68.2 innings pitched. In 2021, McGough is 2-1 with a 2.39 ERA and 16 saves. He has struck out 53 batters in 37.2 innings pitched, scattering just 27 hits. 

Amateur: McGough pitched three seasons at the University of Oregon, making 74 career appearances. He went 9-8 with a 3.33 ERA in his career, striking out 133 batters in 135.1 innings pitched. McGough’s 74 career appearances are a program record, and he also owns the record for single-season appearances with 31 in 2011.

2010 Collegiate National Team

Pitching IP W-L ERA H BB R ER HR K
11.0 1-1 0.82 4 5 3 1 0 13

Season Summary

McGough was a member of the 2010 Collegiate National Team, pitching in five games that summer and had a 0.82 ERA in 11.0 innings pitched.