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Deck McGuire | Relief Pitcher | #48

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/23/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'6" / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Georgia Tech
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (11) / TOR
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Rangers designated RHP Deck McGuire for assignment.
The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for the return of Elvis Andrus. McGuire was claimed off waivers last week. Jun 18 - 5:38 PM

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Rangers claimed RHP Deck McGuire off waivers from the Blue Jays; optioned him to Triple-A Round Rock.

McGuire was designated for assignment by Toronto last weekend. The 28-year-old right-hander has allowed six runs on five walks and nine hits in 8 1/3 innings of relief this season at the major league level.
Jun 15 - 4:11 PM

Blue Jays designated RHP Deck McGuire for assignment.

McGuire was DFA'd to make room on the 40-man roster for recently claimed Preston Guilmet. McGuire allowed six runs in 8 1/3 innings of relief with the Jays this season.
Jun 9 - 5:44 PM

Blue Jays optioned RHP Deck McGuire to Triple-A Buffalo.

McGuire has allowed six runs over 8 1/3 relief innings in the majors this season. He'll return to Buffalo's rotation.
May 25 - 8:39 AM

Blue Jays recalled RHP Deck McGuire from Triple-A Buffalo.

McGuire will work out of the bullpen for now. He was knocked around in a relief appearance earlier this week but has posted a 2.70 ERA over five starts for Buffalo this season.
May 18 - 3:45 PM

Blue Jays optioned RHP Deck McGuire to Triple-A Buffalo.

McGuire allowed three runs over 3 1/3 innings of mop-up duty Tuesday in the Blue Jays' blowout loss to the Mets. It might be a while before he gets another shot.
May 16 - 10:01 AM

Blue Jays purchased the contract of RHP Deck McGuire from Triple-A Buffalo.

McGuire holds a 2.70 ERA and 27/12 K/BB ratio over 30 innings across five starts for Buffalo this season. He'll be used in long relief.
May 13 - 9:57 AM

Blue Jays re-assigned RHPs Deck McGuire, Al Alburquerque, Rhiner Cruz, and Luis Santos, and LHP Chad Girodo to minor league camp.

McGuire rejoined the Blue Jays on a minor league deal over the winter and struck out 13 batters over 10 2/3 scoreless innings of work this spring. The 28-year-old figures to serve as rotation depth in Triple-A, though he could also be an option for the bullpen if a need arises.
Mar 26 - 12:16 PM

Deck McGuire worked a pair of scoreless innings out of the pen Wednesday against the Tigers.

McGuire had something of a breakthrough season in the Reds system last year before returning to his original organization on a minor league contract in November. He's up to six scoreless innings this spring, so he's in the running for a bullpen spot. However, if Joe Biagini is in the pen, the Jays might want to keep McGuire stretched out in Triple-A so that he can serve as a rotation alternative.
Mar 7 - 4:59 PM

Blue Jays signed RHP Deck McGuire to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.

McGuire was a first-round flop with the Blue Jays after being taken 11th overall in 2010, so it's surprising that he would want back in. He's coming off his best season as a pro, going 9-9 with a 2.79 ERA and 170 strikeouts in 168 innings for Double-A Pensacola and then posting a 2.63 ERA in two starts and four relief appearances for the Reds in September. His stuff is fringy, and it still seems like a long shot that he'll have a significant major league career.
Thu, Nov 16, 2017 05:06:00 PM

Deck McGuire has elected free agency.

The 28-year-old pitched well, posting a 2.63 ERA, 0.88 WHIP and 11/2 K/BB ratio over 13 2/3 innings for the Reds in 2017. It's a bit curious, given their utter lack of quality pitching depth, that the Reds couldn't find a spot for him on the 40-man roster.
Sat, Nov 11, 2017 08:37:00 AM

Reds sent RHP Deck McGuire outright to Triple-A Louisville.

He's off the 40-man roster. McGuire posted a 2.63 ERA over six appearances -- two starts -- for the Reds this season.
Fri, Nov 3, 2017 03:27:00 PM

Deck McGuire recorded his first major league victory by shutting out the Cubs for five innings on Sunday.

It's been a long road to the majors for the 28-year-old McGuire, a first-round flop of the Blue Jays in 2010 who is now pitching for his fifth organization. He pitched well in Double-A this year, posting a 2.79 ERA and a 170/57 K/BB ratio in 168 innings for Pensacola. In the majors, he allowed six runs -- four earned -- in 13 2/3 innings for the Reds. Time will tell if that's enough to keep him on the Reds' 40-man roster this winter.
Sun, Oct 1, 2017 06:15:00 PM

Deck McGuire lasted just three innings Tuesday in Milwaukee, getting charged with six runs – four earned – in a loss.

McGuire hung one to Domingo Santana in the first inning and the outfielder launched a no-doubt, three-run homer. The right-hander threw 83 pitches over his three frames. McGuire probably isn’t going to get another start.
Tue, Sep 26, 2017 11:17:00 PM

Deck McGuire will start for the Reds on Tuesday in Milwaukee.

McGuire is filling in for Rookie Davis (hip). The 28-year-old is unscored upon in four relief appearances since his promotion earlier this month, but fantasy owners should steer clear of him.
Sun, Sep 24, 2017 11:08:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Robinson Chirinos
2Carlos Perez
1B1Ronald Guzman
2B1Rougned Odor
2Jurickson Profar
SS1Elvis Andrus
3B1Adrian Beltre
2Isiah Kiner-Falefa
LF1Joey Gallo
CF1Delino DeShields
2Carlos Tocci
RF1Nomar Mazara
DH1Shin-Soo Choo
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Cole Hamels
2Mike Minor
3Martin Perez
4Matt Moore
5Doug Fister
6Bartolo Colon
7Yohander Mendez
8Yovani Gallardo
9Joe Palumbo
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Keone Kela
2Matt Bush
3Alex Claudio
4Jake Diekman
5Tony Barnette
6Chris Martin
7Jesse Chavez
8Ronald Herrera
9Jose Leclerc
10Ricardo Rodriguez