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Deck McGuire | Starting Pitcher

Team: Oakland Athletics
Age / DOB:  (25) / 6/23/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 235
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Athletics sent RHP Deck McGuire outright to Triple-A Sacramento.
The move clears space on the 40-man roster for the addition of Adam Dunn. McGuire has had a rough year at the Triple-A level this season, posting a 5.10 ERA with just 101 strikeouts over 150 innings. Aug 31 - 3:22 PM

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Athletics acquired RHP Deck McGuire from the Blue Jays in exchange for cash considerations; optioned him to Triple-A Sacramento.

McGuire, who was designated for assignment last week, was the No. 11 overall pick in 2010 but hasn't developed as hoped. The 25-year-old has put up a 4.21 ERA and 1.34 WHIP in 115 1/3 innings this season between Double- and Triple-A.
Jul 25 - 2:22 PM

Blue Jays designated RHP Deck McGuire for assignment.

McGuire, the 11th overall pick in the 2010 MLB Amateur Draft, had an underwhelming 4.21 ERA and 1.34 WHIP in 115 1/3 innings this season between Double-A New Hampshire and Triple-A Buffalo. He may draw interest on waivers.
Jul 17 - 2:53 PM

Blue Jays purchased the contract of RHP Deck McGuire from Double-A New Hampshire.

McGuire is now on Toronto's 40-man roster and is protected from December's Rule 5 Draft. A former first round pick from 2010, the 24-year-old had a 4.86 ERA and 143/59 K/BB ratio over 157 1/3 innings in Double-A this past season.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 01:32:00 PM

Blue Jays agreed to terms with first-round pick RHP Deck McGuire.

McGuire will receive a $2 million signing bonus from the club. The 21-year-old right-hander was selected out of Georgia Tech with the No. 11 pick. He doesn't project as a front-end starter in the major leagues, but he was one of the safer arms available on draft day.
Tue, Aug 17, 2010 12:47:00 AM

Blue Jays took Georgia Tech RHP Deck McGuire with the 11th pick.

McGuire, 6-foot-6 and 230 pounds, is a very polished college arm, making him a pretty typical Blue Jays pick. He probably won't be more than a No. 3, but he should arrive quickly and maybe help Toronto next year. He throws in the low-90s and has a very good changeup.
Mon, Jun 7, 2010 08:11:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1John Jaso
2Josh Phegley
1B1Ike Davis
2Mark Canha
2B1Eric Sogard
2Nick Punto
SS1Marcus Semien
2Andy Parrino
3Tyler Ladendorf
3B1Brett Lawrie
2Renato Nunez
3Alden Carrithers
LF1Stephen Vogt
2Sam Fuld
CF1Coco Crisp
2Craig Gentry
3Billy Burns
RF1Josh Reddick
DH1Billy Butler
2John Jaso
3Nate Freiman
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Sonny Gray
2Scott Kazmir
3Jesse Hahn
4Jesse Chavez
5Drew Pomeranz
6Chris Bassitt
7Sean Nolin
8Jarrod Parker
9A.J. Griffin
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Sean Doolittle
2Ryan Cook
3Eric O'Flaherty
4Dan Otero
5R.J. Alvarez
6Fernando Abad
7Evan Scribner
8Drew Pomeranz
9Eury de la Rosa
10Kendall Graveman
11Pat Venditte