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Deck McGuire | Starting Pitcher

Team: St Louis Cardinals
Age / DOB:  (26) / 6/23/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'6" / 235
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Cardinals signed RHP Deck McGuire to a minor league contract.
McGuire registered a 3.69 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, and 119/36 K/BB ratio in 136 2/3 innings this year between Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City -- affiliates of the Dodgers. He probably won't see any action at the major league level for a Cardinals team that is stocked with high quality arms. Thu, Nov 26, 2015 12:00:00 PM

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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.
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 03:22:00 PM

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.
Fri, Jul 25, 2014 02:22:00 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.
Thu, Jul 17, 2014 02:53:00 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
C1Yadier Molina
2Brayan Peña
3Eric Fryer
1B1Matt Adams
2Brandon Moss
2B1Kolten Wong
2Jedd Gyorko
SS1Jhonny Peralta
2Ruben Tejada
3Aledmys Diaz
3B1Matt Carpenter
2Greg Garcia
LF1Matt Holliday
2Jeremy Hazelbaker
CF1Randal Grichuk
RF1Stephen Piscotty
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Adam Wainwright
2Michael Wacha
3Carlos Martinez
4Jaime Garcia
5Mike Leake
6Lance Lynn
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Trevor Rosenthal
2Kevin Siegrist
3Seung Hwan Oh
4Jordan Walden
5Seth Maness
6Jonathan Broxton
7Tyler Lyons
8Matt Bowman
9Mitch Harris
10Dean Kiekhefer