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Michael McDade | First Baseman

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (25) / 5/8/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 260
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Rangers signed 1B Michael McDade to a minor league contract.
McDade hit .242/.298/.349 between Double-A and Triple-A in the Blue Jays' system last season. He's shown some power in the past, hitting 70 home runs in the minors from 2009-2012, but he hit just seven bombs last season. He'll serve as organizational depth for the Rangers. Tue, Dec 30, 2014 01:00:00 PM

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Blue Jays signed 1B Michael McDade to a minor league contract.

The 24-year-old spent the 2013 season split between Triple-A Columbus and Triple-A Charlotte, where he slashed .250/.313/.371 with 10 homers and 53 RBI in 115 games. He'll provide organizational depth for the Jays.
Fri, Mar 14, 2014 11:09:00 PM

White Sox sent 1B Michael McDade outright to Triple-A Charlotte.

He's now off the 40-man roster. McDade, 24, batted .250/.313/.371 with 10 homers and 53 RBI at the Triple-A level this past season.
Fri, Dec 6, 2013 03:07:00 PM

White Sox claimed 1B Michael McDade off waivers from the Indians; optioned him to Triple-A Charlotte.

McDade was designated for assignment by the Indians late last week. The 24-year-old was off to a slow start with Cleveland's Triple-A affiliate, but he hit .285/.360/.445 with 19 home runs and an .806 OPS between Toronto's Double-A and Triple-A affiliates last season. He'll function as organizational depth.
Tue, May 7, 2013 02:19:00 PM

Indians designated 1B Michael McDade for assignment.

The move was made in order to clear room on the 40-man roster for Ezequiel Carrera. McDade, who is batting just .230/.313/.284 with no homers at Triple-A this season, will probably pass through waivers. Then again, he used to be a Blue Jay, so it's always possible Alex Anthopoulos will claim him.
Thu, May 2, 2013 06:10:00 PM

Indians optioned 1B Michael McDade to Triple-A Buffalo; reassigned INF/OF Nate Spears to minor league camp.

Neither had a real shot to win a roster spot. A waiver claim from the Blue Jays earlier this offseason, McDade will be the first baseman at Buffalo.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 11:37:00 AM

Indians claimed 1B Michael McDade off waivers from the Blue Jays.

McDade, 23, batted .285/.360/.445 with 17 homers and an .806 OPS in 118 games this year between Double- and Triple-A in 2012. He'll compete for a bench job this spring.
Fri, Nov 30, 2012 03:21:00 PM

Blue Jays designated 1B Michael McDade for assignment.

McDade earned a spot on the 40-man roster last fall, but he gets the boot after batting .285/.360/.445 with 17 homers and an .806 OPS in 118 games this year between Double- and Triple-A. The 23-year-old could draw some interest on waivers.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 01:33:00 PM

Blue Jays recalled 1B Michael McDade from Triple-A Buffalo.

McDade batted .285/.360/.445 with 17 homers between Double- and Triple-A this season. He'll return to Triple-A in 2013.
Fri, Oct 5, 2012 12:33:00 PM

Blue Jays purchased the contract of 1B Michael McDade from Double-A New Hampshire.

A former sixth-round pick, McDade .281/.328/.457 with 16 homers over 484 at-bats for New Hampshire this season. He'll need to progress more at the plate to turn into a real prospect, and the Jays are willing to let him occupy a spot on the 40-man roster to see if he can do just that.
Fri, Nov 18, 2011 04:04:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
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2Carlos Corporan
3Chris Gimenez
4Tomas Telis
5Jorge Alfaro
1B1Prince Fielder
2Kyle Blanks
2B1Rougned Odor
2Jurickson Profar
3Tommy Field
SS1Elvis Andrus
2Hanser Alberto
3B1Adrian Beltre
LF1Jake Smolinski
2Ryan Rua
CF1Leonys Martin
2Delino DeShields Jr.
3Antoan Richardson
RF1Shin-Soo Choo
2Michael Choice
3Carlos Peguero
DH1Mitch Moreland
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Yu Darvish
2Derek Holland
3Yovani Gallardo
4Colby Lewis
5Ross Detwiler
6Nick Martinez
7Nick Tepesch
8Matt Harrison
9Martin Perez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Neftali Feliz
2Shawn Tolleson
3Tanner Scheppers
4Juan Carlos Oviedo
5Michael Kirkman
6Kyuji Fujikawa
7Phil Klein
8Alexander Claudio
9Jon Edwards
10Lisalverto Bonilla
11Spencer Patton
12Roman Mendez
13Ross Ohlendorf
14Anthony Bass