A's acquire former first-round pick McGuire from Blue Jays

A's acquire former first-round pick McGuire from Blue Jays
July 25, 2014, 11:15 am
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In 10 starts for Triple-A Buffalo this year, Deck McGuire posted a 3-5 record with a 5.66 ERA and 38 strikeouts in 55 innings. (AP)

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The A's acquired former first-round pick Deck McGuire from Toronto for cash considerations Friday and will option the right-hander to Triple-A Sacramento.

Drafted 11th overall in 2010, McGuire is 6-9 with a 4.21 ERA in 20 starts this season split between Double-A and Triple-A.