Chris McGuiness

Chris McGuiness #21

  • 1B
  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 1"/210

Chris McGuiness MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.176 0 1 0 .382

Chris McGuiness Bio

  • Full Name: Christopher Ryan McGuiness
  • Born: 4/11/1988 in Charleston, SC
  • Draft: 2009, Boston Red Sox, 13th rd. (408th overall)
  • College: The Citadel
  • Debut: June 7, 2013
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 34 0 6 0 1 0 .176 .176 .382

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Awards

Chris McGuiness Awards

AFL Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2012 Surprise AFL

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2012 Surprise AFL

AFL Player of the Week

Week Team League
10/16/2012 Surprise AFL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2012 Surprise AFL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Texas AL

CAL Player of the Week

Week Team League
09/06/2010 Bakersfield CAL

NYP Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Lowell NYP

Chris McGuiness Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 14, 2015 Lehigh Valley IronPigs released 1B Chris McGuiness.
December 22, 2014 1B Chris McGuiness assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
December 15, 2014 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent 1B Chris McGuiness to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 2, 2014 1B Chris McGuiness elected free agency.
September 8, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates sent 1B Chris McGuiness outright to Indianapolis Indians.
August 31, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates designated 1B Chris McGuiness for assignment.
March 21, 2014 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned 1B Chris McGuiness to Indianapolis Indians.
December 30, 2013 Texas Rangers traded 1B Chris McGuiness to Pittsburgh Pirates for RHP Miles Mikolas.
December 27, 2013 Texas Rangers designated Chris McGuiness for assignment.
October 2, 2013 Texas Rangers activated 1B Chris McGuiness.
June 18, 2013 Texas Rangers optioned 1B Chris McGuiness to Round Rock Express.
June 6, 2013 Texas Rangers selected the contract of Chris McGuiness from Round Rock Express.
March 27, 2013 1B Chris McGuiness returned to Texas Rangers from Cleveland Indians.
March 27, 2013 Chris McGuiness assigned to Round Rock Express.
December 6, 2012 Cleveland Indians claimed Chris McGuiness off waivers from Frisco RoughRiders.
April 2, 2012 Chris McGuiness assigned to Frisco RoughRiders from Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
August 29, 2011 Chris McGuiness roster status changed by Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
August 25, 2011 sent 1B Chris McGuiness on a rehab assignment to AZL Rangers.
July 8, 2011 Myrtle Beach Pelicans placed 1B Chris McGuiness on the 7-day disabled list. Knee injury.
June 6, 2011 Myrtle Beach Pelicans activated 1B Chris McGuiness from the 7-day disabled list.
May 14, 2011 Myrtle Beach Pelicans placed 1B Chris McGuiness on the 7-day disabled list. upper back injury
May 6, 2011 Myrtle Beach Pelicans activated 1B Chris McGuiness from the 7-day disabled list.
April 27, 2011 Myrtle Beach Pelicans placed 1B Chris McGuiness on the 7-day disabled list.
March 31, 2011 1B Chris McGuiness assigned to Myrtle Beach Pelicans from Frisco RoughRiders.
March 1, 2011 1B Chris McGuiness assigned to Texas Rangers.
September 8, 2010 Chris McGuiness assigned to Frisco RoughRiders from Bakersfield Blaze.
July 31, 2010 Texas Rangers Traded C Jarrod Saltalamacchia to Boston Red Sox; Lowell Spinners Traded RHP Roman Mendez to Spokane Indians and Greenville Drive Traded 1B Chris McGuiness to Bakersfield Blaze.
May 25, 2010 Chris McGuiness roster status changed by Greenville Drive.
May 15, 2010 Greenville Drive placed 1B Chris McGuiness on the 7-day disabled list. strained left knee
April 5, 2010 1B Chris McGuiness assigned to Greenville Drive from Lowell Spinners.
March 22, 2010 1B Chris McGuiness assigned to Boston Red Sox.
August 29, 2009 Chris McGuiness assigned to Lowell Spinners from Greenville Drive.
August 21, 2009 Chris McGuiness assigned to Greenville Drive from Lowell Spinners.
June 24, 2009 Chris McGuiness roster status changed by Lowell Spinners.
June 18, 2009 Boston Red Sox signed 1B Chris McGuiness.
June 18, 2009 1B Chris McGuiness assigned to Lowell Spinners from Boston Red Sox.

Christopher Ryan McGuiness Bio Info

Christopher Ryan McGuiness...Wife's name is Allyson...Is a 2006 graduate of James Island Charter High School in Charleston, SC...Was named to the 7-AAAA all-region team all four years of high school and was selected to all-state squad in 2006...Played baseball at The Citadel, where he batted .367 with 15 homers and 59 RBI while leading the nation with 65 walks in his final season (2009)...Earned first team All-Southern Conference honors and was also named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America Team...Also went 3-5 with a 6.30 ERA (70.0ip/49er) and 40 strikeouts in 21 games (14 starts) as a collegiate pitcher.

2013

Was with Cleveland during spring training after being selected by the Indians in the Rule 5 Draft on 12/16/12...Was returned to the Texas organization on 3/27...Spent majority of season with Triple-A Round Rock, where he made 90 appearances at first base and five in left field...Also went 7-for-35 (.200) with a homer and 11 RBI in nine games as the designated hitter...Homered twice and knocked in six runs in his fifth game on 4/8 vs. Iowa...Tallied his second professional triple on 5/9 at Las Vegas...Reached base safely in 24 of his 27 games during the month of May, hitting .313 (30-for-96) with a .422 on-base percentage and a .902 OPS...Was selected by Texas on 6/6 and went 0-for-3 in his first Major League start/game on 6/7 at Toronto...Went 2-for-4 with an RBI in his second game on 6/9 at Toronto; doubled off Josh Johnson for first big league hit and RBI...Made 10 appearances (nine starts) with the Rangers before being optioned back to Round Rock on 6/18...Made three straight starts in left field from 7/27-29...Scored four runs on 8/19 at Nashville...Swiped lone base (fifth career) on 8/20 at Nashville...Hit safely in season-high eight straight games from 8/21-28 (10-for-34, .294)...Was acquired by Pittsburgh on 12/30.

2012 Spent the 2012 season at Double-A Frisco where he hit .268 (122-456) with 25 doubles, 23HR and 77 RBI in 123 games (.366OB/.474SLG/.840OPS)...He finished 4th in the Texas League in walks (69), tied for 4th in home runs (23), 7th in RBI (77) and 8th in OPS (.840)...Was 3rd in the Rangers org in HR (23) and 5th in RBI (77)...After the season he was named MVP of the Arizona Fall League, hitting .283 (26-92) with 5 2B, 4HR & 27RBI in 25 games for Surprise (.370OB/.838OPS)..Led the AZFL in RBI and was tied for 6th in total bases (43). At Frisco he hit .273 off RHP with an OPS of .847 and .252 off LHP with an .819 OPS... In 65 second half games hit .285 (68-239) with 15 2B, 13HR and 45RBI (.899OPS). 2011 Spent entire season with Myrtle Beach...Placed on the DL on 4/26 with an oblique strain...Activated from disabled list on 5/5...Returned to the disabled list on 5/14 with a back strain...Activated 6/6...DL again 7/7 -8/28 with knee contusion, including a rehab assignment with the AZL Rangers from 8/25-27. 2010 Split the campaign between Greenville (Low-A), Bakersfield, and Frisco...Combined to bat .284 (114-402) with 19 home runs and 68 RBI in 112 games...Placed on disabled list 5/14 with left knee strain...Activated from disabled list on 5/25...Acquired by Texas, along with RHP Roman Mendez and C Michael Thomas, from Boston, in exchange for C Jarrod Saltalamacchia on 7/31...Led Greenville in homers and walks and ranked 2nd in average and RBI at time of trade...Promoted to Frisco on 9/7 for Texas League playoffs. 2009 Split first professional season between Greenville and Lowell...Named to the New York-Penn League All-Star Team...Set a Lowell club record with a extra-base hit in 6 straight games from 7/17-22...408th overall pick in draft.