Update: Toronto blue catcher Reese McGuire was arrested last week for reportedly masturbating to a porn video while sitting in his Mercedes SUV in the parking lot of a Dollar Tree in Florida.

Police were called and literally caught McGuire with his pants down. He was reportedly cooperative with authorities and did not deny the allegations.


Earlier:

Chris Tisch
Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.

Reese McGuire, a catcher for the Toronto Blue Jays, was accused by law enforcement of exposing himself last week.

McGuire, 24, was given a notice to appear in court on a charge of exposure of sexual organs, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office reports.

At about 2:15 p.m. Friday, deputies were summoned to a parking lot in the 900 block of Patricia Avenue in Dunedin “for a subject seen sitting inside an SUV and exposing himself,” deputes reported. Deputies said the man was McGuire, who they said was “cooperative and did not deny the allegations.”

McGuire is scheduled to appear in court March 16 in Clearwater. The Blue Jays hold spring training in Dunedin.

No other details about the incident were provided.

McGuire was a first-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2013, going 14th overall. He was traded to the Blue Jays in 2016 and was promoted to the the major leagues in 2018. He played most of 2019 at AAA, but did play 30 games at the major league level, hitting .299.

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