Shi Davidi of Sportsnet reports that Toronto Blue Jays catcher Reese McGuire was arrested last weekend for “exposure of sexual organs” in Pinellas County, Florida. The Blue Jays train in Dunedin, in Pinellas County.
The arrest occurred on Friday afternoon at a strip mall parking lot, where McGuire was allegedly seen inside an SUV exposing himself. The Blue Jays released the following statement:
The Toronto Blue Jays are aware of the recent police incident involving catcher Reese McGuire. He has been in communication with the Blue Jays and we are working to gather more information. Out of respect for the legal process, neither he nor the club will comment any further at this time.
McGuire, who appeared in 30 games for the Jays last year, is listed as the backup catcher on the Jays’ depth chart. He was ordered to appear in court on March 16.