Marlon Byrd checks in with MMO to talk about his experience playing for the Mets, how he’s bounced back from his 50-game PEDs suspension, his time in the Mexican League, if he thinks he’ll be traded and how to carry the momentum into the second half of the season.
MMO: David mentioned before yesterday’s game that it’s been great having you on this team for your presence on and off the field, especially for the younger guys. How have you felt about your time with the Mets so far?
MB: I’m just having a great time. This is a great group of guys and I was glad to make the team out of Spring Training. This great organization gave me a great opportunity and I’m just trying to reward them with good play. Like I said before, great group of guys so it’s easy to fit in and it’s been easy to work with a lot of these young guys. This team’s going to be good very soon.
MMO: Many people were skeptical about how you’d perform this year after having a down year last year. What’s been the key for yo...