Found June 09, 2012 on PRO Rumors:
The Boston Red Sox have designated Marlon Byrd for assignment, Ian Browne of MLB.com reports. The move will create a roster spot for Daisuke Matsuzaka who is set to start on Saturday. Byrd who acquired by the Red Sox from the Cubs in April for Michael Bowden. He hit just .273/.288/.333 in 105 plate appearances in limited action for Boston. Byrd had success in the AL prior to his stint with Boston when he played for the Rangers from 2007-2009. With the Rangers, he hit .295 while totaling 402 hits in 1364 at-bats. Image taken by Keith Allison and used under the Creative Common License Agreement.
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