Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 7/30/13
Marlon Byrd is having a World Class season.  He’s currently hitting .280/.324/.508 with 17 HRs and 60 RBI on the year.  He’s also due a pittance of a salary and holds no commitment beyond 2013.  All of these things SHOULD make Byrd a highly sought after player at the trade deadline.  Except for the fact that the Mets don’t want to trade him. Logic dictates that Byrd has more value to the 2013 Mets than anyone that they would get back in a deal.  A random Met fan, Tim, writes: It would deflate the morale on the team, he’s a very positive influence in the clubhouse, and has been a big help to the younger outfielders. Call me crazy, but if this team could just reel off a couple of wins in a row, who knows what could happen? Met fans know all too well about late season collapses, and the optimist in me wants to believe that anything is possible! Ya Gotta Believe!!!!! Yet an argument remains, do the 2013 Mets matter?  The Mets have nearly no shot at making the playoffs in 2013 and less of a
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