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MARLON BYRD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Player Profile #186: Marlon Byrd | OF | PHI

It may have taken until his age-35 season, but Marlon Byrd is finally fantasy relevant. Over the last two seasons, the outfielder has averaged 24.5 homers and 86.5 RBI, extremely serviceable numbers that made him the 22nd-ranked OF in 2013 and the 37th-ranked OF in 2014. Last year I swapped Shin-Soo Choo for Byrd in one of my more competitive leagues — would you have expected...
Via Baseball Professor
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies attempted to trade Ryan Howard to Orioles

Getty Images The Orioles remain interested in Phillies outfielder Marlon Byrd. They however are not as interested in first baseman Ryan Howard who the Phillies offered in a package for Byrd reports MASN. Howard still possesses some power in his swing with 23 home runs last season but produced juast a .223/.310/.380 line wit 190 strike outs across 152 games last season. Owed $50...
Via Tireball.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles and Phillies discussing Marlon Byrd trade

The Baltimore Orioles are reportedly in discussions with the Philadelphia Phillies to acquire 37-year old outfielder Marlon Byrd. Byrd is due to earn $8 million in 2015, and has a vesting option for 2016. In 154 games with the Phillies last season, Byrd hit .264/.312/.427, not far from his career line of .278/.333/.427. He slugged 25 home runs and drove in 85 runs, but struck out...
Via Baseball Essential
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels Trade Price Is "Out Of Line"; Phillies Could Move Marlon Byrd At Winter Meetings

The baseball Winter Meetings are about to commence in San Diego, California. Executives from all 30 major league teams will be present, and since everyone is in one place at the same time, the time is one of the busiest of the offseason for trades. Jayson Stark of ESPN.com posted...
Via Philliedelphia
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Traded or not, Marlon Byrd is a good comeback story

I mentioned a couple weeks ago how it is almost a guarantee that Marlon Byrd will be traded. With the Winter Meetings just two days away, it could happen very soon. Before he goes, I think it is important to look back at a player with a pretty remarkable comeback story.
Via PhilsBaseball
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlon Byrd will be traded by Phillies

Why the Phillies will trade Marlon Byrd
Via PhilsBaseball
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Yasmany Tomas Signing Elsewhere Could Kill A Marlon Byrd Trade

"They owe it to their fans", baseball agent Jay Alou told Ryan Lawrence of the Philadelphia Daily News. The Phillies most certainly do. Signing free agent outfielder Yasmany Tomas would not only be the addition of one young piece that would change the mood of the Philadelphia fanbase and the...
Via Philliedelphia
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Rumors: Marlon Byrd asking price 'too high'

The Philadelphia Phillies are entrenched in last place in the National League East with a record of 43-57. A team that was one of the best in baseball from 2007-2011 have hit rock bottom and are looking to rebuild. Several names have come up in trade rumors, one being power-hitting right fielder Marlon Byrd, who is in his second tour of duty with the Phillies. But will the Phillies...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Phils Have “Serious Discussions” With Seattle About Byrd

According to Seattle Mariners’ beat writer Ryan Davish, Marlon Byrd has indicated he is willing to waive his no trade clause to go to Seattle in a potential deal that has reached the serious discussion stage. According to CSN Philly’s Leslie Gudel, Byrd has not yet committed to doing such.: When asked if he’d waive no-trade clause to Mariners Byrd said “the trade would have...
Via Phillies Nation
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies: Breaking down the outfield

The Philadelphia Phillies outfield could definitely improve after last season, and health will be a big factor in that.  Domonic Brown will continue to start in left field after finally having his breakout season last year, missing only 23 games.  Marlon Byrd mans right field after returning to Philadelphia this offseason, but he’s 36 and may not match his career year from last...
Via isportsweb.com
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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