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MARLON BYRD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jim Bowden proposes trade to bring Marlon Byrd to Reds

You don't have to be a baseball expert to notice how badly the Reds need offensive help.Entering Sunday, Cincinnati's depleted offense had mustered just 14 runs in eight games since the All-Star Break. With top hitters Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips expected to be out of the lineup for several more weeks, the need to add an extra bat has become critical if the Reds want...
Via Redlegs Review
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Trade Notes: Hamels and Byrd

Could Cole Hamels be shipping up to Boston? Put this into the “where there is smoke, there is fire” category of sports. The Phillies continue to say that they are not trading starter Cole Hamels, but the Phillies scouts picked an interesting game to attend Thursday night. Jayson Stark of ESPN is reporting that the Phillies sent scouts to the  Boston Red Sox AA (Portland Sea...
Via Phillies Nation
4 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Reds continue trade talks with Phillies involving Marlon Byrd

According to a report by Jim Bowden, the Reds and Phillies remain in trade talks involving veteran outfielder Marlon Byrd.Cincinnati has been one of several teams rumored to be interested in Byrd as the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline approaches. It goes without saying, but the Reds desperately need a power threat in their lineup. And the 36-year-old Byrd would seemingly provide...
Via Redlegs Review
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Rumors: Philadelphia discussing Marlon Byrd trade with Reds

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Marlon Byrd is drawing decent trade interest around the league from teams such as the Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals, and Cincinnati Reds, as I wrote for Sports Rumor Alert.Byrd has a four team no-trade list, which includes the Mariners, Royals, Toronto Blue Jays, and Tampa Bay Rays, according to Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com.#452439948...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds Rumors: Cincinnati interested in Phillies' Marlon Byrd, Antonio Bastardo

The Cincinnati Reds didn't exactly come out of the All-Star break swinging on all cylinders. They only scored six runs in their series against the New York Yankees, while giving up 14. For those of you scoring at home, that isn't too good.In order to become a playoff contender, the Reds are going to need upgrades at the plate and on the mound, and they realize that.#452083584...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vesting Options Killing Phillies Trade Prospects

Outfielder Marlon Byrd has been perhaps the Phillies’ finest offensive contributor not named Chase Utley in 2014. Leading the Phillies in homers and slugging, Byrd, at age 36, has remained healthy for the entire season and is putting up numbers comparable to those he had in his turn-back-the-clock 2013 all while being signed at a reasonable contract. Byrd should be an easy flip...
Via Phillies Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlon Byrd to the Seattle Mariners?

Veteran Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Marlon Byrd has a no-trade clause that could prevent him from being traded to four teams. The Seattle Mariners are one of those teams. So the idea that Byrd could find himself traded to the Pacific Northwest doesn’t make a whole lot of sense on the surface.  That’s just on the surface. When Byrd signed his current deal back in November...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlon Byrd reveals 4-team no-trade clause

As baseball’s trade season heats up, Marlon Byrd will be connected to any team looking for a bat. The Phillies’ rightfielder is having an excellent season. He leads the team in homers (18) and slugging (.481) and is second in RBIs (52). Byrd has been down this road before. He was traded from the Mets to the Pirates for the stretch drive last season and helped Pittsburgh get...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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