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The YardBYRD Sings for Your Love and the Top 100 Hitters, Week 12

What is not to love about Marlon Byrd? He is one of twenty-one hitters who have 49 homeruns over the past two seasons, and is on pace this year to hit over 20 bombs again. He has been on the DL since June 2nd and just came off this past Friday. I understand the batting average is something to be concerned with, but even if that's your issue, he is still a donkey (the flying donkey...
Via Razzball
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds' Byrd set to begin rehab assignment

Marlon Byrd – out with a fractured right wrist – isn't quite ready to rejoin the Reds, but it appears he's getting closer. According to, Byrd will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Pensacola on Wednesday. "That's really good news," Price told "For all the things we've talked about in a negative way in regards to injuries, he has healed quickly. He...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlon Byrd to rehab with Pensacola; Roster moves galore

Marlon Byrd will begin his rehab from a fractured wrist on Wednesday with the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos. He was injured two weeks ago, so this is a quick return. Good to see that he can return so quickly as if he picks up where he left off he could be a good trade piece at the deadline for the Cincinnati Reds. Byrd will be the 1st rehabber to head to Pensacola since both Mat...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Marlon Byrd suffers wrist fracture; Ivan DeJesus Jr. to be called up

After getting hit by a pitch from Philadelphia Phillies starter Sean O’Sullivan during the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 walk-off loss on Tuesday night, outfielder Marlon Byrd suffered a fractured wrist and is expected to be placed on the disabled list. The Reds still don’t know how long Byrd will be out, but after the X-ray revealed the fracture, he is expected to miss some significant...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies, Reds were close on Marlon Byrd deal

It’s been a quiet offseason in Philadelphia, which might be a good thing when you consider some of the ill-advised moves that Ruben Amaro has made in the past. However, the Phillies do need to continue their rebuilding process after trading Jimmy Rollins earlier this month, and outfielder Marlon Byrd would be the easiest player for them to move. The Phillies and Reds were reportedly...
Via The Outside Corner
December 29, 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...
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: Full Circle to the Philadelphia Phillies

While everybody locally examined their wish list of right-handed sluggers, the Philadelphia Phillies signed Marlon Byrd. How long will it take the fans to embrace him again? (Byrd’s photo with the Phillies @ Tal Venada) TAL’S HANDY CAPS Welcome, Newcomers:  This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion. Most fans do not consider the budget, prospects...
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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