After missing most of last season with shoulder surgery, veteran lefty reliever Tim Byrdak is looking for a team with sign with. The “late model” is 40 years old and has pitching for five Major League teams (the Mets, Astros, Tigers, Orioles and Royals). In his 12 year career, he holds a 4.35 ERA in 479 appearances. One thing Byrdak does have going for him – crafty lefties...
The New York Mets are scheduled to hold their first full-squad workout of spring training this coming Friday. Pitchers and catchers, however, were due to report last Saturday. Veteran relief pitcher Tim Byrdak, who spent the past three years with the Mets, isn’t among those at the club’s facilities in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Shoulder […]
Reliever Tim Byrdak is not your normal baseball player. In Spring Training 2012, the reliever showed up to camp dressed as Hulk Hogan. Four months later, he surprised his New York Mets teammates with a pet...a chicken named "Little Jerry Seinfeld". Now, after missing most of 2013 due to a shoulder injury, Byrdak is out there looking for work. Via Twitter. pic.twitter...
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