Marlon Byrd

Prospect Profile: Victor Black, The PTBNL

August 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets and Pirates have agreed on Victor Black as the player to be named late in the trade that sent Marlon Byrd and John Buck to the Pirates. The Mets sent cash to Pittsburgh as well in exchange for Dilson Herrera, who we profiled yesterday, and Black, [...]

More On The Mets’ Newest Prospect, Dilson Herrera

August 27, 2013 // 2 Comments

With today’s trade of Marlon Byrd and John Buck, the Mets got a very intriguing prospect from the Pirates, 19 year-old second base prospect Dilson Herrera. Herrera is a converted third baseman out of Cartagena, Columbia who is three years in to his professional baseball career, and in his [...]

Den Dekker Gets Unexpected Audition With Four Weeks To Go

August 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

With the Mets trading Marlon Byrd to the Pittsburgh Pirates today, the door is left open for one of the biggest enigmas in the organization: Matt den Dekker. Den Dekker, 26, was a fifth-round draft pick in 2010 after an illustrious career at the University of Florida. The outfielder gradually rose [...]

Sherman: Mets Unlikely To Make Any Moves

July 31, 2013 // 0 Comments

Update 3:33- Joel Sherman is now saying that rival executives would be “shocked” if the Mets made a deal before the deadline. -  -  -  -  -  - It’s not over yet. According to Joel Sherman, the Mets are suddenly once again getting calls on Marlon Byrd. According to his [...]

Is Marlon Byrd Finally Coming Around?

May 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

Most of the attention concerning the Met outfield the past few weeks has gone to Jordany Valdespin, both for his character and his play on the field. However, there has been one player who has very quietly got on a roll, and may be able to plug a hole in the still-fluctuating outfield: Marlon Byrd. [...]

Mets Sign Marlon Byrd To Minor League Deal

February 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets announced via Twitter today that they have signed journeyman outfielder Marlon Byrd to a minor league contract, with an invitation to big league camp. Byrd, 35, is a right-handed hitting outfielder who has played a total of 11 seasons in the majors. He played 13 games with the Cubs last [...]