Mon, 21 Jul 2014 01:09:42 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd and RP Antonio Bastardo have drawn interest from the Cincinnati Reds.
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 11:11:45 -0700
The Kansas City Royals continue to have interest in trading for Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd, according to multiple sources. However, it's uncertain whether they will be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline; entering play Sunday, July 20, the Royals had a 48-48 record. Byrd has a limited no-trade clause and has the ability to block a trade to Kansas City.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:21:19 -0700
The Seattle Mariners are interested in Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd, and the two teams have had discussions. However, Byrd's preference is to stay in Philadelphia, and he has a four-team no-trade clause which includes Seattle. As such, a deal is said to be "less than likely", according to a league source.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:39:17 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd wants his $8 million option for the 2016 season guaranteed in order to waive his no-trade clause, according to sources.
Fantasy Tip: The Seattle Mariners have been hot on Byrd's trail recently, and the M's are one of only four teams that Byrd can block a trade to.
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:08:59 -0700
The Seattle Mariners are in serious negotiations with the Philadelphia Phillies about the possibility of acquiring OF Marlon Byrd, according to a source. It is believed Byrd would be willing to waive his no-trade clause to go to Seattle.
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:04:45 -0700
The Seattle Mariners are looking to add a right-handed hitter before the trade deadline and could show interest in Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd, Minnesota Twins OF Josh Willingham, Texas Rangers OF Alex Rios, Chicago Cubs OF Junior Lake and Chicago White Sox OF Dayan Viciedo.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:59:01 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd, who leads the team in home runs (18) and slugging percentage (.481) and is second in RBIs (52), does not want to be traded this summer. Byrd's current contract allows him to block a trade to only four teams: the Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals, Toronto Blue Jays and Tampa Bay Rays. The Mariners reportedly are eyeing Byrd, too. Byrd said that he would consider a trade to a team on his no-trade list, however.
Fantasy Tip: Byrd has been a nice surprise this season, and his value could actually increase a bit if he's traded to a contender with a more potent lineup.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:56:10 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd was recently scouted by the Seattle Mariners.
Fantasy Tip: Though he already has hit 18 home runs in 2014, the 34-year-old probably would be a reasonably priced acquisition that immediately would boost the M's lineup. He'd be an attractive FAAB prize for AL-only players who could approach 30 homers by season's end.
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:24:03 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd is on the radar screens of teams that need a righthanded hitting outfielder, and sources indicate the Kansas City Royals and Boston Red Sox have interest.
Thu, 05 Jun 2014 09:29:57 -0700
Philadelphia Phillies OF Marlon Byrd and C Carlos Ruiz are taking the day off Thursday, June 5.