The Mets Trade Marlon Byrd Hours Before Marlon Byrd T-Shirt Night

ESPN New York's Adam Rubin is reporting that Mets outfielder Marlon Byrd has been traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates after the Pirates put a successful waiver claim on Byrd. That's all well and good for the Mets—Byrd is exactly the kind of player that an out-of-contention team should be looking to unload—but in true… » 8/27/13 2:50pm 8/27/13 2:50pm

Yasiel Puig Initiates Launching Sequence, Throws Out Marlon Byrd

Puig was unable to record the out on Justin Turner's little flare to shallow right in the second inning in Los Angeles, so he just mowed down Marlon Byrd foolishly attempting to advance to third instead. Watch more angles—it looks like he's throwing a golf ball from his ear—and listen to Vin Scully call it here. » 8/15/13 12:45am 8/15/13 12:45am

The Biggest Winner In Marlon Byrd's PED Bust? Marlon Byrd. The Biggest…

When MLB announced Monday that noted Victor Conte client Marlon Byrd would be suspended for 50 games after he tested positive for taking an estrogen inhibitor, it was reported that Byrd would be docked 50 days' pay, since that's what the rules say. The suspension began immediately, since Byrd is still an active… » 6/28/12 7:50pm 6/28/12 7:50pm

Marlon Byrd, Victor Conte's Most Famous Client, Suspended For PEDs

Marlon Byrd was supposed to be Victor Conte's character witness. For the past three-plus seasons, the journeyman outfield has been the only high-profile client of Conte's supplement business, a product line that's a tough sell since the whole BALCO mess. The BALCO name's gone (it's SNAC now), but Conte could always… » 6/25/12 4:45pm 6/25/12 4:45pm