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Marlon Byrd #3 - RF

Philadelphia

  • Age: 36
  • DOB: 1977/08/30
  • POB: Boynton Beach, FL
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 245lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 12
  • Drafted by Philadelphia in 1999 (10th round).
  • Current Status: On roster
  • Performance: Byrd is cold (.225 in last 40AB).
GPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
Year to date12548664131242237231149314.270.319.469.788
On Pace1606228216831329924019141-.270.319.469.788

Scouting Report

AssetsIs a solid hitter and run producer with power and base-running ability. Works hard to improve his game. Can play all three outfield positions.
FlawsStrikeouts can be a problem and he doesn't walk a lot. Can make his share of mistakes as a fielder. Can run a little too hot and cold at times.
Career potentialVeteran run-producing outfielder.

Honours and Awards

2010Named to the All-Star Game
2002International League (AAA) - All-Star Team
2001Minor League Baseball - First All-Star Team (Baseball America)
2001Eastern League (AA) - Most Valuable Player
2001Eastern League (AA) - Rookie of the Year
2001Eastern League (AA) - All-Star Team
2001Double-A - All-Star Team (Baseball America)
2001Double-A - Player of the Year (Baseball America)
2000South Atlantic League (A) - All-Star Team
2000Class A- - All-Star Team (Baseball America)
1999New York-Penn League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/07/30Missed 1 game (foot injury).
2014/07/29Foot injury, day-to-day.
2013/11/12Signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies to a two-year contract.
2013/10/31Filed for free agency.
2013/08/28Added to the Pittsburgh Pirates 25-man roster.
2013/08/27Acquired from the New York Mets.
2013/03/29Contract purchased from Las Vegas (AAA).
2013/02/01Signed by the New York Mets to a minor league contract.
2012/06/25Suspended by the MLB for 50 games.
2012/06/12Released by the Boston Red Sox.
2012/06/08Designated for assignment by the Boston Red Sox.
2012/04/21Acquired from the Chicago Cubs.
2011/07/02Missed 39 games (facial injury).
2011/05/22Facial injury, 15-day DL.
2010/09/27Missed 2 games (facial injury).
2010/09/25Facial injury, day-to-day.
2010/09/03Missed 1 game (leg injury).
2010/09/01Leg injury, day-to-day.
2010/08/25Missed 1 game (right hand injury).
2010/08/24Right hand injury, day-to-day.
2009/12/31Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Cubs to a three-year contract.
2009/11/05Filed for free agency.
2009/10/02Missed 2 games (hip injury).
2009/10/01Hip injury, day-to-day.
2009/08/29Missed 3 games (kidney stones).
2009/08/26Kidney stones, day-to-day.
2009/01/30Re-signed by the Texas Rangers to a one-year contract.
2008/09/07Missed 1 game (thumb injury).
2008/09/06Thumb injury, day-to-day (retroactive to September 6th, 2008).
2008/05/14Missed 26 games (knee injury).
2008/04/17Knee injury, 15-day DL.
2008/01/16Re-signed by the Texas Rangers to a one-year contract.
2007/05/26Contract purchased from Oklahoma (AAA).
2007/03/31Designated for assignment by the Texas Rangers.
2006/12/08Signed as a free agent by the Texas Rangers to a one-year contract.
2006/07/14Designated for assignment by the Washington Nationals.
2006/02/24Re-signed by the Washington Nationals to a one-year contract.
2006/01/11Re-signed by the Washington Nationals to a one-year contract.
2005/08/25Recalled from New Orleans (AAA).
2005/07/31Optioned to New Orleans (AAA).
2005/05/14Acquired from the Philadelphia Phillies.
2005/05/03Missed 7 games (right finger injury).
2005/04/08Right finger injury, 15-day DL.
2005/04/08Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2005/03/31Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2004/07/31Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2004/06/20Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2004/02/18Re-signed by the Philadelphia Phillies to a one-year contract.
2003/04/30Missed 15 games (left knee injury).
2003/04/13Left knee injury, 15-day DL.
2002/09/06Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2001/11/20Added to the Philadelphia Phillies 40-man roster.

Trades

2013/11/12Signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies.
2013/08/27New York Mets traded Marlon Byrd , John Buck and cash to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Dilson Herrera and a player to be named (Vic Black - August 28 2013).
2013/02/01Signed by the New York Mets to a minor league contract.
2012/04/21Chicago Cubs traded Marlon Byrd and cash considerations to the Boston Red Sox for Michael Bowden and a player to be named (Hunter Cervenka).
2009/12/31Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Cubs.
2006/12/08Signed as a free agent by the Texas Rangers.
2005/05/14Washington Nationals traded Endy Chavez to the Philadelphia Phillies for Marlon Byrd.
1999/06/02Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 10th round (306th overall) in 1999.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014PhiladelphiaNL12548664131242237231149314.270.319.469.788
2013PittsburghNL30107143490317620002.318.357.486.843
2013NY MetsNL11742561121265217125124244.285.330.518.848
2013Total NYN/PitNL14753275155355248831144246.291.336.511.847
2012BostonAL341009272017221022.270.286.320.606
2012Chicago CubsNL1343130002310011.070.149.070.219
2012Total ChN/BosMLB4714310302019531033.210.243.245.488
2011Chicago CubsNL119446511232229352578323.276.324.395.719
2011IowaAAA4154410132210-.267.421.533.954
2010Chicago CubsNL152580841703921266319851-.293.346.429.775
2009TexasAL1465476615543220893298842.283.329.479.808
2008TexasAL122403701202841053466272-.298.380.462.842
2008OklahomaAAA41635200326010.313.389.438.827
2007TexasAL1094146012717810702988533.307.355.459.814
2007OklahomaAAA4417629631526321330322.358.415.568.983
2006WashingtonNL781972844815182247332.223.317.350.667
2006New OrleansAAA46155204290729163131-.271.363.465.828
2005WashingtonNL7421620571522261847512.264.318.380.698
2005PhiladelphiaNL51304000013000.308.400.308.708
2005Total Phi/WshNL7922920611522261950512.266.323.376.699
2005New OrleansAAA218119336051197410.407.478.6671.145
2005Scranton/WBAAA51947103503003.368.368.8951.263
2004PhiladelphiaNL10634648791325332268222.228.287.321.608
2004Scranton/WBAAA3715213401112171018232.263.323.388.711
2003PhiladelphiaNL1354958615028474544941115.303.366.418.784
2003Scranton/WBAAA1413100001000.750.7501.0001.750
2003ReadingAA31635001303001.313.313.500.813
2002PhiladelphiaNL103528201118020.229.250.371.621
2002Scranton/WBAAA136538103160377156346981518.297.362.476.838
2001ReadingAA137510108161228288952933252.316.386.555.941
2000PiedmontA13351510415929131793511104154.309.379.515.894
1999BataviaA6524340727613502870827.296.376.535.911
TotalMLB137548536641353276341296053381015542932.279.334.429.763
TotalAL411146420542990144121910926920117.293.348.458.806
TotalNL96433894599241862088386229746341825.273.328.417.745
TotalAAA29811561963578310391639819628915.309.376.499.875
TotalAA140526111166228299252963253.316.384.553.937
TotalA1987581442313619301437918049711.305.378.521.899

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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