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Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.266
 
Career Avg.
.279
Name  Marlon Byrd
Born  8/30/1977
Height  6-0
Weight  245
Number  3
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
7/21/2014 10:55:00 AM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd is just 2-for-13 (.154) against Giants starter Ryan Vogelsong.
Insight: Byrd (19 HR, 55 RBI) has proved that last season power numbers weren't a fluke. Several teams, including the Mariners, Royals and Reds, are reportedly interested in trading for the 36-year-old.
 
7/20/2014 7:31:00 PM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, his 19th of the year, Sunday against the Braves.
Insight: Byrd has proved that last season wasn't a fluke. Several teams, including the Mariners, Royals and Reds, are reportedly interested in trading for the 36-year-old.
 
7/19/2014 10:46:00 AM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd is 9-for-20 (.450) with three long balls versus Braves starter Aaron Harang.
Insight: With Chase Utley in a slump, Byrd is the only Phillies hitter doing anything (.261, 18 HR, 52 RBI). He might bring value in a traded deadline deal, but in the meantime he should be a nice play Saturday night.
 
7/6/2014 4:40:00 PM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd went 2-for-4 with home run and two RBI Sunday against the Pirates.
Insight: With Chase Utley in a slump, Byrd is the only Phillies hitter doing anything (.266, 18 HR, 52 RBI). He might bring value in a traded deadline deal.
 
6/29/2014 4:59:00 PM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd went 2-for-4 with two solo homers Sunday against the Braves.
Insight: Byrd has hit eight homers this month and 15 on the year to go with a .268 average, 48 RBI and an .806 OPS. Byrd hit a career-high 24 homers with 88 RBI, a .291 average and an .847 OPS last year and he's ahead of where he was on this date a year ago (.259, 12 HR, 40 RBI, .803 OPS).
 
6/28/2014 10:18:00 AM
Description: Philadelphia right fielder Marlon Byrd is just 6-for-33 (.182) with 10 strikeouts against Braves right-hander Ervin Santana.
Insight: The 36-year-old putting together some nice power numbers (13 HR, 34 extra-base hits), but this is another unfavorable matchup to be avoided.
 
6/27/2014 10:20:00 AM
Description: Philadelphia right fielder Marlon Byrd is just 1-for-11 with five strikeouts against Braves right-hander Julio Teheran.
Insight: The 36-year-old putting together some nice power numbers (13 HR, 34 extra-base hits), but this is an unfavorable matchup to be avoided.
 
6/25/2014 10:06:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia right fielder Marlon Byrd contributed three hits Wednesday in a loss to Miami.
Insight: Wednesday was Byrd's third three-hit game of the season. The 36-year-old is on pace for 27 HR and 95 RBI, which would both be career highs.
 
6/22/2014 11:40:00 AM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd will sit out Sunday against St. Louis. SOURCE: Jim Salisbury, Comcast Sportsnet Philadelphia
Insight: It's a routine off day for the veteran. John Mayberry (.247, 5 HR, 20 RBI) will get the start in right field.
 
6/18/2014 5:49:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia right fielder Marlon Byrd went 3-for-5 with a homer, three RBI and two runs Wednesday at Atlanta.
Insight: Byrd started off the month with a 1-for-16 slump, but he's gone 14-for-49 (.286) with three home runs and 10 RBI in his last 12 games.
 
6/15/2014 11:16:00 AM
Description: Philadelphia right fielder Marlon Byrd has been unable to do any damage against Cubs starter Travis Wood.
Insight: Byrd has a .300 average, four homers and an .894 OPS in 60 at-bats against lefties this season, but he's 3-for-17 (.176) against Wood.
 
6/10/2014 10:00:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia right fielder Marlon Byrd cranked his tenth home run of the season Tuesday in a win over San Diego.
Insight: Byrd drove in four of the Phillies' five runs. The 36-year-old has been a consistent source of power in an otherwise listless lineup. Byrd (.264, 10 HR, 38 RBI) will look to extend his hitting streak to five games on Wednesday night.
 
6/8/2014 10:33:00 AM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd has gone 7-for-18 (.389) with two doubles and two home runs against Reds starter Homer Bailey.
Insight: Byrd has nine homers and 34 RBI this season, one home home run and six more RBI than he had on this date last year. He ended up with 24 homers and 88 RBI in 2013.
 
6/7/2014 7:17:00 PM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run Saturday at Cincinnati.
Insight: Byrd has nine homers and 34 RBI this season, one home home run and six more RBI than he had on this date last year. He ended up with 24 homers and 88 RBI in 2013.
 
6/6/2014 9:50:00 AM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd sat out Thursday, but should be available on Friday in a favorable matchup.
Insight: Byrd is a career .583 hitter (7-for-12) with a home run and a 1.560 OPS against Reds starter Johnny Cueto. The Phillies outfielder has struggled of late, batting just .189 over the past four weeks, including 0-for-11 the past three games, so may not be able to take advantage of this matchup.
 
6/5/2014 1:35:00 PM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd is not in Thursday's starting lineup.
Insight: Byrd is batting a solid .264 with eight homers and 32 RBI, but after a fast start has hit just .143 the past two weeks. This appears to be just a routine day off. John Mayberry Jr. (.255, 3 HR, 11 RBI, .876 OPS) will get the start.
 
Hot5/24/2014 10:50:00 AM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd is a lifetime .500 hitter (12-for-24) with a pair of homers and a 1.538 OPS against Dodgers right-hander Dam Haren.
Insight: Byrd has been everything the Phillies expected, batting a solid .291 with six homers and 29 RBI. We like this matchup.
 
Hot5/23/2014 9:59:00 AM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd is a lifetime .545 hitter (6-for-11) against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw.
Insight: The bad news is that all six hits are singles. Byrd has been hot of late with eight hits in his last 21 at-bats, including a pair of homers and six RBI, in his last five games.
 
4/24/2014 10:20:00 AM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd is a lifetime .476 hitter (10-for-21) with a pair of homers against Dodgers starter Dan Haren.
Insight: After homering on Opening Day, Bryd has not done much. He hit .291 with a career-high 24 round-trippers last season, but we're still skeptical that he can match those numbers this season. He's batting .238 through the first 21 games with two homers and 12 RBI.
 
4/10/2014 10:00:00 PM
Description: Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBI Thursday against the Brewers.
Insight: Byrd has two homers, 11 Ks and a .263 average in 38 at-bats. He hit .291 with a career-high 24 round-trippers last season, but we're skeptical that he'll duplicate those numbers at age 36 after hitting more than 12 HRs in a season just once before last year.
 

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