Former Mets outfielder Marlon Byrd has agreed to a two-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, according to WFAN/CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.
Wright was headed to the Mets’ complex in Florida on Thursday, a day before the team begins a nine-game road trip. He said he feels fine swinging and fielding, but he’s not running full speed and isn’t ready for rehab games.
We all know how this ends. We’re talking about the Mets, a franchise so rife with self-inflicted wounds that even the kindest of baseball gods won’t deign to cut it an occasional break.
“Thank you everyone for the kind words and support. I may be done this year, but I will be back next year for April 1,” Harvey posted on Twitter.
The Mets traded right fielder Marlon Byrd, catcher John Buck and cash to the Pirates for minor league middle infielder Dilson Herrera and a player to be named later.
The Mets complete the homestand with a four-game series against the Phillies before heading to Washington this weekend. The Mets have gone 5 and 7 against both of these division rivals so far in 2013.
Dillon Gee pitched into the eighth inning for the New York Mets in a 6-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday afternoon,
Marlon Byrd, Ike Davis and Daniel Murphy each homered as New York won its second straight game after being swept by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
In just his 11th big league start, Zack Wheeler joined some pretty good company in the Mets’ record book. How about Nolan Ryan and Pedro Martinez good?
In the middle of the clubhouse stands Byrd, bat in hand, explaining the mechanics of a swing, with Josh Satin and Justin Turner listening intently. You want to know why Marlon Byrd is still a Met after 4 p.m. on July 31? That’s why.
Tom Koehler pitched six effective innings and the Miami Marlins stalled Matt Harvey once again, beating the New York Mets, 3-0, on Thursday.
Baseball’s trading deadline came and went without any movement from the Mets.
Parnell knows he could be trade bait — no matter how unlikely a deadline deal appears for the Mets.
“We’re not motivated to move anybody,” a Mets official told the New York Post. “It’s hard to go to people, they have to come to you. It’s better to be asked to the prom than have to ask somebody.”
Ike Davis had a go-ahead RBI double in a three-run seventh inning, Daniel Murphy drove in three runs, and the New York Mets snapped a five-game skid against the Miami Marlins with a 6-5 victory Monday night.