Tag: Marlon Byrd

Pirates Acquire Marlon Byrd and John Buck for Dilson Herrera

  The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired Marlon Byrd and John Buck from the New York Mets, according to Adam Rubin. Source: John Buck and Marlon Byrd to #Pirates. #mets — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinMedia) August 27, 2013 We heard earlier that an unknown team claimed Marlon Byrd, and obviously that team is the Pirates. Joel Sherman […]
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Marlon Byrd Claimed By Unknown Team on Waivers

UPDATE: The Pirates have acquired Byrd, catcher John Buck and cash considerations for infielder Dilson Herrera and a player to be named later. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that Marlon Byrd has been claimed on waivers by an unknown team, and that the New York Mets could try and trade him. Yesterday we heard a […]
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First Pitch: Pirates’ Hitting will Become a Playoff Problem If Not...

SAN FRANCISCO — If you are in my age group or are a frequent visitor of a service called The Internet, you know about “First-World Problems.” (Hi, I’m James Santelli and this is the hackneyed start to my First Pitch column.) Starbucks is no longer serving your favorite frappuccino? First-world problem. New printer not working? First-world […]
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Recapping Today’s Trade Rumors With About an Hour to Go

There have been a ton of rumors today after a really slow build up to the trade deadline. Apparently someone forgot to turn the hot stove on until last night. However, there hasn’t been much action for the Pirates. There are a lot of names being thrown around, but nothing that sounds close to a […]
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Pirates Believed to be Interested in Marlon Byrd

Joel Sherman of the NY Post reports that the Mets are starting to get interest in Marlon Byrd, and that the Pirates are believed to be one of the interested teams. #Mets suddenly are some hits on Byrd, have made counteroffers, will see if anyone budges. #Pirates believed 1 of interested teams. — Joel Sherman […]
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Cole’s Rough 1st Inning, Missed Hitting Opportunities Sink Sweep Chance

All you need to take away from the Pirates’ 4-2 loss to the New York Mets in their final game before the All-Star Break is up in that headline. Pittsburgh starter Gerrit Cole allowed four hits and three runs in the 1st inning. Eric Young and David Wright knocked two fastballs for ground-ball singles, followed […]
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All-Star Andrew McCutchen Supplies Power for 4-2 Pirates Victory

For all of Pedro Alvarez’s 500-foot home runs, Jason Grilli’s thrilling 1-2-3 saves, A.J. Burnett’s shutdown starts, Starling Marte’s stand-up doubles and rocket throws… Let no one forget that Andrew McCutchen is the Pirates’ star. The celebrated center fielder collected the game-tying home run and go-ahead RBI in Pittsburgh’s 4-2 win over the New York […]
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