Tagged: Marlon Byrd

Marlon Byrd And Free Agent Overpays

Marlon ByrdThe annual General Managers and Owners Meetings are underway in Orlando, which means baseball’s Hot Stove is beginning to heat up. The first big name off the board is Marlon Byrd, who agreed to a two year, reported $16 million deal with the Philadelphia Ruben Amaros (also, I still can’t believe I used ‘Marlon Byrd’ and ‘big name’ in the same sentence). Even before the dollar figure was announced there was a “swift reaction on twitter” to denounce the signing as an overpay. Continue reading