Tag: Marlon Byrd

Vic Black Should Report To Mets By Sept. 1 And Bypass Vegas

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Vic Black Should Report To Mets By Sept. 1 And Bypass Vegas

Update 8/29, 5:45 PM by Satish Ram The Mets announced earlier on Twitter that Victor Black was the PTBNL in the deal that saw the Mets send Marlon Byrd, John  Buck, and cash to the Pirates. This was old news, however, as speculation ran rampant as soon as the trade was announced. The new news, coming […]

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Prospect Spotlight: 2B Dilson Herrera

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Prospect Spotlight: 2B Dilson Herrera

With Tuesday’s trade of Marlon Byrd and John Buck, the Mets got a very intriguing prospect from the Pirates, 19 year-old second base prospect Dilson Herrera. Herrera is a converted third baseman out of Cartagena, Colombia who is three years into his professional baseball career, and in his second year playing in the U.S., after spending […]

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Prospect Spotlight: RHP Vic Black

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Prospect Spotlight: RHP Vic Black

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets and Pirates have agreed on Vic Black as the player to be named late in the trade that sent Marlon Byrd and John Buck to the Pirates. The Mets sent cash to Pittsburgh as well in exchange for Dilson Herrera,who we profiled yesterday, and Black, who […]

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Harvey Speaks To Halladay, Doctor Says Surgery Can Be Avoided

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey Speaks To Halladay, Doctor Says Surgery Can Be Avoided

Matt Harvey was in no mood to talk to reporters yesterday, telling a group of them, “I’m good” after they approached him wanting to know more about his tweet heard ’round the world. The injured ace, who is hoping to avoid Tommy John surgery, was diagnosed with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament, but tweeted Tuesday that he’ll […]

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Matt den Dekker Will Be Center (Field) Of Attraction Today

An article by posted on August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Matt den Dekker Will Be Center (Field) Of Attraction Today

Providing the weather clears, the New York Mets will run out another rookie this afternoon: lanky center fielder Matt den Dekker. This kid can fly and run down a ball in the gap with anybody the Mets have, but is a slow study at the plate. Den Dekker’s opportunity comes in the aftermath of the trade […]

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Alderson: This Trade Was About The Future And In Our Best Interest

An article by posted on August 28, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson: This Trade Was About The Future And In Our Best Interest

“We all want to win as many games as possible, but my job is to match the short term with the long term,” he said. “We felt this was in our best interest.” That’s what Mets general manager Sandy Alderson had to say to reporters before tonight’s game, in response to trading catcher John Buck […]

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Den Dekker Gets Unexpected Audition With Four Weeks To Go

An article by posted on August 27, 2013 0 Comments
Den Dekker Gets Unexpected Audition With Four Weeks To Go

With the Mets trading Marlon Byrd to the Pittsburgh Pirates today, the door is left open for one of the biggest enigmas in the organization: Matt den Dekker. Den Dekker, 26, was a fifth-round draft pick in 2010 after an illustrious career at the University of Florida. The outfielder gradually rose through the ranks of […]

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Phillies vs Mets: Niese Tries To Stop Five Game Losing Streak

An article by posted on August 27, 2013 0 Comments
Phillies vs Mets: Niese Tries To Stop Five Game Losing Streak

  Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets Citi Field • 7:10 PM Kyle Kendrick (10-10, 4.51) vs Jon Niese (5-6, 4.03) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B Andrew Brown – RF Ike Davis – 1B Wilmer Flores – 3B Juan Lagares – CF Travis d’Arnaud – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Jonathon Niese […]

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Buck and Byrd Traded To Pirates For 2B Prospect Dilson Herrera and PTBNL

An article by posted on August 27, 2013 0 Comments
Buck and Byrd Traded To Pirates For 2B Prospect Dilson Herrera and PTBNL

The Mets have traded John Buck and Marlon Byrd and cash considerations to the Pittsburgh Pirates for 19-year-old Single-A second baseman Dilson Herrera and a player to be named later, according to ESPN New York. Herrera is the 20th best prospect in the Pirates minor leagues according to Baseball America and 11th best according to MiLB.com who also ranked him […]

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Wheeler Shines, But (As Usual) Run Support An Issue in 2-1 Loss

An article by posted on August 26, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Shines, But (As Usual) Run Support An Issue in 2-1 Loss

Despite the dose of bad news we received today, Zack Wheeler gave us a little hope as he shined in his outing today. Unfortunately, the result was not the desired one. The Mets struck first when Andrew Brown hit a second inning single right back up the middle and brought around Marlon Byrd to make […]

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