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Marlon Byrd 2013 Outlook


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#1 Willsea33

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 04:20 PM

Byrd has been raking for the past month. He plays everyday and bats 4th in the Mets lineup. Worth an add in deeper leagues

Edited by Willsea33, 10 July 2013 - 04:21 PM.


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Posted 10 July 2013 - 04:31 PM

Was just about to start a thread about him. I have always been a big fan of Marlon and snatched him up this year as a reserve player in a deep NL only league thinking the Mets had zero outfield depth and Marlon could put up 10-15 HRs, 60rbis and bat .270-.280. He has obviously far exceeded anyone's expectations.

Byrd has testified positive for a PED before and he was linked to VIctor Conte in the past so I don't know if his "breakout" year is legit or not and wouldn't be shocked if he tests positive one of these days, but i'm enjoying the ride while it lasts.

Edited by wideopen21, 10 July 2013 - 04:32 PM.


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Posted 12 July 2013 - 01:37 PM

I find it a little strange that Byrd and Ibanez have similar stats but percentage owned is so different. Ibanez is now owned in 100% of ESPN leagues and Byrd is owned in about 35%. Ibanez only has 7 more home runs than Byrd but Byrd has Ibanez in average by about 10 and have similar runs and RBI.

Also, Byrd is better on the ESPN player rater in PR7, PR15 and PR30,

Not saying that Byrd should be owned by 100% of teams but, I'm surprised that these two are so far apart that these two are separated by so much because they are both questionable players to own because of age and weak lineups. Byrd should definitely be owned in some more leagues IMO
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Posted 12 July 2013 - 04:14 PM

I picked up the Byrd..so he will no doubt slump..Surprised his owner dumped him..
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Posted 19 July 2013 - 07:44 PM

Another bomb. Should we expect this dude to be a beast in the second half?

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Posted 21 July 2013 - 12:32 PM

Just hit an absolute BOMB to the second deck
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Posted 21 July 2013 - 12:58 PM

Well that's all I need to see! Grabbed him in all the leagues he was still available in.

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Posted 21 July 2013 - 01:02 PM

Forgot to put in the best/worst moves so far thread that one of my worst moves was dropping Byrd back in June. So stupid.
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Posted 21 July 2013 - 02:48 PM

Picked up Bryd when his own percentage was at 4%. Been riding his month plus long hot streak. Best player on my team recently.

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Posted 21 July 2013 - 03:15 PM

I wish I picked him up earlier. He would've been carrying my team. I'm a believer.

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Posted 21 July 2013 - 03:35 PM

he has the most RBIs of any player on my team. That's pretty awesome... but also pretty sad... for my team.
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Posted 21 July 2013 - 03:37 PM

good lord, how did I have no idea he was playing this well??

Just added immediately, Cespedes, welcome to my bench.

Shocked that a) I haven't noticed it, and B) that he was still available.

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Posted 21 July 2013 - 07:48 PM

I dont think the Mets will deal him either. He wont bring back what hes worth to the team the 2nd half
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Posted 07 August 2013 - 09:41 AM

Byrd has been slumping since David Wright went on the DL. No protection behind him and no one on in front of him.

It was nice while it lasted.

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Posted 07 August 2013 - 09:45 AM

Byrd has been slumping since David Wright went on the DL. No protection behind him and no one on in front of him.

It was nice while it lasted.


That and he was playing wildly over his head.
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Posted 15 August 2013 - 12:14 AM

Hitting better the last week. Actually a triple short of a cycle tonight, although I doubt he's got the legs to run out a three-bagger.

Didn't get it, but he did K impressively :P

With three multi-hit games in the last 6 days he might have benefited from the day off he had. If Collins thinks a break is good for him, watch lineups carefully. He might be a "5-6 games out of 7" from here. If it means he gets back to hitting consistently, I'm all for it.

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 02:33 PM

Hitting better the last week. Actually a triple short of a cycle tonight, although I doubt he's got the legs to run out a three-bagger.

Didn't get it, but he did K impressively :P

With three multi-hit games in the last 6 days he might have benefited from the day off he had. If Collins thinks a break is good for him, watch lineups carefully. He might be a "5-6 games out of 7" from here. If it means he gets back to hitting consistently, I'm all for it.


it concerns me that the big slump at the start of the month occured during all home games for the Mets.

and now his hot streak started immediately when the road trip began. With the Mets returning home for next week, I'm a little worried that he'll go cold again.

Then again, he's been producing all year, home and away, so I might just be reading into things too much.

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Posted 20 August 2013 - 08:10 PM

Turns 36 in a few days.

I'm thinking he's on the juice.

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Posted 20 August 2013 - 08:18 PM

Hits a two run shot..off of Beachy..I own both..hmmmmm.
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Posted 27 August 2013 - 01:07 PM

Just traded to the Pirates along with Buck. No word yet on what they got in return.
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