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Marlon Byrd

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  • BBO-PLAYER-NEWS-WIRE

    The Sports Xchange 12/31/2014 MLB Note - Philadelphia Phillies Lively, Ben RHP Ben Lively was acquired by the Phillies in a Dec. 31 deal that sent OF Marlon Byrd and cash to the Reds. Lively, 22, posted a 13-7 record with a 3.04 ERA in 26 starts last...
  • Trades for hitters could highlight baseball's winter meetings

    Trades for hitters could highlight baseball's winter meetings
    Baseball's annual rumor fest is upon us. The winter meetings start Monday in San Diego, and what traditionally deteriorates into a week of overblown analysis of overblown hype might actually amount to something big. One reason: teams looking for offense...
  • Orioles continue to seek outfield help during winter meetings Tuesday

    Orioles continue to seek outfield help during winter meetings Tuesday
    The Orioles began to narrow their focus Tuesday at Major League Baseball's winter meetings in order to fill the outfield void left by the departures of Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis. Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said the club...
  • Let the wheeling, dealing begin for Phillies

    Let the wheeling, dealing begin for Phillies
    PHOENIX — Whether by striking early or by reeling in an pre-Christmas gift, the Phillies under general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. have never lacked for drama during baseball's hot-stove season. In an attempt to extend (and later, pry open) the window...
  • Phillies Blueprint

     
    The Eagles appear to be in good hands, but the Phillies clearly need help. Here are the next 10 things they should do as they pave the way for rebuilding: 1. Fire Ruben Amaro and hire a bright young general......
  • Phillies sign Sizemore to one-year deal, avoid arbitration with Jimenez

    Phillies sign Sizemore to one-year deal, avoid arbitration with Jimenez
    The Phillies must have liked what they saw from Grady Sizemore because they are bringing him back for the 2015 season. Two days after announcing they re-signed pitcher Jerome Williams to a one-year deal, the club announced a one-year, $2 million deal...
  • What went well, and not so well, with the 2014 Phillies

    What went well, and not so well, with the 2014 Phillies
    When players arrived in Clearwater for spring training, they were welcomed by a manager beginning his first full season with a focus on fundamentals. Ryne Sandberg opened camp by concentrating on defensive drills to cut down on errors, pitchers...
  • Phillies Season from Hell

        When I wrote a few weeks ago that the Phillies should dump all their older players and commit to discovering which youngsters can play, I got a voice mail message from a fan who thought I was crazy.     He believed the team's aging core deserved one...
  • Phillies open final home series with win over Braves

     Phillies open final home series with win over Braves
    PHILADELPHIA — When teams don't meet expectations — or they clinch last place in their division like the Phillies did Thursday — you can expect a number of changes both on the field and in the front office. The first of those changes...
  • Phillies blank A's 3-0 behind strong outing from Williams

    By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange OAKLAND, Calif. — Jerome Williams pitched seven shutout innings, shortstop Freddy Galvis hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Oakland 3-0 on Saturday, delivering a blow to the A's wild-card...
  • A's Donaldson hits game-winning homer

    OAKLAND, Calif. — When Oakland A's third baseman Josh Donaldson came to the plate with one out and a runner on first base in the bottom of the 10th inning Sunday of a 6-6 game against Philadelphia, he relished the moment. After all, Donaldson...