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  1. Foot injury knocks Marlon Byrd out of the Phillies’ lineup

    Jul 29, 2014, 4:22 PM EDT

    Marlon Byrd

    In what could throw a wrench into the Phillies’ plans to trade Marlon Byrd before Thursday’s deadline, the 36-year-old outfielder is out of tonight’s lineup after fouling a ball off his foot yesterday.

  2. Baseball’s controversial plate-blocking rule strikes again

    Jul 27, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT

    Arizona Diamondbacks v Philadelphia Phillies

    Baseball’s implementation of home plate collision rules, meant to protect catchers, hasn’t gone as smoothly as expected this season. There was yet another example on Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia.

  3. Yankees said to be eyeing Twins outfielder Josh Willingham

    Jul 27, 2014, 1:07 PM EDT

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    Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports that the Yankees are eyeing Twins outfielder Josh Willingham, who would require less of a committment in years and money than Alex Rios and Marlon Byrd.

  4. Everything you need to know about next week’s trade deadline

    Jul 24, 2014, 12:09 PM EDT

    David Price

    Who is buying? Who is selling? Who is on the block? And is next week’s trade deadline really a deadline?

  5. Reds interested in Marlon Byrd and Antonio Bastardo

    Jul 20, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT

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    Cincinnati is going to be without second baseman Brandon Phillips (thumb) and first baseman Joey Votto (quad) for another month at least, so to stay in contention in a crowded National League Central race upgrades will probably have to be made at the July 31 deadline. And the hunt has already begun.

  6. Mariners have “talked to the Royals” about Billy Butler

    Jul 15, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

    New York Yankees v Kansas City Royals

    Last week the Mariners were said to be interested in Phillies outfielder Marlon Byrd and now their search for a right-handed hitter apparently includes Royals designated hitter Billy Butler.

  7. Marlon Byrd has a four-team no-trade clause. Here are the teams.

    Jul 11, 2014, 1:40 PM EDT

    Marlon Byrd

    Including one that is actually interested in Byrd.

  8. The Mariners are scouting Marlon Byrd

    Jul 11, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

    Marlon Byrd

    He could be a good fit in Seattle.

  9. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 25, 2014, 6:57 AM EDT

    Clayton Kershaw

    The fella with the beard? The one who pitches for Los Angeles? Yeah, he’s pretty good.

  10. Grady Sizemore drawing interest from several teams, including the Phillies

    Jun 20, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Boston Red Sox v Baltimore Orioles

    Things went south quickly for Grady Sizemore after he made his return to the big leagues in April following a two-year absence. The Red Sox recently released him, but Sizemore is drawing interest from several teams, including the Phillies.

  11. Ben Revere and Marlon Byrd are the cutest

    Jun 17, 2014, 12:13 PM EDT

    Ben Revere

    Phillies center fielder Ben Revere is the most adorable player in baseball and last night, after a 13-inning victory over the Braves, right fielder Marlon Byrd gave him a piggyback ride in from the outfield.

  12. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 11, 2014, 6:01 AM EDT

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    Collin Cowgill’s walkoff homer in the 14th was something. Yoenis Cespedes’ throw in the eighth was even more something.

  13. Ryne Sandberg is still upset about a ruling at home plate on Saturday against the Reds

    Jun 8, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

    Devin Mesoraco, Marlon Byrd

    Ryne Sandberg doesn’t know what to make of the home plate rules after different umpires have interpreted the rules differently over the course of the season.

  14. Video: Marlon Byrd breaks his bat without making contact

    Jun 1, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    Marlon Byrd

    Marlon Byrd broke his bat without making contact with a baseball (or a knee).

  15. Josh Beckett throws first career no-hitter against Phillies

    May 25, 2014, 3:58 PM EDT

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    Dodgers right-hander Josh Beckett made history with nine no-hit innings Sunday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park.

  16. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    May 19, 2014, 5:07 AM EDT

    Alex Gordon

    Two homers for Alex Gordon, a triple play for the Rockies and another shellacking of a hapless opponent by the Oakland Athletics.

  17. Oliver Perez’s uniform a point of contention in Friday’s game against the Phillies

    Apr 26, 2014, 10:20 AM EDT

    Oliver Perez, Mike Harkey

    First, the umpires nab Michael Pineda for pine tar. Then they get Oliver Perez for having slits in the sleeves of his undershirt. What’s next?! Where do you draw the line?!

  18. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 9, 2014, 6:18 AM EDT

    Ryan Braun

    A ton of guys had multi-homer games yesterday. Ryan Braun led the pack with his three. I’m sure that won’t bother anyone.

  19. Phillies move Ryan Howard out of the cleanup spot for the first time since 2008

    Apr 1, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

    Atlanta Braves v Philadelphia Phillies

    Ryan Howard batted cleanup for the Phillies on Opening Day, going 2-for-5 with a walk (and three strikeouts) in a wild 14-10 win over the Rangers, but manager Ryne Sandberg is switching things up for Game 2 tonight.

  20. Cliff Lee gives up 8 runs vs. Rangers, still gets win

    Mar 31, 2014, 6:25 PM EDT

    Cliff Lee AP

    Cliff Lee, it turns out, just knows how to win.

  21. Darin Ruf out four to six weeks with strained oblique

    Mar 21, 2014, 10:15 PM EDT

    Darin Ruf

    MLB.com’s Todd Zolecki reports that Phillies outfielder/first baseman Darin Ruf has been diagnosed with a Grade 1/2 left oblique strain and will be out four to six weeks as a result. Ruf suffered the injury taking a swing during batting practice. Ruf was competing for a roster spot as a back-up outfielder and first baseman.…

  22. Ervin Santana wants to sign with a strong offensive team ASAP

    Mar 7, 2014, 8:10 PM EDT

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    Earlier, we learned that the Phillies might have checked in with free agent starter Ervin Santana. But, wait! There’s more Ervin Santana news. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is hearing from sources that Santana wants to sign a one-year deal as quickly as possible, preferably with a strong offensive team. Rosenthal adds that the Blue…

  23. 2014 Preview: Philadelphia Phillies

    Mar 5, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

    A.J. Burnett

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Philadelphia Phillies. The Big Question: Can the Phillies have all of their key players stay healthy for an entire…

  24. Marlon Byrd honors Allen Iverson with BP jersey

    Mar 1, 2014, 1:09 PM EDT

    Byrd Iverson

    Here’s something pretty cool. With the Philadelphia 76ers set to retire Allen Iverson’s number before tonight’s game against the Washington Wizards, new Phillies outfielder Marlon Byrd decided to honor the occasion by wearing an Iverson No. 3 jersey during batting practice this morning. Todd Zolecki of MLB.com has the photo evidence: Allen Iverson's number retired…

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