Monday, May 3, 2010

Getting to Know the Cubs: Marlon Byrd

Here's a guy that plays the game the way it's supposed to be played. Marlon Byrd is a hard worker, a "gamer", and a pretty good hitter.
His glove work in center has also been pretty good. It's time to take a closer look at the Cubs' new center fielder.
Full Name: Marlon Jerrard Byrd
Postion: Centerfield
B/T: Right
Drafted: By the Phillies in the 10th round of the 1999 June Draft
Teams: Phillies (2002-2005), Nationals ('05-'06), Texas ('07-'09) and Cubs (present).
Age: 32
Birthday: August 30
2010 Stats: .354 AVG, .369 OBP, 5 HR, 19 RBIs
Career Stats: .282 AVG, 65 HR, 810 Games
On a side note, Happy Birthday Ryan Dempster! Let's hope the year-older Demp can beat the Pirates tomorrow night!

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