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Marlon Byrd

Full Name: Marlon Jerrard Byrd
Born: August 30, 1977 in Boynton Beach, FL
Height: 6’0″ Weight: 235
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Personal: Married (Andrea), daughter (Gianna Rae – 1/11/06), son (Marlon Jr)
Resides: Marietta, GA
MLB Debut: Sep 8, 2002


Team History

  • 1999-2005: Philadelphia Phillies (originally drafted Jun 1999)
  • 2005-2006: Washington Nationals (via trade for Endy Chavez on May 14, 2005 – DFA Jul 14, 2006)
  • 2007-2009: Texas Rangers (as a minor league free agent on Dec 8, 2006)
  • 2010-2012: Chicago Cubs (as a free agent on Dec 31, 2009)
  • 2012: Boston Red Sox (via trade for Michael Bowden & PTBNL on Apr 21, 2012)
  • 2013- : New York Mets (as a minor league free agent on Feb 1, 2013)

Salary History

  • 2013: Unknown, presumed minimum
  • 2012: $6.5 Million
  • 2011: $5.5 Million
  • 2010: $3 Million
  • 2009: $3.06 Million
  • 2008: $1.8 Million (plus $25,000 for 600 PA)
  • 2007: $550,000
  • 2006: $800,000
  • 2005: Unknown
  • 2004: $355,000
  • 2003: $300,000

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