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Cincinnati.com Oct 3, 2015
Fay: Bryan Price is back, but will it matter?

Fay: Bryan Price is back, but will it matter?

As the Reds season comes to a merciful end, there was only one pressing question: Will manager Bryan Price be back? That was answered Saturday when general manager Walt Jocketty said Price will return.          
McCovey Chronicles Oct 2, 2015

Finding the right price for Marlon Byrd

It could be a Godfather II price. That's what we're trying to find out. Marlon Byrd's $8 million option will not vest. The Giants drove the car toward the canyon at 100 mph, just to get a reaction from us in the back seat, laughing the whole time. Then they stopped short and called us babies for freaking out. Well, I never. While Byrd at $8 million was too much, it wouldn't have sunk the Giants' offseason. It just would have made it a little harder to accomplish the obvious offseason goal of rotation renovation. The risk was that Byrd would contribute to budget concerns that would keep the...
San Jose Mercury News Sep 28, 2015

Giants want return engagement with Byrd

Marlon Byrd, the Giants' 38-year-old right fielder, is 23 plate appearances away from vesting an $8 million option for next season, and manager Bruce Bochy made it clear that he would like Byrd back on the roster next season.

Giants notes: For Marlon Byrd, the magic number is 23; Tim Lincecum will spend winter in Arizona, etc.

SAN FRANCISCO – The Dodgers' magic number is two. For Marlon Byrd, it's 23. The Dodgers are about to begin a four-game series at AT&T Park and will clinch the NL West with just one victory. The Giants will do… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: For Marlon Byrd, the magic number is 23; Tim Lincecum will spend winter in Arizona, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.
McCovey Chronicles Sep 10, 2015

The 2016 Giants payroll and how Marlon Byrd *doesn't* have to mess up the offseason

You know, they say a Byrd on the roster is worth two in reserve, ha ha, but here's what the Giants would give up by keeping an $8 million Marlon Byrd. You don't want weekly Marlon Byrd updates, but, well, it's not like I've listened to you before. There are 22 games left in the season, and Byrd needs an average of 3.72 plate appearances per game for the rest of the season for his $8 million option to vest. He's averaging 4.21 PA per Giants game since coming over. So, yep. This might happen. The Giants might want it to happen if they believe that Byrd and Norichika Aoki for a combined...

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