Jul 1, 2013; Flushing, NY,USA; New York Mets right fielder Marlon Byrd (6) reacts to scoring during the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Mets Not Shopping Marlon Byrd?

The New York Mets have been involved in a variety of MLB trade rumors as of late, and none of them have been as consistent as the ones that have kept popping up surrounding the name  Marlon Byrd.

According to most, Byrd has been a trade candidate for quite some time in New York.

But maybe not.

According to Marc Carig of Newsday via Twitter, the Mets have yet to entertain any trade offers concerning Byrd:

 

 

The key word here is “yet.” As Carig points out, if he keeps playing well that is going to change.

It should.

Byrd has looked great in the past few weeks and could net the Mets a nice haul via trade despite the fact he is 35 years old. A contender could use his bat, and with 13 homers and a .260 average to his name, Byrd would be a nice addition to most off the bench.

At this point expect the Byrd trade rumors to only heat up, especially if his play continues to follow suit.

 

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