Chicago Cubs Trade Rumors: Three NL East Teams Interested in Marlon Byrd

April 13, 2012 by  

Marlon Byrd's name has been mentioned throughout spring training and into the season as a possible trade piece for the Chicago Cubs. He is owed $6.5 million this season, the last year on his current three-year contract.

The 34-year-old could net the Cubs a decent prospect and make room for Brett Jackson, the highly-touted outfielder playing at Triple-A Iowa to start 2012. 

There have been three teams that have reportedly had significant interest in Byrd, all coming from the NL East. The Washington Nati...

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