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MLB: Philadelphia 4, Boston 1

Cliff Lee tossed five scoreless innings as the Philadelphia Phillies posted a 4-1 Grapefruit League win over the Boston Red Sox.

Outfielder Marlon Byrd returns to Phillies in two-year deal

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Veteran outfielder Marlon Byrd has returned to the Philadelphia Phillies under a two-year contract, the team announced Tuesday.

MLB: Pittsburgh 5, St. Louis 3

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Pedro Alvarez singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning Sunday and Pittsburgh grabbed a 2-1 NLDS series lead with a 5-3 victory over St. Louis.

MLB: Pittsburgh 7, St. Louis 1

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Gerrit Cole had a strong start and Pittsburgh scored in five innings Friday for a 7-1 win that evened the NL Division Series with St. Louis at a game each.

MLB: St. Louis 9, Pittsburgh 1

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Carlos Beltran's three-run homer ignited a seven-run third inning Thursday that sent St. Louis to a 9-1 win over Pittsburgh that opened their playoff series.

MLB: Pittsburgh 6, Cincinnati 2

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Russell Martin homered twice Tuesday to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates into the next round of the National League playoffs with a 6-2 win over Cincinnati.

MLB: Pittsburgh 8, Cincinnati 3

CINCINNATI, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Neil Walker hit two of Pittsburgh's six home runs Saturday and the Pirates beat Cincinnati 8-3 to secure the home-field advantage for the wild-card playoff.

MLB: Pittsburgh 4, Cincinnati 1

CINCINNATI, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Pedro Alvarez gave Pittsburgh some breathing room with a two-run homer in the sixth Friday and the Pirates held on to defeat Cincinnati 4-1.

MLB: Pittsburgh 2, Chicago Cubs 1

CHICAGO, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Starling Marte pounded a go-ahead homer in the ninth inning Monday and Pittsburgh clinched a post-season berth with a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Pittsburgh 4, Cincinnati 2

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- A.J. Burnett struck out 12 batters in seven solid innings Saturday, propelling the Pittsburgh Pirates over division rival Cincinnati 4-2.

MLB: San Diego 5, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Jed Gyorko clouted a three-run homer Tuesday and the San Diego Padres rode his blast to a 5-2 victory over pennant-contending Pittsburgh.

MLB: Pittsburgh 2, Chicago Cubs 1

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Marlon Byrd socked a late tie-breaking home run Saturday, backing seven solid innings from Gerrit Cole in Pittsburgh's 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Pittsburgh 3, Chicago Cubs 1

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Jeff Locke allowed three hits over seven innings Thursday in lifting Pittsburgh to its fourth straight win, a 3-1 decision over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Pittsburgh 4, Milwaukee 3

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Travis Snyder socked a ninth-inning, pinch-hit homer Tuesday and the Pittsburgh Pirates clinched a non-losing season with a 4-3 victory over Milwaukee.

MLB: St. Louis 7, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Joe Kelly silenced the Pirates on one run over six innings Sunday and the St. Louis Cardinals pulled into a first-place tie with a 7-2 defeat of Pittsburgh.
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Marlon Byrd
Texas Rangers' center fielder Marlon Byrd reacts after bing struck out in the third inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington on June 22, 2008. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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Marlon Jerrard Byrd (born August 30, 1977, in Boynton Beach, Florida), popularly known as The Position or The Possish or Sish, is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Chicago Cubs. He has also played on the Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Nationals and Texas Rangers.

Byrd is a 1995 graduate of Sprayberry High School (Marietta, Georgia), and won All-State honors in baseball and football.

He played on the 1993 State Runner up team as a sophomore, and was part of the 1995 State Championship team.

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