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Insider Only Pirates interested in bringing back Marlon Byrd

Per Fox Sports Baseball Insider Jon Morosi, the Pirates are interested in bringing back Marlon Byrd.

Byrd, 36, is hitting .271 with 20 home runs and 60 RBIs. Byrd is due $8 million next season and a club option in 2016 that can be triggered based on plate appearances, has been said to be an issue for some clubs.

Byrd’s 2016 $8 million club option becomes guaranteed with 600 plate appearances in 2015 or 1,100 PAs in 2014-15, including 550 PAs in 2015.
Byrd has 406 PA’s right now.

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