The Mariners are scouting Marlon Byrd

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Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reports that the Mariners recently scouted the Phillies’ Marlon Byrd.

Makes sense, as they could use a righty with pop. Byrd has 18 homers and has driven in 52 runs this season and has a .261/.313/.481 batting line. He’s not super expensive either, as he is on a two-year $16 million deal. And of course, Byrd could DH in Seattle.