Marlon Byrd is the All-Star Word

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As miserable a season as the Chicago Cubs of had, every Major League Baseball team is allowed one All-Star and outfielder Marlon Byrd has been named to the 2010 National League team on behalf of the Cubs. It is the first All-Star selection of Byrd’s career.

Byrd was selected to the All-Star team by way of voting by the players. The 81st Major League All-Star Game is Tuesday, July 13 in Anaheim.

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How are the Brewers, Cardinals, and Cubs doing this offseason?

By Jake McCormick

With Melvin Mora, Kevin Millar, and Byung-Hyung Branca, I mean Kim, headlining recent MLB transaction headlines, it’s safe to say that the hot stove has cooled to a sizzle and most competitive teams are looking forward to pitchers and catchers reporting in nearly a month. [Read more…]