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Mets trade Marlon Byrd, John Buck to Pirates for second base prospect Dilson Herrera

The Mets are also reportedly including cash in the deal. Herrera is a 19-year old second baseman who is hitting .265/.330/.421 in the South Atlantic League.

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Scouting Newest Met Vic Black

The second player acquired in the Marlon Byrd trade was Vic Black, a 25-year-old, flame-throwing reliever. Pairing a mid-to-high 90s fastball with a great slider, Black has closer potential, but command has been an issue throughout his career.

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Meet Vic Black

Meet Vic Black, the Mets' newest prospect!

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Dilson Herrera scouting report

The Mets' primary target in the Marlon Byrd trade was Colombian prospect Dilson Herrera. He's a good defender with a promising bat, but contact issues may impair his development.

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Vic Black the PTBNL in Buck/Byrd trade

Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the player to be named later in the Marlon Byrd/John Buck trade with the Pirates is righthander Vic Black.

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Marlon Byrd and the Mets' free agent surprises

Marlon Byrd was the latest in the Mets' recent line of surprisingly successful free agent signings.

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Meet Dilson Herrera

Meet Dilson Herrera, the Mets' newest prospect!

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Carson, den Dekker, and Recker called up

The Mets made some roster moves following the trade of Marlon Byrd and John Buck.

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Mets trade Byrd, Buck, for Pirates 2B prospect

The Mets are also reportedly including cash in the deal. Herrera is a 19-year old second baseman who is hitting .265/.330/.421 in the South Atlantic League.

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Marlon Byrd claimed by NL team, Mets explore trade

Marlon Byrd has been claimed on waivers by an unknown NL team and the Mets are now shopping multiple players on the big league roster.

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