|Nov. 5 10:04 PM PT11:04 PM MT12:04 AM CT1:04 AM ET1:04 ET6:04 GMT14:04 11:04 PM MST1:04 AM EST1:34 AM VEN10:04 UAE12:04 AM CT-The San Francisco Giants have declined their 2016 contract options on outfielders Marlon Byrd and Nori Aoki. General manager Bobby Evans made the announcement on a conference call Wednesday night.
Analysis: Byrd had an $8 million option. The Giants expressed interest in re-signing him at a lower cost.
|Sep. 17 3:52 PM PT4:52 PM MT5:52 PM CT6:52 PM ET18:52 ET22:52 GMT6:52 3:52 PM MST5:52 PM EST6:22 PM VEN2:52 UAE (+1)5:52 PM CT-Byrd went 2 for 4 Wednesday against Cincinnati.
Analysis: Byrd is 17 for 39 (.436) over his last 10 games.
|Sep. 13 12:40 PM PT1:40 PM MT2:40 PM CT3:40 PM ET15:40 ET19:40 GMT3:40 12:40 PM MST2:40 PM EST3:10 PM VEN23:40 UAE2:40 PM CT-Byrd finished 3 for 3 with three RBI in Saturday's win over San Diego.
Analysis: The veteran has been tearing it up of late, having gone 14 for 24 with three doubles over the last six games. Byrd is hitting a strong .325 with 22 RBIs in 21 games since being obtained from Cincinnati Aug. 20.
|Sep. 12 1:29 PM PT2:29 PM MT3:29 PM CT4:29 PM ET16:29 ET20:29 GMT4:29 1:29 PM MST3:29 PM EST3:59 PM VEN0:29 UAE (+1)3:29 PM CT-Byrd had three hits and drove in a run in a 9-1 win over San Diego on Friday night.
Analysis: Byrd, now batting .248, is 11 for 21 (.524) in his last five games.
|Sep. 1 2:17 PM PT3:17 PM MT4:17 PM CT5:17 PM ET17:17 ET21:17 GMT5:17 2:17 PM MST4:17 PM EST4:47 PM VEN1:17 UAE (+1)4:17 PM CT-Byrd was 2 for 6 with three RBIs on Monday.
Analysis: Byrd is hitting .286 in 10 games with the Giants.
|Aug. 31 3:03 PM PT4:03 PM MT5:03 PM CT6:03 PM ET18:03 ET22:03 GMT6:03 3:03 PM MST5:03 PM EST5:33 PM VEN2:03 UAE (+1)5:03 PM CT-Byrd had a pair of doubles, a triple and four RBIs in a 7-5 loss to St. Louis on Sunday, his 38th birthday.
Analysis: Byrd has 11 RBIs in his last four games.
|Aug. 29 1:37 PM PT2:37 PM MT3:37 PM CT4:37 PM ET16:37 ET20:37 GMT4:37 1:37 PM MST3:37 PM EST4:07 PM VEN0:37 UAE (+1)3:37 PM CT-Byrd hit his eighth career grand slam in a 5-4 win against St. Louis on Friday.
Analysis: The San Francisco Giants outfielder hit a three-run shot Thursday in a win over the Chicago Cubs. He has three homers and 10 RBIs in seven games since being acquired from Cincinnati.
|Aug. 22 2:30 PM PT3:30 PM MT4:30 PM CT5:30 PM ET17:30 ET21:30 GMT5:30 2:30 PM MST4:30 PM EST5:00 PM VEN1:30 UAE (+1)4:30 PM CT-Byr was 3 for 5 with his 20th homer in his debut for San Francisco against Pittsburgh on Friday.
Analysis: The 37-year-old Byrd has now recorded 20-plus homers in three straight years after doing so only once in his previous 11 seasons.
|Aug. 20 2:15 PM PT3:15 PM MT4:15 PM CT5:15 PM ET17:15 ET21:15 GMT5:15 2:15 PM MST4:15 PM EST4:45 PM VEN1:15 UAE (+1)4:15 PM CT-The San Francisco Giants have acquired Byrd and cash from the Cincinnati Reds for minor leaguer Stephen Johnson.
Analysis: The Giants currently have three injured outfielders in Angel Pagan, Nori Aoki and Hunter Pence.
|Aug. 20 1:56 PM PT2:56 PM MT3:56 PM CT4:56 PM ET16:56 ET20:56 GMT4:56 1:56 PM MST3:56 PM EST4:26 PM VEN0:56 UAE (+1)3:56 PM CT-Byrd has been traded to the San Francisco Giants in exchange for minor league pitcher Stephen Johnson.
Analysis: The Giants were seeking outfield help with Angel Pagan and Hunter Pence currently on the disabled list. Byrd has 19 homers and 42 RBI while hitting .237 in 96 games this season.
|July 18 5:55 PM PT6:55 PM MT7:55 PM CT8:55 PM ET20:55 ET0:55 GMT8:55 5:55 PM MST7:55 PM EST8:25 PM VEN4:55 UAE (+1)7:55 PM CT-Byrd went 4 for 4 with his 15th home run in Friday's 6-1 win over Cleveland.
Analysis: Byrd is batting .348 with four homers and seven RBIs in his last 16 games.
|July 5 7:30 PM PT8:30 PM MT9:30 PM CT10:30 PM ET22:30 ET2:30 GMT10:30 7:30 PM MST9:30 PM EST10:00 PM VEN6:30 UAE (+1)9:30 PM CT-Byrd went 2 for 4 and hit home run No. 14 against Milwaukee on Saturday.
Analysis: Byrd is slugging .549 over his last 21 games compared to .466 on the year.
|June 25 12:27 PM PT1:27 PM MT2:27 PM CT3:27 PM ET15:27 ET19:27 GMT3:27 12:27 PM MST2:27 PM EST2:57 PM VEN23:27 UAE2:27 PM CT-Byrd had a two-run homer and an RBI single in a 5-2 win over Pittsburgh on Wednesday.
Analysis: Byrd is 5 for 12 in his last three games after batting .181 (13 for 72) in his previous 22.
|June 20 12:21 PM PT1:21 PM MT2:21 PM CT3:21 PM ET15:21 ET19:21 GMT3:21 12:21 PM MST2:21 PM EST2:51 PM VEN23:21 UAE2:21 PM CT-Byrd went deep Friday against Miami in his first game since June 2.
Analysis: Amazingly back just 17 days after suffering a fractured wrist, Byrd is batting .213 with 26 RBIs in 48 games.
|June 3 5:57 PM PT6:57 PM MT7:57 PM CT8:57 PM ET20:57 ET0:57 GMT8:57 5:57 PM MST7:57 PM EST8:27 PM VEN4:57 UAE (+1)7:57 PM CT-Byrd has been activated from the disabled list by the Cincinnati Reds before their opening game of their series against the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Byrd's right wrist broke when he was hit by a pitch on June 2. He played in two minor league games this week without problem during an injury rehabilitation assignment.
Analysis: Byrd is batting .212 with 10 homers and 25 RBIs. His hitting had improved in May, when he had eight homers and 17 RBIs.
|May 26 2:51 PM PT3:51 PM MT4:51 PM CT5:51 PM ET17:51 ET21:51 GMT5:51 2:51 PM MST4:51 PM EST5:21 PM VEN1:51 UAE (+1)4:51 PM CT-Byrd was 2 for 4 with his 10th home run and second in as many days Monday versus Colorado.
Analysis: Byrd is still hitting only .211 on the season, though he's at .263 over his last 27 games while hitting all his homers in that span.
|May 6 3:13 PM PT4:13 PM MT5:13 PM CT6:13 PM ET18:13 ET22:13 GMT6:13 3:13 PM MST5:13 PM EST5:43 PM VEN2:13 UAE (+1)5:13 PM CT-Byrd went 2 for 5 with four RBIs Tuesday.
Analysis: He is 4 for 8 with two home runs and a double in his last two games.