Report: Red Sox closing in on Marlon Byrd

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Report: Red Sox closing in on Marlon Byrd

According to a tweet by Nick Cafardo, the Red Sox are closing in on a deal for Chicago Cubs outfielder Marlon Byrd.

There has been talk is Chicago earlier this week about a potential deal that would have Byrd going to Boston.

The 34-year-old outfielder has been available "for months" but the Cubs have not found a suitable deal for the outfielder.

Byrd has hit .278 with 81 home runs and 438 RBI in his 11 year career.

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