They couldn't have waited a day?
Byrd, 35, is having a solid season, hitting .285 with 21 home runs. He is also a free agent at the end of the year, and with the Mets out of playoff contention, trading him to the Pirates along with catcher
But on Marlon Byrd T-Shirt Night?
So Tuesday, about 30,000 fans got a shirt for a guy who was no longer on the team. The shirts had Byrd's name and No. 6 on the back, with a pair of wings and "Let it Fly" on the front.
Oh, the Mets let Byrd fly. All the way to Pittsburgh.