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Baseball notes: Giants acquire Marlon Byrd from Reds

Baseball notes: Giants acquire Marlon Byrd from Reds

The San Francisco Giants acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd and cash Thursday from the Cincinnati Reds to boost their injury-plagued outfield for the stretch run.

Center fielder Angel Pagan is on the 15-day disabled list with an injured right knee. Left fielder Nori Aoki came off the seven-day concussion list Thursday ahead of the series opener at Pittsburgh, but right fielder Hunter Pence went on the DL with a strained left oblique.

The 37-year-old Byrd hit .237 with 19 home runs and 42 RBIs in 96 games with the Reds. The Giants become his seventh team since 2012.

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