""A FOXSports.com report on Wednesday morning put an end to speculation about where the 38-year-old free-agent right-hander would end up to start the season. "I got some really nice offers. That's what made it hard," said Byrd. "[There were some] nice offers from very competitive big-time teams that just need someone to fill in at the back end of their rotation. I also got an offer or two from small-market teams that said they wanted me to come in and be their No. 1 or [No.] 2 guy.""