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Biggest Mets Trade With Each Team

As the off-season drags on, let’s take a look at the most significant trade the Mets have completed with every other team in baseball. Some were good for the Mets, some were bad. Some brought key pieces to the team, some sent key pieces away. There were slim pickings with a few teams. Here goes (the first names are the players the Mets sent away, the second are the ones they received):

Braves-Danny Frisella & Gary Gentry for Felix Millan & George Stone

Nationals/Expos: Hubie Brooks, Mike Fitzgerald, Herm Winningham & Floyd Youmans for Gary Carter
Honorable Mentions: Rusty Staub and Donn Clendenon

Phillies-Lenny Dykstra & Roger McDowell for Juan Samuel

Marlins-Preston Wilson, Ed Yarnel & Geoff Goetz for Mike Piazza
Honorable Mentions: Carlos Delgado and Al Leiter


Cardinals-Neil Allen & Rick Ownby for Keith Hernandez

Cubs-Lance Johnson, Mark Clark & Manny Alexander for Turk Wendell, Mel Rojas, & Brian McRae

Brewers-Lenny Harris, Alex Ochoa & Glendon Rusch for Jeromy Burnitz, Jeff D’Amico, Lou Collier & Mark Sweeney

Reds (tie)-Tom Seaver for Pat Zachry, Doug Flynn, Steve Henderson & Dan Norman
Charlie Puleo, Lloyd McClendon & Jason Felice for Tom Seaver
Honorable Mention: George Foster

Pirates-Xavier Nady for Oliver Perez & Roberto Hernandez


Dodgers-Bob Bailor & Carlos Diaz for Sid Fernandez & Ross Jones

Diamondbacks-Matt Koch & Miller Diaz for Addison Reed

Giants-Charlie Williams for Willie Mays

Padres-Kevin Mitchell, Stan Jefferson & Shawn Abner for Kevin McReynolds, Gene Walter & Adam Ging

Rockies-Benny Agbayani & Todd Zeile for Alex Ochoa, Craig House, Ross Gload


Yankees-Robin Ventura for David Justice

Rays-Scott Kazmir & Jose Diaz for Victor Zambrano & Bartolome Fortunato

Red Sox-Calvin Schiraldi, John Christensen, Wes Gardner & LaSchelle Tarver for Bob Ojeda, John Mitchell, Chris Bayer & Tom McCarthy

Blue Jays-R.A. Dickey, Josh Thole and Mike Nickeas for Noah Syndergaard, Travis d’Arnaud, John Buck & Wuilmer Becerra
Honorable Mention: John Olerud

Orioles-Charles Johnson for Armando Benitez


Twins-Carlos Gomez, Philip Humber, Kevin Mulvey & Deolis Guerra for Johan Santana
Honorable Mentions: Frank Viola and Jerry Koosman (the latter netting Jesse Orosco)

Indians-Alex Escobar, Matt Lawton, Jerrod Riggan, Earl Snyder & Billy Traber for Roberto Alomar, Danny Peoples & Mike Bacsik

White Sox-Tommy Davis, Jack Fisher, Billy Wynne & Buddy Booker for Tommie Agee & Al Weis

Royals-Ed Hearn, Rick Anderson & Mauro Gozza for David Cone & Chris Jelic
Dishonorable Mention: Amos Otis

Tigers- Michael Fulmer & Luis Cessa for Yoenis Cespedes
Dishonorable Mention: trading Rusty Staub away
Honorable Mention: Howard Johnson

Astros-Tom Parsons for Jerry Grote
Honorable Mention: Ray Knight

A’s-Terrence Long & Leo Vasquez for Kenny Rogers
Honorable Mention: Jason Isringhausen & Greg McMichael for Billy Taylor

Senators/Rangers-Lee Mazzilli for Ron Darling and Walt Terrell
Honorable Mention: Trading for manager Gil Hodges

Angels-Nolan Ryan, Frank Estrada, Don Rose & Leroy Stanton for Jim Fregosi

Mariners-Jay Bruce, Anthony Swarzak, Jarred Kelenic, Justin Dunn & Gerson Bautista for Robinson Cano & Edwin Diaz

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