Mid-Season Filler: The Mets' Most Recent Trade With Each Team

Over the last decade or so, the Mets have made some big trades. Big, as in acquiring superstar players (Mike Piazza, Roberto Alomar, Johan Santana), and big as in big (Mo Vaughn). Successful trades for second-tier players have been scarce during this timeframe, although trades involving throw-ins John Maine and Oliver Perez worked out reasonably well. I saw a post over at Brew Crew Ball, which presented the last trade the Brewers had made with each team. I was curious to see the same for the Mets, and with some help from Baseball-Reference here it is:

(Note: PTBNL = player to be named later)

National League

Arizona Diamondbacks - 12/12/08
Traded: LHP Scott Schoeneweis
Received: RHP Connor Robertson

Atlanta Braves - 7/10/09
Traded: OF Ryan Church
Received: OF Jeff Francoeur

Chicago Cubs - 1/5/08
Traded: OF Corey Coles, RHP Ryan Meyers
Received: OF Angel Pagan

Cincinnati Reds - 8/20/07
Traded: SS Juan Castro, OF Sean Henry
Received: OF Jeff Conine

Colorado Rockies - 6/9/06
Traded: IF Kaz Matsui
Received: C Eli Marrero

Florida Marlins - 11/20/06
Traded: RHP Matt Lindstrom, RHP Henry Owens
Received: LHP Adam Bostick, LHP Jason Vargas

Houston Astros - 8/27/04
Traded: RHP Dan Wheeler
Received: OF Adam Seuss

Los Angeles Dodgers - 1/4/06
Traded: LHP Tim Hamulack, RHP Jae Weong Seo
Received: RHP Duaner Sanchez, RHP Steve Schmoll

Milwaukee Brewers - 11/20/07
Traded: RHP Guillermo Mota
Received: C Johnny Estrada

Philadelphia Phillies - 7/27/01
Traded: LHP Dennis Cook, RHP Turk Wendell
Received: LHP Bruce Chen, LHP Adam Walker

Pittsburgh Pirates - 7/31/06
Traded: OF Xavier Nady
Received: RHP Roberto Hernandez, LHP Oliver Perez

St. Louis Cardinals - 4/4/04
Traded: OF Roger Cedeno
Received: IF Wilson Delgado

San Diego Padres - 11/15/06
Traded: RHP Heath Bell, LHP Royce Ring
Received: RHP Jon Adkins, OF Ben Johnson

San Francisco Giants - 12/16/01
Traded: IF Desi Relaford, OF Tsuyoshi Shinjo
Received: LHP Shawn Estes

Washington Nationals - 8/17/08
Traded: PTBNL - 2B Anderson Hernandez
Received: RHP Luis Ayala

American League

Baltimore Orioles - 1/22/06
Traded: RHP Kris Benson
Received: RHP Jorge Julio, RHP John Maine

Boston Red Sox - 1/27/05
Traded: 1B Ian Bladergroen
Received: 1B Doug Mientkiewicz

Chicago White Sox - 5/29/09
Traded: C Ramon Castro
Received: RHP Lance Broadway

Cleveland Indians - 5/26/09
Traded: Cash
Received: SS Wilson Valdez

Detroit Tigers - 4/2/05
Traded: RHP Matt Ginter
Received: LHP Steve Colyer

Kansas City Royals - 12/6/06
Traded: RHP Brian Bannister
Received: RHP Ambiorix Burgos

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - 12/27/01
Traded: RHP Kevin Appier
Received: 1B Mo Vaughn

Minnesota Twins - 2/2/08
Traded: RHP Deolis Guerra, OF Carlos Gomez, RHP Philip Humber, RHP Kevin Mulvey
Received: LHP Johan Santana

New York Yankees - 12/3/04
Traded: LHP Mike Stanton
Received: LHP Felix Heredia

Oakland Athletics - 12/14/01
Traded: OF David Justice
Received: LHP Mark Guthrie, RHP Tyler Yates

Seattle Mariners - 12/11/08
Traded: 1B Mike Carp, OF Ezequiel Carrera, OF Endy Chavez, RHP Maikel Cleto, RHP Aaron Heilman, LHP Jason Vargas (to Mariners); RHP Joe Smith (to Indians)
Received: RHP Sean Green, RHP J.J. Putz, OF Jeremy Reed

Tampa Bay Rays - 7/30/04
Traded: RHP Jose Diaz, LHP Scott Kazmir
Received: RHP Bartolome Fortunato, RHP Victor Zambrano

Texas Rangers - 8/30/06
Traded: OF Victor Diaz
Received: C Mike Nickeas

Toronto Blue Jays - 3/22/00
Traded: SS Jersen Perez
Received: RHP Jim Mann

The number of trades with the Florida Marlins stuck out when compiling this list, as Carlos Delgado, Mike Piazza, Paul Lo Duca, Al Leiter, A.J. Burnett, and Preston Wilson are some of the big names changing teams over the years. The Mets have hardly dealt with other teams at all, including the Braves (the last Braves trade before Frenchy was in 1996) and Blue Jays.  I forgot that David Justice was a Met, for about a week. The Santana trade worked out the best, and the Kazmir trade is the worst.  The Bell and Putz trades might prove to be worse over time.

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