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Edgy DC
Jul 12 2005 01:23 PM

Name the Mets most recent trade (trying to include all personnel included) with each team. Only count deals with at least one major leaguer involved.

Atlanta
Florida
Philadephia
Washington/Montreal

Chicago Cubs
Cincinnati
Houston
Milwaukee
Pittsburgh
St. Louis

Arizona
Colorado
Los Anglees
San Diego
San Francisco

Baltimore
Boston
New York Yankees
Tampa Bay
Toronto

Chicago White Sox
Cleveland
Detroit
Kansas City
Minnesota

Anaheim
Oakland
Seattle
Texas

Johnny Dickshot
Jul 12 2005 02:00 PM

I like this quiz but I don't have time for this!!!!

Atlanta
--Pete Smith?!?

Florida
-- Dennis Kook -- prolly not

Philadephia
--Gary Bennett

Washington/Montreal
--Scott Strickland?!?

Chicago Cubs
--no idea...

Cincinnati
--Estes for Feliciano, etc.

Houston
--Dan Wheeler

Milwaukee
-- the whole Burnitz thingy?

Pittsburgh
--Peterson/Wiggington-Benson

St. Louis
-- Cedeno for ??

Arizona
--Mark Little for some nobody

Colorado
--Jay Payton for Steve Reed (good move!)

Los Anglees
--Burnitz for Diaz, etc

San Diego
--???

San Francisco
--Shinjo for Estes?

Baltimore
--Mora-Bordick?!?

Boston
--Blade for Mientkiewicz

New York Yankees
--Stanton for Heredia

Tampa Bay
--Zambrano-Kazmir

Toronto
--Olerud-Person?!? prolly not

Chicago White Sox
--Perez-Ginter

Cleveland
--Alomar?!?

Detroit
--Ginter-Hernandez

Kansas City
--Graeme Lloyd for somebody

Minnesota
--Reed-Lawton?! Prolly not

Anaheim
--no idea

Oakland
--Billy taylor dammit?!?

Seattle
--Rey Sanchez for Kenny Kelly

Texas
--don't know

seawolf17
Jul 12 2005 02:07 PM

Atlanta - ?? for Steve Reed
Florida - Leiter for Yarnall et al?
Philadephia - Wendell & Cook for the ghost of Juan Samuel
Washington/Montreal - ?? for Strickland

Chicago Cubs - Brian McRae & Mel Rojas for ??
Cincinnati - Shawn Estes??
Houston - Hidalgo for Wheeler et al?
Milwaukee - ?? for Jeff D'Amico
Pittsburgh - Benson for Wigginton et al
St. Louis - Roger Cedeno for ??

Arizona -
Colorado - John Thomson for ??
Los Anglees - Phillips for Ishii
San Diego - Bobby Jones for ??
San Francisco - Shinjo for Relaford?

Baltimore - Karim Garcia for DeJean
Boston - Mientkiewicz for Ian Bladergroen
New York Yankees - Stanton for Heredia
Tampa Bay - Zambrano for Kazmir et al
Toronto - Olerud for Person

Chicago White Sox - Alomar for Almonte, Ring and Salvo
Cleveland - Alex Escobar et al for Alomar
Detroit - Ginter for Colyer
Kansas City - Cone for Hearn
Minnesota - Rick Reed?

Anaheim - Appier for Fat Mo
Oakland - Justice for Guthrie?
Seattle - ??
Texas - ??

Got at least one trade for everyone but ARI, SEA, and TEX (plus a whole lot of question marks). How'd I do?

Benjamin Grimm
Jul 12 2005 02:11 PM

For Anaheim I'll guess Appier for Vaughn.

Johnny Dickshot
Jul 12 2005 02:18 PM

Seawolf got the Baltimore and LA trades I forgot already.

I failed this qwiz I think.

metirish
Jul 12 2005 02:22 PM

San Diego - Steve Reed/Jason Bay

Edgy DC
Jul 12 2005 02:35 PM

Dickshot:

Atlanta
--Pete Smith?!?

Wrong!


Florida
-- Dennis Kook -- prolly not

Wrong!


Philadephia
--Gary Bennett

Wrong!

(But Close)



Washington/Montreal

Right, but I need more info.

Chicago Cubs
--no idea...

Wrong!


Cincinnati
--Estes for Feliciano, etc.

Right, now go the distance.

Houston
--Dan Wheeler

Stop playing with me. For whom!?

Milwaukee
-- the whole Burnitz thingy?

I WANT MORE!

Pittsburgh
--Peterson/Wiggington-Benson

Two peeps missing from this description and account.

St. Louis
-- Cedeño for ??

Cedeño for... Cedeño for... Cedeño for WHOM!?

Arizona
--Mark Little for some nobody

All God's ballplayers got names.

Colorado
--Jay Payton for Steve Reed (good move!)

(And one that didn't happen!)

Wrong!


Los Anglees
--Burnitz for Diaz, etc

Wrong!(Come now.1)


San Diego
--???

NOT RIGHT!


San Francisco
--Shinjo for Estes?

Incomplete!


Baltimore
--Mora-Bordick?!?

Wrong!.com


Boston
--Blade for Mientkiewicz

Bingo!

New York Yankees
--Stanton for Heredia

Bingo!

Tampa Bay
--Zambrano-Kazmir

Two other peoples.

Toronto
--Olerud-Person?!? prolly not

Wrong!
(Very forgettable subsequent trade.)


Chicago White Sox
--Perez-Ginter

Bingo!

Cleveland
--Alomar?!?

..ish. Details

Detroit
--Ginter-Hernandez

Bingo!
(The most recent overall, also.)

Kansas City
--Graeme Lloyd for somebody

Wrong!
(I think.)



Minnesota
--Reed-Lawton?! Prolly not

Bingo!

Anaheim
--no idea

Yes you do!


Oakland
--Billy taylor dammit?!?

Wrong!


Seattle
--Rey Sanchez for Kenny Kelly

Bingo!
(This trade is missing from the IMDB, which is why I think you may be right about Graeme Lloyd.)

Texas
--don't know

Wrong!

Edgy DC
Jul 12 2005 02:44 PM

OK, before going on to CWolf, we'll show what we've got perfectly from Widey. In order of most recent partners to longest estranged partners:

Detroit: April 2, 2005, Mets traded Matt Ginter to the Detroit Tigers for Steve Colyer. (Dickshot)

Boston: January 26, 2005, New York Mets traded Ian Bladergroen to the Boston Red Sox for Doug Mientkiewicz. (Dickshot)

New York Yankees: December 3, 2004, New York Mets traded Mike Stanton to the New York Yankees for Felix Heredia.(Dickshot)

Chicago White Sox: March 27, 2004, New York Mets traded Timo Perez to the Chicago White Sox for Matt Ginter. (Dickshot)

Minnesota: July 30, 2001: New York Mets traded Rick Reed to the Minnesota Twins for Matt Lawton. (Dickshot)

Seattle: June 29, 2003: New York Mets traded Rey Sanchez to the Seattle Mariners for Kenny Kelly. (Dickshot)

seawolf17
Jul 12 2005 02:50 PM

I want to edit one:

KC - the McReynolds for Coleman deal

Edgy DC
Jul 12 2005 02:52 PM

All wrong or beaten to the punch by Dickshot except

Chicago Cubs - Brian McRae & Mel Rojas for ?? Partial
Cincinnati - Shawn Estes?? Partial
Houston - Hidalgo for Wheeler et al? Right and wrong.
Milwaukee - ?? for Jeff D'Amico Partial
Pittsburgh - Benson for Wigginton et al Partial
St. Louis - Roger Cedeno for ?? Partial

Colorado - John Thomson for ?? Partial
Los Anglees - Phillips for Ishii Bingo!
San Diego - Bobby Jones for ?? Partial
San Francisco - Shinjo for Relaford? Confused

Baltimore - Karim Garcia for DeJean Bingo!
Tampa Bay - Zambrano for Kazmir et al Partial

Cleveland - Alex Escobar et al for Alomar Partial
Kansas City - Cone for Hearn -- Style points for a desperation heave.
Minnesota - Rick Reed? Partial.

Anaheim - Appier for Fat Mo Bingo!
Oakland - Justice for Guthrie? annnnd?

Edgy DC
Jul 12 2005 02:57 PM

Detroit: April 2, 2005, Mets traded Matt Ginter to the Detroit Tigers for Steve Colyer. (Dickshot)

Los Angeles: March 20, 2005, New York Mets traded Jason Phillips to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Kaz Ishii. =darkred](Seawolf)

Boston: January 26, 2005, New York Mets traded Ian Bladergroen to the Boston Red Sox for Doug Mientkiewicz. (Dickshot)

New York Yankees: December 3, 2004, New York Mets traded Mike Stanton to the New York Yankees for Felix Heredia.(Dickshot)

Baltimore: July 19, 2004, New York Mets traded Karim Garcia to the Baltimore Orioles for Mike DeJean. =darkred](Seawolf)

Chicago White Sox: March 27, 2004, New York Mets traded Timo Perez to the Chicago White Sox for Matt Ginter. (Dickshot)

Minnesota: July 30, 2001: New York Mets traded Rick Reed to the Minnesota Twins for Matt Lawton. (Dickshot)

Seattle: June 29, 2003: New York Mets traded Rey Sanchez to the Seattle Mariners for Kenny Kelly. (Dickshot)

Anaheim: December 27, 2001, New York Mets traded Kevin Appier to the Anaheim Angels for Mo Vaughn. =darkred](Seawolf)

duan
Jul 12 2005 04:38 PM

ok:
San Fran: Shinjo & Desi for Shawn Estes
Pittsburgh: Wigginton, Huber [who then got traded for some dude who KC had claimed off waivers from Pittsburgh], Peterson for Keppinger & Benson
Tampa Bay: Kazmir, XXXXXXX for Zambrano & Fortunato
Miwaukee: Rusch + XXXXXXX for Burnitz, D'amico
Colorado: Jay Satan for John Thomson
Cleveland: Escobar, Lawton for Alomar + XXXXXXX

Philly: Kook, Wendell for Bruce Chen & Adam Walker

i'll have more in a minute

duan
Jul 12 2005 04:44 PM

philly might have been pratt for bennett either.

duan
Jul 12 2005 04:54 PM

oakland - was it t long for rogers or taylor for isringhousen?

SI Metman
Jul 12 2005 05:29 PM

KC was the 3 way with the Bucs that sent Benson and Keppinger here and Huber there.

Oakland had to be Justice-Guthrie/Yates

Houston was Hidalgo for Weathers. I believe Wheeler was a waiver claim.

seawolf17
Jul 12 2005 05:33 PM

STL: Cedeno for Wilson Delgado

Edgy DC
Jul 12 2005 06:05 PM

I'm away from my work sheet but I'll endeavor to continue.

duan says:

]San Fran: Shinjo & Desi for Shawn Estes


Bingo!

]Pittsburgh: Wigginton, Huber [who then got traded for some dude who KC had claimed off waivers from Pittsburgh], Peterson for Keppinger & Benson


I ain't taking no partial answers.

]Tampa Bay: Kazmir, XXXXXXX for Zambrano & Fortunato


And I mean it.

]Miwaukee: Rusch + XXXXXXX for Burnitz, D'amico


Grrrr.

]Colorado: Jay Satan for John Thomson


But wait... there's more!

]Cleveland: Escobar, Lawton for Alomar + XXXXXXX


XXXXXXXXX gets traded a lot.

]Philly: Kook, Wendell for Bruce Chen & Adam Walker


Bingo! Sorry, Gary Bennett fans, but GB was acquired four days earlier.

]philly might have been pratt for bennett either.


This incorrect afterthought almost makes me want to discard your correct answer.

]oakland - was it t long for rogers or taylor for isringhousen?


Most certainly was NOT!!

Onto SI Metman

]KC was the 3 way with the Bucs that sent Benson and Keppinger here and Huber there.


The KC portion of that trade involved only minor-leaguers.

]Oakland had to be Justice-Guthrie/Yates


Bingo!

]Houston was Hidalgo for Weathers. I believe Wheeler was a waiver claim.


The Fonz says, "Incorrect-amundo!"

Back to seawolf17?

]STL: Cedeno for Wilson Delgado


Keep digging in your head there, you're onto something.

Edgy DC
Jul 12 2005 07:17 PM

Current list:

Detroit: April 2, 2005, Mets traded Matt Ginter to the Detroit Tigers for Steve Colyer. (Dickshot)

Los Angeles: March 20, 2005, New York Mets traded Jason Phillips to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Kaz Ishii. =darkred](Seawolf)

Boston: January 26, 2005, New York Mets traded Ian Bladergroen to the Boston Red Sox for Doug Mientkiewicz. (Dickshot)

New York Yankees: December 3, 2004, New York Mets traded Mike Stanton to the New York Yankees for Felix Heredia.(Dickshot)

Baltimore: July 19, 2004, New York Mets traded Karim Garcia to the Baltimore Orioles for Mike DeJean. =darkred](Seawolf)

Chicago White Sox: March 27, 2004, New York Mets traded Timo Perez to the Chicago White Sox for Matt Ginter. (Dickshot)

Minnesota: July 30, 2001: New York Mets traded Rick Reed to the Minnesota Twins for Matt Lawton. (Dickshot)

Seattle: June 29, 2003: New York Mets traded Rey Sanchez to the Seattle Mariners for Kenny Kelly. (Dickshot)

Anaheim: December 27, 2001, New York Mets traded Kevin Appier to the Anaheim Angels for Mo Vaughn. =darkred](Seawolf)

San Francisco: December 16, 2001, New York Mets traded Tsuyoshi Shinjo and Desi Relaford to the San Francisco Giants for Shawn Estes. =green](duan)

December 14, 2001: New York Mets traded David Justice to the Oakland Athletics for Mark Guthrie and Tyler Yates. =orange](SI Metman)

Philadelphia: July 27, 2001, New York Mets traded Turk Wendell and Dennis Cook to the Philadelphia Phillies for Bruce Chen and Adam Walker. =green](duan) *

*UMDB doesn't say, but I also think that Phil Siebel came aboard in this trade.

ScarletKnight41
Jul 12 2005 07:30 PM

I thought that Phil Siebel came from Montreal in the trade that brought Strickland to New York.

Edgy DC
Jul 12 2005 08:20 PM

Yup, you're right.

A lot of launchers changed hands with that one.

SI Metman
Jul 12 2005 09:15 PM

getting specific on the Kazmir trade:

Scott Kazmir and Joselo Diaz for Victor Zambrano and Bartolomo Fortunato

I wanna take a shot at the Alomar trade and say:

Matt Lawton, Billy Traber, Jerrod Riggan, Alex Escobar and Snyder for Alomar, Peoples and Bacsik

Florida: Piazza trade for Ed Yarnall, Geoff Goetz and Preston Wilson?

Toronto: Mookie for Musselman?

San Diego: Bobby M. Jones and Jason Bay for Steve Reed and Jason Middlebrook?

SI Metman
Jul 12 2005 09:22 PM

The Cedeno trade also brought back Chris Widger along with Wilson Delgado

Colorado: I'm thinking Mark Little came back with Thompson for Satan

Arizona: I'm thinking that same Mark Little was involved in the last D-backs trade.

Cinci: Estes for Raul Gonzalez and 3 others if anyone else can remember them.

Cubbies: Brian McRae, Smell Blojas and Turk Wendell for Lance Johnson, Manny Alexander and Mark Clark

Johnny Dickshot
Jul 12 2005 09:23 PM

Sorry for the incompletes. I was in a rush this afternoon and figured you only wanted to ID the trades.

The missing guy in the KC deal was Jose Bautista

The deal with Houston was Wheeler for roided up outfielder Adam Suess

The SI Metman ided Joselo Diaz as the missing guy in the TB trade; the same Jo Diaz came along with Vic Diaz in the Burnitz to LA trade (which was trumped this spring by Ishii-Phillips as noted).

Oakland: Justice for Guthrie and (edit) Yates (SI MM got that above)

The Estes-to-Cincy deal was Feliciano, Gonzalez and Brady Clark

Johnny Dickshot
Jul 12 2005 09:30 PM

Was Atlanta Paul Byrd for McMichael?

Edgy DC
Jul 12 2005 09:46 PM

Now we're playing with wood bats. Starting with the Metman.

]Scott Kazmir and Joselo Diaz for Victor Zambrano and Bartolomo Fortunato


Bingo! This was also the greatest trade the Mets have ever made

]Matt Lawton, Billy Traber, Jerrod Riggan, Alex Escobar and Snyder for Alomar, Peoples and Bacsik


Bingo!

]Florida: Piazza trade for Ed Yarnall, Geoff Goetz and Preston Wilson?


And thus ends the winning streak.

]Toronto: Mookie for Musselman?


Now we know that's not true.

]San Diego: Bobby M. Jones and Jason Bay for Steve Reed and Jason Middlebrook?


Not quite there.

]The Cedeno trade also brought back Chris Widger along with Wilson Delgado


Bingo!

]Colorado: I'm thinking Mark Little came back with Thompson for Satan


I still need more.

]Arizona: I'm thinking that same Mark Little was involved in the last D-backs trade.


One package does not a trade make.

]Cinci: Estes for Raul Gonzalez and 3 others if anyone else can remember them.


Somebody can.

]Cubbies: Brian McRae, Smell Blojas and Turk Wendell for Lance Johnson, Manny Alexander and Mark Clark


Bingo! But the Blojas thing wasn't that funny. This trade is still very interesting to me.

Back to Johnny Dickshot

]The missing guy in the KC deal was Jose Bautista


I'll give you a Bingo!, as he was the missing guy in the Pittsburgh trade after being acquired from Kansas City, and I think that's what you meant. KC is still on the board, though.

]The deal with Houston was Wheeler for roided up outfielder Adam Suess


Bingo!

]The Estes-to-Cincy deal was Feliciano, Gonzalez and Brady Clark


Still another guy out there, Bishop.

]Was Atlanta Paul Byrd for McMichael?


Bingo!

Edgy DC
Jul 12 2005 09:59 PM
Edited 1 time(s), most recently on Jul 12 2005 10:08 PM

Congratulations to Dickshot and Metman for taking us well back into the last century.

Detroit: April 2, 2005, Mets traded Matt Ginter to the Detroit Tigers for Steve Colyer. (Dickshot)

Los Angeles: March 20, 2005, New York Mets traded Jason Phillips to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Kaz Ishii. =darkred](Seawolf)

Boston: January 26, 2005, New York Mets traded Ian Bladergroen to the Boston Red Sox for Doug Mientkiewicz. (Dickshot)

New York Yankees: December 3, 2004, New York Mets traded Mike Stanton to the New York Yankees for Felix Heredia. (Dickshot)

Houston: August 27, 2004, New York Mets traded Dan Wheeler to the Houston Astros for Adam Seuss. (Dickshot)

Tampa Bay: July 30, 2004, New York Mets traded Scott Kazmir and Joselo Diaz to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for Victor Zambrano and Bartolome Fortunato. =orange](SI Metman)

Pittsburgh: July 30, 2004, New York Mets traded Ty Wigginton, Jose Bautista and Matt Peterson to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Kris Benson and Jeff Keppinger. (Dickshot)

Baltimore: July 19, 2004, New York Mets traded Karim Garcia to the Baltimore Orioles for Mike DeJean. =darkred](Seawolf)

St. Louis: April 3, 2004, New York Mets traded Roger Cedeño to the St. Louis Cardinals for Wilson Delgado and Chris Widger. =orange](SI Metman)

Chicago White Sox: March 27, 2004, New York Mets traded Timo Perez to the Chicago White Sox for Matt Ginter. (Dickshot)

Minnesota: July 30, 2001: New York Mets traded Rick Reed to the Minnesota Twins for Matt Lawton. (Dickshot)

Seattle: June 29, 2003: New York Mets traded Rey Sanchez to the Seattle Mariners for Kenny Kelly. (Dickshot)

Anaheim: December 27, 2001, New York Mets traded Kevin Appier to the Anaheim Angels for Mo Vaughn. =darkred](Seawolf)

San Francisco: December 16, 2001, New York Mets traded Tsuyoshi Shinjo and Desi Relaford to the San Francisco Giants for Shawn Estes. =green](duan)

Oakland: December 14, 2001, New York Mets traded David Justice to the Oakland Athletics for Mark Guthrie and Tyler Yates. =orange](SI Metman)

Cleveland: December 11, 2001, New York Mets traded Alex Escobar, Jerrod Riggan, Matt Lawton, Earl Snyder and Billy Traber to the Cleveland Indians for Roberto Alomar, Mike Bacsik and Danny Peoples. =orange](SI Metman)

Philadelphia: July 27, 2001, New York Mets traded Turk Wendell and Dennis Cook to the Philadelphia Phillies for Bruce Chen and Adam Walker. =green](duan)

Chicago: August 8, 1997, New York Mets traded Lance Johnson, Mark Clark and Manny Alexander to the Chicago Cubs for Turk Wendell, Mel Rojas and Brian McRae. =orange](SI Metman)

Atlanta: November 25, 1996: New York Mets traded Paul Byrd to the Atlanta Braves for Greg McMichael. (Dickshot)

Edgy DC
Jul 12 2005 10:06 PM

Still on the board:

Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Toronto, Kansas City, Texas, Milwaukee, Cincinnati, San Diego, and I think two others.

duan
Jul 13 2005 04:58 PM

hang on I demand a recount; Jose Bautista was NEVER involved with the mets, what the Pirates did with Huber when they got him is NOTHING to do with us ;)

sharpie
Jul 13 2005 05:15 PM

Cincy I'm going with Shaun Estes for Pedro Feliciano and Elvin Anderson and (later) Raul Gonzalez and Brady Clark.

sharpie
Jul 13 2005 05:18 PM

And Pods I'm going with Bubba Trammell for Donne Walle.

metsmarathon
Jul 13 2005 05:35 PM

did we trade scott erickson to texas, or did they pick him up after he was released? or did he not go to texas last year after we were through with him, and i'm smoking crack?

and on another "i'm not really sure..." didnt we get brady clark from colorado in recent years? (edit: yeah, i really wasn't sure. cincy from above. damn. i suck)

metsmarathon
Jul 13 2005 05:42 PM

i've given up trying to guess, and have decided to see if i could root out the answers before others actally guessed them.

in doing so, i've come to question the answer for Cleveland:

[url=http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/gutieri01.shtml]Ricky Gutierrez:[/url]
March 29, 2004: Sent to the New York Mets by the Cleveland Indians as part of a conditional deal.

Frayed Knot
Jul 13 2005 08:25 PM

duan wrote:
hang on I demand a recount; Jose Bautista was NEVER involved with the mets, what the Pirates did with Huber when they got him is NOTHING to do with us ;)


Except you got it backwards. We sent Huber to KC for Bautista, then sent Bautista, Wiggy & Peterson to Pittsburgh for Benson/Keppinger.

sharpie
Jul 14 2005 06:52 AM

For both Milwaukee and Colorado:

Mets send Benny Agbayani to the Rox.
Mets send Lenny Harris & Glendon Rusch to the Brewers.
Rox send Craig House & Russ Gload to the Mets.
Brewers send Jeff D'Amico, Lou (calling all) Collier, Jeromy Burnitz and Mark Sweeney to the Mets.

Not that we care but the Rox send Alex Ochoa to the Brewers.

sharpie
Jul 15 2005 07:14 AM

Hey Edgy, you give up on being the gameshow host here?

Edgy DC
Jul 15 2005 07:45 AM

Gimme a bit.

Valadius
Jul 15 2005 09:18 PM

Arizona... would that be the Mark Little for PJ Bevis deal?

Come on guys- Florida- Preston Wilson, Ed Yarnall, Geoff Goetz for Mike Piazza

And I think that Toronto was the Tony Phillips trade, can't remember who they got though...

Elster88
Jul 18 2005 07:31 AM

Bump.

Edgy DC
Jul 18 2005 08:33 AM

Yeah, sorry.

Sharpie: Cincy I'm going with Shaun Estes for Pedro Feliciano and Elvin Anderson and (later) Raul Gonzalez and Brady Clark.

Bingo! Abso-feakin’-lutely correct

sharpie: And Pods I'm going with Bubba Trammell for Donne Walle.

That ends your winning streak.

metsmarathon: did we trade scott erickson to texas, or did they pick him up after he was released? or did he not go to texas last year after we were through with him, and i'm smoking crack?

Are you asking or are you answering?

metsmarathon: and on another "i'm not really sure..." didnt we get brady clark from colorado in recent years? (edit: yeah, i really wasn't sure. cincy from above. damn. i suck)

I need two packages to make a trade.

metsmarathon: i've given up trying to guess, and have decided to see if i could root out the answers before others actally guessed them.

in doing so, i've come to question the answer for Cleveland:


Great.

Ricky Gutierrez: March 29, 2004: Sent to the New York Mets by the Cleveland Indians as part of a conditional deal.

This is a closed book test.

I have mixed information here, but I understand Goots as having been released.

Sharpie: For both Milwaukee and Colorado

Mets send Benny Agbayani to the Rox.
Mets send Lenny Harris & Glendon Rusch to the Brewers.
Rox send Craig House & Russ Gload to the Mets.
Brewers send Jeff D'Amico, Lou (calling all) Collier, Jeromy Burnitz and Mark Sweeney to the Mets.

Not that we care but the Rox send Alex Ochoa to the Brewers. :


No on Colorado Bingo! on Milwaukee.

Valadius: Arizona... would that be the Mark Little for PJ Bevis deal?

Bingo! for the new guy.

Come on guys- Florida- Preston Wilson, Ed Yarnall, Geoff Goetz for Mike Piazza

Nopey nopey.

And I think that Toronto was the Tony Phillips trade, can't remember who they got though...

Partial answers will count against your final score.

Edgy DC
Jul 18 2005 08:42 AM

Detroit: April 2, 2005, Mets traded Matt Ginter to the Detroit Tigers for Steve Colyer. (Dickshot)

Los Angeles: March 20, 2005, New York Mets traded Jason Phillips to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Kaz Ishii. =darkred](Seawolf)

Boston: January 26, 2005, New York Mets traded Ian Bladergroen to the Boston Red Sox for Doug Mientkiewicz. (Dickshot)

New York Yankees: December 3, 2004, New York Mets traded Mike Stanton to the New York Yankees for Felix Heredia. (Dickshot)

Houston: August 27, 2004, New York Mets traded Dan Wheeler to the Houston Astros for Adam Seuss. (Dickshot)

Tampa Bay: July 30, 2004, New York Mets traded Scott Kazmir and Joselo Diaz to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for Victor Zambrano and Bartolome Fortunato. =orange](SI Metman)

Pittsburgh: July 30, 2004, New York Mets traded Ty Wigginton, Jose Bautista and Matt Peterson to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Kris Benson and Jeff Keppinger. (Dickshot)

Baltimore: July 19, 2004, New York Mets traded Karim Garcia to the Baltimore Orioles for Mike DeJean. =darkred](Seawolf)

St. Louis: April 3, 2004, New York Mets traded Roger Cedeño to the St. Louis Cardinals for Wilson Delgado and Chris Widger. =orange](SI Metman)

Chicago White Sox: March 27, 2004, New York Mets traded Timo Perez to the Chicago White Sox for Matt Ginter. (Dickshot)

Minnesota: July 30, 2001, New York Mets traded Rick Reed to the Minnesota Twins for Matt Lawton. (Dickshot)

Seattle: June 29, 2003, New York Mets traded Rey Sanchez to the Seattle Mariners for Kenny Kelly. (Dickshot)

Arizona: August 16, 2002, New York Mets traded Mark Little to the Arizona Diamondbacks for P. J. Bevis. =olive](Valadius)

Cincinnati: August 15, 2002, New York Mets traded Shawn Estes to the Cincinnati Reds for Raul Gonzalez, Brady Clark, Pedro Feliciano and Elvin Andujar. =indigo](sharpie)

Milwaukee: January 21, 2002, New York Mets traded Alex Ochoa, Glendon Rusch and Lenny Harris to the Milwaukee Brewers for Jeromy Burnitz, Jeff D'Amico, Mark Sweeney and Lou Collier. =indigo](sharpie)

Anaheim: December 27, 2001, New York Mets traded Kevin Appier to the Anaheim Angels for Mo Vaughn. =darkred](Seawolf)

San Francisco: December 16, 2001, New York Mets traded Tsuyoshi Shinjo and Desi Relaford to the San Francisco Giants for Shawn Estes. =green](duan)

Oakland: December 14, 2001, New York Mets traded David Justice to the Oakland Athletics for Mark Guthrie and Tyler Yates. =orange](SI Metman)

Cleveland: December 11, 2001, New York Mets traded Alex Escobar, Jerrod Riggan, Matt Lawton, Earl Snyder and Billy Traber to the Cleveland Indians for Roberto Alomar, Mike Bacsik and Danny Peoples. =orange](SI Metman)

Philadelphia: July 27, 2001, New York Mets traded Turk Wendell and Dennis Cook to the Philadelphia Phillies for Bruce Chen and Adam Walker. =green](duan)

Chicago: August 8, 1997, New York Mets traded Lance Johnson, Mark Clark and Manny Alexander to the Chicago Cubs for Turk Wendell, Mel Rojas and Brian McRae. =orange](SI Metman)

Atlanta: November 25, 1996: New York Mets traded Paul Byrd to the Atlanta Braves for Greg McMichael. (Dickshot)

Still on the Board: Colorado, Florida, Kansas City, San Diego, Texas, Toronto, and Washington/Montreal

seawolf17
Jul 18 2005 08:48 AM

San Diego was Bobby Jones and Jason Bay for Steve Reed and Jason "Middlerbook".

Edgy DC
Jul 18 2005 09:12 AM

Not quite.

Edgy DC
Jul 19 2005 07:13 AM

Hint: the remaining teams go in this order, from most recent trading partners to most distant:

Kansas City
Colorado
San Diego
Washington/Montreal
Florida
Toronto
Texas

Hint II: Two of the trades were on the same day.
Hint III: Three of them were deadline deals.
HInt IV: A few have been guessed, but the guesses didn't include all the personnel.

seawolf17
Jul 19 2005 07:16 AM

I cheated and looked the rest of them up, and there's no way people are guessing some of these. Because I've looked at the answers, I'll respectfully remove myself from the game the rest of the way.

Edgy DC
Jul 19 2005 07:23 AM

Don't be discouraging.

KC is so do-able. Let's start there.

sharpie
Jul 19 2005 07:32 AM

KC: Cerda for Sedlacek?

Edgy DC
Jul 19 2005 07:47 AM

Bingo!

Detroit: April 2, 2005, Mets traded Matt Ginter to the Detroit Tigers for Steve Colyer. =blue](Dickshot)

Los Angeles: March 20, 2005, New York Mets traded Jason Phillips to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Kaz Ishii. (Seawolf)

Boston: January 26, 2005, New York Mets traded Ian Bladergroen to the Boston Red Sox for Doug Mientkiewicz. =blue](Dickshot)

New York Yankees: December 3, 2004, New York Mets traded Mike Stanton to the New York Yankees for Felix Heredia. =blue](Dickshot)

Houston: August 27, 2004, New York Mets traded Dan Wheeler to the Houston Astros for Adam Seuss. =blue](Dickshot)

Tampa Bay: July 30, 2004, New York Mets traded Scott Kazmir and Joselo Diaz to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for Victor Zambrano and Bartolome Fortunato. =orange](SI Metman)

Pittsburgh: July 30, 2004, New York Mets traded Ty Wigginton, Jose Bautista and Matt Peterson to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Kris Benson and Jeff Keppinger. =blue](Dickshot)

Baltimore: July 19, 2004, New York Mets traded Karim Garcia to the Baltimore Orioles for Mike DeJean. (Seawolf)

St. Louis: April 3, 2004, New York Mets traded Roger Cedeño to the St. Louis Cardinals for Wilson Delgado and Chris Widger. =orange](SI Metman)

Chicago White Sox: March 27, 2004, New York Mets traded Timo Perez to the Chicago White Sox for Matt Ginter. =blue](Dickshot)

Kansas City: January 26, 2004, New York Mets traded Jaime Cerda to the Kansas City Royals for Shawn Sedlacek. =indigo](sharpie)

Seattle: June 29, 2003, New York Mets traded Rey Sanchez to the Seattle Mariners for Kenny Kelly. =blue](Dickshot)

Arizona: August 16, 2002, New York Mets traded Mark Little to the Arizona Diamondbacks for P. J. Bevis. =olive](Valadius)

Cincinnati: August 15, 2002, New York Mets traded Shawn Estes to the Cincinnati Reds for Raul Gonzalez, Brady Clark, Pedro Feliciano and Elvin Andujar. =indigo](sharpie)

Milwaukee: January 21, 2002, New York Mets traded Alex Ochoa, Glendon Rusch and Lenny Harris to the Milwaukee Brewers for Jeromy Burnitz, Jeff D'Amico, Mark Sweeney and Lou Collier. =indigo](sharpie)

Anaheim: December 27, 2001, New York Mets traded Kevin Appier to the Anaheim Angels for Mo Vaughn. (Seawolf)

San Francisco: December 16, 2001, New York Mets traded Tsuyoshi Shinjo and Desi Relaford to the San Francisco Giants for Shawn Estes. =green](duan)

Oakland: December 14, 2001, New York Mets traded David Justice to the Oakland Athletics for Mark Guthrie and Tyler Yates. =orange](SI Metman)

Cleveland: December 11, 2001, New York Mets traded Alex Escobar, Jerrod Riggan, Matt Lawton, Earl Snyder and Billy Traber to the Cleveland Indians for Roberto Alomar, Mike Bacsik and Danny Peoples. =orange](SI Metman)

Minnesota: July 30, 2001, New York Mets traded Rick Reed to the Minnesota Twins for Matt Lawton. =blue](Dickshot)

Philadelphia: July 27, 2001, New York Mets traded Turk Wendell and Dennis Cook to the Philadelphia Phillies for Bruce Chen and Adam Walker. =green](duan)

Chicago: August 8, 1997, New York Mets traded Lance Johnson, Mark Clark and Manny Alexander to the Chicago Cubs for Turk Wendell, Mel Rojas and Brian McRae. =orange](SI Metman)

Atlanta: November 25, 1996: New York Mets traded Paul Byrd to the Atlanta Braves for Greg McMichael. =blue](Dickshot)

Still on the Board: Colorado, Florida, San Diego, Texas, Toronto, and Washington/Montreal

Johnny Dickshot
Jul 19 2005 08:25 AM

I thought we had Colorado already -- Payton and Mark Stoner Corey for John Thomson and Mark "I Suck Not A" Little. Little was then moved to Arizona for Bevis Butthead. What happened to that guy?

seawolf17
Jul 19 2005 08:27 AM



Heh-heh. You said "suck."

Edgy DC
Jul 19 2005 08:42 AM

You're missing somebody in that Colorado deal. Think tattoos.

ScarletKnight41
Jul 19 2005 08:51 AM

Rob Stratton. Had his family name tattooed down his spine - that had to hurt!

Edgy DC
Jul 19 2005 08:58 AM

Bingo!

And another trade hap'd that same day...

Bingo!

Detroit: April 2, 2005, Mets traded Matt Ginter to the Detroit Tigers for Steve Colyer. =blue](Dickshot)

Los Angeles: March 20, 2005, New York Mets traded Jason Phillips to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Kaz Ishii. (Seawolf)

Boston: January 26, 2005, New York Mets traded Ian Bladergroen to the Boston Red Sox for Doug Mientkiewicz. =blue](Dickshot)

New York Yankees: December 3, 2004, New York Mets traded Mike Stanton to the New York Yankees for Felix Heredia. =blue](Dickshot)

Houston: August 27, 2004, New York Mets traded Dan Wheeler to the Houston Astros for Adam Seuss. =blue](Dickshot)

Tampa Bay: July 30, 2004, New York Mets traded Scott Kazmir and Joselo Diaz to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for Victor Zambrano and Bartolome Fortunato. =orange](SI Metman)

Pittsburgh: July 30, 2004, New York Mets traded Ty Wigginton, Jose Bautista and Matt Peterson to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Kris Benson and Jeff Keppinger. =blue](Dickshot)

Baltimore: July 19, 2004, New York Mets traded Karim Garcia to the Baltimore Orioles for Mike DeJean. (Seawolf)

St. Louis: April 3, 2004, New York Mets traded Roger Cedeño to the St. Louis Cardinals for Wilson Delgado and Chris Widger. =orange](SI Metman)

Chicago White Sox: March 27, 2004, New York Mets traded Timo Perez to the Chicago White Sox for Matt Ginter. =blue](Dickshot)

Kansas City: January 26, 2004, New York Mets traded Jaime Cerda to the Kansas City Royals for Shawn Sedlacek. =indigo](sharpie)

Colorado: July 31, 2002, New York Mets traded Jay Payton, Mark Corey and Robert Stratton to the Colorado Rockies for John Thomson and Mark Little. =red](ScarletKnight)Seattle: June 29, 2003, New York Mets traded Rey Sanchez to the Seattle Mariners for Kenny Kelly. =blue](Dickshot)

Arizona: August 16, 2002, New York Mets traded Mark Little to the Arizona Diamondbacks for P. J. Bevis. =olive](Valadius)

Cincinnati: August 15, 2002, New York Mets traded Shawn Estes to the Cincinnati Reds for Raul Gonzalez, Brady Clark, Pedro Feliciano and Elvin Andujar. =indigo](sharpie)

Milwaukee: January 21, 2002, New York Mets traded Alex Ochoa, Glendon Rusch and Lenny Harris to the Milwaukee Brewers for Jeromy Burnitz, Jeff D'Amico, Mark Sweeney and Lou Collier. =indigo](sharpie)

Anaheim: December 27, 2001, New York Mets traded Kevin Appier to the Anaheim Angels for Mo Vaughn. (Seawolf)

San Francisco: December 16, 2001, New York Mets traded Tsuyoshi Shinjo and Desi Relaford to the San Francisco Giants for Shawn Estes. =green](duan)

Oakland: December 14, 2001, New York Mets traded David Justice to the Oakland Athletics for Mark Guthrie and Tyler Yates. =orange](SI Metman)

Cleveland: December 11, 2001, New York Mets traded Alex Escobar, Jerrod Riggan, Matt Lawton, Earl Snyder and Billy Traber to the Cleveland Indians for Roberto Alomar, Mike Bacsik and Danny Peoples. =orange](SI Metman)

Minnesota: July 30, 2001, New York Mets traded Rick Reed to the Minnesota Twins for Matt Lawton. =blue](Dickshot)

Philadelphia: July 27, 2001, New York Mets traded Turk Wendell and Dennis Cook to the Philadelphia Phillies for Bruce Chen and Adam Walker. =green](duan)

Chicago: August 8, 1997, New York Mets traded Lance Johnson, Mark Clark and Manny Alexander to the Chicago Cubs for Turk Wendell, Mel Rojas and Brian McRae. =orange](SI Metman)

Atlanta: November 25, 1996: New York Mets traded Paul Byrd to the Atlanta Braves for Greg McMichael. =blue](Dickshot)

Still on the Board: Florida, San Diego, Texas, Toronto, and Washington/Montreal

Edgy DC
Jul 28 2005 08:30 AM

Hints

Florida: Think first-at-bat home runs.

San Diego: Peeps have gotten pieces of this, but there are a few leftover details that they haven’t been able to wrap up.

Texas: The trade involved a solid journeyman fourth outfielder, who only got a partial season with us after being acquired in a high-profile trade.

Toronto: The Mets trade for a veteran bat off the bench.

Washington/Montreal: Parts of this trade have been suggested, but not the whole enchilada. It’s part of the great Rick Anderson/Ed Hearn trade chain.

Edgy DC
Jul 29 2005 11:54 AM

Florida: Think catchers but don't think about Piazza.

Jman12
Jul 30 2005 06:20 PM

Dicky Roberts Bruce Chen and Luis Figeroa for Scott Strickland Matt Watson and Phil Seibel

Jman12
Jul 30 2005 06:32 PM

Jorge Fabergas for Oscar Henriquez

Edgy DC
Jul 30 2005 07:15 PM

Jman12: Dicky Roberts Bruce Chen and Luis Figeroa for Scott Strickland Matt Watson and Phil Seibel

Bingo!

Jorge Fabergas for Oscar Henriquez

Bingo!

Welcome, Jman.

Detroit: April 2, 2005, Mets traded Matt Ginter to the Detroit Tigers for Steve Colyer. =blue](Dickshot)

Los Angeles: March 20, 2005, New York Mets traded Jason Phillips to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Kaz Ishii. (Seawolf)

Boston: January 26, 2005, New York Mets traded Ian Bladergroen to the Boston Red Sox for Doug Mientkiewicz. =blue](Dickshot)

New York Yankees: December 3, 2004, New York Mets traded Mike Stanton to the New York Yankees for Felix Heredia. =blue](Dickshot)

Houston: August 27, 2004, New York Mets traded Dan Wheeler to the Houston Astros for Adam Seuss. =blue](Dickshot)

Tampa Bay: July 30, 2004, New York Mets traded Scott Kazmir and Joselo Diaz to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for Victor Zambrano and Bartolome Fortunato. =orange](SI Metman)

Pittsburgh: July 30, 2004, New York Mets traded Ty Wigginton, Jose Bautista and Matt Peterson to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Kris Benson and Jeff Keppinger. =blue](Dickshot)

Baltimore: July 19, 2004, New York Mets traded Karim Garcia to the Baltimore Orioles for Mike DeJean. (Seawolf)

St. Louis: April 3, 2004, New York Mets traded Roger Cedeño to the St. Louis Cardinals for Wilson Delgado and Chris Widger. =orange](SI Metman)

Chicago White Sox: March 27, 2004, New York Mets traded Timo Perez to the Chicago White Sox for Matt Ginter. =blue](Dickshot)

Kansas City: January 26, 2004, New York Mets traded Jaime Cerda to the Kansas City Royals for Shawn Sedlacek. =indigo](sharpie)

Colorado: July 31, 2002, New York Mets traded Jay Payton, Mark Corey and Robert Stratton to the Colorado Rockies for John Thomson and Mark Little. =red](ScarletKnight)Seattle: June 29, 2003, New York Mets traded Rey Sanchez to the Seattle Mariners for Kenny Kelly. =blue](Dickshot)

Arizona: August 16, 2002, New York Mets traded Mark Little to the Arizona Diamondbacks for P. J. Bevis. =olive](Valadius)

Cincinnati: August 15, 2002, New York Mets traded Shawn Estes to the Cincinnati Reds for Raul Gonzalez, Brady Clark, Pedro Feliciano and Elvin Andujar. =indigo](sharpie)

Washington/Montreal: April 5, 2002, New York Mets traded Bruce Chen, Dicky Gonzalez and Luis Figueroa to the Montreal Expos for Scott Strickland, Matt Watson and Philip Seibel. =brown](Jman12)

Milwaukee: January 21, 2002, New York Mets traded Alex Ochoa, Glendon Rusch and Lenny Harris to the Milwaukee Brewers for Jeromy Burnitz, Jeff D'Amico, Mark Sweeney and Lou Collier. =indigo](sharpie)

Anaheim: December 27, 2001, New York Mets traded Kevin Appier to the Anaheim Angels for Mo Vaughn. (Seawolf)

San Francisco: December 16, 2001, New York Mets traded Tsuyoshi Shinjo and Desi Relaford to the San Francisco Giants for Shawn Estes. =green](duan)

Oakland: December 14, 2001, New York Mets traded David Justice to the Oakland Athletics for Mark Guthrie and Tyler Yates. =orange](SI Metman)

Cleveland: December 11, 2001, New York Mets traded Alex Escobar, Jerrod Riggan, Matt Lawton, Earl Snyder and Billy Traber to the Cleveland Indians for Roberto Alomar, Mike Bacsik and Danny Peoples. =orange](SI Metman)

Minnesota: July 30, 2001, New York Mets traded Rick Reed to the Minnesota Twins for Matt Lawton. =blue](Dickshot)

Philadelphia: July 27, 2001, New York Mets traded Turk Wendell and Dennis Cook to the Philadelphia Phillies for Bruce Chen and Adam Walker. =green](duan)

Florida: November 20, 1998, New York Mets traded Jorge Fabregas to the Florida Marlins for Oscar Henriquez. =brown](Jman12)

Chicago: August 8, 1997, New York Mets traded Lance Johnson, Mark Clark and Manny Alexander to the Chicago Cubs for Turk Wendell, Mel Rojas and Brian McRae. =orange](SI Metman)

Atlanta: November 25, 1996: New York Mets traded Paul Byrd to the Atlanta Braves for Greg McMichael. =blue](Dickshot)

Still on the Board: San Diego, Texas, and Toronto

Jman12
Jul 30 2005 11:27 PM

Is Josh Reynolds the missing guy in the San Diego Trade

Jman12
Jul 30 2005 11:39 PM

Leoncio Estrella for Tony Phillips.

Jman12
Jul 30 2005 11:41 PM

Damon Buford for Terrell Lowery.

BOOM
looks like were done