Born on this date: Wayne Kirby (1964)
Died on this date: Tommie Agee (2001)
New York Mets trade Mark Carreon and Tony Castillo to the Detroit Tigers for Paul Gibson and Randy Marshall in 1992.
New York Mets trade Yudith Ozario, Erik Hiljus, and Eric Ludwick to the St. Louis Cardinals for Bernard Gilkey in 1996.
New York Mets sign free agent infielder Alex Cora, previously of the Boston Red Sox, in 2009.
New York Mets trade Brian Stokes to the Los Angeles Angels for Gary Matthews jr. in 2010.
New York Mets sign free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes in 2016.
New York Mets sign free agent reliever Antonio Bastardo, previously of the Pittsburgh Pirates, in 2016.