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MLB Trade Central 2002

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Whenever there's a trade involving a major leaguer or a Prospect Handbook-caliber minor leaguer, we'll provide in-depth analysis.

Dec. 20 • Pirates pick up Herges
PiratesgetRHP Matt Herges, Montreal
ExposgetRHP Chris Young, Hickory (A)
RHP Jon Searles, Hickory (A)
Dec. 20 • Braves give Millwood to Phillies
PhilliesgetRHP Kevin Millwood, Atlanta
BravesgetC Johnny Estrada, Philadelphia
Dec. 17 • Braves continue rotation makeover
BravesgetRHP Russ Ortiz, San Francisco
GiantsgetLHP Damian Moss, Atlanta
RHP Manuel Mateo, GCL Braves (R)
Dec. 16 • Braves replace Remlinger with King
BravesgetLHP Ray King, Milwaukee
Brewersget1B Wes Helms, Atlanta
LHP John Foster, Atlanta
Dec. 16 • Red Sox keep dealing, add Crespo
Red SoxgetOF/INF Cesar Crespo, San Diego
PadresgetSS Luis Cruz, Augusta (A)
Dec. 15 • Cardinals bolster rotation with Tomko
CardinalsgetRHP Brett Tomko, San Diego
PadresgetRHP Luther Hackman, St. Louis
RHP Mike Wodnicki, Peoria (A)
Dec. 15 • Mets dump Ordonez on Devil Rays
Devil RaysgetSS Rey Ordonez, New York (NL)
Metsget3B Russ Johnson, Tampa Bay
1B Josh Pressley, Durham (AAA)
Dec. 15 • Red Sox get their own Giambi
Red SoxgetOF/1B Jeremy Giambi, Philadelphia
PhilliesgetRHP Josh Hancock, Boston
Dec. 15 • A's finally land Durazo in four-club deal
Athleticsget1B Erubiel Durazo, Arizona
RedsgetSS Felipe Lopez, Toronto
DiamondbacksgetRHP Elmer Dessens, Cincinnati
Blue JaysgetRHP Jason Arnold, Midland (AA)
Dec. 12 • Red Sox get Walker, Reds get savings
Red Soxget2B Todd Walker, Cincinnati
RedsgetRHP Josh Thigpen, Augusta (A)
3B Tony Blanco, Sarasota (A)
Dec. 6 • Indians do it again, steal Hafner
Indiansget1B Travis Hafner, Texas
RHP Aaron Myette, Texas
RangersgetC Einar Diaz, Cleveland
RHP Ryan Drese, Cleveland
Dec. 4 • Cubs, Dodgers exchange bad contracts
Cubsget1B Eric Karros, Los Angeles
2B Mark Grudzielanek, Los Angeles
DodgersgetC Todd Hundley, Chicago (NL)
OF Chad Hermansen, Chicago (NL)
Dec. 3 • A's, White Sox switch closers
White SoxgetRHP Billy Koch, Oakland
LHP Neal Cotts, Modesto (A)
OF Daylan Holt, Midland (AA)
AthleticsgetRHP Keith Foulke, Chicago (AL)
RHP Joe Valentine, Birmingham (AA)
C Mark Johnson, Chicago (AL)
Nov. 26 • Cubs swing another deal for catcher
CubsgetC Paul Bako, Milwaukee
Brewersget3B Ryan Gripp, West Tenn (AA)
Nov. 25 • Simon says: Go to Pittsburgh
Piratesget1B Randall Simon, Detroit
TigersgetLHP Adrian Burnside, Altoona (AA)
RHP Roberto Novoa, Williamsport (A)
3B Kody Kirkland, GCL Pirates (R)
Nov. 18 • Hampton moves on to Atlanta
BravesgetLHP Mike Hampton, Florida
MarlinsgetRHP Tim Spooneybarger, Atlanta
RHP Ryan Baker, Greenville (AA)
Nov. 16 • Rockies manage to unload Hampton
MarlinsgetLHP Mike Hampton, Colorado
OF Juan Pierre, Colorado
RockiesgetOF Preston Wilson, Florida
C Charles Johnson, Florida
LHP Vic Darensbourg, Florida
2B/OF Pablo Ozuna, Florida
Nov. 16 • Blue Jays get solid starter in Lidle
Blue JaysgetRHP Cory Lidle, Oakland
AthleticsgetSS Mike Rouse, Tennessee (AA)
RHP Chris Mowday, Charleston (A)
Nov. 15 • Tigers, Padres add possible regulars
TigersgetOF Gene Kingsale, San Diego
PadresgetC Mike Rivera, Detroit
Nov. 15 • Brewers deal for Twins' surplus
BrewersgetRHP Matt Kinney, Edmonton (AAA)
C Javier Valentin, Minnesota
TwinsgetRHP Matt Yeatman, Beloit (A)
RHP Gerry Oakes, Beloit (A)
Nov. 13 • Cubs find all-star answer at catcher
CubsgetC Damian Miller, Arizona
DiamondbacksgetOF Gary Johnson, West Tenn (AA)
LHP David Noyce, West Tenn (AA)
LHP Mark Freed, West Tenn (AA)mill
Oct. 28 • Piniella heads home with prospect
Devil RaysgetMGR Lou Piniella, Seattle
2B Antonio Perez, San Antonio (AA)
MarinersgetOF Randy Winn, Tampa Bay
Sept. 3 • Cubs send Mueller back to Giants
Giantsget3B Bill Mueller, Chicago (NL)
CubsgetRHP Jeff Verplancke, Fresno (AAA)
August 31 • Astros gain infield depth with Loretta
AstrosgetINF Mark Loretta, Milwaukee
Brewersget2B/3B Keith Ginter, New Orleans (AAA)
LHP Wayne Franklin, New Orleans (AAA)
August 29 • Possible strike doesn't deter Cards
CardinalsgetRHP Jamey Wright, Milwaukee
BrewersgetLHP Mike Matthews, St. Louis
OF Chris Morris, Potomac (A)
August 25 • Cubs find taker for another reliever
CardinalsgetLHP Jeff Fassero, Chicago (NL)
CubsgetRHP Jared Blasdell, Peoria (A)
RHP Jason Karnuth, New Haven (AA)
August 22 • Astros add Gordon to bullpen
AstrosgetRHP Tom Gordon, Chicago (NL)
CubsgetLHP Russ Rohlicek, Michigan (A)
RHP Mike Nannini, Round Rock (AA)
RHP Travis Anderson, Lexington (A)
August 20 • Mets swing Little deal for Bevis
MetsgetRHP P.J. Bevis, El Paso (AA)
DiamondbacksgetOF Mark Little, Norfolk (AAA)
August 18 • Mariners bolster rotation with Valdes
MarinersgetRHP Ismael Valdes, Texas
RangersgetLHP Derrick Van Dusen, San Bernardino (A)
2B Jermaine Clark, Tacoma (AAA)
August 15 • Reds make late push, add Estes
RedsgetLHP Shawn Estes, New York (NL)
MetsgetLHP Pedro Feliciano, Louisville (AAA)
OF Elvin Andujar, Billings (R)
OF Raul Gonzalez, Louisville (AAA)
OF Brady Clark, Louisville (AAA)
July 31 • Pirates finally bid Hermansen goodbye
CubsgetOF Chad Hermansen, Pittsburgh
OF Aron Weston, Hickory (A)
PiratesgetLHP Rick Palma, Iowa (AAA)
LHP Tim Lavery, Daytona (A)
July 31 • Rangers, Rockies beat clock with trade
RockiesgetOF Gabe Kapler, Texas
OF/2B Jason Romano, Oklahoma (AAA)
RangersgetOF Todd Hollandsworth, Colorado
LHP Dennys Reyes, Colorado
July 31 • Mets get cream of deadline crop
MetsgetRHP John Thomson, Colorado
OF Mark Little, Colorado
RockiesgetOF Jay Payton, New York (NL)
RHP Mark Corey, New York (NL)
OF Robert Stratton, Norfolk (AAA)
July 31 • Howry changes Sox from White to Red
Red SoxgetRHP Bobby Howry, Chicago (AL)
White SoxgetRHP Franklin Francisco, Sarasota (A)
LHP Byeong An, Sarasota (A)
July 31 • Ochoa gives Angels outfield depth
AngelsgetOF Alex Ochoa, Milwaukee
C Sal Fasano, Indianapolis (AAA)
BrewersgetC Jorge Fabregas, Anaheim
SS/2B Johnny Raburn, R. Cucamonga (A)
RHP Pedro Liriano, R. Cucamonga (A)
July 31 • Reed joins Mets in five-player deal
MetsgetRHP Steve Reed, San Diego
RHP Jason Middlebrook, Portland (AAA)
PadresgetOF Jason Bay, Binghamton (AA)
RHP Josh Reynolds, St. Lucie (A)
LHP Bobby M. Jones, New York (NL)
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July 30 • Floyd moves on to Red Sox
Red SoxgetOF Cliff Floyd, Montreal
ExposgetRHP Seung Song, Trenton (AA)
RHP Sun-Woo Kim, Pawtucket (AAA)
July 30 • A's add to bullpen with Rincon
AthleticsgetLHP Ricardo Rincon, Cleveland
IndiansgetINF Marshall McDougall, Midland (AA)
July 29 • Cardinals finally pull off Rolen deal
Cardinalsget3B Scott Rolen, Philadelphia
RHP Doug Nickle, Scranton (AAA)
PhilliesgetLHP Bud Smith, Memphis (AAA)
3B Placido Polanco, St. Louis
RHP Mike Timlin, St. Louis
July 29 • Sox continue revamping, deal Alomar
RockiesgetC Sandy Alomar Jr., Chicago (AL)
White SoxgetRHP Enemencio Pacheco, Salem (A)
July 28 • Giants find an outfielder in Lofton
GiantsgetOF Kenny Lofton, Chicago (AL)
White SoxgetRHP Felix Diaz, Shreveport (AA)
LHP Ryan Meaux, Hagerstown (A)
July 28 • Dodgers pay dearly for Shuey
DodgersgetRHP Paul Shuey, Cleveland
IndiansgetRHP Francisco Cruceta, South Georgia (A)
RHP Ricardo Rodriguez, Las Vegas (AAA)
LHP Terry Mulholland, Los Angeles
July 25 • A's grab Durham at little cost
Athleticsget2B Ray Durham, Chicago (AL)
White SoxgetRHP Jon Adkins, Sacramento (AAA)
July 25 • Dodgers find taker for Bocachica
TigersgetOF Hiram Bocachica, Los Angeles
DodgersgetRHP Tom Farmer, Toledo (AAA)
RHP Jason Frasor, Lakeland (A)
July 23 • Dodgers add depth with Houston
Dodgersget3B Tyler Houston, Milwaukee
RHP Brian Mallette, Indianapolis (AAA)
BrewersgetRHP Ben Diggins, Vero Beach (A)
LHP Shane Nance, Las Vegas (AAA)
July 23 • Reds turn to Plan B, get Moehler
RedsgetRHP Brian Moehler, Detroit
OF Matt Boone, Lakeland (A)
Tigersget2B David Espinosa, Stockton (A)
OF Gary "Noochie" Varner, Dayton (A)
RHP Jorge Cordova, Chattanooga (AA)
July 19 • Finley addresses Cards' biggest need
CardinalsgetLHP Chuck Finley, Cleveland
IndiansgetOF Luis Garcia, New Haven (AA)
OF Covelli Crisp, New Haven (AA)
July 12 • Buchanan deal eases Twins' logjam
PadresgetOF Brian Buchanan, Minnesota
TwinsgetSS Jason Bartlett, Lake Elsinore (A)
July 12 • Padres ship Jimenez to White Sox
White SoxgetINF D'Angelo Jimenez, San Diego
PadresgetOF Alex Fernandez, Birmingham (AA)
C Humberto Quintero, Winston-Salem (A)
July 11 • Floyd finally returns to Montreal
ExposgetOF Cliff Floyd, Florida
INF Wilton Guerrero, Cincinnati
RHP Claudio Vargas, Calgary (AAA)
MarlinsgetRHP Justin Wayne, Harrisburg (AA)
RHP Donald Levinski, Clinton (A)
RHP Carl Pavano, Ottawa (AAA)
LHP Graeme Lloyd, Montreal
INF Mike Mordecai, Montreal
July 11 • Dempster joins Reds, not Expos
RedsgetRHP Ryan Dempster, Florida
MarlinsgetOF Juan Encarnacion, Cincinnati
LHP Ryan Snare, Chattanooga (AA)
INF Wilton Guerrero, Cincinnati
July 6 • Pirates get flamethrower for Fetters
DiamondbacksgetRHP Mike Fetters, Pittsburgh
PiratesgetRHP Duaner Sanchez, Tucson (AAA)
July 5 • Three-team deal nets Weaver for Yanks
YankeesgetRHP Jeff Weaver, Detroit
Tigersget1B Carlos Pena, Sacramento (AAA)
RHP Franklyn German, Midland (AA)
RHP Jeremy Bonderman, Modesto (A)
AthleticsgetLHP Ted Lilly, New York (AL)
OF John-Ford Griffin, Norwich (AA)
RHP Jason Arnold, Norwich (AA)
July 1 • Yankees fill void, Jays jettison Mondesi
YankeesgetOF Raul Mondesi, Toronto
Blue JaysgetLHP Scott Wiggins, Norwich (AA)
June 27 • Montreal shockingly nabs Colon
ExposgetRHP Bartolo Colon, Cleveland
RHP Tim Drew, Buffalo (AAA)
IndiansgetSS Brandon Phillips, Ottawa (AAA)
LHP Cliff Lee, Harrisburg (AA)
OF Grady Sizemore, Brevard County (A)
1B Lee Stevens, Montreal
June 25 • Expos burn their ties to Bridges
MarlinsgetRHP Donnie Bridges, Harrisburg (AA)
ExposgetOF Brett Roneberg, Calgary (AAA)
June 23 • Red Sox deal prospects for relief
Red SoxgetLHP Alan Embree, San Diego
RHP Andy Shibilo, Mobile (AA)
PadresgetRHP Brad Baker, Sarasota (A)
RHP Dan Giese, Trenton (AA)
June 9 • Brewers send Melian packing again
BrewersgetC Robert Machado, Chicago (NL)
CubsgetOF Jackson Melian, Huntsville (AA)
June 7 • Indians part with Branyan for Broussard
RedsgetOF Russell Branyan, Cleveland
Indiansget1B Ben Broussard, Louisville (AAA)

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