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New York Mets traded Felix Mantilla to the Boston Red Sox for Tracy Stallard, Pumpsie Green and Al Moran on December 11, 1962.

New York Mets traded Ted Martinez to the St. Louis Cardinals for Mike Vail and Jack Heidemann on December 11, 1974.

New York Mets released Bob Apodaca on December 11, 1979.

New York Mets traded Frank Taveras to the Montreal Expos for Steve Ratzer on December 11, 1981.

New York Mets traded Doug Flynn and Danny Boitano to the Texas Rangers for Jim Kern on December 11, 1981.

New York Mets traded Kevin Mitchell, Stan Jefferson and Shawn Abner to the San Diego Padres for Kevin McReynolds, Gene Walter and Adam Ging on December 11, 1986.

New York Mets traded Rafael Santana and Victor Garcia to the New York Yankees for Phil Lombardi, Darren Reed and Steve Frey on December 11, 1987.

New York Mets traded Jeff Gardner to the San Diego Padres for Steve Rosenberg on December 11, 1991.

New York Mets traded Bubba Trammell to the San Diego Padres for Donne Wall on December 11, 2000.

New York Mets signed free agent Tsuyoshi Shinjo on December 11, 2000.

New York Mets signed free agent Kevin Appier of the Oakland Athletics on December 11, 2000.

New York Mets signed free agent Steve Trachsel of the Toronto Blue Jays on December 11, 2000.

New York Mets traded Alex Escobar, Jerrod Riggan, Matt Lawton, Billy Traber and Earl Snyder to the Cleveland Indians for Roberto Alomar, Mike Bacsik and Danny Peoples on December 11, 2001.

Los Angeles Angels signed Darren Oliver of the New York Mets as a free agent on December 11, 2006.

New York Mets traded Aaron Heilman, Endy Chavez, Joe Smith, Jason Vargas, Maikel Cleto, Ezequiel Carrera and Mike Carp to the Seattle Mariners for Sean Green, J. J. Putz and Jeremy Reed on December 11, 2008.

Mets drafted Darren O'Day from the Los Angeles Angels on December 11, 2008.

Chicago White Sox signed J. J. Putz of the New York Mets as a free agent on December 11, 2009.

Houston Astros signed Jon Switzer of the New York Mets as a free agent on December 11, 2009.

Mets drafted Sean Gilmartin from the Minnesota Twins on December 11, 2014.

Baltimore Orioles drafted Logan Verrett from the Mets on December 11, 2014.

Arizona Diamondbacks signed Tim Stauffer of the New York Mets as a free agent on December 11, 2015.

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Taylor Buchholz
Born: October 13, 1981
at Lower Merion, Pa.

Years with Mets: 2011

23 games. 1 - 1, 3.12
26 strikeouts, 0 saves

Mets vs. San Francisco Giants
1964 Game Results
05/15 Mets 4, Giants 2 Bearnarth (W, 2-3)
05/16 Giants 6, Mets 4 Cisco (L, 1-3)
05/17 Giants 6, Mets 0 Jackson (L, 3-5)
05/17 Giants 1, Mets 0 Fisher (L, 1-2)
05/18 Mets 4, Giants 2 Cisco (W, 2-3)
05/29 Mets 4, Giants 2 Stallard (W, 3-6)
05/30 Mets 6, Giants 2 Fisher (W, 3-3)
05/31 Giants 5, Mets 3 Jackson (L, 3-7)
05/31 Giants 8, Mets 6 Cisco (L, 2-5)
06/29 Mets 4, Giants 3 Jackson (W, 4-10)
06/30 Giants 5, Mets 0 Cisco (L, 3-10)
08/04 Giants 4, Mets 3 Cisco (L, 4-12)
08/05 Giants 4, Mets 1 Fisher (L, 7-14)
09/01 Mets 4, Giants 1 Jackson (W, 9-13)
09/02 Giants 4, Mets 0 Stallard (L, 8-17)
09/03 Giants 3, Mets 1 Fisher (L, 9-16)
09/15 Giants 3, Mets 1 Cisco (L, 5-17)
09/16 Mets 4, Giants 0 Stallard (W, 10-18)
1964 totals: 7 wins, 11 losses

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