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1996 Transactions

January 10, 1996
Houston Astros signed Bill Spiers of the New York Mets as a free agent.

January 13, 1996
New York Mets signed free agent Rob MacDonald.

January 17, 1996
New York Mets traded Kelly Stinnett to the Milwaukee Brewers for Cory Lidle.

January 18, 1996
New York Mets traded Aaron Ledesma to the California Angels for Kevin Flora.

January 22, 1996
New York Mets traded Yudith Ozario, Erik Hiljus and Eric Ludwick to the St. Louis Cardinals for Bernard Gilkey.

January 25, 1996
New York Mets traded Damon Buford to the Texas Rangers for Terrell Lowery.

February 20, 1996
New York Yankees signed Dwight Gooden of the New York Mets as a free agent.

March 17, 1996
New York Mets traded Pete Walker and Luis Arroyo to the San Diego Padres for Roberto Petagine and Scott Adair.

March 26, 1996
New York Mets purchased Joe Crawford from the Boston Red Sox.

March 31, 1996
New York Mets traded Ryan Thompson and Reid Cornelius to the Cleveland Indians for Mark Clark.

April 8, 1996
New York Mets traded Chris DeWitt to the Chicago Cubs for Matt Franco.

April 29, 1996
New York Mets signed free agent Endy Chavez.

June 4, 1996
New York Mets selected Dicky Gonzalez in 16th round of free agent draft.

June 9, 1996
New York Mets traded Blas Minor to the Seattle Mariners for Randy Vickers.

July 29, 1996
New York Mets traded Jeff Kent and Josť Vizcaino to the Cleveland Indians for Carlos Baerga and Alvaro Espinoza.

September 13, 1996
Cincinnati Reds claimed Pedro Martinez of the New York Mets on waivers.

October 15, 1996
New York Mets released Rob MacDonald.

November 4, 1996
San Diego Padres signed Chris Jones of the New York Mets as a free agent.

November 7, 1996
Florida Marlins signed Brian Daubach of the New York Mets as a free agent.

November 21, 1996
New York Mets signed free agent Steve Bieser of the Montreal Expos.

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

New York Mets released Doug Henry.

San Francisco Giants signed Kevin Roberson of the New York Mets as a free agent.

November 27, 1996
New York Mets traded Jerry Dipoto to the Colorado Rockies for Armando Reynoso.

New York Mets traded Rico Brogna to the Philadelphia Phillies for Ricardo Jordan and Toby Borland.

December 9, 1996
Montreal Expos drafted Guillermo Mota from the Mets .

December 18, 1996
New York Mets signed free agent Brian Bohanon.

December 20, 1996
New York Mets traded Robert Person to the Toronto Blue Jays for John Olerud.

December 23, 1996
New York Mets signed free agent Todd Pratt.





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