The New York Mets have had trades go in various directions throughout their history, so let’s take a look at some of the best and worst exchanges the franchise has executed.

As the MLB Trade Deadline approaches, the New York Mets are poised to strike again – though perhaps in a less aggressive manner than last season’s fireworks – with a buyer’s mindset, as the club has been linked to Brewers’ catcher Jonathan Lucroy, among various relief pitchers.

From deadline deals to winter blockbusters, the Mets have shaped franchise history on these ten important trades.

Prior to the 1986 season, GM Frank Cashen was wheeling and dealing to build a winner, and current GM Sandy Alderson did the same in many of his offseason and in-season trades.

We’ll now take a look back at the history of Mets’ trades including both the good … and the bad.

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