5. Ron Darling/Howard Johnson: OF Lee Mazzilli to Texas Rangers for Ron Darling, P Walt Terrell; Terrell then traded to Tigers for IF Howard Johnson

The Mets moved on from Mazzilli, and in turn received Ron Darling and, later, Howard Johnson. Darling went 15-6 with a 2.81 ERA in 1986, with a 1.53 ERA in the World Series to boot. HoJo went on to have two All-Star campaigns with the Mets.

 Noah Syndergaard