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Extra Extra Read all about it!!!!  Here are the trades which randy myers has been in:

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Transaction occurred on 12/06/1989:
 
 
Cincinnati Reds (NL) to New York Mets (NL)
John Franco
 
  Don Brown
 
 
New York Mets (NL) to Cincinnati Reds (NL)
Randy Myers
 
  Kip Gross
 
 
On December 6, 1989 the Cincinnati Reds traded standout closer John Franco and minor leaguer Don Brown to the New York Mets and received All-Star closer Randy Myers and minor league pitcher Kip Gross
 
Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose was suspended from baseball for gambling on games and coach Tommy Helms replaced him in late August in 1989. The Reds who finished ’88 with an 87-74 record fell to 77-87 in ’89. a much…. a do…. went on in the media over Pete Rose (Charlie Hustle as he was often called)  gambling addition... so to calm things down Cincinnati management decided in early December to change some of its players as well. So this trade came about.
 
Meanwhile, when the Mets won the 1988 NL East with a very fine 2.91 earned run average and after they finished second to the Cubs in their division in 1989 as their ERA went up to 3.29 they were eager to swap pitchers.
 
Randy Myers, left-handed, pitching with the Mets, rang up a 7-3 record in 1988 with a stingy 1.72 ERA and posted 26 saves. The next season he had a 7-4 record, 2.35 ERA and 24 saves. In his first year with the Reds, 1990, Randy Myers gathered a 4-6 record, 31 saves and compiled a 2.08 ERA.
 
John Franco, left-handed, had a 6-6 record in 1988, a miserly 1.57 ERA for the Reds with 39 saves. In ’89 he was 4-8 with a 3.12 ERA with 32 saves. In 1990 for John Franco compiled a 5-3 record with 33 saves and a 2.53 ERA.
 
Kip Gross, right-handed, pitched in the minors in 1989. He started the 1990 season pitching for Nashville Triple A baseball and won two straight to open the season. Right after he was named the American Association Player of the Week, he was brought up to the majors by the Cincinnati Reds and pitched in his first MLB game on April 21, 1990, tossing a scoreless inning vs Atlanta. He pitched in 5 games and 6.1 innings for the year. In 1991 Kip Gross posted a 6-4 record for the Reds.
 
Don Brown never played in the majors.
 
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Transaction occurred on 12/08/1991:
 
 
Cincinnati Reds (NL) to San Diego Padres (NL)
Randy Myers
 
 
San Diego Padres (NL) to Cincinnati Reds (NL)
Craig Pueschner
 
  Bip Roberts
 
 

Although it may have been a surprise to most baseball fans, the trade on 12.08.1991 between the Padres and Reds was sent in motion when it was first talked about at the 1991 World Series. It wasn't finalized until six weeks later because numerous throws-ins were talked about.

Here's the skinny:

On December 8 1991 the San Diego Padres traded popular outfielder and infielder Bip Roberts and minor league outfielder Craig Pueschuer to the Cincinnati Reds for standout reliever Randy Myers.

Randy Myers had posted 26, 24 and 31 saves from 1988-1990 (he pitched for the NY Mets from 1985-1989) however after he came on in the 9th inning with a man on base with the Reds trying to protect a lead, he walked two batters. Lou Piniella, Cincinnati's manager, yanked Randy Myers and brought in Nasty Boy Rob Dibble, who retired the next 3 batters and got the save. So after 293 straight relief appearances and 93 saves, Randy Myers was converted into a starting pitcher, and went 6-13 for the Reds and Lou Piniella in 1991.

The Padres felted that Randy Myers still had a lot to offer and were counting on using him in the bullpen during the up-and-coming year - 1992. He responded and rang up 38 saves in 66 games. Prior to the next season, 1993, he signed as a free agent with the Chicago Cubs and posted a career-high 53 saves in 73 games, had a 3.11 ERA, struckout 86 in 75.1 innings.

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Bip Roberts was a fans favorite in San Diego where his always hustling style was placed him second only to future Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn. A switch-hitter he was Lou PIniella's lead-off hitter and had his most productive season, 1992, in his first year in Cincinnati - .323 batting average, .393 on base pct with 34 doubles, 6 triples, 4 homers, scored 92 runs. However after two seasonds with Piniella - Bip Roberts signed as a free agent with the Padres and played there two years - 1994 and 1995.

 Craig Pueschuer was a highly rated high school baseball player for Sahuaro High in Tucson Arizona when he was drafted by the Padres in 1988. A speedy outfielder in the minors at the time of this trade, Craig Pueschuer did not play in the majors.

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Transaction occurred on 08/06/1998:
 
 
San Diego Padres (NL) to Toronto Blue Jays (AL)
Brian Loyd
 
 
Toronto Blue Jays (AL) to San Diego Padres (NL)
Randy Myers
 
     





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