The MLB's Most Lopsided Trades over the Last 25 Years

Anthony EmersonAnalyst IJune 10, 2009

The MLB's Most Lopsided Trades over the Last 25 Years

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    CHICAGO - OCTOBER 22:  Designated hitter Jeff Bagwell #5 of the Houston Astros strikes out to end the eigth inning of Game One of the 2005 Major League Baseball World Series against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Celluar Field on October 22, 2005 in Chicag

Boston Red Sox send Jeff Bagwell to the Houston Astros for Larry Andersen

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    Pitcher Larry Andersen of the Philadelphia Phillies pitches in a game at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia on August 15th, 1993. Mandatory Credit: Gary Newkirk/ALLSPORT

Tampa Bay trades Bobby Abreu to the Phillies for Kevin Stocker

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    8 Mar 2000: Kevin Stocker #19 of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays drops the bat after his swing during the Spring Training Game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Florida Power Park in St. Petersburgh, Florida. Mandatory Credit: Scott Halleran  /Allsport

Montreal Expos trade Pedro Martinez for Carl Pavano and Tony Armas Jr.

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    31 Aug 1995:  Pitcher Pedro Martinez of the Montreal Expos lunges forward to deliver a pitch against the San Diego Padres at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, California.  The Expos defeated the Padres 5-4.  Mandatory Credit:  Steve Dunn/Allsport

Detroit Tigers trade Luis Gonzalez to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Karim Garcia

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    VERO BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 27:  Luis Gonzalez #26 of the Los Angeles Dodgers works out during spring training on February 27, 2007 at Dodgertown in Vero Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Seattle Mariners trade Jason Varitek and Derek Lowe to the Boston Red Sox for Heath Slocumb

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    PHOENIX - MAY 28:  Starting pitcher Derek Lowe #32 of the Atlanta Braves pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the major league baseball game at Chase Field on May 28, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Diamondbacks defeated the Braves 5-2.  (Photo b

Boston Red Sox trade Jamie Moyer to the Seattle Mariners for Darren Bragg

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    28 Feb 1998:   Outfielder Darren Bragg of the Boston Red Sox in action during a spring training game against the Texas Rangers at the Charlotte County Stadium in Port Charlotte, Florida. The Red Sox defeated the Rangers 8-6. Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart

Baltimore Orioles trade Curt Schilling, Steve Finley, and Pete Harsnich to the Houston Astros for Glenn Davis

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    BOSTON - OCTOBER 20:  Starting pitcher Curt Schilling #38 of the Boston Red Sox tips his hat to the crowd after closing out the seventh inning against the Cleveland Indians during Game Six of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on Octob

Boston Red Sox trade Craig Hansen and Brandon Moss to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Jason Bay

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    CHICAGO - MAY 27: Brandon Moss #44 of the Pittsburgh Pirates catches the ball against the Chicago Cubs on May 27, 2009 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Pirates 5-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh Pirates trade Aramis Ramirez and Kenny Lofton to the Chicago Cubs for Jose Hernandez, Matt Bruback, and Bobby Hill

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    CHICAGO - APRIL 17:  Aramis Ramirez #16 of the Chicago Cubs bats against the St. Louis Cardinals on April 17, 2009 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Montreal Expos trade Grady Sizemore, Cliff Lee, Brandon Phillips, and Lee Stevens to the Cleveland Indians for Bartolo Colon and Tim Drew

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    NEW YORK - APRIL 16:  Cliff Lee #31 of the Cleveland Indians pitches against the New York Yankees during opening day at the new Yankee Stadium on April 16, 2009 in the Bronx borough of New York City. This is the first regular season MLB game being played

Minnesota Twins trade AJ Pierzynski to San Francisco Giants for Joe Nathan, Boof Bonser, and Francisco Liriano

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    ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 21:  Joe Nathan #36 of the Minnesota Twins pitches in the 12th inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angels Stadium on August 21, 2008 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh Pirates trade Nate McLouth to the Altanta Braves for Gorkys Hernandez, Charlie Morton, and Jeff Locke

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    NEW YORK - MAY 09:  Nate McLouth #13 of the Pittsburgh Pirates bats against the New York Mets on May 9, 2009 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Mets defeated the Pirates 10-1.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Gett

Detroit Tigers trade John Smoltz to the Atlanta Braves for Doyle Alexander

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    WASHINGTON - APRIL 12:  John Smoltz #29 of the Atlanta Braves pitches against the Washington Nationals April 12, 2008 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Florida Marlins trade Derrek Lee to the Chicago Cubs for Hee-Seop Choi

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    NEW YORK - AUGUST 28:  First baseman Hee-Seop Choi of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws out Todd Zeile #27 of the New York Mets in the first inning on August 28, 2004 at Shea Stadium in New York City. The Dodgers won 4-2. (Photo by Bernie Nunez/Getty Images)