Today in Tribe History: July 29, 1996
Jason Kaminski | On 29, Jul 2013
The Indians trade infielders Carlos Baerga and Alvaro Espinoza to the Mets in exchange for Jeff Kent and Jose Vizcaino. Baerga, a former All-Star, is last in hitting and fielding among American League second basemen. Kent would go on to become one of the best second baseman in the Major Leagues, but not until the next season when he was traded by Cleveland to San Francisco for third baseman Matt Williams.