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Seattle Mariners drafted Rick Baldwin from the Mets on December 5, 1977.

New York Mets traded Tom Grieve and Kim Seaman to the St. Louis Cardinals for Pete Falcone on December 5, 1978.

Mets drafted Mike Howard from the Los Angeles Dodgers on December 5, 1978.

New York Mets traded John Mitchell and Joaquin Contreras to the Baltimore Orioles for Keith Hughes and Cesar Mejia on December 5, 1989.

New York Mets signed free agent Vince Coleman of the St. Louis Cardinals on December 5, 1990.

Toronto Blue Jays signed Pat Tabler of the New York Mets as a free agent on December 5, 1990.

Mets drafted Kevin Lomon from the Atlanta Braves on December 5, 1994.

Mets drafted Shawn Hare from the San Diego Padres on December 5, 1994.

Mets drafted Jason Hardtke from the San Diego Padres on December 5, 1994.

Florida Marlins signed Joe Orsulak of the New York Mets as a free agent on December 5, 1995.

Los Angeles Dodgers signed Orel Hershiser of the New York Mets as a free agent on December 5, 1999.

New York Mets signed free agent Brett Hinchliffe on December 5, 2000.

New York Mets signed free agent Tom Glavine of the Atlanta Braves on December 5, 2002.

New York Mets traded Gaby Hernandez and Dante Brinkley to the Florida Marlins for Paul Lo Duca on December 5, 2005.

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Robinson Cancel
Born: May 4, 1976
at Lajas, P.R.

Years with Mets: 2008, 2009

28 games. 1 hr, 5 rbi, 0.240
5 runs, 1 stolen bases

Mets vs. Montreal Expos
1982 Game Results
04/16 Expos 4, Mets 3 Orosco (L, 0-1)
04/17 Mets 2, Expos 1 Puleo (W, 1-1)
04/18 Expos 7, Mets 6 Jones (L, 2-1)
04/23 Expos 5, Mets 4 Orosco (L, 0-2)
04/24 Mets 1, Expos 0 Puleo (W, 2-1)
04/25 Expos 5, Mets 2 Scott (L, 2-2)
06/21 Expos 5, Mets 1 Falcone (L, 4-3)
06/22 Expos 4, Mets 3 Jones (L, 6-6)
06/23 Expos 5, Mets 0 Swan (L, 5-2)
06/24 Mets 3, Expos 1 Puleo (W, 6-4)
06/29 Mets 5, Expos 4 Leach (W, 1-0)
06/30 Expos 4, Mets 1 Falcone (L, 4-5)
07/01 Mets 2, Expos 1 Scott (W, 6-5)
09/14 Expos 3, Mets 1 Zachry (L, 6-7)
09/15 Expos 6, Mets 5 Sisk (L, 0-1)
09/16 Mets 9, Expos 4 Swan (W, 10-6)
09/21 Mets 2, Expos 1 Orosco (W, 3-10)
09/21 Expos 5, Mets 1 Swan (L, 10-7)
1982 totals: 7 wins, 11 losses

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