Al Shirley for Brent Mayne

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Date: December 19, 1995
Team: Kansas City Royals
Sent: Al Shirley
Received: Brent Mayne

The Mets made a deal with the Royals in December of 1995. Outfielder Al Shirley was sent to the Kansas City team in exchange for catcher Brent Mayne. Shirley was a Single-A player who had spent the previous five seasons in the Mets' minor league system. Mayne had six years of major league experience.

As a Met, Mayne played in 70 games during the 1996 season. He batted .263 with a home run and 6 runs batted in. Brent signed with the Seattle Mariners as a free agent in 1997.

Shirley played three seasons in the Royals' system and never reached the major league level.