Rico Brogna for Ricardo Jordan and Toby Borland

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Date: November 27, 1996
Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Sent: Rico Brogna
Received: Ricardo Jordan, Toby Borland

The Mets made a trade with the Phillies after the 1996 season. First baseman Rico Brogna was sent to Philadelphia for pitchers Ricardo Jordan and Toby Borland. Over the previous three seasons, Brogna was a productive player for the Mets with a .291 batting average in 228 games. Jordan had pitched in 41 games in two major league seasons. Borland was a Phils' reliever for three years.

Jordan appeared in 22 games for the Mets in 1997. He had a 1-2 won-lost record with no saves and a 5.33 earned run average. Ricardo joined the Cincinnati Reds to end his career in 1998. Borland had a 6.07 ERA in 13 appearances for the Mets in the first month of the '97 season. He was traded to the Red Sox on May 12.

Brogna played for the Phillies from 1997 to 2000. Rico batted .265 with 65 homers and 300 RBIs during his time in Philadelphia.