Steve Frey for Tom O'Malley and Mark Bailey
|Date: March 28, 1989|
|Team: Montreal Expos|
|Sent: Steve Frey|
|Received: Tom O'Malley, Mark Bailey|
The Mets and Expos made a deal one week before the start of the 1989 season. The team sent pitcher Steve Frey to Montreal for third baseman Tom O'Malley and catcher Mark Bailey. Frey spent the previous season with the Mets' Tidewater team in Norfolk, Virginia. O'Malley and Bailey were veteran players with several years of major league experience.
O'Malley played in 91 games for the Mets in 1989 and 1990. He batted .250 with 3 homers and 22 runs batted in with the team to end his major league career. Bailey played the '89 season in the minors before joining the San Francisco Giants.