Tony Fernandez for Darrin Jackson
|Date: June 11, 1993|
|Team: Toronto Blue Jays|
|Sent: Tony Fernandez|
|Received: Darrin Jackson|
The Mets made a trade with the Blue Jays during the 1993 season. The team sent shortstop Tony Fernandez to Toronto in exchange for outfielder Darrin Jackson. Fernandez was a ten-year major league veteran who had been successful as a Jay, but had difficulties since joining the Mets before the season. Jackson was an eight-year major leaguer who hit. 216 in 46 games with the Toronto team in the first part of the '93 season.
Jackson had a .195 batting average in 31 games for the Mets in '93. He had one homer and seven runs batted in as a member of the team. Darrin became a free agent and was signed by the White Sox after the season.
Back in Toronto, Fernandez batted .306 with 15 stolen bases and 50 RBIs in 94 games played in '93. He appeared in all 12 of the Blue Jays' post-season games, batting .326 as the team won its second straight World Championship. Tony drove in 9 runs in the World Series against the Phillies. He then joined the Cincinnati Reds as a free agent.