2002: Raul Mondesi

The Trade - July 1 Yankees acquire OF Raul Mondesi, cash Toronto Blue Jays acquire LHP Scott Wiggins Did it help? In need of some pop in the lineup and a rightfielder, the Yankees seemingly found their solution in Mondesi, giving up lefty prospect Scott Wiggins. Mondesi, a former All-Star and Gold Glove winner hit 11 home runs with the Yankees that year, though his average was only .241 through 71 games with New York. After a slow start to the 2003 season, the Yankees dealt Mondesi to Arizona. Wiggins appeared in just three games in his big league career. OSAMU HONDA / AP
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