Biggest trades in MLB history

Oakland Athletics acquire Date Chicago White Sox acquire
Marcus Semien
Chris Bassitt
Rangel Ravelo
Josh Phegley
December 9, 2014
Jeff Samardzija
Michael Ynoa
Toronto Blue Jays acquire Date Oakland Athletics acquire
Josh Donaldson
November 28, 2014
Brett Lawrie
Kendall Graveman
Sean Nolin
Franklin Barreto
Oakland Athletics acquire Date Boston Red Sox acquire
Jon Lester
Jonny Gomes
Cash
July 31, 2014
Yoenis Cespedes
2015 competitive balance pick
Seattle Mariners acquire Date Tampa Bay Rays acquire
Austin Jackson
July 31, 2014
Franklin Nick
Comment: 3-team trade with Detroit Tigers
Detroit Tigers acquire Date Tampa Bay Rays acquire
David Price
July 31, 2014
Drew Smyly
Austin Jackson
Willy Adames
Comment: 3-team trade with Seattle Mariners
Texas Rangers acquire Date Detroit Tigers acquire
Prince Fielder
November 20, 2013
Ian Kinsler
Cash
Tampa Bay Rays acquire Date Kansas City Royals acquire
Jake Odorizzi
Mike Montgomery
Patrick Leonard
Wil Myers
December 9, 2012
Player to be named (Elliot Johnson)
James Shields
Wade Davis
Toronto Blue Jays acquire Date Miami Marlins acquire
cash
Emilio Bonifacio
John Buck
Jose Reyes
Josh Johnson
Mark Buehrle
November 19, 2012
Adeiny Hechavarria
Anthony DeSclafani
Henderson Alvarez
Jake Marisnick
Jeff Mathis
Justin Nicolino
Yunel Escobar
Los Angeles Dodgers acquire Date Boston Red Sox acquire
cash
Adrian Gonzalez
Carl Crawford
Josh Beckett
Nick Punto
August 25, 2012
2 players to be named later (Rubby De La Rosa Jerry Sands)
Allen Webster
Ivan Jr. DeJesus
James Loney
Houston Astros acquire Date Philadelphia Phillies acquire
Anthony Gose
J.A. Happ
Jonathan Villar
July 29, 2010
cash
Roy Oswalt
Los Angeles Angels acquire Date Arizona Diamondbacks acquire
Dan Haren
July 25, 2010
Joe Saunders
Patrick Corbin
Rafael Rodriguez
Player to be named later (Tyler Skaggs)
Cleveland Indians acquire Date Philadelphia Phillies acquire
Carlos Carrasco
Jason Donald
Jason Knapp
Lou Marson
July 29, 2009
Ben Francisco
Cliff Lee
Oakland Athletics acquire Date Colorado Rockies acquire
Matt Holliday
November 12, 2008
Carlos Gonzalez
Greg T. Smith
Huston Street
Los Angeles Angels acquire Date Atlanta Braves acquire
Mark Teixeira
July 29, 2008
Casey Kotchman
Stephen Marek
Milwaukee Brewers acquire Date Cleveland Indians acquire
C.C. Sabathia
July 7, 2008
Matt LaPorta
Rob Bryson
Zach Jackson
Player to be named later (Michael Brantley)
New York Mets acquire Date Minnesota Twins acquire
Johan Santana
February 2, 2008
Carlos Gomez
Deolis Guerra
Kevin Mulvey
Philip Humber
Miami Marlins acquire Date Detroit Tigers acquire
Andrew Miller
Burke Badenhop
Cameron Maybin
Dallas Trahern
Eulogio DeLaCruz
Mike Rabelo
December 5, 2007
Dontrelle Willis
Miguel Cabrera
Atlanta Braves acquire Date Texas Rangers acquire
Mark Teixeira
Ron Mahay
July 31, 2007
Beau Jones
Elvis Andrus
Jarrod Saltalamacchia
Matt Harrison
Neftali Feliz
Miami Marlins acquire Date Boston Red Sox acquire
Anibal Sanchez
Hanley Ramirez
Harvey Garcia
Jesus Delgado
November 24, 2005
Guillermo Mota
Josh Beckett
Mike Lowell
Texas Rangers acquire Date New York Yankees acquire
Alfonso Soriano
Player to be named later (Joaquin Arias)
February 16, 2004
Alex Rodriguez