Today returns a series I'm not sure anyone really wants to see...
I'm looking at players who played for the Jays and for the Diamondbacks.
There are quite a few, actually.
Jay from 1991-1995
DBack for 2004
Obviously he won two World Series with the Jays. By time he was with the Diamondbacks he was close to the end..
Played for the Diamondbacks from 1999-2003
Played for the Jays from 2008-2009
Barajas was in the 2001 World Series.
Played for the Jays in 1990
Played for the Diamondbacks in 1998
He bounced around a fair bit in his career.
Played for the Diamondbacks from 2011-2012
Played for the Jays in 2013.
Blanco actually only spent 15 games with the Jays, yet was able to get into the Summer Fire Safety Set that year..
He played for the Diamondbacks from 2007-2008
Played for the Jays in 2013.
Bonifacio's stint with the Jays lasted 94 games. He spent more time with the Jays on MLB The Show 14 than in real life..
Brow played for the Jays from 1993-1996
He spent 1998 with the Diamondbacks
That actually is the entirety of his Major League Experience.
42 games with the Jays in 1993, 1994 and 1996
17 games for the Diamonbacks in 1998..
Clayton spent 2005 with the Diamondbacks
He spent 2007 with the Jays.
Technically, he spent 69 games with the Jays in 2007. He spent 8 games with the Red Sox after being released by the Jays.
Jose Cruz Jr
Cruz spent 1997-2002 in Jays uniforms
He spent 2005 with the Diamondbacks.
2005 was split between Arizona, Boston, and Los Angeles.
He actually split 2008 with the Jays and Diamondbacks.
76 games in Toronto
18 in Arizona..
He spent 2005 with the Diamondbacks
He spent 2006-2007 with the Jays.
Green spent 1993-1999 with the Jays
He spent 2005-2006 with the Diamondbacks
He spent all of 2005 in Arizona, and 115 games in 2006 before going to the Mets.
Played with the Jays from 2005-2011
Played with the Diamondbacks from 2011-2015
He was actually traded from the Jays to the Diamondbacks for Kelly Johnson.
He played for the Diamondbacks from 2003-2004
He played for the Jays from 2005-2006
He played 85 games for Arizona in 2003 after moving from Boston.
He played 86 games for Toronto before being moved to San Francisco.
Played for the Jays between 2002-2006
Played for the Diamondbacks in 2013
2006, Hinske split between Toronto and Boston.
2013 was his final season.
He played for the Jays from 2002-2005
He played for the Diamondbacks from 2006-2008
He was a fairly good player, winning a few Gold Gloves and played in a few All Star Games..
At the same time, there were some personality conflicts in Toronto.
Speaking of Johnson...
He played for the Diamondbacks from 2010-2011
He played for the Jays from 2011-2012
He split 2011 between the Jays and Diamondbacks.
He played for the Jays from 2001-2002
He played for the Diamondbacks in 2009.
Lopez actually played only 85 games for the Diamondbacks in 2009.
Lyon spent two stints with the Jays.. 2001-2002, then again in 2012.
He spent 2005-2008 with the Diamondbacks.
2012 was split between Houston and Toronto.
He spent 2012 with the Jays
He spent 2017 with the Diamondbacks
Mathis was part of the trade between the Jays and Marlins that brought Jose Reyes and Mark Buehrle to Toronto.
He spent two stints with the Diamondbacks, first from 2001-2003, then again in 2006
He spent 2004-2005 in Toronto
He wrote a book of Spanish poetry and a novel
He spent part of 2005 with Toronto, then 2006-2011
He spent part of 2011 and 2012 with Arizona.
He's one of four players that have, in essence, been traded for themselves.
He also hit a home run on Father's Day 2010, shortly after his father passed away.
He spent 2000-2002 with Toronto
He spent part of 2003 with Arizona.
In 2002, he played 75 games with Toronto before being sent to the Yankees. In 2003, the Yankees shipped him to the Diamondbacks.
He played for the Diamondbacks from 2006-2014
He played 32 games for the Jays in 2017 after coming over from the Cubs.
Morgan played for the Jays in 1983
He played for the Diamondbacks from 2000-2002
He played for 12 teams over his career, spanning from 1978-2002.
He played for the Diamondbacks from 2001-2003 then parts of 2011 and 2012
He played for the Jays from 2006-2010
Plesac played for the Jays between 1997-1999, and again from 2001-2002
He played for the Diamondbacks from 1999-2000
He was traded by the Jays to the Diamondbacks for Tony Batista and John Frascatore.
He returned in 2001 and was traded to the Phillies in 2002 for Cliff Politte.
Rauch spent parts of 2008 and 2009 with the Diamondbacks.
He spent 2011 with the Jays
Rauch was tall.. 6'11
He also dislocated John Farrell's jaw in a game where Farrell tried restraining Rauch from the umpire.
Roberts played for the Jays from 2006-2007
He spent 2009-2012 with the Diamondbacks.
He was traded in 2012 from the Diamondbacks to the Rays..
He pitched 1 game for Toronto in 1994.
He pitched 28 games for the Diamondbacks in 1998.
He played 27 games with Toronto in 2007
He played 2 games for Arizona in 2007
He also spent time with Kansas City in 2007.
He came to Toronto via the Rule 5 draft. He was claimed by Arizona off waivers, who then waived him and lost him to Kansas City.
He played for the Jays from 1988-1994
He played for the Diamondbacks from 1999-2002
Stottlemyre won two World Series with the Jays and is possibly best known for his baserunning adventures in the 1993 Series.
Batista spent 1998 and part of 1999 with Arizona
He spent 1999-2001 with Toronto.
He spent part of 2001 with the Orioles.
He came to the Jays in the deal that sent Plesac to Arizona.
He spent part of 1991 as well as 1992-1993 with the Jays
He spent part of 1999 as well as all of 2000 with the Diamondbacks.
While he was a member of the Jays, he didn't play in either World Series for them. His only post season experience came with Arizona.
Devo spent 1991-1995 with the Jays
He spent 1998 with Arizona.
He won two World Series with the Jays and started what should have been the second Triple Play in Series history..
There are others who played with both, but don't have a card representing them with one or either team..
Bobby Estalella, Ken Huckaby, Cliff Pennington, Nolan Reimold, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Omar Daal, Doug Davis, Kyle Drabek, Dana Eveland, John Frascatore, Edgar Gonzalez, Joe Kennedy, Bobby Korecky, Wil Ledezma, Dominic Leone, Kerry Ligtenberg, Chris Michalak, Bill Murphy, Scott Schoeneweis, Bo Schultz, Scott Service, and Cesar Valdez..
It occurred to me afterwards, but I think in the future, any I don't have I'll grab scans from COMC, just so I can remind myself what I have.