» June 5, 1983: The Cubs beat the Pirates, 3–1, with Craig Lefferts winning over Lee Tunnell. Lee Smith strikes out four of the last five batters to earn his 8th save.
» December 7, 1983: In a complicated 3-team swap, pitcher Scott Sanderson is traded from the Expos to the Cubs. Montreal receives pitcher Gary Lucas from San Diego, and the Padres get P Craig Lefferts, 1B-OF Carmelo Martinez, and 3B Fritz Connally from Chicago.
» April 25, 1986: One out after Graig Nettles ties the score with a solo home run in the bottom of the 12th inning, Padres reliever Craig Lefferts belts his first ML home run to beat the Giants, 9–8.
» July 4, 1987: In a 7-player swap, the Padres trade pitchers Dave Dravecky and Craig Lefferts and OF Kevin Mitchell to the Giants for 3B Chris Brown and pitchers Keith Comstock, Mark Davis, and Mark Grant. In 1989, Mitchell will win the MVP Award for the Giants, and Davis will win the Cy Young Award for the Padres.
» December 7, 1989: Storm Davis, 19-7 for the A's last season, signs as a free agent with the Royals. Other free-agent signees include Craig Lefferts (San Diego), Pete O'Brien (Seattle), Oil Can Boyd (Montreal), and Keith Hernandez (Cleveland).
» June 26, 1991:
Cory Davis' 434-foot homer off San Diego's Craig Lefferts keeps the Giants from being shut out three straight times.
» August 31, 1992:
The Padres trade P Craig Lefferts to the Orioles in exchange for minor league P Erik Schullstrom and a player to be named.
» January 13, 1993:
The Rangers sign free agent P Craig Lefferts.
» January 13, 1994:
The Angels sign free agent P Craig Lefferts while the Twins sign free agent P Jim Deshaies.