New York Mets

Service time in years & days (through 2017 season).
Fred Wilpon bought full control of the Mets in 2002, when an appraiser valued the club at $391M. Forbes magazine valued the club at $2 billion in April, 2017.

(Doubleday Publishing bought the club for $21M in 1980. The company sold the team to Wilpon and Nelson Doubleday personally for $80.75M in 1986. Wilpon bought out Doubleday’s share in 2002.)

METS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2017 $154,437,460 $ ( )
2016 $135,188,085 $156,801,072 (15)
2015 $101,344,283 $109,779,018 (19)
2014 $ 84,951,365 $ 92,856,260 (21)
2013 $ 93,684,590 $ 95,128,685 (17)
2012 $ 94,508,822 $103,710,802 (11)
2011 $142,797,166 $142,244,744 (5)
2010 $126,498,096 $127,560,042 (6)
2009 $149,373,987 $142,229,759 (2)
2008 $137,793,376 $144,693,962 (3)
2007 $115,231,663 $120,927,727 (4)
2006 $101,084,963 $116,571,696 (3)
2005 $101,305,821 $103,985,823 (3)
2004 $ 96,660,970 $103,199,231 (4)
2003 $117,476,429 $116,253,927 (2)
2002 $ 94,633,593 $ 94,395,575 (6)
2001 $ 93,674,429 $ 93,125,240 (6)
2000 $ 79,800,000 $ 82,246,383 (4)
  • Opening Day payrolls include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on active roster and disabled list, as well as guaranteed salaries to be earned that season by players no longer on the roster. Deferred payments and performance or award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End payrolls compiled by Major League Baseball include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned incentive bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions and buyouts of unexercised options. Deferred salaries may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Sandy Alderson Executive VP of Baseball Operations & GM
2 years (2016-17)

  • 2 years (2016-17)
    • signed extension with NY Mets 9/23/14, with club simultaneously exercising 2015 option from previous deal
  • 4 years (2011-14), plus 2015 club option
    • hired by NY Mets as GM 10/29/10, replacing Omar Minaya
  • Oakland general manager, 1983-97
  • former GM Omar Minaya
    • 3 years (2010-12), plus 2013-14 club options
      • signed extension with NY Mets 10/2/08 – about $1M annually
      • fired by Mets 10/4/10
    • 5 years/about $4M (2005-09)
      • hired by NY Mets 9/04
  • VP, Assistant GM John Ricco
  • special assistant to the GM J.P. Ricciardi
  • Director, Scouting Tommy Tanous

Mickey Callaway Manager
3 years (2018-20), plus 2021 option

  • 3 years (2018-20), plus 2021 option
    • hired as manager by NY Mets 10/23/17
  • Cleveland, 2013-17
    • pitching coach
  • former manager Terry Collins (2011-17)
    • 2 years/about $3M (2016-17)
      • signed extension with NY Mets 11/3/15
      • resigned as manager 10/2/17 and will serve as Special Assistant to the General Manager
    • 2 years (2014-15)
      • signed extension with NY Mets 9/30/13
    • 2 years (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
      • hired as manager by NY Mets 11/21/10
      • NY Mets exercised 2013 option 9/27/11
  • former manager Jerry Manuel (2008-10)
    • 1 year (2008)
      • promoted to manager on interim basis by NY Mets 6/17/08
    • 2 years/about $1.5M (2009-10), plus 2011 club option
      • signed extension with Mets as permanent manager 10/3/08
      • fired by Mets 10/4/10

 

Yoenis Cespedes lf
4 years/$110M (2017-20)

  • 4 years/$110M (2017-20)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/30/16
    • 17:$22.5M, 18:$29M, 19:$29M, 20:$29.5M
    • full no-trade protection
    • matches Alex Rodriguez at $27.5M average annual value, second-largest AAV ever for position player behind Miguel Cabrera’s $29.2M
  • 3 years/$75M (2016-18)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/26/16
    • $10M signing bonus
    • 16:$17.5M, 17:$23.75M, 18:$23.75M
    • Cespedes may opt out of contract after 2016 season
    • full no-trade protection
    • Cespedes exercised right to opt out of contract 11/2/16
    • NY Mets made $17.2M qualifying offer 11/16 (rejected)
  • 4 years/$36M (2012-15)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent from Cuba (via the Dominican Republic) 2/13/12
    • 12:$6.5M, 13:$8.5M, 14:$10.5M, 15:$10.5M
    • free agent after 2015 season (club must release Cespedes and may not make him a one-year qualifying offer in order to receive draft-pick compensation if he signs elsewhere)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Oakland 7/31/14 (Lester/Gomes deal) (A’s pay $0.65M remaining on Cespedes’ 2014 salary, and Red Sox cover $1.8M portion of Lester’s 2014 salary.)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Boston 12/11/14
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Detroit 7/31/15 with $3,729,508 remaining on contract
    • Cespedes and NY Mets agreed to drop clause requiring release 9/15
  • agent: Brodie Van Wagenen / Roc Nation (previously Adam Katz)
  • ML service: 6.000

David Wright 3b
8 years/$138M (2013-2020)

  • 8 years/$138M (2013-20)
    • signed extension with NY Mets 12/12, replacing 2013 option
    • 13:$11M, 14:$20M, 15:$20M, 16:$20M, 17:$20M, 18:$20M, 19:$15M, 20:$12M
    • Wright to defer $15.5M ($3M in 2013 and $2.5M annually in 2014-18), reducing present-day value at signing to $134,015,678 
    • award bonuses: $0.5M for MVP ($1M for second MVP, $1.5M for third MVP). $0.2M for finishing 2nd-5th finish in MVP vote. $0.1M each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, Hank Aaron Award, All-Star, most All-Star votes in league, Player of Year from Baseball America, AP or The Sporting News.
    • Wright to donate $1.38M to Mets charity over life of contract
  • 6 years/$55M (2007-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with NY Mets 8/06
    • $1.5M signing bonus
    • 07:$1M, 08:$5M, 09:$7.5M, 10:$10M, 11:$14M, 12:$15M,
      13:$16M club option ($1M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star selection
    • if traded, Wright may void 2013 club option
    • NY Mets exercised 2013 option 10/30/12
  • 1 year/$0.374M (2006)
    • renewed by NY Mets 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.3225M (2005)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/05
  • drafted by NY Mets 2001 (1s-38) (Hickory HS, Chesapeake, Va.)
  • $0.96M signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 13.075

Asdrubal Cabrera 2b-ss
2 years/$18.5M (2016-17), plus 2018 option

  • 2 years/$18.5M (2016-17), plus 2018 option
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/11/15
    • 16:$8.25M, 17:$8.25M, 18:$8.25M club option ($2M buyout)
    • NY Mets exercised 2018 option 11/3/17
  • 1 year/$7.5M (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/31/14
  • 2 years/$16.5M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/4/12
    • 13:$6.5M, 14:$10M
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Cleveland 7/31/14, with Indians covering remaining 2014 salary
  • 1 year/$4.55M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/10/12 (avoided arbitration, $5.2M-$3.75M)
  • 1 year/$2.025M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/17/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for Silver Slugger
  • 1 year/$0.4446M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.4167M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09 ($194,500 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.3933M (2008)
    • re-signed 2/28/08 (split contract, $68,000 in minors)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 8/7/07
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Seattle 7/06
  • signed by Seattle 2002 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Alan Nero, Octagon
  • ML service: 10.027

Jeurys Familia rhp
1 year/$7.425M (2017)

  • 1 year/$7.425M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • suspended 15 games 3/29/17 (violation of domestic violence policy)
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/3/16 (avoided arbitration, $4.8M-$3.3M)
  • 1 year/$523,925 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year/$502,550 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$491,750 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/18/11
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • signed by NY Mets 7/13/07 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 5.023

A.J. Ramos rhp
1 year/$6.55M (2017)

  • 1 year/$6.55M (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $25,000 for All-Star
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Miami 7/28/17 (due $2,326,502 in remaining 2017 salary)
  • 1 year/$3.4M (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.53M (2015)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$0.51M (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Miami 9/4/12
  • drafted by Florida 2009 (21-638) (Texas Tech)
  • agent: Sports One Management
  • ML service: 5.030

Jerry Blevins lhp
1 year/$6.5M (2017), plus 2018 option

  • 1 year/$6.5M (2017), plus 2018 option
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/8/17
    • 17:$5.5M, 18:$7M club option ($1M buyout)
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • NY Mets exercised 2018 option 11/3/17
  • 1 year/$4M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/15/15
    • performance bonuses based on relief appearances: $0.15M each for 40, 45 appearances.  $0.2M for 50.  $0.25M each for 55, 60
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2015)
    • won in arbitration with Washington 2/11/15 ($2.4M-$2.2M)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Washington 3/30/15
  • 1 year/$1.675M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 12/11/13
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year/$0.42M (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
    • DFA by Oakland 5/23/11, 7/19/11, 8/2/11, 8/28/11 (optional assignments)
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/18/09
  • 1 year (2008)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/16/07
    • contract purchased by Oakland 9/15/07
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2004 (17-156) (Dayton)
  • agent: Bobby Barad
  • ML service: 8.081

Matt Harvey rhp
1 year/$5.125M (2017)

  • 1 year/$5.125M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 150, 160, 170 innings
  • 1 year/$4.325M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 200 innings pitched
    • award bonus: $25,000 for Cy Young
  • 1 year/$614,125 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year/$546,625 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14 (split contract, $299,250 in minors)
    • performance bonuses: $10,000 for 2013 All-Star selection (met). $50,000 for fourth place in 2013 Cy Young vote (met)
  • 1 year/$498,750 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 7/24/12
  • drafted by NY Mets 2010 (1-7) (North Carolina)
  • signed 8/16/10, $2.525M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 5.072

Juan Lagares cf
5 years/$23,553,696 (2015-19), plus 2020 option

  • 5 years/$23,553,696 (2015-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with NY Mets 4/2/15, expanding one-year contract signed 3/5/15
    • 15:$528,696, 16:$2.5M, 17:$4.5M, 18:$6.5M, 19:$9M, 20:$9.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 2014 Gold Glove
  • 1 year/$506,636 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/18/11
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • signed by NY Mets 5/5/06 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 4.160

Jacob deGrom rhp
1 year/$4.05M (2017)

  • 1 year/$4.05M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 175, 200 innings
  • 1 year/$0.607M (2016)
    • renewed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$556,875 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/20/13
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • drafted by NY Mets 2010 (9-272) (Stetson)
  • $95,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Brodie Van Wagenen, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 3.139

Wilmer Flores ss
1 year/$2.2M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2.2M (2017)
    • won arbitration with NY Mets 2/4/17 ($2.2M-$1.8M)
  • 1 year/$526,014 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$513,543 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/18/11
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • signed by NY Mets 8/07 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • agent: McNamara Baseball Group
  • ML service: 4.003

Travis d’Arnaud c
1 year/$1.875M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.875M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$542,604 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$525,424 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year/$501,560 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Toronto 12/17/12
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 12/16/09
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2007 (1s-37) (Lakewood HS, Calif.)
  • $832,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 4.044

Zack Wheeler rhp
1 year/$0.8M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.8M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/11/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$546,250 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$546,250 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year/$512,375 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/20/12
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from San Francisco 7/28/11 (Beltran deal)
  • drafted by San Francisco 2009 (1-6) (East Paulding HS, Dallas, Ga.)
  • signed 8/17/09, $3.3M signing bonus
  • agents: Al Goetz
  • ML service: 4.098

Noah Syndergaard rhp
1 year/$0.6055M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.6055M (2017)
    • renewed by NY Mets 3/2/17
  • 1 year/$535,375 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/14
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Toronto 12/17/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (1s-38) (Legacy HS, Mansfield, Texas)
  • $0.6M signing bonus
  • agent: Brodie Van Wagenen, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 2.149

Steven Matz lhp
1 year/$562,250 (2017)

  • 1 year/$562,250 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$515,750 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/13
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • drafted by NY Mets 2009 (2-72) (Melville HS, East Setauket, NY)
  • $0.895M signing bonus
  • agent: Icon Sports
  • ML service: 2.099

Michael Conforto of
1 year/$554,904 (2017)

  • 1 year/$554,904 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$517,246 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/24/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2014 (1-10) (Oregon State)
  • $2.9708M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 2.043

Hansel Robles rhp
1 year/$553,125 (2017)

  • 1 year/$553,125 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5165M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/14
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/12
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 11/23/13
  • signed by NY Mets 8/21/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: TLA Worldwide
  • ML service: 2.129

Seth Lugo rhp
1 year/$0.5435M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5435M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/15
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • drafted by NY Mets 2011 (34-1,032) (Centenary)
  • agent: Double Diamond Sports
  • ML service: 1.082

Robert Gsellman rhp
1 year/$541,750 (2017)

  • 1 year/$541,750 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/15
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • drafted by NY Mets 2011 (13-402) (Westchester HS, Los Angeles)
  • ML service: 1.042

Rafael Montero rhp
1 year/$0.5414M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.5414M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$0.511M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/14/14
  • signed by NY Mets 2011 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 2.068

T.J. Rivera 2b
1 year/$539,958 (2017)

  • 1 year/$539,958 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/10/16
  • signed by NY Mets as an amateur free agent 6/12/11 (Troy)
  • ML service: 1.054

Josh Smoker lhp
1 year/$536,625 (2017)

  • 1 year/$536,625 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/5/15
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 4/2/15 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Washington 2007 (1s-31) (Calhoun HS, Ga.)
  • $1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.044

Brandon Nimmo of
1 year/$536,240 (2017)

  • 1 year/$536,240 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/15
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • drafted by NY Mets 2011 (1-13) (Cheyenne East HS, Wyo.)
  • $2.1M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 1.042

Paul Sewald rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 4/8/17d
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (10-320) (San Diego)
  • $1,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.160

Chase Bradford rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 6/22/17
  • drafted by NY Mets 2011 (35-1,062) (Central Florida)
  • ML service: 0.087

Jamie Callahan rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Boston 7/31/17
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/1/17
  • drafted by Boston 2012 (2-87) (Dillon HS, S.C)
  • $0.6M signing bonus ($0.5656M slot)
  • ML service: 0.030

Gavin Cecchini ss
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/6/16
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (1-12) (Barbe HS, Lake Charles, La.)
  • $2.3M signing bonus ($2.55M slot)
  • agent: Rob Martin, Icon Sports
  • ML service: 0.082

Chris Flexen rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/18/16
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (14-440) (Newark Memorial HS, Calif.)
  • $0.3744M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.067

Kevin McGowan rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/13/17
  • drafted by NY Mets 2013 (13-386) (Franklin Pierce, N.H.)
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.038

Marcos Molina rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/18/16
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • signed by NY Mets 1/11/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Tomas Nido c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/18/16
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (8-260) (Orangewood Christian HS, Maitland, Fla.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus ($0.1369M slot)
  • ML service: 0.020

Kevin Plawecki c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$511,360 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 4/21/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (1s-35) (Purdue)
  • $1.4M signing bonus ($1.4674M slot)
  • agent: Lagardere Group
  • ML service: 1.167

Matt Reynolds ss
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 10/12/15
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (2-71) (Arkansas)
  • $0.525M signing bonus ($0.7236M slot)
  • agent: Arland Sports
  • ML service: 1.048

Jacob Rhame rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/18/16
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/17
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from LA Dodgers 8/20/17
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2013 (6-184) (Grayson County CC, Texas)
  • $0.3M signing bonus ($0.2293M slot)
  • ML service: 0.030

Amed Rosario ss
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/18/16
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • signed by NY Mets 7/2/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.75M signing bonus (club record for international amateur player)
  • ML service: 0.062

Dominic Smith 1b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/11/17
  • drafted by NY Mets 2013 (1-11) (JSerra HS, Gardena, Calif.)
  • $2.6M signing bonus ($2.8403M slot)
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 0.052

Minor leagues

Wuilmer Becerra of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/18/16
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 10/25/17
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Toronto 12/17/12 (R.A. Dickey deal)
  • signed by Toronto 7/3/11 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.3M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Wilfredo Boscan rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/19/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/7/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 5/19/16
    • released by Pittsburgh 8/4/16
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers from Pittsburgh 8/10/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/23/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 5/16/15
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 8/7/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/11/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 2/8/14 (minor-league contract)
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Texas 12/6/12
  • signed by Texas 7/10/06 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2016)

Cody Decker 1b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 1/7/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Milwaukee 3/27/17
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 4/10/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 12/4/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Kansas City 4/20/16
    • released by Colorado 5/15/16
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 6/15/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by San Diego 9/14/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 11/4/15
  • drafted by San Diego 2009 (22-659) (UCLA)
  • ML service: 0.021 (through 2016)

Justin Dunn rhp
2017

  • drafted by NY Mets 2016 (1-20) (Boston College)
  • $2.3788M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Josh Edgin lhp
1 year/$0.675M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.675M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by NY Mets 7/30/17
  • 1 year/$0.625M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$520,625 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.4935M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 7/13/12
  • drafted by NY Mets 2010 (30-902) (Francis Marion University, S.C.)
  • agent: McGinn Sports
  • ML service: 3.097 (through 2016)

Phillip Evans 3b-2b
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 11/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/11/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 10/25/17
  • drafted by NY Mets 2011 (15-462) (La Costa Canyon HS, Carlsbad, Calif.)
  • $0.65M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.024

Erik Goeddel rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 10/25/17
  • 1 year/$515,125 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$509,125 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/20/13
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 3/3/14
  • drafted by NY Mets 2010 (24-722) (UCLA)
  • $0.35M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 2.057

Tom Gorzelanny lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/3/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • may earn additional $1.8M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 3/24/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/21/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 6/1/16
    • DFA by Cleveland 7/4/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/8/16 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 7/24/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Baltimore 8/13/16
  • 1 year/$1M (2015)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/7/15
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 games started. $25,000 each for 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65 relief appearances
    • DFA by Detroit 7/3/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/8/15
    • contract selected 8/9/15
  • 2 years/$5.7M (2013-14)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/20/12
    • $0.3M signing bonus
    • 13:$2.6M, 14:$2.8M
  • 1 year/$3M (2012)
    • signed by Washington 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Washington 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/19/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/19/11
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cubs 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.433M (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/5/09
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Pittsburgh 7/30/09
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2008)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/10/08
  • 1 year/$0.386M (2007)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 9/05
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2003 (2-45) (Triton College)
  • $0.775M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 9.006 (through 2016)

Donovan Hand rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 3/11/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 2016: did not play
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/15/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 6/15/15
    • DFA by Cincinnati 7/13/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/16/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/14
    • DFA by Milwaukee 2/7/14, sent outright to Triple-A 2/12/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 5/26/13
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2007 (14-431) (Jacksonville State)
  • ML service: 0.127 (through 2014)

Anthony Kay lhp
2017

  • drafted by NY Mets 2016 (1-31) (Connecticut)
  • $1.1M signing bonus ($1.9721M slot)
  • ML service:

Desmond Lindsay of
2017

  • drafted by NY Mets 2015 (2-53) (Out-of-Door Academy, Sarasota, Fla.)
  • $1.1427M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Tyler Pill rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/26/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 10/25/17
  • drafted by NY Mets 2011 (4-132) (Cal State Fullerton)
  • $0.2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.088

Matt Purke lhp
1 year (2018)

  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 11/21/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 5/13/16
    • DFA by Chicago White Sox 12/14/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A 12/21/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/18/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 4 years/$4.15M (2011-14)
    • signed Major League contract with Washington 8/15/11
    • $2.75M signing bonus
    • released by Washington 11/14/14
  • drafted by Washington 2011 (3-96) (TCU)
  • agent: Peter Vescovo, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 0.114

Ben Rowen rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/14/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 8/4/16 after being DFA by Toronto 8/1/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 11/7/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/20/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Dodgers 4/9/15
    • released by Baltimore 7/4/15
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 7/5/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/29/15
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 8/3/15 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/31/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/14
    • DFA by Texas 12/16/14, released 12/19/14
  • drafted by Texas 2010 (22-676) (Virginia Tech)
  • ML service: 0.055 (through 2016)

Travis Snider lf-rf
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/6/17 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Texas 8/15/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/30/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Kansas City 3/30/16 after exercising opt-out clause
    • re-signed by Kansas City 4/1/16 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract 6/1/16 if not on Major League roster
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Pittsburgh 1/27/15
    • DFA by Baltimore 8/7/15, released 8/15/15
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 8/20/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 9/1/15
    • elected free agency 10/22/15
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.505M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Toronto 7/31/12
  • 1 year/$0.4358M (2011)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/11
  • 1 year/$0.4058M (2010)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4014M (2009)
    • re-signed by Toronto 2/23/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 8/28/08
  • drafted by Toronto 2006 (1-14) (Jackson HS, Everett, WA)
  • $1.7M signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports (Joe Urbon)
  • ML service: 5.086 (through 2016)

Thomas Szapucki lhp
2017

  • drafted by NY Mets 2015 (5-149) (Dwyer HS, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla)
  • $0.375M signing bonus ($0.3555M slot)
  • ML service:

Travis Taijeron of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/27/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 10/25/17
  • drafted by NY Mets 2011 (18-552) (Cal Poly Pomona)
  • ML service: 0.037

 

 

 

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