New York Mets

Service time in years & days (through 2021 season).

Steve Cohen Owner
2020 -

  • Steve Cohen, 2020 -
    • hedge fund manager Steve Cohen purchased the Mets for about $2.475 billion in November, 2020
    • as part of the sale, the Wilpon and Katz families retain a five percent stake in the club
  • Fred Wilpon, 2002-20
    • Fred Wilpon and his Sterling Equities partners acquired full control of the Mets in 2002, buying out Nelson Doubleday’s 50% stake for $391M
  • Nelson Doubleday & Fred Wilpon, 1986-2002
    • Publisher Nelson Doubleday and commercial real estate developer Fred Wilpon bought the club as equal partners for $80.75M in 1986.
  • Doubleday and Company, 1980-86
    • Doubleday and Company bought the franchise for $21.1M in 1980.
  • Charles Payson, 1975-80
    • Upon his wife’s death, Charles Payson assumed control of the Mets.
  • Joan Whitney Payson, 1962-75
    • Heiress and businesswoman Joan Whitney Payson, a minority owner in the New York Giants baseball club, paid $50,000 for rights to the NL’s 1962 expansion team in New York. Additionally, Payson paid $1.8M for players in the expansion draft.
  • Forbes magazine valued the club at $2.45 billion in April, 2021.

METS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2021 $195,448,964 ( 3) $198,818,899 ( 3) $207,728,776 ( 5)
2020 $ 79,937,186  ( 8) $  83,386,464 ( 3) $193,118,538 ( 7)
2019 $158,652,231 (10) $146,217,185 (12) $186,195,833 (11)
2018 $150,558,844 (12) $152,098,346 (12) $160,308,323 (13)
2017 $154,437,460 (12) $148,604,654 (15) $164,660,792 (15)
2016 $135,188,085 (14) $150,121,895 (14) $156,801,072 (15)
2015 $101,344,283 (21) $109,779,018 (19) $122,656,625 (21)
2014 $ 84,951,365 (25) $ 92,856,260 (21) $ 98,135,000 (27)
2013 $ 93,684,590 (15) $ 95,128,685 (17) $109,247,065 (18)
2012 $ 94,508,822 (15) $103,710,802 (11) $105,704,018 (18)
2011 $142,797,166 ( 5) $142,244,744 ( 5)
2010 $126,498,096 ( 6) $127,560,042 ( 6)
2009 $149,373,987 ( 2) $142,229,759 ( 2)
2008 $137,793,376 ( 3) $144,693,962 ( 3)
2007 $115,231,663 ( 3) $120,927,727 ( 4)
2006 $101,084,963 ( 4) $116,571,696 ( 3)
2005 $101,305,821 ( 3) $103,985,823 ( 3)
2004 $ 96,660,970 ( 4) $103,199,231 ( 4)
2003 $117,476,429 ( 2) $116,253,927 ( 2)
2002 $ 94,633,593 ( 7) $ 94,395,575 ( 6)
2001 $ 93,674,429 ( 5) $ 93,125,240 ( 6)
2000 $ 79,800,000 ( 6) $ 82,246,383 ( 4)
  • Opening Day payrolls compiled by Baseball Prospectus include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on the active 25/26-man roster and injured list. Deferred payments and performance and award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End 40-man roster payrolls obtained by The Associated Press include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned performance and award bonuses, non-cash compensation, buyouts of unexercised options and cash transactions. Deferrals may be discounted to reflect present-day value.
  • Year End Competitive Balance Tax payrolls obtained by The Associated Press include average annual value of contracts, earned bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions, buyouts of unexercised options, and health and pension benefits. Deferrals may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

Sandy Alderson President
2021 -

  • 2021 -
    • hired as club President by NY Mets 11/20
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed extension with NY Mets 12/20/17
    • retired 10/29/18
  • 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 as GM by NY Mets 10/29/10, replacing Omar Minaya

Billy Eppler General Manager
4 years (2022-25)

  • 4 years (2022-25)
    • hired as General Manager by NY Mets 11/19/21
  • LA Angels, 2016-20
    • 1 year (2021)
      • signed extension with LA Angels 8/19
      • fired by LA Angels 9/27/20
    • 4 years (2016-19), plus 2020 club option
      • hired as General Manager by LA Angels 10/5/15
      • LA Angels exercised 2020 option, added 2021 extension 8/19
  • NY Yankees, 2004-15
    • scout (2004-05), Director of Professional Scouting (2006-11), Assistant General Manager (2012-15)
  • Senior VP & Senior Strategy Officer John Ricco
  • VP, International & Amateur Scouting Tom Tanous
  • Assistant General Manager Ian Levin
  • Assistant General Manager Bryn Alderson
  • Assistant General Manager Ben Zauzmer
  • former Acting General Manager Zack Scott
    • hired as Senior VP & Assistant GM by NY Mets 12/23/20
    • promoted to Acting General Manager 1/27/21
    • placed on administrative leave 9/1/21 (drunken-driving charge)
    • fired 11/1/21
  • former General Manager Jared Porter
    • 4 years (2021-24)
      • hired as GM by NY Mets 12/12/20
      • fired by NY Mets 1/19/21
  • former General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen
    • 4 years (2019-22)
      • hired as General Manager by NY Mets 10/29/18
      • fired by NY Mets 11/6/20
  • former General Manager Omar Minaya
    • 3 years (2010-12), plus 2013-14 club options
      • signed extension with NY Mets 10/2/08 – about $1M annually
      • fired by NY Mets 10/4/10
    • 5 years/about $4M (2005-09)
      • hired by NY Mets 9/04

Buck Showalter Manager
3 years (2022-24)

  • 3 years (2022-24)
    • hired as manager by NY Mets 12/18/21
  • Baltimore (2010-18)
    • 5 years (2014-18)
      • signed extension with Baltimore 1/16/13
      • deal worth about $3.5M annually
    • 4 years (2010-13)
      • hired as manager by Baltimore 7/28/10, replacing Juan Samuel
      • deal worth about $1.5M annually
  • Texas (2003-06)
    • 3 years (2007-09)
      • signed extension with Texas 1/05
      • fired by Texas 10/06
    • 4 years/$6M (2003-06)
      • hired by Texas 10/02
  • Arizona (1998-2000)
    • 7 years/$7M (1998-2004)
      • hired as manager by Arizona 11/17/95 (club began play in 1998)
      • fired by Arizona 10/2/2000
  • NY Yankees (1992-95)
    • 3 years/$1M (1993-95)
      • signed extension with NY Yankees 1992
      • fired by NY Yankees 10/27/1995 when Showalter countered club’s extension offer of 2 years, $1.05M for 1996-97
    • 1 year (1992)
      • hired as manager 10/31/1991, replacing Stump Merrill
  • former manager Luis Rojas
    • 2 years (2020-21), plus club options through 2023
      • hired as manager by NY Mets 1/20, replacing Carlos Beltran
      • Beltran resigned 1/16/20 after being hired 11/1/19 (by mutual agreement, Mets made a $200,000 donation to Beltran’s charity rather than pay $3M in salary he was to earn in 2020-22)
  • former manager Mickey Callaway
    • 3 years (2018-20), plus 2021 option
      • hired as manager by NY Mets 10/23/17
      • 2018 salary of $0.85M
      • fired by NY Mets 10/3/19
  • 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

 

Max Scherzer rhp
3 years/$130M (2022-24)

  • 3 years/$130M (2022-24)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/30/21
    • 22:$43,333,333, 23:$43,333,333, 24:$43,333,334
    • annual performance bonuses: $100,000 each for All Star, LCS MVP. $150,000 for WS MVP. $200,000 each for Cy Young or league MVP ($150,000 for second in CY or MVP vote. $50,000 for third in vote)
    • Scherzer may opt out of contract after 2023 season
    • full no-trade protection
    • at signing, highest average annual value in Major League history
  • 7 years/$210M (2015-21)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/21/15
    • $50M signing bonus
      • $5M in 2015 and $15M each in 2019, 2020, 2021
      • payments in equal semiannual installments, April-September
    • salaries: 15:$10M, 16-18:$15M annually. 19-21:$35M annually
    • 2019-21 salaries ($105M) deferred without interest, to be paid in seven $15M installments each July 1 from 2022 to 2028
    • deferrals reduce contract’s present-day value to $191,401,086 (by MLB calculation) or $191,409,858 (MLBPA calculation)
    • for purposes of annual payrolls (including salaries and a pro-rated 1/7 share of the signing bonus), Scherzer will earn $17,142,857 in 2015, $22,142,857 annually in 2016-18, $37,405,562 in 2019, $35,920,616 in 2020, and $34,503,480 in 2021 (salaries and bonus paid before the contract expires are not discounted, but 2019-21 salaries are discounted to $30,262,705, $28,777,759 and $27,360,623, respectively, as money paid after deal’s expiration)
    • for luxury-tax purposes, Scherzer’s annual salary is $28,689,376
    • award bonuses: $100,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger. $150,000 for LCS MVP. $250,000 for WS MVP. $500,000 each for MVP, Cy Young, with $250,000 for second in either award vote, $150,000 for third, $100,000 for fourth, $75,000 for fifth
    • perks: suite on road
    • deal does not include no-trade protection, though Scherzer will gain right to block any trade as 10-and-5 player after the 2019 season
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Washington 7/30/21
  • 1 year/$15.525M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • Detroit made qualifying offer 10/31/14
  • 1 year/$6.725M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/4/13 (avoided arbitration, $7.4M-$6.05M)
  • 1 year/$3.75M (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$600,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/11
  • 4 years/$4.3M (2007-10)
    • signed Major League contract with Arizona 5/30/07
    • 09:$1.45M
    • performance bonuses may increase value to $6M
    • acquired by Detroit in 3-way trade from Arizona 12/9/09
  • drafted by Arizona 2006 (1-11) (Missouri)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 13.079

Jacob deGrom rhp
5 years/$137.5M (2019-23), plus 2024 option

  • 5 years/$137.5M (2019-23), plus 2024 option
    • signed extension with NY Mets 3/26/19
    • $20M signing bonus (half paid 1/2/2020, half paid 1/4/2021)
    • 19:$7M, 20:$23M, 21:$33.5M, 22:$33.5M, 23:$30.5M, 24:$32.5M club option
    • $52.5M is deferred ($12M in 2020, $13.5M in 2021, $15M in 2022, $12M in 2023, $15M in 2024 if club exercises buyout), to be paid 7/1 in 15th year after salary is earned (2035-2039)
    • deferrals reduce present-day average annual value to $108.9M
    • deGrom may opt out of contract after 2022 season
    • full no-trade protection
    • perks: hotel suite on road trips
    • replaced 1 year, $17M deal signed 1/11/19, avoiding arbitration
  • 1 year/$7.4M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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/$607,000 (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: VC Sports
  • ML service: 7.139

Francisco Lindor ss
10 years/$341M (2022-31)

  • 10 years/$341M (2022-31)
    • signed extension with NY Mets 4/5/21
    • $21M signing bonus
    • 22-31:$32M annually
    • $50M ($5M in salary each year) is deferred, to be paid 2032-41
    • limited no-trade protection allowing Lindor to black deals to 15 clubs (may block all trades after 2025 season as 10-and-5 player)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for LCS MVP, All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger. $50,000 for MVP ($25,000 for second place in vote, $10,000 for third). $100,000 for WS MVP.
    • perks: hotel suite on road trips. Right to buy four premium tickets and luxury suite for all regular season and postseason home games
    • milestones: largest-ever contract for a shortstop, third-most lucrative contract for any player
  • 1 year/$22.3M (2021)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Cleveland 1/7/21
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$17.5M (2020)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$10.55M (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$623,200 (2018)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/18
  • 1 year/$579,300 (2017)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/11/17
  • 1 year/$540,300 (2016)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 6/14/15
  • drafted by Cleveland 2011 (1-8) (Montverde Academy)
  • $2.9M signing bonus (club record for a position player)
  • agent: SportsMeter 
  • ML service: 6.113

Robinson Cano 2b
10 years/$240M (2014-23)

  • 10 years/$240M (2014-23)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 12/12/13
    • 14-23:$24M annually
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • full no-trade protection
    • suspended 80 games, placed on restricted list 5/15/18 (violation of MLB Joint Drug Agreement) (to miss 91 calendar days, forfeiting $11,741,935)
    • reinstated from restricted list 8/14/18
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Seattle 12/3/18, with Mariners paying Mets $20M as part of the deal ($5M in Dec. 2018 and $3.75M each Dec. 1, 2019-22)
    • suspended 162 games, placed on restricted list 11/18/20 (second violation of MLB Joint Drug Agreement) (forfeits 2021 salary)
  • 4 years/$30M (2008-11), plus 2012-13 club options
    • signed extension with NY Yankees 2/08 (avoided arbitration, $4.55M-$3.2M)
    • 08:$3M, 09:$6M, 10:$9M, 11:$10M, 12:$14M club option ($2M buyout), 13:$15M club option ($2M buyout)
    • NY Yankees exercised $14M club option for 2012 10/29/11
    • NY Yankees exercised $15M club option for 2013 10/29/12
    • NY Yankees made qualifying offer 11/4/13
  • 1 year/$490,800 (2007)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/07
  • 1 year/$381,000 (2006)
  • signed by NY Yankees 1/01 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: CAA / Roc Nation Sports
  • ML service: 15.076

Starling Marte cf
4 years/$78M (2022-25)

  • 4 years/$78M (2022-25)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/30/21
    • $5M signing bonus
    • 22:$14.5M, 23:$19.5M, 24:$19.5M, 25:$19.5M
  • 6 years/$31M (2014-19), plus 2020-21 club option
    • signed extension with Pittsburgh 3/27/14, replacing 1-year, $516,000 contract signed 3/6/14
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 14:$500,000, 15:$1M, 16:$3M, 17:$5M, 18:$7.5M, 19:$10M, 20:$11.5M club option ($2M buyout), 21:$12.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • option prices increase by $500,000 each for top-five finish in 2014-19 MVP votes, with maximum increase of $1M
    • 2021 option increases $500,000 for top-5 finish in 2020 MVP vote
    • placed on restricted list 4/18/17 (80-game suspension for violation of MLB’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs)
    • Pittsburgh exercised 2020 option 10/31/19
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Pittsburgh 1/27/20 (Pirates pay $1.5M to Diamondbacks on 9/15/20 as part of the deal)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Arizona 8/31/20
    • Miami exercised 2021 option 10/28/20
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Miami 7/28/21 with Marlins paying the $4,502,688 remaining on Marte’s contract
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • signed by Pittsburgh 1/07 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $85,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Rep 1
  • ML service: 8.162

Mark Canha 1b-lf
2 years/$26.5M (2022-23), plus 2024 option

  • 2 years/$26.5M (2022-23), plus 2024 club option
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/30/21
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 22:$12M, 23:$10.5M, 24:$11.5M club option ($2M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $100,000 for WS MVP. $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP, league MVP ($25,000 for second place in league MVP vote, $10,000 for third in vote)
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year/$6.925M (2021)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.8M (2020)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.05M (2019)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Colorado 12/11/14
    • selected by Colorado from Miami in Rule 5 draft 12/11/14
    • signed by Oakland 3/15
  • drafted by Miami 2010 (7-227) (Cal)
  • $300,000 signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 6.092

Carlos Carrasco rhp
4 years/$47M (2019-22), plus 2023 option

  • 4 years/$47M (2019-22), plus 2023 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 12/6/18
    • 19:$9.75M, 20:$10.25M, 21:$12M, 22:$12M, 23:$14M club option ($3M buyout)
    • 2023 option guaranteed if Carrasco pitches 170 innings in 2022 and is expected to be healthy entering 2023 season
    • 2020 salary increases $2M for 2019 Cy Young award, $1M for second or third place in 2019 Cy Young vote, $0.75M for fourth or fifth in 2019 Cy Young vote, $0.5M for sixth through 10th in 2019 Cy Young vote, with a minimum of two votes received. Subsequent salaries may increase up to $3M based on same Cy Young formula
    • assignment bonus: $3M with trade during 2019 season. $1M with trade after 2019 season.
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Cleveland 1/7/21
  • 4 years/$22M (2015-18), plus 2019-20 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/6/15, expanding one-year contract for $2.3375M signed 1/15/15, avoiding arbitration
    • 15:$2.3375M, 16:$4.5M, 17:$6.5M, 18:$8M, 19:$9M club option ($0.6625M buyout), 20:$9.5M club option ($0.6625M buyout)
    • options may increase $4M each based on finishes in Cy Young vote (fourth-place finish in 2017 Cy Young vote increased options by $0.75M to $9.75M in 2019 and $10.25M in 2020)
    • Cleveland exercised 2019 option at $9.75M 10/30/18
  • 1 year/$504,700 (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
  • 1 year/$490,000 (2013)
    • renewed by Cleveland 3/11/13
    • DFA by Cleveland 7/7/13 (optional assignment)
  • 1 year/$488,500 (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$415,800 (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2009)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 11/18/08
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/23/09
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Philadelphia
  • signed by Philadelphia 2003 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $300,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 10.147

Edwin Diaz rhp
2022

  • 1 year/$7M (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.1M (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$607,425 (2019)
    • renewed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year/$570,800 (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Seattle 12/3/18
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Seattle 6/4/16
  • drafted by Seattle 2012 (3-89) (Caguas Military Academy, P.R.)
  • $300,000 signing bonus ($485,700 slot)
  • agent: Rep 1
  • ML service: 5.121

Eduardo Escobar 3b
2 years/$20M (2022-23), plus 2024 option

  • 2 years/$20M (2022-23), plus 2024 club option
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/30/21
    • 22:$10M, 23:$9.5M, 24:$9M club option ($500,000 buyout)
  • 3 years/$21M (2019-21)
    • signed extension with Arizona 10/22/18
    • $500,000 signing bonus
    • 19:$6M, 20:$7M, 21:$7.5M
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade with Arizona 7/28/21 with $2,701,613 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$4.85M (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Minnesota 7/27/18 with $1,694,892 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$2.6M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.15M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$532,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year/$495,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/29/12 (Francisco Liriano deal)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/19/10
  • signed by Chicago White Sox 7/28/06 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: DJ Rengifo Y Associates
  • ML service: 9.128

James McCann c
4 years/$40.6M (2021-24)

  • 4 years/$40.6M (2021-24)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/15/20
    • $600,000 signing bonus, paid 1/15/21
    • 21:$8M, 22:$8M, 23:$12M, 24:$12M
    • award bonuses: $100,000 for WS MVP. $50,000 for MVP ($25,000 for second place in vote, $10,000 for third place). $50,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, All Star, LCS MVP
  • 1 year/$5.4M (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 12/2/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2019)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/18
  • 1 year/$2.375M (2018)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Detroit 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$552,100 (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 3/17
  • 1 year/$519,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/25/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/19/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Detroit 9/1/14
  • drafted by Detroit 2011 (2-76) (Arkansas)
  • $577,900 signing bonus
  • agent: Ballengee Group
  • ML service: 7.028

Taijuan Walker rhp
2 years/$20M (2021-22), plus 2023 option

  • 2 years/$20M (2021-22), plus 2023 player option
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/19/21
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 21:$8M, 22:$7M, 23:$6M player option ($3M buyout)
    • 2023 player option increases based on 2022 innings pitched:
      • $250,000 each for 125, 135 IP
      • $500,000 each for 145, 155, 165, 175 IP
    • one-time assignment bonus with trade, payable by acquiring club
    • award bonuses: $100,000 for WS MVP. $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, LCS MVP, Cy Young ($25,000 for second place in Cy Young vote, $10,000 for third place)
  • 1 year/$2M (2020)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 2/12/20
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 each 70, 80, 90, 100, 110 innings
    • roster bonuses: $250,000 each 100, 120 days on active ML roster
    • assignment bonus: $250,000 with trade, paid by acquiring club
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Seattle 8/27/20
  • 1 year/$5.025M (2019)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Arizona 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$4.825M (2018)
    • re-signed by Arizona 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.25M (2017)
    • lost arbitration with Arizona 2/14/17 ($2.6M-$2.25M)
  • 1 year/$528,600 (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Seattle 11/23/16
  • 1 year/$513,100 (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
  • 1 year/$502,400 (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Seattle 8/30/13
  • drafted by Seattle 2010 (1s-43) (Yucaipa HS, Calif.)
  • $800,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Excel 
  • ML service: 7.142

Trevor May rhp
2 years/$15.5M (2021-22)

  • 2 years/$15.5M (2021-22)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/2/20
    • 21:$7.75M, 22:$7.75M
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 60, 65, 70 games pitched. $50,000 each for 60, 70 innings pitched
  • 1 year/$2.205M (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$900,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$650,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Philadelphia 12/6/12
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2008 (4-136) (Kelso HS, Wash.)
  • $375,000 signing bonus
  • agent: VC Sports Group
  • ML service: 7.012

Brandon Nimmo lf
1 year/$4.7M (2021)

  • 1 year/$4.7M (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.175M (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$598,285 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year/$555,968 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 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: CAA
  • ML service: 5.042

Seth Lugo rhp
1 year/$2.925M (2021)

  • 1 year/$2.925M (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2M (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$591,875 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year/$564,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 1 year/$543,500 (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: 5.082

Dominic Smith 1b
1 year/$2.55M (2021)

  • 1 year/$2.55M (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$578,826 (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
  • 1 year/$559,320 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 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: Roc Nation Sports
  • ML service: 3.146

Trevor Williams rhp
1 year/$2.5M (2021)

  • 1 year/$2.5M (2021)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 2/5/21
    • performance bonuses based on innings pitched: $175,000 each for 50, 75, 100, 125, 150 IP. $125,000 for 175 IP.
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/30/21 with $860,215 remaining on contract (as part of the deal, Cubs pay about $698,884, with Mets responsible for $161,330)
  • 1 year/$2.825M (2020)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/10/20
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 11/20/20, sent outright to Triple-A 11/25/20 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$584,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/19
  • 1 year/$569,500 (2018)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/18
  • 1 year/$544,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Miami 10/24/15
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 9/6/16
  • drafted by Miami 2013 (2-44) (Arizona State)
  • $1.2614M signing bonus
  • ML service: 5.026

J.D. Davis 3b
1 year/$2.1M (2021)

  • 1 year/$2.1M (2021)
    • lost arbitration with NY Mets 2/5/21 ($2.475M-$2.1M)
  • 1 year/$592,463 (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
  • 1 year/$561,420 (2019)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Houston 1/6/19
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year/$550,100 (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Houston 8/5/17
  • drafted by Houston 2014 (14-375) (Cal State Fullerton)
  • $748,600 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.137

Miguel Castro rhp
1 year/$1.6875M (2021)

  • 1 year/$1.6875M (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.05M (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/9/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Baltimore 8/31/20
  • 1 year/$569,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/19
  • 1 year/$553,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/17
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 4/7/17 after being DFA by Colorado 4/2/17
  • 1 year/$509,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Toronto 4/5/15
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Toronto 7/27/15
  • signed by Toronto 1/5/12 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Ballengee
  • ML service: 5.079

Pete Alonso 1b
1 year/$676,775 (2021)

  • 1 year/$676,775 (2021)
    • renewed by NY Mets 3/11/21 ($326,261 in minors)
  • 1 year/$652,521 (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 3/28/19
  • drafted by NY Mets 2016 (2-64) (Florida)
  • $909,200 signing bonus ($1.0092M slot)
  • agent: Apex
  • ML service: 3.000

Jeff McNeil 3b-lf
1 year/$642,251 (2021)

  • 1 year/$642,251 (2021)
    • renewed by NY Mets 3/11/21 ($308,838 in minors)
  • 1 year/$617,676 (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
  • 1 year/$567,714 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/24/18
  • drafted by NY Mets 2013 (12-356) (Long Beach State)
  • ML service: 3.069

Joey Lucchesi lhp
1 year/$607,100 (2021)

  • 1 year/$607,100 (2021)
    • acquired by NY Mets in three-way trade with San Diego and Pittsburgh 1/18/21
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/21
  • 1 year/$599,300 (2020)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/20
  • 1 year/$565,100 (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by San Diego 3/30/18
  • drafted by San Diego 2016 (4-112) (Southeast Missouri State)
  • $100,000 signing bonus ($521,200 slot)
  • agent: CAA
  • ML service: 3.067

David Peterson lhp
1 year/$585,750 (2021)

  • 1 year/$585,750 (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/11/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/28/20
  • drafted by NY Mets 2017 (1-20) (Oregon)
  • $2.9945M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 2.000

Luis Guillorme ss
1 year/$580,701 (2021)

  • 1 year/$580,701 (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/21
  • 1 year/$566,054 (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
  • 1 year/$555,960 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/17
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • drafted by NY Mets 2013 (10-296) (Coral Springs HS, Fla.)
  • $200,000 signing bonus ($136,400 slot)
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service: 2.167

Tomas Nido c
1 year/$577,720 (2021)

  • 1 year/$577,720 (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/21
  • 1 year/$576,826 (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
  • 1 year/$556,300 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 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.)
  • $250,000 signing bonus ($136,900 slot)
  • ML service: 3.089

Drew Smith rhp
1 year/$574,500 (2021)

  • 1 year/$574,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/21
  • 1 year/$566,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
  • 1 year/$557,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 6/23/18
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Tampa Bay 4/28/17
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Detroit 7/27/17
  • drafted by Detroit 2015 (3-99) (Dallas Baptist)
  • $575,800 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: SSG
  • ML service: 3.034

Travis Blankenhorn 3b-2b
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/21
    • claimed off waivers by LA Dodgers 5/14/21 after being DFA by Minnesota 5/8/21
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 5/24/21 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 5/21/21
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers from Seattle 6/1/21
  • 1 year (2020)

    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/20/19
    • re-signed 3/20
  • drafted by Minnesota 2015 (3-80) (Pottsville HS, Pa.)
  • $650,000 signing bonus ($754,000 slot)
  • ML service: 0.054

Yennsy Diaz rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Toronto 1/27/21
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/21
  • 1 year/$564,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Toronto 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • signed by Toronto 7/3/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $70,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 1.084

Jose Bello rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/19/21
  • signed by NY Mets 6/2/17 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Khalil Lee of
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/20/20
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Kansas City 2/10/21
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/21
  • drafted by Kansas City 2016 (3-103) (Flint Hill HS, Oakton, Va.)
  • $750,000 signing bonus ($579,700 slot)
  • ML service: 0.019

Ronny Mauricio ss
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/19/21
  • signed by NY Mets 7/2/17 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $2.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Patrick Mazeika c
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/25/20
  • drafted by NY Mets 2015 (8-239) (Stetson)
  • $125,000 signing bonus ($171,900 slot)
  • ML service: 0.080

Tylor Megill rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 6/23/21
  • drafted by NY Mets 2018 (8-230) (Arizona)
  • $50,000 signing bonus ($146,700 slot)
  • ML service: 0.102

Adam Oller rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/19/21
  • drafted by NY Mets 2016 (20-615) (Northwestern State)
  • $70,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Nick Plummer of
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/24/21 (split contract paying Major League minimum salary in majors, $93,000 in minors)
  • drafted by St. Louis 2015 (1-23) (Brother Rice HS, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.)
  • $2,124,400 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Wasserman Media
  • ML service: 0.080

Jake Reed rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/17/20 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Angels 6/2/21
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 6/4/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 7/6/21
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers 7/25/21 after being DFA by LA Dodgers 7/21/21
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 8/2/21 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 7/30/21
  • drafted by Minnesota 2014 (5-140) (Oregon)
  • $350,000 signing bonus ($356,400 slot)
  • ML service: 0.051

Sean Reid-Foley rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Toronto 1/27/21
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/21
  • 1 year/$572,700 (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Toronto 8/13/18
  • drafted by Toronto 2014 (2-49) (Sandalwood HS, Jacksonville, Fla.)
  • $1.1288M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Jet Sports
  • ML service: 1.088

Antonio Santos rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/21
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers from Colorado 11/24/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by Colorado 11/20/19
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/20
  • signed by Colorado 7/2/15 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.080

Thomas Szapucki lhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/19
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
  • drafted by NY Mets 2015 (5-149) (Dwyer HS, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla)
  • $375,000 signing bonus ($355,500 slot)
  • ML service: 0.022

Mark Vientos 3b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/19/21
  • drafted by NY Mets 2017 (2-59) (American Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus ($1.0947M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jordan Yamamoto rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade 2/1/21 after being DFA by Miami 1/27/21
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/21
  • 1 year/$565,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Milwaukee 1/25/18
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2014 (12-356) (St. Louis HS, Honolulu)
  • $330,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.104

Minor leagues

Matt Allen rhp
2021

  • drafted by NY Mets 2019 (3-89) (Seminole HS, Sanford, Fla.)
  • $2.5M signing bonus ($667,900 slot)
  • ML service:

Francisco Alvarez c
2021

  • signed by NY Mets 7/2/18 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service:

Brett Baty 3b
2021

  • drafted by NY Mets 2019 (1-12) (Lake Travis HS, Austin, Texas)
  • $3.9M signing bonus ($4,366,400 slot)
  • ML service:

Jerry Blevins lhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/11/20 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors
    • may earn additional $750,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/20/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 2/4/19 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Oakland 4/28/19
    • contract selected by Atlanta 4/28/19
    • DFA by Atlanta 5/14/19, sent outright to Triple-A 5/17/19
    • contract selected by Atlanta 5/18/19
  • 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: $150,000 each for 40, 45 appearances. $200,000 for 50. $250,000 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/$490,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year/$420,000 (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/$405,000 (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$405,000 (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: 10.064 (through 2020)

Akeem Bostick rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • released by St. Louis 3/20/21
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 5/18/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/28/21
    • DFA by NY Mets 7/30/21, sent outright to Triple-A 7/31/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • released by Houston 8/9/19
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 9/11/19 (minor-league contract)
  • acquired by Houston in trade from Texas 1/21/15
  • drafted by Texas 2013 (2-62) (West Florence HS, S.C.)
  • $520,600 signing bonus ($899,400 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2020)

Alex Claudio lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/14/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.125 (2021)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/16/20
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/25/21, released 7/30/21
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 8/10/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2020)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/9/19
    • may earn additional $100,000 in performance bonuses
    • non-tendered by Milwaukee 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$1.275M (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Milwaukee 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$568,450 (2018)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Texas 12/13/18
  • 1 year/$545,050 (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/17
  • 1 year/$510,250 (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/1/16
  • 1 year/$508,5000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/27/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/13/14
  • drafted by Texas 2010 (27-826) (Isabel Flores HS, Juncos, P.R.)
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 6.063

J.T. Ginn rhp
2021

  • drafted by NY Mets 2020 (2-52) (Mississippi State)
  • $2.9M signing bonus ($1,403,200 slot)
  • ML service:

Franklyn Kilome rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/21
    • DFA by NY Mets 4/10/21, sent outright to Alternate Site 4/16/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Philadelphia 7/27/18
  • signed by Philadelphia 1/22/13 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $40,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.075 (through 2020)

Stephen Nogosek rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/14/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/19/21
    • non-tendered by NY Mets 11/30/21
  • 2020
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 6/18/19
    • DFA by NY Mets 12/16/19, sent outright to Triple-A 12/20/19
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Boston 7/31/17
  • drafted by Boston 2016 (6-178) (Oregon)
  • $250,000 signing bonus ($281,100 slot)
  • ML service: 0.080

Dedniel Nunez rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • selected by San Francisco from NY Mets in Rule 5 draft 12/10/20
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/21
    • returned by San Francisco to NY Mets, sent outright to Triple-A 11/19/21
  • signed by NY Mets 10/21/16 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.000

Cesar Puello of
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • released by Boston 6/21
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 6/6/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Boston as a free agent 1/23/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 9/19/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 10/28/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/28/19
    • acquired by Miami in trade 6/19/19 after being DFA by LA Angels 6/17/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A 10/23/19 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/9/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Arizona 8/1/18
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 8/3/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/1/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Texas 6/1/17 (exercised opt-out)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 6/3/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 8/9/17
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers 8/19/17 after being DFA by LA Angels 8/12/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 11/6/17 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/26/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 4/3/15
    • released by NY Mets 8/19/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
    • placed on restricted list 8/5/13 (PED violation)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/18/11
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • signed 2007 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $400,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.169 (through 2020)

Matt Reynolds ss
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/16/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 12/17/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/15/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 9/8/20
    • DFA by Kansas City 9/12/20 (elected free agency)
  • 2019
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Washington 1/17/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • acquired by Washington in trade 2/12/18 after being DFA by NY Mets 2/7/18
    • re-signed by Washington 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$507,500 (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)
  • $525,000 signing bonus ($723,600 slot)
  • ML service: 1.093

Mason Williams of
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 4/15/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/31/21
    • DFA by NY Mets 6/20/21, sent outright to Triple-A 6/24/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 8/22/20
    • DFA by Baltimore 9/1/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 9/4/20
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/5/20
    • DFA by Baltimore 9/11/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 9/14/20
    • released by Baltimore 9/20/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/10/19 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Cincinnati 9/3/19
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 9/3/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 9/3/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 10/30/19
    • elected free agency 10/31/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 7/26/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
    • DFA by NY Yankees 6/29/17, sent outright to Triple-A 7/6/17
  • 1 year/$509,700 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/20/14
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2010 (4-145) (West Orange HS, Winter Garden, Fla.)
  • $1.45M signing bonus
  • agent: Bobby Barad
  • ML service: 2.069 (through 2020)

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 without interest ($3M in 2013 and $2.5M annually in 2014-18), to be paid in equal $3.1M installments each June 30, 2021-25 (deferrals reduce present-day value at signing to $134,015,678, according to MLBPA calculation) (subsequent Associated Press reports indicated Wright also agreed to defer $2.5M in both 2019 and 2020)
    • award bonuses: $500,000 for MVP ($1M for second MVP, $1.5M for third MVP). $200,000 for finishing 2nd-5th finish in MVP vote. $100,000 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
    • activated from disabled list 9/25/18 for final home series of 2018 season (insurance policy reportedly covers 75 percent of 2017-18 salaries while Wright suffers from long-term spinal disability)
    • released by NY Mets 1/7/19, with Mets reaching settlement agreement with insurance company regarding the $27M remaining on Wright’s contract (financial details undisclosed)
    • upon removal from 40-man roster 1/7/19, Wright assumed a special assistant role in the Mets’ front office and agreed to restructuring of his 2019 salary, receiving $4M in advance (to be paid 1/10/19), deferring $6M at 2.5 percent interest compounded monthly (to be paid in three $2M payments due each July 1, 2021-23, with interest paid 12/31/23), and receiving the balance of his 2019 salary during the 2019 season
  • 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/$374,000 (2006)
    • renewed by NY Mets 3/06
  • 1 year/$322,500 (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: 14.075 (through 2018)