New York Mets

Service time in years & days (through 2022 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 $2.65 billion in March, 2022.

METS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26-man Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2022 $264,498,338 ( 2) $                    (  ) $287,966,667 ( 2)
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: 14.079

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: 7.113

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: 9.162

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: 7.092

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
    • NY Mets exercised 2023 option 11/10/22
  • 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 ($662,500 buyout), 20:$9.5M club option ($662,500 buyout)
    • options may increase $4M each based on finishes in Cy Young vote (fourth-place finish in 2017 Cy Young vote increased options by $750,000 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: 11.147

Edwin Díaz rhp
5 years/$102M (2023-27), plus 2028 option

  • 5 years/$102M (2023-27), plus 2028 club option
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/7/22
    • $12M signing bonus
    • 23:$17.25M, 24:$17.25M, 25:$17.5M, 26:$18.5M player option, 27:$18.5M player option, 28:$17.25M club option ($1M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $100,000 each for WS MVP, Reliever of the Year. $50,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove, LCS MVP, Cy Young ($25,000 for second place in Cy Young vote, $10,000 for third in CY vote)
    • Diaz must exercise or decline his 2026-27 player options simultaneously after the 2025 season
    • no-trade protection: may block all trades through 10/30/25, may block deals to 10 clubs annually starting 11/1/25
    • Diaz to defer $26.5M in salary ($5.5M each in 2023-25 and $5M each in 2026-27), reducing salary for tax purposes to about $18.6M
    • deferred money to be paid each July 1 as follows:
      • $2.65M each in 2023, 2034. $200,000 in 2035.
      • $2.45M in 2035. $2.65M in 2036. $400,000 in 2037.
      • $2.25M in 2037. $2.65M in 2038. $600,000 in 2039.
      • $2.05M in 2023. $2.65M in 2040. $300,000 in 2041.
      • $2.35M in 2041. $2.65M in 2042
    • at signing, largest-ever contract for a relief pitcher
  • 1 year/$10.2M (2022)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 6.121

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: 10.128

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: 8.028

Pete Alonso 1b
1 year/$7.4M (2022)

  • 1 year/$7.4M (2022)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 4.000

Jeff McNeil 3b-lf
1 year/$3M (2022)

  • 1 year/$3M (2022)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 4.069

Darin Ruf 1b-of
2 years/$6.25M (2022-23), plus 2024 option

  • 2 years/$6.25M (2022-23), plus 2024 club option
    • signed extension with San Francisco 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
    • 22:$3M, 23:$3M, 24:$3.5M club option ($250,000 buyout)
    • Ruf to make annual donation to club charity
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from San Francisco 8/2/22 with $1,054,945 remaining in 2022 salary
  • 1 year/$1.275M (2021)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$800,000 (2020)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/23/20 (minor-league contract with salary of $800,000 in majors)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 7/23/20
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2019)
    • re-signed by Samsung of Korea 12/18
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Samsung of Korea 12/18
  • 2017
    • LA Dodgers sold rights to Samsung of Korea 2/17/17
    • signed by Samsung for $1.1M for 2017
  • 1 year/$527,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Philadelphia 11/11/16
  • 1 year/$515,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 9/10/12
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2009 (20-617) (Creighton)
  • $2,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Vanguard
  • ML service: 5.138

Elieser Hernandez rhp
1 year/$1.325M (2022)

  • 1 year/$1.325M (2022)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Miami 11/18/22
  • 1 year/$579,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/21
  • 1 year/$571,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • 1 year/$1.09M (2018)
    • selected by Miami from Houston in Rule 5 draft 12/14/17
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • signed by Houston 11/15/11 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Elite Sports
  • ML service: 4.051

Joey Lucchesi lhp
1 year/$1.15M (2022)

  • 1 year/$1.15M (2022)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 4.067

Tomás Nido c
1 year/$890,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$890,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 4.089

Luis Guillorme ss
1 year/$875,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$875,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 3.167

Daniel Vogelbach 1b
1 year/$1M (2022), plus 2023 option

  • 1 year/$1M (2022), plus 2023 club option
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 3/15/22
    • 22:$800,000, 23:$1.5M club option ($200,000 buyout)
    • 2023 performance bonuses: $25,000 for 350 plate appearances. $50,000 for 400 PA. $75,000 for 450 PA. $100,000 for 500 PA. $150,000 for 550 PA.
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Pittsburgh 7/22/22
  • 1 year/$1.4M (2021)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Milwaukee 11/30/21
  • 1 year/$580,900 (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/20
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 8/24/20 after being DFA by Seattle 8/19/20
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 9/3/20 after being DFA by Toronto 9/1/20
  • 1 year/$558,600 (2019)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
  • 1 year/$545,700 (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/20/16
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2011 (2-68) (Bishop Verot HS, Fort Myers, Fla.)
  • $1.6M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 4.138

Drew Smith rhp
1 year/$750,000 (2022)

  • 1 year/$750,000 (2022)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/22/22 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 4.034

Jeff Brigham rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Miami 7/24/22, 9/1/22
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Miami 11/18/22
  • 1 year/$570,750 (2021)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Miami 10/27/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Miami 9/1/18
  • acquired by Miami in trade from LA Dodgers 7/30/15
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2014 (4-129) (Washington)
  • $396,300 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 3.010

Tylor Megill rhp
1 year/$707,500 (2022)

  • 1 year/$707,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/22
  • 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: 1.103

Tayler Saucedo lhp
1 year/$707,500 (2022)

  • 1 year/$707,500 (2022)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/22
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers from Toronto 11/9/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • contract selected by Toronto 6/12/21
  • drafted by Toronto 2015 (21-632) (Tennessee Wesleyan)
  • ML service: 1.112

Stephen Ridings rhp
1 year/$702,500 (2022)

  • 1 year/$702,500 (2022)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/19/21
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/22
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers from NY Yankees 11/13/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/6/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 8/3/21
    • returned by NY Yankees to Triple-A 8/17/21
  • released by Kansas City 11/4/20
  • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Chicago Cubs 3/9/19
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2016 (8-254) (Haverford College, Pa.)
  • $120,000 signing bonus ($173,800 slot)
  • ML service: 1.014

John Curtiss rhp
1 year/$770,000 (2022), plus 2023 option

  • 1 year/$770,000 (2022), plus 2023 club option
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 4/6/22
    • 22:$770,000, 23:$775,000 club option
    • NY Mets exercised 2023 option 11/10/22
  • 1 year/$615,000 (2021)
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Tampa Bay 2/17/21
    • re-signed by Miami 3/21
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Miami 7/30/21
    • non-tendered by Milwaukee 11/30/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/3/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 8/9/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Minnesota 1/15/19
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/19
    • DFA by LA Angels 4/30/19, sent outright to Triple-A 5/3/19
    • contract selected by LA Angels 5/31/19
    • DFA by LA Angels 6/3/19, sent outright to Triple-A 6/6/19 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 6/12/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/23/17
  • drafted by Minnesota 2014 (6-170) (Texas)
  • $266,900 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 3.045

Francisco Alvarez c
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/30/22
  • signed by NY Mets 7/2/18 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $2.7M signing bonus (international club record at signing)
  • ML service: 0.006

Brett Baty 3b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/17/22
  • drafted by NY Mets 2019 (1-12) (Lake Travis HS, Austin, Texas)
  • $3.9M signing bonus ($4,366,400 slot)
  • ML service: 0.050

Jose Butto rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/19/21
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/22
  • signed by NY Mets 6/2/17 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.002

Khalil Lee of
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/22
  • 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: 0.027

Yoan Lopez rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • claimed by Miami off waivers 3/18/22 after being DFA by Philadelphia 3/16/22
    • re-signed by Miami 3/22
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 3/29/22 after being DFA by Miami 3/27/22
  • 1 year/$597,800 (2021)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/21
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade 5/22/21 after being DFA by Arizona 5/20/21
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers 11/29/21 after being DFA by Atlanta 11/22/21
  • 1 year/$578,100 (2020)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/20
  • 1 year/$556,900 (2019)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Arizona 9/2/18
  • signed by Arizona 1/16/15 as a free agent from Cuba
  • $8.27M signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman
  • ML service: 2.093

Ronny Mauricio ss
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/19/21
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/22
  • signed by NY Mets 7/2/17 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $2.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Bryce Montes de Oca rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/3/22
  • drafted by NY Mets 2018 (9-260) (Missouri)
  • $152,100 signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service: 0.033

Stephen Nogosek rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/14/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/8/22
  • 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: 0.165

David Peterson lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/22
  • 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: 2.125

Mark Vientos 3b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/19/21
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/22
  • drafted by NY Mets 2017 (2-59) (American Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus ($1.0947M slot)
  • ML service: 0.026

William Woods rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/18/21
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/22
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 11/18/22 after being DFA by Atlanta 11/13/22
  • drafted by Atlanta 2018 (23-682) (Dyersburg State JC, Tenn.)
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.027

Minor leagues

Matt Allen rhp
2022

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

Travis Blankenhorn 3b-2b
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/22
    • DFA by NY Mets 4/6/22, sent outright to Triple-A 4/8/22
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/22/23
    • DFA by NY Mets 7/23/22, sent outright to Triple-A 7/25/22
  • 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 (through 2021)

Trevor Cahill rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 5/20/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2021)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 3/12/21
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 for 75 innings. $150,000 for 100 IP. $200,000 for 125 IP. $250,000 for 150 IP. $300,000 for 175 IP.
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 2/11/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 8/12/20
  • 1 year/$9M (2019)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/20/18
    • performance bonuses: $250,000 each for 100, 110, 120, 130 innings. $500,000 for 170 innings
    • assignment bonus: $250,000 with first trade
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2018)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 3/19/18
    • assignment bonus: $250,000 if traded
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2017)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/20/17
    • performance bonuses: $250,000 each for 15, 20, 25 games started. $125,000 each for 40, 50 relief appearances
    • assignment bonus: $250,000 with trade
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from San Diego 7/24/17, with Royals responsible for remaining $659,836 in 2017 salary and $250,000 assignment bonus (total of $909,836)
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2016)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 12/14/15
    • performance bonuses:
      • starts: $75,000 for 18 starts. $100,000 for 21 GS. $1.25M for 24 GS. $1.5M each for 27, 29, 31 GS.
      • relief appearances: $100,000 for 60. $150,000 for 65. $200,000 for 70.
      • games finished: $300,000 for 25 GF.
  • 5 years/$30.5M (2011-15), plus 2016-17 club options
    • signed extension with Oakland 4/11/11, replacing 1 year/$440,000 deal signed 3/11
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 11:$500,000, 12:$3.5M, 13:$5.5M, 14:$7.7M, 15:$12M, 16:$13M club option ($300,000 buyout), 17:$13.5M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • 2017 option increases by $500,000 to $14M with top 2 finish in Cy Young vote any year 2011-16
    • Cahill may void 2016-17 options if he is traded and finishes in top 2 in Cy Young vote any year 2011-16
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Oakland 12/9/11
    • DFA by Arizona 6/9/14 (optional assignment)
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Arizona 4/2/15 (Diamondbacks to pay about $6.8M of Cahill’s 2015 salary)
    • DFA by Atlanta 6/11/15, released
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 8/18/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 9/1/15
  • 1 year/$410,000 (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2009
    • contract purchased by Oakland 4/4/09
  • drafted by Oakland 2006 (2-66) (Vista HS, San Diego)
  • $560,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Boggs & Associates
  • ML service: 12.056 (through 2021)

Sam Clay lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/22
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers 7/5/22 after being DFA by Washington 7/1/22
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers from Philadelphia 7/10/22
    • DFA by NY Mets 8/22/22, sent outright to Triple-A 8/23/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 11/18/20
  • drafted by Minnesota 2014 (4-110) (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • $400,000 signing bonus ($476,100 slot)
  • ML service: 0.161 (through 2021)

Joel Diaz rhp
2022

  • signed by NY Mets 1/15/21 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service:

Yennsy Diaz rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/22
    • DFA by NY Mets 4/7/22, sent outright to Triple-A 4/11/22
  • 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 (through 2021)

Johneshwy Fargas cf
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 3/6/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/17/21
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers 7/23/21 after being DFA by NY Mets 7/19/21
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 8/18/21, released 8/20/21
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 10/1/21
    • returned to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/18/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago Cubs 10/19/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/9/20 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by San Francisco 2013 (11-342) (Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, Gurabo, P.R.)
  • ML service: 0.096 (through 2021)

Connor Grey rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 6/20/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/22/22
    • DFA by NY Mets 9/1/22, sent outright to Triple-A 9/4/22
  • released by Arizona 5/28/20
  • drafted by Arizona 2016 (20-599) (St. Bonaventure)
  • ML service: 0.000 (through 2021)

Travis Jankowski of
1 year/$1.25M (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 3/16/22 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors
    • contract selected by NY Mets 4/6/22
    • claimed by Seattle off waivers 8/1/22 after being DFA by NY Mets 7/29/22
    • DFA by Seattle 8/5/22, released 8/10/22
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 8/16/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 2/15/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 5/30/21
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 11/5/21 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$1.05M (2020)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 12/2/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 10/14/20
  • 1 year/$1.165M (2019)
    • re-signed by San Diego 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers from San Diego 10/31/19
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/18
  • 1 year/$544,300 (2017)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
  • 1 year/$508,800 (2016)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by San Diego 8/19/15
  • drafted by San Diego 2012 (1s-44) (Stony Brook, N.Y.)
  • $975,000 signing bonus ($1,165,800 slot)
  • agent: Excel
  • ML service: 5.028 (through 2021)

Tzu-Wei Lin ss
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 3/16/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/4/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 4/23/21
    • DFA by Minnesota 4/29/21, sent outright to Triple-A 5/3/21
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2020)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/20
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 10/26/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Boston 6/24/17
  • signed by Boston 6/16/12 as a free agent from Taiwan
  • $2.05M signing bonus (record for Taiwanese position player)
  • ML service: 2.051 (through 2021)

Adonis Medina rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers 3/16/21 after being DFA by Philadelphia 11/30/21
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/22
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 4/7/22 after being DFA by Pittsburgh
    • DFA by NY Mets 9/7/22, sent outright to Triple-A 9/9/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/21
    • DFA by Philadelphia 11/30/21
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Philadelphia 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/19
  • signed by Philadelphia 5/29/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $70,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 0.027 (through 2021)

Mike Montgomery lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 3/15/22 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.1M in majors
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/14/21 (minor-league contract)
    • released by NY Mets 3/28/21
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 4/5/21 (minor-league contract)
    • released by NY Yankees 6/1/21 (Montgomery exercised opt-out)
    • signed by Samsung Lions of Korea 6/21
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2020)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 12/2/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 10/30/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$2.44M (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/15/19 with $996,989 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$611,250 (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/18
  • 1 year/$570,500 (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
  • 1 year/$515,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Seattle 7/20/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/8/15
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 3/31/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/12
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Kansas City 12/9/12 
    • signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
  • drafted by Kansas City 2008 (1s-36) (Hart HS, Newhall, Calif.)
  • signed 6/08, $988,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Paul Cohen
  • ML service: 5.089 (through 2021)

Kevin Parada c
2022

  • drafted by NY Mets 2022 (1-11) (Georgia Tech)
  • $5,019,735 signing bonus ($4,780,700 slot)
  • ML service:

Felix Pena rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2021)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/15/21 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by LA Angels 5/11/21
  • 1 year/$587,500 (2020)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/20
  • 1 year/$569,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/17
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade 10/9/17 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 10/4/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 8/19/16
  • signed by Chicago Cubs 3/9/09 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 3.119 (through 2021)

Michael Perez c
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 5/8/22
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade 7/23/22 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 7/22/22
    • DFA by NY Mets 10/6/22, sent outright to Triple-A 10/11/22
  • 1 year/$591,500 (2021)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/21
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 11/19/21, sent outright to Triple-A 11/24/21
  • 1 year/$566,600 (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/20
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from Tampa Bay 10/30/20
  • 1 year/$556,700 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Arizona 7/25/18
    • contract selected by Tampa Bay 7/26/18
  • drafted by Arizona 2011 (5-154) (Colegio Vocacional Para Adultos, San Juan, P.R.)
  • $235,000 signing bonus ($163,800 slot)
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 3.000 (through 2021)

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)
    • DFA by NY Mets 8/16/22, sent outright to Triple-A 8/19/22
  • 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 (through 2021)

Alex Ramirez of
2022

  • signed by NY Mets 7/2/19 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $2.05M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Denyi Reyes rhp
1 year (2023)

  • 1 year (2023)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/23/22 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/29/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Baltimore 5/12/22
    • DFA by Baltimore 8/31/22, sent outright to Triple-A 9/2/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • re-signed by Boston (minor-league contract)
  • 2020
    • DFA by Boston 1/28/20, sent outright to Triple-A 2/3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Boston 11/20/18
    • re-signed by Boston 3/19
  • signed by Boston 7/2/14 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.007

J.T. Riddle ss
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 3/24/22 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 4/19/22
    • DFA by Cincinnati 4/26/22, sent outright to Triple-A 4/28/22
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Cincinnati 5/29/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 1/7/21 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 4/14/21
    • DFA by Minnesota 4/29/21, sent outright to Triple-A 5/3/21
    • elected free agency 10/15/21
  • 1 year/$850,000 (2020)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/31/20
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 10/1/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 10/6/20 (refused assignment, elected free agency 10/6/20)
  • 1 year/$560,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/19
    • DFA by Miami 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Miami 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Miami 3/17
  • drafted by Miami 2013 (13-382) (Kentucky)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 3.137 (through 2021)

Antonio Santos rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/22
  • 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 (through 2021)

Locke St. John lhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 4/16/22
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 5/10/22 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 5/3/22
    • DFA by NY Mets 6/28/22, sent outright to Triple-A 6/30/22
  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/4/21 (minor-league contract)
  • 2020
    • did not pitch
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Texas 6/20/19
  • selected by Texas from Detroit in minor-league phase of Rule 5 draft 12/14/17
  • drafted by Detroit 2014 (32-970) (South Alabama)
  • ML service: 0.028 (through 2021)

Jett Williams ss
2022

  • drafted by NY Mets 2022 (1-14) (Rockwall-Heath HS, Rockwell, Texas)
  • $3.9M signing bonus ($4,243,800 slot)
  • ML service:

Jordan Yamamoto rhp
1 year (2022)

  • 1 year (2022)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/22
    • DFA by NY Mets 4/6/22, sent outright to Triple-A 4/10/22
  • 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 (through 2021)

Calvin Ziegler rhp
2022

  • drafted by NY Mets 2021 (2-46) (TNXL Academy, Altamonte Springs, Fla.)
  • $910,000 signing bonus ($1,617,400 slot)
  • ML service: