New York Mets

Service time in years & days (through 2019 season).

Fred Wilpon Chairman of the Board & CEO
2002 -

  • Fred Wilpon, 2002 -
    • 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 $2.4 billion in April, 2020.

METS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26/30 Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2020 $ 79,937,186  ( 8) $                   (   ) $202,029,048 ( 6)
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.

Brodie Van Wagenen General Manager
4 years (2019-22)

  • 4 years (2019-22)
    • hired by NY Mets as General Manager 10/29/18
  • Creative Artists Agency (CAA Sports), 2006-18
    • Co-Head, Baseball and player agent
  • IMG Baseball, 2001-06
    • Vice President
  • SVP & Senior Strategy Officer John Ricco
  • VP, Assistant GM, Scouting & Player Development Allard Baird
  • Assistant GM, Systematic Development Adam Guttridge
  • VP, International & Amateur Scouting Tom Tanous
  • Special Assistant to the GM Omar Minaya
  • Director, Player Development Ian Levin
  • former Executive VP of Baseball Operations & GM Sandy Alderson
    • 1 year (2018)
      • signed extension with NY Mets 12/20/17
    • 2 years (2016-17)
      • signed extension with NY Mets 9/23/14, with club simultaneously exercising 2015 option from previous deal
    • 4 years (2011-14), plus 2015 club option
      • hired by NY Mets as GM 10/29/10, replacing Omar Minaya
  • 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 Mets 10/4/10
      • 5 years/about $4M (2005-09)
        • hired by NY Mets 9/04

Luis Rojas Manager
2 years (2020-21), plus club options

  • 2 years (2020-21), plus club options
    • 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 paying nearly $3M in salary he was to earn for 2020-22)
  • 2019: NY Mets, quality control coach
  • 2007-18: NY Mets, minor-league manager and coach
  • 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

 

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)
  • 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: Roc Nation Sports / CAA (replaced Boras Corp. 4/13) (previously Bobby Barad)
  • ML service: 14.076

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: Brodie Van Wagenen, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 5.139

Marcus Stroman rhp
1 year/$12M (2020)

  • 1 year/$12M (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • opted out of 2020 season, placed on restricted list 8/10/20
  • 1 year/$7.4M (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Toronto 7/28/19 with $2,506,452 remaining on contract. Blue Jays pay Mets $1.5M as part of the deal
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/18
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2018)
    • lost arbitration with Toronto 2/15/18 ($6.9M-$6.5M)
  • 1 year/$3.4M (2017)
    • won arbitration with Toronto 2/14/17 ($3.4M-$3.1M)
  • 1 year/$515,900 (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
  • 1 year/$514,700 (2015)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Toronto 5/4/14
  • drafted by Toronto 2012 (1-22) (Duke)
  • $1.8M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Brodie Scoffield (previously Legacy Agency)
  • ML service: 5.148

Jeurys Familia rhp
3 years/$30M (2019-21)

  • 3 years/$30M (2019-21)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/14/18
    • $2M signing bonus ($1M each 7/1/19, 12/10/19)
    • 19:$6M, 20:$11M, 21:$11M
    • $1M of 2020 salary deferred, payable 1/15/22
    • $1M of 2021 salary deferred, payable 7/1/22
    • performance bonus: $500,000 for 50 games finished
    • assignment bonus: $1M with trade
  • 1 year/$7.925M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from NY Mets 7/20/18 with $3,025,134 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$7.425M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • suspended 15 games 3/29/17 (violation of domestic violence policy)
  • 1 year/$4.1M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/3/16 (avoided arbitration, $4.8M-$3.3M)
  • 1 year/$523,925 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year/$502,550 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$491,750 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/18/11
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • signed by NY Mets 7/13/07 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 7.023

Jed Lowrie 2b-ss
2 years/$20M (2019-20)

  • 2 year/$20M (2019-20)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/11/19
    • $5M signing bonus (paid $1M on 3/15/19, $1M on 11/15/19, $0.5M on 1/15/20, $2.5M on 1/15/21)
    • 19:$6M, 20:$9M
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.5M for 550 plate appearances
    • award bonuses
    • assignment bonus: $0.5M with trade
  • 3 years/$23M (2015-17), plus 2018 club option
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/15/14
    • 15:$8M, 16:$7.5M, 17:$6.5M, 18:$6M club option ($1M buyout)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Houston 11/25/15
    • Oakland exercised 2018 option 10/17
  • 1 year/$5.25M (2014)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2013)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Houston 2/4/13
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2012)
    • signed by Houston 2/8/12 (avoided arbitration, $1.5M-$0.9M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 341, 502, 550 PAs
  • 1 year/$450,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/11
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Boston 12/14/11
  • 1 year/$434,000 (2010)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$414,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by Boston 3/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Boston 4/10/08
  • drafted by Boston 2005 (1s-45) (Stanford)
  • $750,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 11.111

Wilson Ramos c
2 years/$19M (2019-20), plus 2021 option

  • 2 years/$19M (2019-20), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/18
    • $2M signing bonus, paid 7/1/19
    • 19:$6.25M, 20:$9.25M, 21:$10M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • annual performance bonus: $500,000 for 100 starts at catcher (met 2019)
  • 2 years/$12.5M (2017-18)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/12/16
    • 17:$4M, 18:$8.5M
    • 2017 performance bonuses (plate appearances): $125,000 each for 300, 325 PA. $250,000 each 350, 375, 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 PA
    • 2018 performance bonuses: $250,000 for 450, 475, 500 PA
    • if not on disabled list at end of 2017 season, salary for 2018 increases by $2M with 55 starts in 2017 (met) and increases by an additional $250,000 each with 60, 65, 70, 75 starts in 2017
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Tampa Bay 7/31/18 with $3,443,548 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$5.35M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/13/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.55M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.095M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$501,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • 1 year/$491,250 (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$415,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/7/10
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Minnesota 7/28/10 (Nationals paid Twins $500,000 as part of the deal)
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 11/19/08
  • signed by Minnesota 2004 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 9.047

Rick Porcello rhp
1 year/$10M (2020)

  • 1 year/$10M (2020)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/12/19
  • 4 years/$82.5M (2016-19)
    • signed extension with Boston 4/7/15
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 16:$20M, 17:$20M, 18:$21M, 19:$21M
    • limited no-trade protection (may block deals to three clubs)
  • 1 year/$12.5M (2015)
    • signed by Boston 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$8.5M (2014)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Detroit 12/11/14
  • 1 year/$5.1M (2013)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.1M (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
  • 4 years/$7.285M (2007-10), plus 2011-12 club options
    • signed Major League contract with Detroit 8/14/07
    • $3.58M signing bonus
    • 07:$380,000, 08:$1.1M, 09:$1.2M, 10:$1.025M, 11:$1.536 club option, 12:$1.344M club option
    • Detroit exercised $1.536M option for 2011
  • drafted by Detroit 2007 (1-27) (Seton Hall Prep, NJ)
  • agent: Excel Sports (previously Hendricks Sports, Scott Boras)
  • ML service: 10.170

Noah Syndergaard rhp
1 year/$9.7M (2020)

  • 1 year/$9.7M (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$6M (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.975M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$605,500 (2017)
    • renewed by NY Mets 3/2/17
  • 1 year/$535,375 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/14
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Toronto 12/17/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2010 (1s-38) (Legacy HS, Mansfield, Texas)
  • $600,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Brodie Van Wagenen, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 4.149

Michael Conforto rf
1 year/$8M (2020)

  • 1 year/$8M (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.025M (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$605,094 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 1 year/$554,904 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$517,246 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/24/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2014 (1-10) (Oregon State)
  • $2.9708M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 4.043

Dellin Betances rhp
1 year/$10.5M (2020), plus 2021, 2022 options

  • 1 year/$10.5M (2020), plus 2021, 2022 options
    • signed by NY Mets 1/2/20
    • $5.3M signing bonus, paid in four installments of $1.325M each Feb. 1, April 1, July 1 and Oct. 1, 2020
    • 20:$2.2M , 21:$6M player option ($3M buyout), 22: conditional player option
    • 2021 option increases $800,000 with 40 games in 2020 and $1M each with 50, 60, 70 games in 2020
    • 2022 option guaranteed if Betances exercises 2021 player option and reaches 2021 games threshold:
      • 2022 option at $1M ($500,000 buyout) with 50 games in 2021
      • 2022 option at $2M ($1M buyout) with 60 games in 2021
      • 2022 option at $3M ($1M buyout) with 70 games in 2021
    • $1M assignment bonus if traded, payable by acquiring team
  • 1 year/$7.25M (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.1M (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3M (2017)
    • lost arbitration with NY Yankees 2/18/17 ($5M-$3M)
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • 1 year/$502,100 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • 1 year/$481,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 11/19/10
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2006 (8-254) (Grand Street HS, Brooklyn)
  • $1M signing bonus (8th-round record)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 6.078

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

  • 4 years/$110M (2017-20)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/30/16
    • 17:$22.5M, 18:$29M, 19:$29M, 20:$29.5M
    • full no-trade protection
    • matches Alex Rodriguez at $27.5M average annual value, second-largest AAV ever for position player behind Miguel Cabrera’s $29.2M
    • The Mets withheld part of Cespedes’ 2019 salary, alleging he was injured during an activity – working at his ranch – prohibited by his contract. The MLBPA filed a grievance, and both sides agreed on a restructured contract before hearing 12/19. Under the new deal:
      • Cespedes’ 2019 salary was cut to $22,919,355 (147/186 days)
      • His 2020 salary is reduced by $23.5 to $6M, plus bonuses, with his base salary increasing to $11M if he does not start the 2020 season on the injured list with a right foot or ankle injury related to his May 2019 injury. Rate of pay increases to $11M in-season once added to active roster or placed on the injured list with a non-related injury.
      • performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $250,000 each for 200, 250, 275 PA. $500,000 each for 300, 350, 375, 400 PA. $750,000 each for 425, 450, 475 PA. $1M each for 525, 550, 575, 650 PA.
      • award bonuses: $1M for MVP ($250,000 for second in vote, $100,000 for third, $50,000 for fourth, $25,000 for fifth). $750,000 each for Gold Glove, Silver Slugger. $500,000 each for All Star selection, WS MVP, LCS MVP
      • assignment bonus: $2M with traded to AL club, $500,000 with trade to NL club, with the bonus money owed by acquiring team
      • 2020 contribution to club charity is eliminated
    • opted out of 2020 season, placed on restricted list 8/2/20
  • 3 years/$75M (2016-18)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/26/16
    • $10M signing bonus
    • 16:$17.5M, 17:$23.75M, 18:$23.75M
    • Cespedes may opt out of contract after 2016 season
    • full no-trade protection
    • Cespedes exercised right to opt out of contract 11/2/16
    • NY Mets made $17.2M qualifying offer 11/16 (rejected)
  • 4 years/$36M (2012-15)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent from Cuba (via the Dominican Republic) 2/13/12
    • 12:$6.5M, 13:$8.5M, 14:$10.5M, 15:$10.5M
    • free agent after 2015 season (club must release Cespedes and may not make him a one-year qualifying offer in order to receive draft-pick compensation if he signs elsewhere)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Oakland 7/31/14 (Lester/Gomes deal) (A’s pay $650,000 remaining on Cespedes’ 2014 salary, and Red Sox cover $1.8M portion of Lester’s 2014 salary.)
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from Boston 12/11/14
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Detroit 7/31/15 with $3,729,508 remaining on contract
    • Cespedes and NY Mets agreed to drop clause requiring release 9/15
  • agent: Brodie Van Wagenen / Roc Nation (previously Adam Katz)
  • ML service: 8.000

Robinson Chirinos c
1 year/$6.75M (2020), plus 2021 option

  • 1 year/$6.75M (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/15/20
    • 20:$5.75M, 21:$6.5M club option ($1M buyout)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Texas 8/31/20 (as part of the deal, Rangers pay Mets $358,259)
  • 1 year/$5.75M (2019)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 12/5/18
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2018), plus 2019 club option
    • signed extension with Texas 3/21/17
    • 18:$2.25M, 19:$2.375M club option ($1M buyout)
    • 2019 option may increase based on plate appearances
    • Texas declined 2019 option 11/2/18
  • 1 year/$1.95M (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.55M (2016)
    • re-signed by Texas 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$518,290 (2015)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/4/15
  • 1 year/$502,232 (2014)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/2/13
    • acquired by Texas in trade 4/8/13 after being DFA by Tampa Bay 3/31/13
  • 1 year/$480,700 (2012)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago Cubs 10/29/10
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/7/11
  • signed 2000 by Chicago Cubs as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: MDR Sports Management
  • ML service: 7.103

Edwin Diaz rhp
1 year/$5.1M (2020)

  • 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)
  • ML service: 3.121

Steven Matz lhp
1 year/$5M (2020)

  • 1 year/$5M (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.625M (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$577,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 1 year/$562,250 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$515,750 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/13
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • drafted by NY Mets 2009 (2-72) (Melville HS, East Setauket, NY)
  • $895,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Icon Sports
  • ML service: 4.099

Justin Wilson lhp
2 years/$10M (2019-20)

  • 2 years/$10M (2019-20)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/25/19
    • 19:$5M, 20:$5M
    • annual performance bonuses: $250,000 each for 60, 65 games
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.7M (2017)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/15/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Detroit 7/31/17
  • 1 year/$1.525M (2016)
    • signed by Detroit 1/13/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$556,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/15
    • acquired by Detroit in trade from NY Yankees 12/9/15
  • 1 year/$515,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Pittsburgh 11/12/14
  • 1 year/$493,500 (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
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2008 (5-144) (Fresno State)
  • $195,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 7.035

Todd Frazier 3b
1 year/$5M (2020), plus 2021 option

  • 1 year/$5M (2020), plus 2021 club option
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 1/15/20
    • 20:$3.5M, 21:$5.75M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Texas 8/31/20
  • 2 years/$17M (2018-19)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/6/18
    • 18:$8M, 19:$9M
    • assignment bonus: $0.5M if traded
  • 1 year/$12M (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Chicago White Sox 7/18/17
  • 2 years/$12M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 2/8/15 (avoided arbitration, $5.7M-$3.9M)
    • $1.5M signing bonus
    • 15:$3M, 16:$7.5M
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Cincinnati 12/16/15
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2014)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14
  • 1 year/$527,500 (2013)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/19/10
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2007 (1s-34) (Rutgers)
  • signed 7/07, $825,000 signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 8.071

Jake Marisnick cf
1 year/$3.3125M (2020)

  • 1 year/$3.3125M (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.2125M (2019)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Houston 12/5/19
  • 1 year/$1.9M (2018)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/11/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2017)
    • re-signed by Houston 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$519,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/16
  • 1 year/$511,200 (2015)
    • re-signed by Houston 3/15
  • 1 year/$500,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Miami 7/31/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Miami 7/23/13
  • acquired by Miami in trade from Toronto 11/13/12
  • drafted by Toronto 2009 (3-104) (Poly HS, Riverside, Calif.)
  • $1M signing bonus
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 5.132

Michael Wacha rhp
1 year/$3M (2020)

  • 1 year/$3M (2020)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/14/19
    • performance bonuses:
      • $250,000 each for 40, 45, 50, 55 relief appearances
      • $500,000 each for 10, 14, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 points, with Wacha earning 1 point for each start or relief appearance of 3 or more innings
    • award bonuses: $100,000 for WS MVP. $50,000 each for LCS MVP, All Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, Cy Young ($25,000 for second place in Cy Young vote, $10,000 for third)
  • 1 year/$6.35M (2019)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.3M (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.775M (2017)
    • lost arbitration with St. Louis 2/14/17 ($3.2M-$2.775M)
  • 1 year/$0.539M (2016)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/15
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by St. Louis 5/30/13
  • drafted by St. Louis 2012 (1-19) (Texas A&M)
  • $1.9M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 6.062

Brandon Nimmo lf
1 year/$2.175M (2020)

  • 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: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 3.042

Seth Lugo rhp
1 year/$2M (2020)

  • 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: 3.082

Chasen Shreve lhp
1 year/$1.5M (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/3/19 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/23/20
  • 1 year/$900,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 11/30/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 35, 40, 45, 50 games. $75,000 each for 55, 60 g. $50,000 for 65 g.
    • DFA by St. Louis 3/22/19, sent outright to Triple-A 3/27/19
    • contract selected by St. Louis 7/11/19
    • DFA by St. Louis 7/23/19, sent outright to Triple-A 7/27/19
  • 1 year/$825,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from NY Yankees 7/29/18
  • 1 year/$552,425 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/17
  • 1 year/$533,400 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
  • 1 year/$510,275 (2015)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Atlanta 1/1/15
    • signed by NY Yankees 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 7/19/14
  • drafted by Atlanta 2010 (11-344) (JC of Southern Nevada)
  • $125,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.012

Eduardo Nunez 3b
1 year/$1.25M (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/20 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/23/20
  • 1 year/$6M (2018), plus 2019 player option
    • re-signed by Boston 2/18/18
    • 18:$4M, 19:$4M player option ($2M buyout)
    • 2019 option may increase $1M based on 2018 plate appearances
    • may earn additional $1M annually in performance bonuses
    • Nunez exercised 2019 player option at $5M 11/1/18
    • DFA by Boston 7/15/19, released 7/20/19
  • 1 year/$4.2M (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Boston in trade from San Francisco 7/25/17
  • 1 year/$1.475M (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.025M (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$576,900 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/14
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade 4/7/14 after being DFA by NY Yankees 4/1/14
  • 1 year/$533,300 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/13
  • 1 year/$523,800 (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/7/12
  • 1 year/$419,300 (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Yankees 11/20/09
    • re-signed by Yankees 3/12/10
  • signed by NY Yankees 2/28/04 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 8.033

Robert Gsellman rhp
1 year/$1.225M (2020)

  • 1 year/$1.225M (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$7.4M (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$582,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year/$562,375 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 1 year/$541,750 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/15
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • drafted by NY Mets 2011 (13-402) (Westchester HS, Los Angeles)
  • ML service: 3.042

Miguel Castro rhp
1 year/1.05M (2020)

  • 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 Group
  • ML service: 3.079

Guillermo Heredia cf
1 year/$1M (2020)

  • 1 year/$1M (2020)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/10/20
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 8/28/20 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 8/24/20
  • 1 year/$782,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/19
    • non-tendered by Tampa Bay 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$782,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 11/8/18
  • 1 year/$782,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent from Cuba 3/1/16
    • $400,000 signing bonus
    • split contract (salary of $507,500 in majors, $82,700 in minors)
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 3.054

Erasmo Ramirez rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/4/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Boston 4/16/19
    • DFA by Boston 4/19/19, sent outright to Triple-A 4/21/19
    • elected free agency 10/19
  • 1 year/$4.2M (2018)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 11/2/18 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$3.215M (2017)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 7/28/17 (Mariners pay Rays $1M in cash as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$2.375M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 25 games started
  • 1 year/$522,800 (2015)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/15
  • 1 year/$511,800 (2014)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/22/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • contract purchased by Seattle 3/26/12
  • signed 2007 by Seattle as an amateur free agent from Nicaragua
  • $57,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 5.164

Rene Rivera c
1 year/$1M (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/21/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/19/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 2/8/19 (minor-league contract)
    • released by San Francisco 3/23/19
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 3/25/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.8M (2018)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 1/9/18
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers from LA Angels 8/29/18
  • 1 year/$1.75M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • claimed by Chicago Cubs off waivers from NY Mets 8/19/17
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2016)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • released by Tampa Bay 3/30/16 (due 45 days’ pay, $418,023)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 4/5/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 4/26/16
  • 1 year/$1.2M (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.5064M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from San Diego 12/19/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/26/12 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by San Diego 7/7/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 12/13/11 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/14/10 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 5/6/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/14/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed by NY Yankees 5/21/10 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Seattle 2001 (2-49) (Papa Juan XXIII HS, Bayamon, Puerto Rico)
  • agent: MDR Sports
  • ML service: 7.107

Brad Brach rhp
1 year/$850,000 (2020), plus 2021 option

  • 1 year/$850,000 (2020), plus 2021 player option
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/6/19
    • 20:$850,000, 21:$1.25M player option
    • 2021 option increases by $125,000 for with 20 games pitched in 2020 and $350,000 each for 30, 35, 40, 50, 60, 65 games in 2020.
    • annual performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 50, 55, 60, 65 games pitched
    • 2021 performance bonus: $100,000 for 70 games pitched
  • 1 year/$3M (2019), plus 2020 options
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 3/4/19
    • 19:$1.65M, 20:$5M club option ($0.1M buyout) or, if club declines option, $1.35M player option
    • may earn additional $0.85M in roster bonuses based on days on active Major League roster, including $0.35M for 1 day
    • DFA by Chicago Cubs 8/3/19, released 8/5/19
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 8/8/19 (Mets pay pro-rated portion of Major League minimum salary)
  • 1 year/$5.165M (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • may earn additional $0.1M in performance bonuses
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Baltimore 7/29/18 with $1,749,435 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$3.05M (2017)
    • won arbitration with Baltimore 2/17/17 ($3.05M-$2.525M)
  • 1 year/$1.25M (2016)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$523,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/15
  • 1 year/$509,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/11/14
  • 1 year/$498,200 (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade 11/25/13 after being DFA by San Diego 11/20/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 8/31/11
  • drafted by San Diego 2008 (42-1,275) (Monmouth)
  • agent: Brian Charles, Big League Management
  • ML service: 7.063

Jared Hughes rhp
1 year/$700,000 (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Houston as a free agent 2/17/20 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • may opt out of contract 3/18/20 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Houston 3/19/20 (Hughes exercised right to opt out)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 6/30/20, 1 year/$700,000
  • 2 years/$4.5M (2018-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/26/17
    • 18:$2.125M, 19:$2.125M, 20:$3M club option ($250,000 buyout)
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games. $75,000 each for 55, 60 games
    • claimed by Philadelphia off waivers from Cincinnati 8/15/19
    • Philadelphia declined 2020 option 11/4/19
  • 1 year/$950,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/12/17 (1 yr/$2.825M, avoided arbitration)
    • released by Pittsburgh 3/30/17 (due 45 days’ salary, $694,672)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 4/2/17 (1 year/$950,000)
    • additional $250,000 in performances bonuses for games pitched
    • non-tendered by Milwaukee 12/1/17
  • 1 year/$2.175M (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.075M (2015)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/6/14
  • 1 year/$504,500 (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
  • 1 year/$481,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 9/6/11
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2006 (4-110) (Long Beach State)
  • $305,000 signing bonus
  • agent: SSG Baseball
  • ML service: 7.162

Pete Alonso 1b
1 year/$652,521 (2020)

  • 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)
  • ML service: 1.000

Jeff McNeil 3b-lf
1 year/$617,676 (2020)

  • 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: 1.069

Amed Rosario ss
1 year/$608,780 (2020)

  • 1 year/$608,780 (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
  • 1 year/$575,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year/$548,940 (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
  • signed by NY Mets 7/2/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $1.75M signing bonus (club record for international amateur player)
  • ML service: 2.062

J.D. Davis 3b
1 year/$592,463 (2020)

  • 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: 1.137

Dominic Smith 1b
1 year/$578,826 (2020)

  • 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: 1.146

Paul Sewald rhp
1 year/$578,125 (2020)

  • 1 year/$578,125 (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
    • DFA by NY Mets 5/22/19, sent outright to Triple-A 5/26/19
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/16/19
  • 1 year/$553,250 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 4/8/17
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (10-320) (San Diego)
  • $1,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.045

Tomas Nido c
1 year/$576,826 (2020)

  • 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: 1.089

Corey Oswalt rhp
1 year/$569,750 (2020)

  • 1 year/$569,750 (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 NY Mets 11/20/17
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (7-230) (Madison HS, San Diego)
  • $475,000 signing bonus ($146,600 slot)
  • ML service: 0.107

Luis Guillorme ss
1 year/$566,054 (2020)

  • 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)
  • ML service: 0.167

Drew Smith rhp
1 year/$566,000 (2020)

  • 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)
  • ML service: 1.101

Ryan Cordell of
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/9/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/29/20
    • DFA by NY Mets 8/5/20, sent outright to Triple-A 8/7/20
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/26/20
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/19
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/28/19 (refused assignment, elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/18/16
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from Milwaukee 7/26/17
  • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Texas 9/5/16 (player to be named later in 8/1/16 Lucroy deal)
  • drafted by Texas 2013 (11-340) (Liberty)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.022

Andres Gimenez rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/19
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
  • signed by NY Mets 7/2/15 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.2M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Ariel Jurado rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/20
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade 8/5/20 after being DFA by Texas 7/31/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/17
    • re-signed by Texas 2/24/18
  • signed by Texas 12/14/12 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • ML service: 1.052

Franklyn Kilome rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 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: 0.000

Patrick Mazeika c
1 year (2020)

  • 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: 0.000

David Peterson lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 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: 0.000

Ali Sanchez c
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/19
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
  • signed by NY Mets 7/2/13 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $690,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Thomas Szapucki lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 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: 0.000

Daniel Zamora lhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Pittsburgh 1/31/18
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/17/18
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2015 (40-1,207) (Stony Brook)
  • ML service: 0.118

Minor leagues

Francisco Alvarez c
2020

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

Brett Baty 3b
2020

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

Pete Crow-Armstrong of
2020

  • drafted by NY Mets 2020 (1-19) (Harvard-Westlake HS, Studio City, Calif.)
  • $3.359M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Brian Dozier 2b
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 2/23/20 (minor-league contract with salary of $2.2M in majors)
    • performance bonuses: $200,000 each for 200, 250, 300, 350, 400, 450, 500, 550, 600 plate appearances
    • released by San Diego 7/11/20
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 7/22/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/30/20
    • DFA by NY Mets 8/16/20
  • 1 year/$9M (2019)
    • signed by Washington as a free agent 1/11/19
    • $2M is deferred without interest, to be paid 1/15/2020
  • 4 years/$20M (2015-18)
    • signed extension with Minnesota 3/24/15, replacing one-year, $0.59M contract signed 3/3/15
    • 15:$2M, 16:$3M, 17:$6M, 18:$9M
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove. $100,000 each for MVP, WS MVP
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Minnesota 7/31/18 with $2,951,613 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$540,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year/$497,500 (2013)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by Minnesota 5/7/12
  • drafted by Minnesota 2009 (8-252) (Southern Mississippi)
  • $30,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Damon Lapa, All Bases Covered
  • ML service: 7.100

Juan Lagares cf
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 2/10/20 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.4M in majors)
    • may earn additional $1.1M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out of contract 3/19/20 if not on Major League roster
    • released by San Diego 7/20
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 7/22/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/25/20
    • DFA by NY Mets 8/28/20
  • 5 years/$23,553,696 (2015-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with NY Mets 4/2/15, expanding one-year contract signed 3/5/15
    • 15:$528,696, 16:$2.5M, 17:$4.5M, 18:$6.5M, 19:$9M, 20:$9.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 2014 Gold Glove
    • NY Mets declined 2020 option 11/1/19
  • 1 year/$506,636 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/18/11
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • signed by NY Mets 5/5/06 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 6.160

Ronny Mauricio ss
2020

  • signed by NY Mets 7/2/17 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $2.1M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Bruce Maxwell c
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 7/28/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 2019
    • signed for 2019 by los Acereros de Monclova
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2018)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/18
    • placed on restricted list 5/17/18 (Canadian immigration laws prevent entry for series in Toronto after indictment on gun charge)
    • reinstated 5/21/18
    • DFA by Oakland 9/1/18, sent outright to Triple-A 9/6/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Oakland 7/23/16
  • drafted by Oakland 2012 (2-62) (Birmingham-Southern)
  • $0.7M signing bonus ($0.8312M slot)
  • agent: Dave Stewart
  • ML service: 1.083

Max Moroff 2b
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/5/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$570,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/19
    • DFA by Cleveland 5/5/19, sent outright to Triple-A 5/11/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Pittsburgh 11/14/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2012 (16-496) (Trinity Prep HS, Winter Park, Fla.)
  • $300,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.053

Jarrett Parker rf
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/5/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/7/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/3/19
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/13/19, sent outright to Triple-A 7/17/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/18
    • DFA by San Francisco, released 3/26/18
  • 1 year/$539,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/1/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 8/1/14
  • drafted by San Francisco 2010 (2-74) (Virginia)
  • $700,000 signing bonus
  • agent: CAA Sports
  • ML service: 1.158

Pedro Payano rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/14/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 7/6/19
    • DFA by Texas 9/1/19, sent outright to Triple-A 9/3/19
  • signed by Texas 7/2/11 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $650,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.026

Nick Rumbelow rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$559,300 (2019)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
    • DFA by Seattle 5/17/19, sent outright to Triple-A 5/22/19
    • released by Seattle 6/12/19
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 8/19/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 11/6/17
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from NY Yankees 11/18/17
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/16
    • DFA by NY Yankees 11/18/16, released 11/23/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 6/22/15
  • drafted by NY Yankees 2013 (7-224) (LSU)
  • $100,000 signing bonus ($160,800 slot)
  • ML service: 0.163

Hunter Strickland rhp
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year/$1.6M (2020)
    • re-signed by Washington 12/2/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $75,000 each for 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 games pitched. $50,000 for 20 games finished. $100,000 for 30 GF.
    • released by Washington 3/14/20 (due 45 days’ salary, $387,097)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 6/29/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/23/20
    • DFA by NY Mets 7/30/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 8/2/20
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/31/20
    • DFA by NY Mets 9/1/20
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2019)
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 1/27/19
    • performance bonuses: $75,000 for 25 games. $0.1M for 34 g. $0.125M for 45 g. $0.15M for 50 g. $50,000 for 20 games finished. $0.175M for 30 GF. $0.25M for 40 GF. $0.4M for 50 GF
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Seattle 7/31/19 with $419,355 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$1.55M (2018)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by San Francisco 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/17
  • 1 year/$517,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 11/20/13
    • re-signed by San Francisco 3/4/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13
    • claimed by San Francisco off waivers 4/2/13 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 3/27/13
    • DFA by San Francisco 7/23/13
    • re-signed by San Francisco 8/1/13 (minor-league contract)
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Boston 7/22/09 (A. LaRoche deal)
  • drafted by Boston 2007 (18-564) (Pike County HS, Zebulon, Ga.)
  • $123,250 signing bonus
  • agent: Sports One Athlete Management
  • ML service: 4.163

Mark Vientos 3b
2020

  • drafted by NY Mets 2017 (2-59) (American Heritage HS, Plantation, Fla.)
  • $1.5M signing bonus ($1.0947M slot)
  • ML service:

Josh Wolf rhp
2020

  • drafted by NY Mets 2019 (2-53) (St. Thomas HS, Houston)
  • $2.15M signing bonus ($1.3075M slot)
  • ML service:

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)