New York Mets

Service time in years & days (through 2020 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 $2.4 billion in April, 2020.

METS PAYROLLS

Year Opening Day 26/30 Year End 40-man CB Tax 40-man
2020 $ 79,937,186  ( 8) $  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 by NY Mets as GM 10/29/10, replacing Omar Minaya

Jared Porter General Manager
4 years (2021-24)

  • NY Mets, 2021-
    • 4 years (2021-24)

      • hired by NY Mets as General Manager 12/12/20
  • Arizona, 2017-20
    • hired by Arizona as Senior VP and Assistant GM 11/8/16
  • Chicago Cubs, 2016
    • Director, Pro Scouting / Special Assistant
  • Boston, 2006-15
    • Director, Pro Scouting. Assistant Director, Pro Scouting
  • Senior VP & Assistant General Manager Zack Scott
  • Senior VP & Senior Strategy Officer John Ricco
  • VP, International & Amateur Scouting Tom Tanous
  • Senior Director, Baseball Operations Ian Levin
  • Director, Pro Scouting Bryn Alderson
  • former General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen
    • 4 years (2019-22)
      • hired by NY Mets as General Manager 10/29/18
      • fired as GM 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 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 through at least 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 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

 

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: 6.139

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

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

Francisco Lindor ss
2021

  • 2021
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Cleveland 1/7/21
  • 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: 5.113

Marcus Stroman rhp
1 year/$18.9M (2021)

  • 1 year/$18.9M (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 11/11/20 (accepted qualifying offer)
  • 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
    • NY Mets made $18.9M qualifying offer 11/1/20
  • 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: 6.026

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

  • 4 years/$47M (2019-22), plus 2023 club option
    • signed extension with Cleveland 12/6/18
    • 19:$9.75M, 20:$10.25M, 21:$12M, 22:$12M, 23:$14M club option ($3M buyout)
    • 2023 option guaranteed if Carrasco pitches 170 innings in 2022 and is expected to be healthy entering 2023 season
    • 2020 salary increases $2M for 2019 Cy Young award, $1M for second or third place in 2019 Cy Young vote, $0.75M for fourth or fifth in 2019 Cy Young vote, $0.5M for sixth through 10th in 2019 Cy Young vote, with a minimum of two votes received. Subsequent salaries may increase up to $3M based on same Cy Young formula
    • assignment bonus: $3M with trade during 2019 season. $1M with trade after 2019 season.
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Cleveland 1/7/21
  • 4 years/$22M (2015-18), plus 2019-20 club options
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/6/15, expanding one-year contract for $2.3375M signed 1/15/15, avoiding arbitration
    • 15:$2.3375M, 16:$4.5M, 17:$6.5M, 18:$8M, 19:$9M club option ($0.6625M buyout), 20:$9.5M club option ($0.6625M buyout)
    • options may increase $4M each based on finishes in Cy Young vote (fourth-place finish in 2017 Cy Young vote increased options by $0.75M to $9.75M in 2019 and $10.25M in 2020)
    • Cleveland exercised 2019 option at $9.75M 10/30/18
  • 1 year/$504,700 (2014)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/14
  • 1 year/$490,000 (2013)
    • renewed by Cleveland 3/11/13
    • DFA by Cleveland 7/7/13 (optional assignment)
  • 1 year/$488,500 (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$415,800 (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2009)
    • contract purchased by Philadelphia 11/18/08
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 2/23/09
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Philadelphia
  • signed by Philadelphia 2003 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $300,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 9.147

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: 5.043

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: 8.023

Noah Syndergaard rhp
1 year/$9.7M (2021)

  • 1 year/$9.7M (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 12/22/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 5.149

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: 6.028

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

  • 2 years/$15.5M (2021-22)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/2/20
    • 21:$7.75M, 22:$7.75M
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 60, 65, 70 games pitched. $50,000 each for 60, 70 innings pitched
  • 1 year/$2.205M (2020)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$900,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$650,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
  • 1 year/$545,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
  • 1 year/$510,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 2/28/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Minnesota 2/21/13
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Philadelphia 12/6/12
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2008 (4-136) (Kelso HS, Wash.)
  • $375,000 signing bonus
  • agent: VC Sports Group
  • ML service: 6.012

Edwin Diaz rhp
2021

  • 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: 4.121

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
    • Betances exercised 2021 player option at $6M 11/1/20
  • 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: 7.078

Steven Matz lhp
1 year/$5.2M (2021)

  • 1 year/$5.2M (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 5.099

Brandon Nimmo lf
2021

  • 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: 4.042

Seth Lugo rhp
2021

  • 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: 4.082

Dominic Smith 1b
2021

  • 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: 2.146

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
    • Brach exercised 2021 option at $2.075M 10/29/30
  • 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: 8.063

J.D. Davis 3b
2021

  • 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: 2.137

Miguel Castro rhp
2021

  • 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: 4.079

Robert Gsellman rhp
2021

  • 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: 4.042

Guillermo Heredia cf
1 year/$1M (2021)

  • 1 year/$1M (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 12/2/20 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 3.112

Jose Martinez dh-rf
1 year/$1M (2021)

  • 1 year/$1M (2021)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/14/21 (non-guaranteed split contract with salary of $225,000 in minors)
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 300, 350, 400, 450, 500 plate appearances
  • 2 years (2019-20)
    • signed extension with St. Louis 2/23/19
    • $250,000 signing bonus
    • 19:$1M, 20:$2M
    • performance bonuses for 2020: $100,000 each for 250, 300, 350, 400 plate appearances. $200,000 each for 450, 500, 550 PAs
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from St. Louis 1/9/20
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Tampa Bay 8/30/20
    • non-tendered by Chicago Cubs 12/2/20
  • 1 year/$560,400 (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/18
  • 1 year/$535,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/17
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/16
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade 5/25/16 after being DFA by Kansas City 5/18/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 1/28/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Kansas City 11/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta as a free agent 6/20/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 11/13/12 (minor-league contract)
  • signed by Chicago White Sox 2/16/06 as a free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Jose Mijares, Octagon
  • ML service: 4.002

Sam McWilliams rhp
1 year/$750,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$750,000 (2021)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/20/20
  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • selected by Kansas City from Tampa Bay in Rule 5 draft 12/13/18
    • re-signed by Kansas City 3/19
    • returned by Kansas City to Tampa Bay 3/24/19
  • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Arizona 5/1/18
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from Philadelphia 11/14/15
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2014 (8-232) (Beech HS, Hendersonville, Tenn.)
  • $200,000 signing bonus ($160,700 slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Jacob Barnes rhp
1 year/$750,000 (2021)

  • 1 year/$750,000 (2021)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 11/30/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • roster bonus: $25,000 for 1 active day on Major League roster
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 25, 40, 50 games pitched
  • 1 year/$640,000 (2020)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 1/22/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 7/23/20
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers from LA Angels 10/30/20
  • 1 year/$567,600 (2019)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/19
    • claimed by Kansas City off waivers 8/3/19 after being DFA by Milwaukee 8/1/19
    • DFA by Kansas City 11/4/19, released 11/6/19
  • 1 year/$558,900 (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • 1 year/$537,700 (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2011 (14-431) (Florida Gulf Coast)
  • ML service: 4.030

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: 2.000

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: 2.069

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: 2.089

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: 1.052

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: 1.167

Stephen Tarpley lhp
2021

  • 2021
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 1/8/21 after being DFA by Miami 1/3/21
  • 1 year/$563,500 (2020)
    • acquired by Miami in trade 1/15/20 after being DFA by NY Yankees 1/11/20
    • re-signed by Miami 3/20
  • 1 year/$557,250 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/8/19 ($90,400 in minors)
    • DFA by NY Yankees 1/11/20
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by NY Yankees 9/1/18
  • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Pittsburgh 8/30/16
  • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Baltimore 1/28/15
  • drafted by Baltimore 2013 (3-98) (Scottsdale JC, Ari.)
  • $525,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.130

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: 2.034

Robel Garcia 2b
1 year (2020)

  • 1 year (2020)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/20
    • claimed by Cincinnati off waivers 7/26/20 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/23/20
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers from Cincinnati 10/26/20
  • 1 year (2019)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/3/19
  • 2014: released by Cleveland 3/28/14
  • signed by Cleveland 2/2/10 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.061

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: 0.075

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: 0.008

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: 1.000

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: 0.047

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: 0.143

Minor leagues

Matt Allen rhp
2021

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

Francisco Alvarez c
2021

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

Brett Baty 3b
2021

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

Jerry Blevins lhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/11/20 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in majors
    • may earn additional $750,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/20/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 2/4/19 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Oakland 4/28/19
    • contract selected by Atlanta 4/28/19
    • DFA by Atlanta 5/14/19, sent outright to Triple-A 5/17/19
    • contract selected by Atlanta 5/18/19
  • 1 year/$6.5M (2017), plus 2018 option
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/8/17
    • 17:$5.5M, 18:$7M club option ($1M buyout)
    • may earn additional $1M in performance bonuses
    • NY Mets exercised 2018 option 11/3/17
  • 1 year/$4M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/15/15
    • performance bonuses based on relief appearances: $150,000 each for 40, 45 appearances. $200,000 for 50. $250,000 each for 55, 60
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2015)
    • won in arbitration with Washington 2/11/15 ($2.4M-$2.2M)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Washington 3/30/15
  • 1 year/$1.675M (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Oakland 12/11/13
  • 1 year/$490,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year/$420,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/11
    • DFA by Oakland 5/23/11, 7/19/11, 8/2/11, 8/28/11 (optional assignments)
  • 1 year/$405,000 (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$405,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/18/09
  • 1 year (2008)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Chicago Cubs 7/16/07
    • contract purchased by Oakland 9/15/07
  • drafted by Chicago Cubs 2004 (17-156) (Dayton)
  • agent: Bobby Barad
  • ML service: 10.064

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
    • DFA by NY Mets 10/26/20
  • 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: 1.055

Pete Crow-Armstrong of
2021

  • 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: 7.164

Brandon Drury 3b
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/8/21 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.55M in minors
    • may earn additional $500,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year/$2.05M (2020)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/9/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by Toronto 8/29/20, sent outright to Alternate Training Site 9/4/20
  • 1 year/$1.3M (2019)
    • re-signed by Toronto 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$621,900 (2018)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Arizona 2/20/18
    • re-signed by NY Yankees 3/18
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from NY Yankees 7/26/18 with $220,674 remaining on contract
  • 1 year/$553,900 (2017)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/17
  • 1 year/$508,900 (2016)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Arizona 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/6/15
  • acquired by Arizona in trade from Atlanta 1/24/13
  • drafted by Atlanta 2010 (13-404) (Grants Pass HS, Ore.)
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group (previously CAA Sports)
  • ML service: 4.096

Jerad Eickhoff rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/15/20 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.25M in minors
    • may earn additional $700,000 in performance bonuses
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/15/20 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Diego 8/2/20
    • sent outright to Alternate Training Site by San Diego 8/24/20 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 8/30/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$975,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Philadelphia 11/4/19 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$568,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/18
  • 1 year/$552,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/17
  • 1 year/$516,000 (2016)
    • re-signed by Philadelphia 3/16
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2015)
    • contract selected by Texas 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Texas 2/17/15
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Texas 7/29/15 (Hamels deal)
  • drafted by Texas 2011 (15-474) (Olney Central JC, Ill.)
  • $150,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 4.034

J.T. Ginn rhp
2021

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

Trevor Hildenberger rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/8/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 1/20 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $700,000 in majors
  • 1 year/$572,500 (2019)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/19
    • non-tendered by Minnesota 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$555,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 6/23/17
  • drafted by Minnesota 2014 (22-650) (Cal)
  • ML service: 2.005

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: 7.005

Ronny Mauricio ss
2021

  • 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 (through 2019)

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 (through 2019)

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 (through 2019)

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 (through 2019)

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 (through 2019)

Jose Peraza 2b
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/4/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.85M (2020)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 12/19
    • may earn additional $150,000 in performance bonuses based on plate appearances
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Boston 10/28/20 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year/$2.775M (2019)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Cincinnati 12/2/19
  • 1 year/$570,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
  • 1 year/$540,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year/$507,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/20/14
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Atlanta 7/30/15
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from LA Dodgers 12/16/15
  • signed by Atlanta 2010 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $350,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE
  • ML service: 4.102

Mallex Smith of
1 year/$2.35M (2020)

  • 1 year/$2.35M (2020)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/10/20 (avoided arbitration)
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Seattle 9/11/20 (elected free agency 10/15/20)
  • 1 year/$578,400 (2019)
    • re-signed by Seattle 3/19
  • 1 year/$553,000 (2018)
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/18
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Tampa Bay 11/8/18
  • 1 year/$539,800 (2017)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Atlanta 1/11/17
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Seattle 1/11/17
    • re-signed by Tampa Bay 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by Atlanta 11/20/15
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/16
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from San Diego 12/19/14
  • drafted by San Diego 2012 (5-165) (Santa Fe JC, Fla.)
  • $375,000 signing bonus ($254,500 slot)
  • agent: Reynolds Sports
  • ML service: 4.028

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: 5.033

Wilfredo Tovar ss
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/21/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2020)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/18/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 11/13/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 6/7/19
    • DFA by LA Angels 6/26/19, sent outright to Triple-A 6/29/19
    • contract selected by LA Angels 8/4/10
    • DFA by LA Angels 8/23/19, sent outright to Triple-A 8/26/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by St. Louis as a free agent 10/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by St. Louis as a free agent 11/18/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/15/15 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 11/5/15 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/20/12
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • signed by NY Mets as an amateur free agent 10/12/07
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 0.099

Mark Vientos 3b
2021

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

Arodys Vizcaino rhp
1 year (2021)

  • 1 year (2021)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/4/20 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$4.8M (2019)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Atlanta 5/20/19
  • 1 year/$3.4M (2018)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.55M (2017)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$897,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/15
    • placed on restricted list 4/5/15 (suspended 80 games 4/2/15 for positive PED test)
    • reinstated 7/6/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/3/14
    • acquired by Atlanta in trade from Chicago Cubs 11/16/14
  • 1 year/$491,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 3/4/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Atlanta 7/31/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 8/10/11
  • acquired by Atlanta in trade from NY Yankees 12/22/09
  • signed by NY Yankees 7/07 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.8M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball (previously Abel Guerra)
  • ML service: 6.168

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)