New York Mets

Service time in years & days (through 2018 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 $2.3 billion in April, 2019.
METS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2019 $158,652,231 $ ( )
2018 $150,558,844 $160,308,323 (13)
2017 $154,437,460 $164,660,792 (15)
2016 $135,188,085 $156,801,072 (15)
2015 $101,344,283 $109,779,018 (19)
2014 $ 84,951,365 $ 92,856,260 (21)
2013 $ 93,684,590 $ 95,128,685 (17)
2012 $ 94,508,822 $103,710,802 (11)
2011 $142,797,166 $142,244,744 (5)
2010 $126,498,096 $127,560,042 (6)
2009 $149,373,987 $142,229,759 (2)
2008 $137,793,376 $144,693,962 (3)
2007 $115,231,663 $120,927,727 (4)
2006 $101,084,963 $116,571,696 (3)
2005 $101,305,821 $103,985,823 (3)
2004 $ 96,660,970 $103,199,231 (4)
2003 $117,476,429 $116,253,927 (2)
2002 $ 94,633,593 $ 94,395,575 (6)
2001 $ 93,674,429 $ 93,125,240 (6)
2000 $ 79,800,000 $ 82,246,383 (4)
  • Opening Day payrolls include salaries and pro-rated signing bonuses for players on active roster and disabled list, as well as guaranteed salaries to be earned that season by players no longer on the roster. Deferred payments and performance or award bonuses are not included.
  • Year End payrolls compiled by Major League Baseball include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses, earned incentive bonuses, non-cash compensation, cash transactions and buyouts of unexercised options. Deferred salaries may be discounted to reflect present-day value.

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

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

  • 3 years (2018-20), plus 2021 option
    • hired as manager by NY Mets 10/23/17
    • 2018 salary of $0.85M
  • Cleveland, 2013-17
    • pitching coach
  • former manager Terry Collins (2011-17)
    • 2 years/about $3M (2016-17)
      • signed extension with NY Mets 11/3/15
      • resigned as manager 10/2/17 and will serve as Special Assistant to the General Manager
    • 2 years (2014-15)
      • signed extension with NY Mets 9/30/13
    • 2 years (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
      • hired as manager by NY Mets 11/21/10
      • NY Mets exercised 2013 option 9/27/11
  • former manager Jerry Manuel (2008-10)
    • 1 year (2008)
      • promoted to manager on interim basis by NY Mets 6/17/08
    • 2 years/about $1.5M (2009-10), plus 2011 club option
      • signed extension with Mets as permanent manager 10/3/08
      • fired by Mets 10/4/10

 

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

  • 4 years/$110M (2017-20)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/30/16
    • 17:$22.5M, 18:$29M, 19:$29M, 20:$29.5M
    • full no-trade protection
    • matches Alex Rodriguez at $27.5M average annual value, second-largest AAV ever for position player behind Miguel Cabrera’s $29.2M
  • 3 years/$75M (2016-18)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/26/16
    • $10M signing bonus
    • 16:$17.5M, 17:$23.75M, 18:$23.75M
    • Cespedes may opt out of contract after 2016 season
    • full no-trade protection
    • Cespedes exercised right to opt out of contract 11/2/16
    • NY Mets made $17.2M qualifying offer 11/16 (rejected)
  • 4 years/$36M (2012-15)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent from Cuba (via the Dominican Republic) 2/13/12
    • 12:$6.5M, 13:$8.5M, 14:$10.5M, 15:$10.5M
    • free agent after 2015 season (club must release Cespedes and may not make him a one-year qualifying offer in order to receive draft-pick compensation if he signs elsewhere)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Oakland 7/31/14 (Lester/Gomes deal) (A’s pay $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: 7.000

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: 13.076

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: 4.139

Todd Frazier 3b
2 years/$17M (2018-19)

  • 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: Brodie Van Wagenen, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 7.071

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

  • 5 years/$23,553,696 (2015-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed extension with NY Mets 4/2/15, expanding one-year contract signed 3/5/15
    • 15:$528,696, 16:$2.5M, 17:$4.5M, 18:$6.5M, 19:$9M, 20:$9.5M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 2014 Gold Glove
  • 1 year/$506,636 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/18/11
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • signed by NY Mets 5/5/06 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: ACES
  • ML service: 5.160

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: 10.111

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
    • 19:$8.25M, 20:$9.25M, 21:$10M club option ($1.5M buyout)
    • annual performance bonus: $500,000 for 100 starts at catcher
  • 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: 8.047

Jason Vargas lhp
2 years/$16M (2018-19), plus 2020 option

  • 2 years/$16M (2018-19), plus 2020 club option
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/18/18
    • 18:$6M, 19:$8M, 20:$8M club option ($2M buyout)
    • annual performance bonuses: $250,000 each for 160, 170, 180, 190, 200, 210 innings pitched
    • assignment bonus: $250,000 with trade
  • 4 years/$32M (2014-17)
    • signed by Kansas City as a free agent 11/21/13
    • 14:$7M, 15:$8.5M, 16:$8.5M, 17:$8M
  • 1 year/$8.5M (2013)
    • signed by LA Angels 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.85M (2012)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Seattle 12/19/12
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2011)
    • re-signed by Seattle 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$412,500 (2010)
    • re-signed by Seattle 2/26/10
  • 1 year/$405,000 (2009)
    • acquired by Seattle in three-way trade from NY Mets 12/10/08
    • signed by Seattle 2/27/09
  • 1 year/$394,000 (2008)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/07
  • 1 year/$327,000 (2006)
    • re-signed by Florida 3/06
    • split contract paying $155,505 in minors
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Florida 11/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Florida 7/05
  • drafted by Florida 2004 (2-68) (Long Beach State)
  • $525,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Nez Balelo, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 11.114

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: 6.023

Noah Syndergaard rhp
1 year/$6M (2019)

  • 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: 3.149

Zack Wheeler rhp
1 year/$5.975M (2019)

  • 1 year/$5.975M (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/11/19 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.9M (2018)
    • won arbitration with NY Mets 2/8/18 ($1.9M-$1.5M)
  • 1 year/$800,000 (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/11/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$546,250 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$546,250 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year/$512,375 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/20/12
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from San Francisco 7/28/11 (Beltran deal)
  • drafted by San Francisco 2009 (1-6) (East Paulding HS, Dallas, Ga.)
  • signed 8/17/09, $3.3M signing bonus
  • agents: Al Goetz
  • ML service: 5.098

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: 6.035

Michael Conforto rf
1 year/$4.025M (2019)

  • 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: 3.043

Adeiny Hechavarria ss
1 year/$3M (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/18/19 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $3M in majors
    • roster bonuses: $1M each for 100, 150 days on Major League roster
  • 1 year/$5.9M (2018)
    • won arbitration with Tampa Bay 2/3/18 ($5.9M-$5.35M)
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 8/1/18
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Tampa Bay 8/6/18 with $1,744,624 remaining on contract (as part of the deal, Rays pay Pirates $1,583,486, with Pittsburgh responsible for $161,156, a pro-rated 55/186 share of the Major League minimum)
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Pittsburgh 8/31/18 with $951,612 remaining on contract. As part of the deal, Pirates pay $863,709, with Yankees responsible for a pro-rated share of the $0.545M Major League minimum salary, $87,903.
  • 1 year/$4.35M (2017)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Tampa Bay in trade from Miami 6/26/17 (Rays assume responsibility for remaining 2017 salary of $2,305,737)
  • 1 year/$2.625M (2016)
    • re-signed by Miami 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.925M (2015)
    • renewed by Miami 3/3/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • 4 years/$10M (2010-13)
    • signed by Toronto as an amateur free agent from Cuba 4/13/10
    • $4M signing bonus
    • 10:$500,000, 11:$2M, 12:$1.75M, 13:$1.75M
    • acquired by Miami in trade from Toronto 11/13/12
  • agent: Magnus Sports (Praver-Shapiro)
  • ML service: 6.060

Steven Matz lhp
1 year/$2.625M (2019)

  • 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: 3.099

Hector Santiago lhp
1 year/$2M (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/5/19 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $2M in majors, $150,000 in minors
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 starts
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/20/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox 2/14/18 as a free agent (minor-league contract with salary of $2M in majors)
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 3/28/18
  • 1 year/$8M (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/8/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from LA Angels 8/1/16, with Twins paying Angels $6,371,585 in cash as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$2.29M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$530,000 (2014)
    • signed by LA Angels 3/4/14
  • 1 year/$505,000 (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
    • acquired by LA Angels in three-way trade from Arizona / Chicago White Sox 12/10/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 6/26/11
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2006 (30-915) (Northwest Florida State College)
  • agent: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 7.016

Luis Avilan lhp
1 year/$1.6M (2019)

  • 1 year/$1.6M (2019)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/10/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$2.45M (2018)
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade from LA Dodgers 1/4/18 (Dodgers pay White Sox $2M as part of the deal)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 1/12/18 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Philadelphia in trade from Chicago White Sox 8/22/18 with $513,710 remaining on contract
    • non-tendered by Philadelphia 11/30/18
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2017)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.39M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 7/7/16 (optional assignment)
  • 1 year/$530,000 (2015)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/15
    • acquired by LA Dodgers in trade from Atlanta 7/30/15
  • 1 year/$521,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/14
  • 1 year/$517,500 (2014)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/25/14
  • 1 year/$491,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/27/13
  • 2012
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/16/11
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/12
  • signed by Atlanta 2008 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: SPS Sports Group
  • ML service: 5.146

Carlos Gomez cf
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 3/1/19 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/17/19
  • 1 year/$4M (2018)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 2/21/18
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 each for 80, 90, 100, 110, 120 games
    • assignment bonus of $500,000 with trade
  • 1 year/$11.5M (2017)
    • re-signed by Texas as a free agent 12/13/16
  • 3 years/$24M (2014-16)
    • signed extension with Milwaukee 3/13/13
    • 14:$7M, 15:$8M, 16:$9M
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • acquired by Houston in trade from Milwaukee 7/30/15 with $11,885,245 left on contract ($2,885,245 in 2015 and $9M in 2016)
    • DFA by Houston 8/10/16, released 8/18/16
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 8/20/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Texas 8/25/16
  • 1 year/$4.3M (2013)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.9625M (2012)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/12/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 450, 475, 500, 525 plate appearances
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2011)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 12/17/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.15M (2010)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$437,500 (2009)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/8/09
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Minnesota 11/6/09
  • 1 year/$395,000 (2008)
    • acquired by Minnesota in trade from NY Mets 2/1/08
    • signed by Minnesota 2/27/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/06
    • signed by NY Mets 3/07
  • signed by NY Mets 7/02 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 11.141

Edwin Diaz rhp
1 year/$607,425 (2019)

  • 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: 2.121

Brandon Nimmo lf
1 year/$598,285 (2019)

  • 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: 2.042

Seth Lugo rhp
1 year/$591,875 (2019)

  • 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: 2.082

Robert Gsellman rhp
1 year/$582,500 (2019)

  • 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: 2.042

Amed Rosario ss
1 year/$575,500 (2019)

  • 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: 1.062

Jeff McNeil 3b-lf
1 year/$567,714 (2019)

  • 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: 0.069

J.D. Davis 3b
1 year/$561,420 (2019)

  • 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: 0.137

Dominic Smith 1b
1 year/$559,320 (2019)

  • 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: 0.146

Drew Smith rhp
1 year/$557,500 (2019)

  • 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: 0.090

Tomas Nido c
1 year/$556,300 (2019)

  • 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: 0.095

Luis Guillorme ss
1 year/$555,960 (2019)

  • 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: 0.065

Pete Alonso 1b
1 year/$555,000 (2019)

  • 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: 0.000

Tim Peterson rhp
1 year/$555,000 (2019)

  • 1 year/$555,000 (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/30/18
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (20-620) (Kentucky)
  • $100,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.094

Tyler Bashlor rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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 2013 (11-326) (South Florida JC)
  • $550,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.098

Chris Flexen rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (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 (14-440) (Newark Memorial HS, Calif.)
  • $374,400 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.082

Drew Gagnon rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/22/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/10/18
  • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Milwaukee 12/13/16
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2011 (3-100) (Long Beach State)
  • $340,000 signing bonus ($330,300 slot)
  • ML service: 0.030

Eric Hanhold rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/1/18
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Milwaukee 9/12/17
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2015 (6-181) (Florida)
  • $250,000 signing bonus ($261,000 slot)
  • ML service: 0.030

Franklyn Kilome rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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

Walker Lockett rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Cleveland 1/6/19
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/18
    • acquired by Cleveland in trade from San Diego 11/20/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by San Diego 11/18/16
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/17
  • drafted by San Diego 2012 (4-135) (Providence HS, Jacksonville)
  • $393,000 signing bonus ($340,000 slot)
  • ML service: 0.017

Ryan O’Rourke lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/15/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/2/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 11/6/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Minnesota 3/2/16
    • DFA by Minnesota 5/6/16, sent outright to Triple-A 5/9/16
    • contract selected by Minnesota 8/13/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Minnesota 7/7/15
  • drafted by Minnesota 2010 (13-405) (Merrimack College, Mass.)
  • ML service: 2.006

Corey Oswalt rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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: 0.100

Jacob Rhame rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year/$545,650 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 11/18/16
    • re-signed by LA Dodgers 3/17
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from LA Dodgers 8/20/17
  • drafted by LA Dodgers 2013 (6-184) (Grayson County CC, Texas)
  • $300,000 signing bonus ($229,300 slot)
  • ML service: 0.139

Paul Sewald rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
  • 1 year/$553,250 (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 4/8/17d
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (10-320) (San Diego)
  • $1,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.161

Daniel Zamora lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 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: 0.045

Minor leagues

Gregor Blanco cf-lf
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/21/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/29/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • $500,000 in performance bonuses based on plate appearances
    • contract selected by San Francisco 3/29/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A 6/5/18 (refused assignment)
    • re-signed by San Francisco as a free agent 6/8/18 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 8/29/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Arizona as a free agent 1/18/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • released by Arizona 3/27/17
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/28/17 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Arizona 5/5/17
  • 2 years/$7.5M (2015-16)
    • signed extension with San Francisco 1/18/15 (avoided arbitration, $4M-$3.3M)
    • 15:$3.6M, 16:$3.9M
  • 1 year/$2.525M (2014)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.35M (2013)
    • re-signed by San Francisco 1/18/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$516,000 (2012)
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 1/18/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Kansas City 2/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Kansas City 3/30/11
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Kansas City 5/8/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/24/10
    • acquired by Kansas City in trade from Atlanta 7/31/10 (Royals paid Braves about $2M as part of the deal)
  • 1 year/$0.415M (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/09
  • 1 year/$390,000 (2008)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/29/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 11/06
    • signed by Atlanta 2/07
  • signed 7/00 by Atlanta as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Octagon
  • ML service: 8.072

Keon Broxton cf
1 year/$571,765 (2019)

  • 1 year/$571,765 (2019)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Milwaukee 1/5/19
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/19
    • DFA by NY Mets 5/17/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/18
  • 1 year/$541,200 (2017)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/17
  • 1 year/$508,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 3/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 9/21/15
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade from Pittsburgh 12/17/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade from Arizona 3/27/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Arizona 11/19/12
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/2/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Arizona 10/4/13
  • drafted by Arizona 2009 (3-95) (Santa Fe CC, Fla.)
  • $358,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 2.038

Sean Burnett lhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/6/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 3/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/12/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.25M in majors)
    • released by Philadelphia 3/25/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Washington 11/15/15 (minor-league contract)
    • may opt out of contract 4/1/16 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Washington 4/4/16 after exercising opt-out clause
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 4/10/16 (minor-league contract with right to opt-out at end of April)
    • released by LA Dodgers 5/1/16 (exercised opt-out)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 5/3/16 (minor-league contract)
    • exercised right to opt out of contract with Atlanta 5/20/16
    • signed by Minnesota as a free agent 5/23/16 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Minnesota 9/2/16
    • contract selected by Washington 9/2/16
  • 2 years/$8M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/5/12
    • $250,000 signing bonus
    • 13:$3.5M, 14:$3.75M, 15:$4.5M club option ($500,000 buyout)
    • 2015 option guaranteed with total of 110 games in 2013-14
    • annual performance bonuses: $0.625M based on games, up to 65
    • LA Angels declined 2015 option 10/30/14
  • 2 years/$3.95M (2011-12), plus 2013 mutual option
    • signed extension with Washington 12/23/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • 11:$1.4M, 12:$2.3M, 13:$3.5M mutual option ($250,000 buyout)
    • Burnett forfeits buyout if he declines option
    • performance bonuses: $100,000 for 35 GF, $150,000 for 45 GF, $250,000 for 55 GF
    • Burnett declined 2013 option 11/1/12
  • 1 year/$775,000 (2010)
    • lost arbitration with Washington 2/20/10 ($0.925M-$0.775M)
  • 1 year/$408,500 (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/09
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Pittsburgh 6/30/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 2/1/08, sent outright to Triple-A 2/7/08
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 5/4/08
  • 1 year/$380,000 (2007)
    • renewed by Pittsburgh 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/06
  • 1 year/$321,000 (2005)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/05
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2000 (1-19) (Wellington HS, Fla.)
  • $1.65M signing bonus
  • agent: Jim Munsey
  • ML service: 8.116

Arquimedes Caminero rhp
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Yomiuri Giants of Japan
  • 2017
    • Seattle sold rights to Yomiuri Giants of Japan 12/16
  • 1 year/$532,500 (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16
    • acquired by Seattle in trade from Pittsburgh 8/6/16
  • 1 year/$515,500 (2015)
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 2/4/15 after being DFA by Miami 1/28/15
    • signed by Pittsburgh 3/4/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Miami 2/20/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Miami 3/2/12
  • 2011
    • contract purchased by Florida 11/20/10
  • signed by Florida as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Rep 1 Baseball
  • ML service: 2.060

Gavin Cecchini ss
2019

  • 2019
    • DFA by NY Mets 1/28/19, sent outright to Triple-A 2/1/19
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/6/16
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (1-12) (Barbe HS, Lake Charles, La.)
  • $2.3M signing bonus ($2.55M slot)
  • agent: Rob Martin, Icon Sports
  • ML service: 0.082

Rajai Davis cf
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/17/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/17/18 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.75M in majors)
    • may earn additional $3.25M in majors
    • may opt out of contract 3/22/18 if not on Major League roster
    • contract selected by Cleveland 3/18
  • 1 year/$6M (2017)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/3/17
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M for 500 plate appearances. $150,000 for 550 PAs. $200,000 for 600 PAs.
    • acquired by Boston in trade from Oakland 8/23/17
  • 1 year/$5.25M (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/16/15
    • may earn additional $1.225M in performance bonuses: $175,000 each for 400, 425, 450, 475, 500, 525, 550 plate appearances
  • 2 years/$10M (2014-15)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/10/13
    • 14:$5M, 15:$5M
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto 10/31/12
  • 2 years/$5.75M (2011-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Toronto 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • 11:$2.5M, 12:$2.75M, 13:$3M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • Toronto declined 2013 option 10/31/12
  • 1 year/$1.35M (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses based on PAs
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Oakland 11/17/10
  • 1 year/$410,000 (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/21/09
  • 1 year/$392,500 (2008)
    • DFA by San Francisco 4/19/08
    • claimed off waivers by Oakland 4/23/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/07
    • acquired by San Francisco in trade from Pittsburgh 7/31/07
  • 1 year/$327,000 (2006)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/06
  • 1 year/$316,000 (2005)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/05 (split contract)
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2001 (38-1,134) (Connecticut-Avery Point JC)
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 11.167

Danny Espinosa 2b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/8/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/29/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by NY Yankees 3/12/18
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 3/17/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Toronto 4/30/18 (exercised right to opt out of contract)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 5/6/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Dodgers 5/29/18
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 6/23/18 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Philadelphia 8/18
  • 1 year/$5.425M (2017)
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from Washington 12/10/16
    • signed by LA Angels 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/16/17, released 7/20/17
    • signed by Seattle as a free agent 7/24/17
    • released by Seattle 8/20/17
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 8/25/17
    • DFA, sent outright to Triple-A by Tampa Bay 9/21/17
  • 1 year/$2.875M (2016)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.8M (2015)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/15/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$540,850 (2014)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/26/14
  • 1 year/$526,250 (2013)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/6/13
  • 1 year/$506,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$512,500 (2012)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/12
  • 1 year/$415,000 (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by Washington 9/1/10
  • drafted by Washington 2008 (3-87) (Long Beach State)
  • signed 8/11/08, $525,000 signing bonus
  • agent: MVP Sports (previously Boras Corp.)
  • ML service: 6.106

Andres Gimenez rhp
2019

  • signed by NY Mets 7/2/15 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.2M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Dilson Herrera 2b
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/29/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 3/13/18
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 7/6/18
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Cincinnati 11/2/18
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
    • acquired by Cincinnati in trade from NY Mets 8/1/16 (J. Bruce deal)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/29/14
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Pittsburgh 8/27/13
  • signed by Pittsburgh 7/29/10 as a free agent from Colombia
  • agent: Magnus Sports
  • ML service: 1.034

Anthony Kay lhp
2019

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

Desmond Lindsay of
2019

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

Rymer Liriano of
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/3/19 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $600,000 in majors
  • 1 year (2018)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/17 (minor-league contract)
    • released by LA Angels 7/9/18
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 7/20/18 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 3/31/17
    • contract selected by Chicago White Sox 9/2/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Chicago White Sox 10/4/17 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year/$0.5085M (2016)
    • acquired by Milwaukee in trade 1/28/16 after being DFA by San Diego 1/22/16
    • signed by Milwaukee 3/16
    • claimed by Chicago White Sox off waivers from Milwaukee 10/28/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/9/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/18/11
    • re-signed by San Diego 3/8/12
  • signed 2009 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $300,000 signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 1.079

Ronny Mauricio ss
2019

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

Devin Mesoraco c
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/7/19 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.75M in majors)
    • may earn additional $250,000 in performance bonuses for games
  • 4 years/$28M (2015-18)
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 1/26/15 (avoided arbitration, $3.6M-$2.45M)
    • $500,000 signing bonus
    • 15:$2.4M, 16:$4.9M, 17:$7.2M, 18:$13M
    • performance escalators: 2018 salary increases $0.4M each for 502 plate appearances in any season, 2015-17
    • award escalators (capped at $800,000): 2018 salary increases $150,000 each for All Star or Gold Glove or Silver Slugger, $200,000 each for top five finish in MVP vote, $150,000 each for 6-10 in MVP vote, $100,000 each for 11-15 in MVP vote, $50,000 each for 16-20 in MVP vote
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Cincinnati 5/8/18, with Reds paying Mets $5,788,978 as part of the deal to account for difference in remaining 2018 salaries between Mesoraco and Matt Harvey
  • 1 year/$525,000 (2014)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14
  • 1 year/$497,500 (2013)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/13
  • 1 year/$480,000 (2012)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 9/1/11
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2007 (1-15) (Punxsutawney HS, Pa.)
  • signed 6/22/07, $1.4M signing bonus
  • agent: Hank Sargent, Jet Sports
  • ML service: 7.028

Shervyen Newton ss
2019

  • signed by NY Mets 7/2/15 as an amateur free agent from Curacao
  • $50,000 signing bonus
  • ML service:

David Peterson lhp
2019

  • drafted by NY Mets 2017 (1-20) (Oregon)
  • $2.9945M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Rene Rivera c
1 year (2019)

  • 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: 7.070

Thomas Szapucki lhp
2019

  • drafted by NY Mets 2015 (5-149) (Dwyer HS, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla)
  • $375,000 signing bonus ($355,500 slot)
  • ML service:

Ruben Tejada ss
1 year (2019)

  • 1 year (2019)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 3/23/19 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2018)
    • re-signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/17 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.35M in majors)
  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 12/12/16 (minor-league contract with salary of $1.35M in majors)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from NY Yankees 6/4/17
    • contract selected by Baltimore 6/6/17
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Baltimore 8/17/17
  • 1 year/$1.5M (2016)
    • 1 year/$3M (2016). Re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration, with Tejada receiving one additional day of service time in dispute regarding timing of 9/10/13 promotion from Triple-A)
    • released by NY Mets 3/16/16 (due 30 days’ pay, or $491,803)
    • 1 year/$1.5M (2016). Signed by St. Louis as a free agent 3/19/16
    • DFA by St. Louis 5/28/16, released 6/1/16
    • signed by San Francisco as a free agent 6/13/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by San Francisco 6/29/16
    • DFA by San Francisco 7/20/16
  • 1 year/$1.88M (2015)
    • re-signed by 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$514,701 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year/$491,209 (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$400,000 (2010)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 4/5/10
  • signed by NY Mets 7/11/06 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 5.162 (through 2017)

Mark Vientos 3b
2019

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

Simeon Woods-Richardson rhp
2019

  • drafted by NY Mets 2018 (2-48) (Kempner HS, Sugar Land, Texas)
  • $1.85M signing bonus ($1.4851M 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