New York Mets

Service time in years & days (through 2016 season).
Fred Wilpon bought full control of the Mets in 2002, when an appraiser valued the club at $391M. Forbes magazine valued the club at $1.65 billion in March, 2016.

(Doubleday Publishing bought the club for $21M in 1980. The company sold the team to Wilpon and Nelson Doubleday personally for $80.75M in 1986. Wilpon bought out Doubleday’s share in 2002.)

METS PAYROLLS
Year 25-man Opening Day 40-man Year End (rank)
2017 $ $ ( )
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.

Sandy Alderson Executive VP of Baseball Operations & GM
2 years (2016-17)

  • 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
  • Oakland general manager, 1983-97
  • former GM 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
  • VP, Assistant GM John Ricco
  • special assistant to the GM J.P. Ricciardi
  • Director, Scouting Tommy Tanous

Terry Collins Manager
2 years (2016-17)

  • 2 years/about $3M (2016-17)
    • signed extension with NY Mets 11/3/15
  • 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
  • Manager, Orix of Japan’s Pacific League (2006-08)
  • Manager, Anaheim (1997-99)
  • Manager, Houston (1994-96)
  • former Manager Jerry Manuel (2008-2010)
    • 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 $0.65M 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: 5.000

Jose Reyes ss
1 year/$0.5075M (2016), plus 2017 option

  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016), plus 2017 club option
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 6/25/16 (minor-league contract)
    • 16:$0.5075M in majors, 17: club option at Major League minimum
    • NY Mets exercised 2017 club option 11/2/16
  • 6 years/$106M (2012-17), plus 2018 option
    • signed by Miami as a free agent 12/5/11
    • 12:$10M, 13:$10M, 14:$16M, 15:$22M, 16:$22M, 17:$22M, 18:$22M club option ($4M buyout)
    • award bonuses: $50,000 each for Gold Glove, All-Star. $0.1M for Silver Slugger. $0.25M for LCS MVP. $0.5M for MVP. $1M for WS MVP
    • perks: suite at home and on road
    • Reyes to donate $176,666 annually to charity
    • deal does not include no-trade protection
    • acquired by Toronto in trade from Miami 11/13/12
    • acquired by Colorado in trade from Toronto 7/27/15 (Rockies to pay remaining $56,295,081 on Reyes’ contract: $8,295,081 in 2015, $44M in 2016-17 salaries and $4M buyout)
    • placed on restricted list 2/23/16 (59-game suspension for violation of MLB domestic violence policy)
    • DFA by Colorado 6/15/16 ($39,103,825 remaining on contract)
    • released by Colorado 6/23/16
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 6/25/16 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/5/16
  • 4 years/$23.25M (2007-10), plus 2011 club option
    • signed extension with NY Mets 8/06
    • $1.5M signing bonus
    • 07:$2.5M, 08:$4M, 09:$5.75M, 10:$9M,
      11:$11M club option ($0.5M buyout)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All Star selection
  • 1 year/$0.4015M (2006)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.332M (2005)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/05
  • 1 year/$0.3075M (2004)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3 /04
  • signed by NY Mets 8/99 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 13.038

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 ($3M in 2013 and $2.5M annually in 2014-18), reducing present-day value at signing to $134,015,678 
    • award bonuses: $0.5M for MVP ($1M for second MVP, $1.5M for third MVP). $0.2M for finishing 2nd-5th finish in MVP vote. $0.1M 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
  • 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/$0.374M (2006)
    • renewed by NY Mets 3/06
  • 1 year/$0.3225M (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: 12.075

Neil Walker 2b
1 year/$17.2M (2017)

  • 1 year/$17.2M (2017)
    • NY Mets made $17.2M qualifying offer 11/16 (accepted 11/14/16)
  • 1 year/$10.55M (2016)
    • signed by NY Mets 1/29/16 (avoided arbitration, $11.8M-$9.4M)
    • NY Mets made $17.2M qualifying offer 11/16
  • 1 year/$8M (2015)
    • lost arbitration with Pittsburgh 2/7/15 ($9M-$8M)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Pittsburgh 12/9/15
  • 1 year/$5.75M (2014)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$3.3M (2013)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 1/31/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.6M-$3M)
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2012)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/3/12
  • 1 year/$0.437M (2011)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/2/09
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2004 (1-11) (Pine Richland HS, Pa.)
  • $1.95M signing bonus
  • agents: Excel Sports
  • ML service: 6.166

Curtis Granderson lf-cf
4 years/$60M (2014-17)

  • 4 years/$60M (2014-17)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/13
    • 14:$13M, 15:$16M, 16:$16M, 17:$15M
  • 5 years/$30.25M (2008-12), plus 2013 club option
    • signed extension with Detroit 2/4/08
    • 08:$1M, 09:$3.5M, 10:$5.5M, 11:$8.25M, 12:$10M, 13:$13M club option ($2M buyout)
    • 2013 option increases to:
      • $15M if MVP (1st – 5th) in 2011 or 2012
      • $14M if All Star in 2011 or 2012
      • $13.5M if All Star selection in 2011 or 2012
    • award bonuses: $25,000 each for All Star, Gold Glove; $50,000 for Silver Slugger; $75,000 for LCS MVP; $0.1M for MVP, WS MVP
    • acquired by NY Yankees in 3-way trade from Detroit 12/9/09
    • NY Yankees exercised $15M option for 2013 10/29/12
    • NY Yankees made qualifying offer 11/4/13 
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2007)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/07
  • 1 year/$0.335M (2006)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • re-signed by Detroit 1/05
  • drafted by Detroit 2002 (3-80) (University of Illinois-Chicago)
  • $0.469M signing bonus
  • agent: Pro Prospects
  • ML service: 11.077

Jay Bruce rf
6 years/$51M (2011-16), plus 2017 club option

  • 6 years/$51M (2011-16), plus 2017 club option
    • signed extension with Cincinnati 12/10/10 (avoided arbitration)
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 11:$2.75M, 12:$5M, 13:$7.5M, 14:$10M, 15:$12M, 16:$12.5M, 17:$13M club option ($1M buyout)
    • limited no-trade clause (may block deals to 8 clubs, with no-trade list as of 12/15 consisting of Arizona, Boston, Cleveland, Miami, Minnesota, NY Yankees, Oakland and Tampa Bay)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Cincinnati 8/1/16 with $5,234,973 remaining on contract
    • award bonuses
    • NY Mets exercised 2017 option 11/2/16
  • 1 year/$0.44M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 3/10
  • 1 year/$0.4175M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cincinnati 2/21/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed 12/5/07 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Cincinnati 5/27/08
  • drafted by Cincinnati 2005 (1-12) (West Brook HS, Beaumont, Texas)
  • $1.8M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 8.125

Asdrubal Cabrera 2b-ss
2 years/$18.5M (2016-17), plus 2018 option

  • 2 years/$18.5M (2016-17), plus 2018 option
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/11/15
    • 16:$8.25M, 17:$8.25M, 18:$8.5M club option ($2M buyout)
  • 1 year/$7.5M (2015)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 12/31/14
  • 2 years/$16.5M (2013-14)
    • signed extension with Cleveland 4/4/12
    • 13:$6.5M, 14:$10M
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Cleveland 7/31/14, with Indians covering remaining 2014 salary
  • 1 year/$4.55M (2012)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 2/10/12 (avoided arbitration, $5.2M-$3.75M)
  • 1 year/$2.025M (2011)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 1/17/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for Silver Slugger
  • 1 year/$0.4446M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.4167M (2009)
    • re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/09 ($194,500 in minors)
  • 1 year/$0.3933M (2008)
    • re-signed 2/28/08 (split contract, $68,000 in minors)
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Cleveland 8/7/07
  • acquired by Cleveland in trade from Seattle 7/06
  • signed by Seattle 2002 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • agent: Alan Nero, Octagon
  • ML service: 9.027

Addison Reed rhp
1 year/$7.75M (2017)

  • 1 year/$7.75M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$5.3M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$4.875M (2015)
    • re-signed by Arizona 2/13/15 (avoided arbitration, $5.6M-$4.7M)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 55, 60 games finished
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Arizona 8/30/15
  • 1 year/$0.5385M (2014)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.52M (2013)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 2/22/13
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from Chicago White Sox 12/16/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/4/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 9/2/11
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2010 (3-95) (San Diego State)
  • $358,200 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 5.001

Jeurys Familia rhp
1 year/$7.425M (2017)

  • 1 year/$7.425M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 4.030

Lucas Duda lf-1b
1 year/$7.25M (2017)

  • 1 year/$7.25M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/12/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$6.725M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/22/16 (avoided arbitration, $7.4M-$5.9M)
  • 1 year/$4.2M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/2/15 (avoided arbitration, $4.7M-$3.75M)
  • 1 year/$1.6375M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/22/14 (avoided arbitration, $1.9M-$1.35M)
  • 1 year/$519,240 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year/$497,218 (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.414M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 9/1/10
  • drafted by NY Mets 2007 (7-243) (USC)
  • agent: Beverly Hills Sports Council
  • ML service: 5.137

Jerry Blevins lhp
1 year/$6.5M (2017), plus 2018 option

  • 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
  • 1 year/$4M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/15/15
    • performance bonuses based on relief appearances: $0.15M each for 40, 45 appearances.  $0.2M for 50.  $0.25M 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/$0.49M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
  • 1 year/$0.42M (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/$0.405M (2010)
    • re-signed by Oakland 3/8/10
  • 1 year/$0.405M (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: 7.081

Matt Harvey rhp
1 year/$5.125M (2017)

  • 1 year/$5.125M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonuses: $25,000 each for 150, 160, 170 innings
  • 1 year/$4.325M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $25,000 for 200 innings pitched
    • award bonus: $25,000 for Cy Young
  • 1 year/$614,125 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year/$546,625 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14 (split contract, $299,250 in minors)
    • performance bonuses: $10,000 for 2013 All-Star selection (met). $50,000 for fourth place in 2013 Cy Young vote (met)
  • 1 year/$498,750 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 7/24/12
  • drafted by NY Mets 2010 (1-7) (North Carolina)
  • signed 8/16/10, $2.525M signing bonus
  • agent: Boras Corp.
  • ML service: 4.072

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: 3.160

Jacob deGrom rhp
1 year/$4.05M (2017)

  • 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/$0.607M (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: 2.139

Fernando Salas rhp
1 year/$3M (2017)

  • 1 year/$3M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/3/17
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75 relief appearances
  • 1 year/$2.4M (2016)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from LA Angels 8/31/16
  • 1 year/$1.37M (2015)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.87M (2014)
    • re-signed by LA Angels 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.512M (2013)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 3/13
    • acquired by LA Angels in trade from St. Louis 11/22/13
  • 1 year/$0.498M (2012)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by St. Louis 2/11
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2010)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 5/27/10
  • contract purchased from Saltillo of Mexican League 2007
  • agent: Paragon Sports
  • ML service: 6.048

Wilmer Flores ss
1 year/$2.2M (2017)

  • 1 year/$2.2M (2017)
    • won arbitration with NY Mets 2/4/17 ($2.2M-$1.8M)
  • 1 year/$526,014 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$513,543 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (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 8/07 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • agent: McNamara Baseball Group
  • ML service: 3.003

Travis d’Arnaud c
1 year/$1.875M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.875M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$542,604 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$525,424 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year/$501,560 (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 Toronto 11/18/11
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Toronto 12/17/12
  • acquired by Toronto in trade from Philadelphia 12/16/09
  • drafted by Philadelphia 2007 (1s-37) (Lakewood HS, Calif.)
  • $832,500 signing bonus
  • agent: Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 3.044

Rene Rivera c
1 year/$1.75M (2017)

  • 1 year/$1.75M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 12/2/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 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: 5.070

Zack Wheeler rhp
1 year/$0.8M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.8M (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: 3.098

Josh Edgin lhp
1 year/$0.675M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.675M (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.625M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$520,625 (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.4935M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 7/13/12
  • drafted by NY Mets 2010 (30-902) (Francis Marion University, S.C.)
  • agent: McGinn Sports
  • ML service: 3.097

Noah Syndergaard rhp
1 year/$0.6055M (2017)

  • 1 year/$0.6055M (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)
  • $0.6M signing bonus
  • agent: Brodie Van Wagenen, CAA Sports
  • ML service: 1.149

Michael Conforto of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (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: 1.043

Hansel Robles rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5165M (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
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/20/12
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 11/23/13
  • signed by NY Mets 8/21/08 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: TLA Worldwide
  • ML service: 2.000

Steven Matz lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (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)
  • $0.895M signing bonus
  • agent: Icon Sports
  • ML service: 1.099

Kevin Plawecki c
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$511,360 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 4/21/15
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (1s-35) (Purdue)
  • $1.4M signing bonus ($1.4674M slot)
  • agent: Lagardere Group
  • ML service: 1.087

Wuilmer Becerra of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/18/16
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Toronto 12/17/12 (R.A. Dickey deal)
  • signed by Toronto 7/3/11 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $1.3M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Gavin Cecchini ss
1 year (2017)

  • 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: 0.027

Chris Flexen rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 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.)
  • $0.3744M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Sean Gilmartin lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5175M (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • selected by NY Mets from Minnesota in Rule 5 draft 12/11/14
    • signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • acquired by Minnesota in trade from Atlanta 12/18/13
  • drafted by Atlanta 2011 (1-28) (Florida State)
  • $1.134M signing bonus
  • agent: Ryan Gleichowski, Sports One
  • ML service: 1.054

Erik Goeddel rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$515,125 (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$509,125 (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 as a free agent 3/3/14
  • drafted by NY Mets 2010 (24-722) (UCLA)
  • $0.35M signing bonus
  • agent: Sosnick Cobbe & Karon
  • ML service: 1.126

Robert Gsellman rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (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: 0.042

Seth Lugo rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (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: 0.082

Marcos Molina rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/18/16
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • signed by NY Mets 1/11/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Rafael Montero rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year/$0.511M (2015)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/5/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/14/14
  • signed by NY Mets 2011 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • agent: Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 1.090

Tomas Nido c
1 year (2017)

  • 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.)
  • $0.25M signing bonus ($0.1369M slot)
  • ML service: 0.000

Brandon Nimmo of
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (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: 0.061

Matt Reynolds ss
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 10/12/15
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (2-71) (Arkansas)
  • $0.525M signing bonus ($0.7236M slot)
  • agent: Arland Sports
  • ML service: 0.087

T.J. Rivera 2b
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/10/16
  • signed by NY Mets as an amateur free agent 6/12/11 (Troy)
  • ML service: 0.054

Amed Rosario ss
1 year (2017)

  • 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: 0.000

Josh Smoker lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 11/5/15
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/4/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 4/2/15 (minor-league contract)
  • drafted by Washington 2007 (1s-31) (Calhoun HS, Ga.)
  • $1M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.046

Minor leagues

Wilfredo Boscan rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/19/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/7/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 5/19/16
    • released by Pittsburgh 8/4/16
    • claimed by Atlanta off waivers from Pittsburgh 8/10/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 12/23/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Pittsburgh 5/16/15
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 8/7/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/11/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 2/8/14 (minor-league contract)
  • acquired by San Diego in trade from Texas 12/6/12
  • signed by Texas 7/10/06 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 0.000

Luis Carpio ss-2b
2016

  • signed by NY Mets 7/11/13 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.3M signing bonus
  • ML service:

Justin Dunn rhp
2016

  • drafted by NY Mets 2016 (1-20) (Boston College)
  • $2.3788M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Tom Gorzelanny lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/3/17 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1M in majors
    • may earn additional $1.8M in performance bonuses
    • may opt out of contract if not on Major League roster 3/24/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 12/21/15 (minor-league contract with salary of $1M in majors)
    • contract selected by Cleveland 6/1/16
    • DFA by Cleveland 7/4/16, sent outright to Triple-A 7/8/16 (refused assignment)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 7/24/16 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Baltimore 8/13/16
  • 1 year/$1M (2015)
    • signed by Detroit as a free agent 1/7/15
    • performance bonuses: $50,000 each for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 games started. $25,000 each for 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65 relief appearances
    • DFA by Detroit 7/3/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/8/15
    • contract selected 8/9/15
  • 2 years/$5.7M (2013-14)
    • signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/20/12
    • $0.3M signing bonus
    • 13:$2.6M, 14:$2.8M
  • 1 year/$3M (2012)
    • signed by Washington 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • non-tendered by Washington 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$2.1M (2011)
    • re-signed by Chicago Cubs 1/19/11 (avoided arbitration)
    • acquired by Washington in trade from Chicago Cubs 1/19/11
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2010)
    • re-signed by Cubs 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.433M (2009)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/5/09
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade from Pittsburgh 7/30/09
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2008)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/10/08
  • 1 year/$0.386M (2007)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 9/05
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2003 (2-45) (Triton College)
  • $0.775M signing bonus
  • agent: ISE Baseball
  • ML service: 9.006

Donovan Hand rhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 3/11/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 2016: did not play
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 1/15/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Cincinnati 6/15/15
    • DFA by Cincinnati 7/13/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/16/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by Milwaukee 2/14
    • DFA by Milwaukee 2/7/14, sent outright to Triple-A 2/12/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by Milwaukee 5/26/13
  • drafted by Milwaukee 2007 (14-431) (Jacksonville State)
  • ML service: 0.127 (through 2014)

Anthony Kay lhp
2016

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

Ty Kelly 2b
2017

  • 2017
    • DFA by NY Mets 2/8/17, sent outright to Triple-A 2/13/17
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/13/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/23/16
  • 1 year/$0.5075M (2015)
    • acquired by St. Louis in trade from Seattle 11/20/14
    • signed by St. Louis 3/15
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 7/22/15 after being DFA by St. Louis 7/21/15
    • DFA by Toronto 8/29/15, sent outright to Triple-A 8/31/15
  • acquired by Seattle in trade from Baltimore 6/30/13
  • drafted by Baltimore 2009 (13-386) (UC Davis)
  • ML service: 0.076

Desmond Lindsay of
2016

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

 

Ben Rowen rhp
1 year (2017)

 

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/14/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/16
    • claimed by Milwaukee off waivers 8/4/16 after being DFA by Toronto 8/1/16
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 11/7/16
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 1/20/15 (minor-league contract)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Dodgers 4/9/15
    • released by Baltimore 7/4/15
    • signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 7/5/15 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by Chicago Cubs 7/29/15
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 8/3/15 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 7/31/15
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014)
    • contract purchased by Texas 11/20/13
    • re-signed by Texas 2/26/14
    • DFA by Texas 12/16/14, released 12/19/14
  • drafted by Texas 2010 (22-676) (Virginia Tech)
  • ML service: 0.055

Dominic Smith 1b
2016

  • drafted by NY Mets 2013 (1-11) (JSerra HS, Gardena, Calif.)
  • $2.6M signing bonus ($2.8403M slot)
  • agent: MVP Sports
  • ML service:

Adam Wilk lhp
1 year (2017)

  • 1 year (2017)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/12/17 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2016)
    • signed by Tampa Bay as a free agent 1/19/16 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2015)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by LA Angels 4/15/15
    • DFA by LA Angels 7/24/15, sent outright to Triple-A 7/26/15
  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 1/6/14 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by NC Dinos of Korea 12/12
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Detroit 2/28/12
    • contract sold to NC Dinos of Korea 12/19/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Detroit 5/24/11
  • drafted by Detroit 2009 (11-330) (Long Beach State)
  • ML service: 0.056

 

 

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