New York Mets

Service time in years & days (through 2013 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 $800M in March, 2014. Bloomberg valued the franchise at 2.05 billion in October, 2013.

(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 of the club in 2002.)

  • Opening Day payrolls
    (Major League contracts plus pro-rated signing bonuses)
    :

    • 2014: $ 84,951,365
    • 2013: $ 93,684,590
    • 2012: $ 94,508,822
    • 2011: $142,797,166
    • 2010: $126,498,096
    • 2009: $149,373,987
    • 2008: $137,793,376
    • 2007: $115,231,663
    • 2006: $101,084,963
    • 2005: $101,305,821
    • 2004: $ 96,660,970
    • 2003: $117,476,429
    • 2002: $ 94,633,593
    • 2001: $ 93,674,429
    • 2000: $ 79,800,000

Sandy Alderson Executive VP of Baseball Operations & GM
4 years (2011-14), plus 2015 club option

  • 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
  • VP, Player Development and Amateur Scouting Paul DePodesta
  • special assistant to the GM J.P. Ricciardi
  • Director, Scouting Tommy Tanous

Terry Collins Manager
2 years (2014-15)

  • 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
    • Manager, Chicago White Sox (1998-2003)

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)
  • $0.96M signing bonus
  • agent: Levinson brothers, ACES
  • ML service: 9.075

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 2002 (3-80) (University of Illinois-Chicago)
  • $0.469M signing bonus
  • ML service: 8.077

Bartolo Colon rhp
2 years/$20M (2014-15)

  • 2 years/$20M (2014-15)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/6/14
    • 14:$9M, 15:$11M
  • 1 year/$3M (2013)
    • re-signed by Oakland as a free agent 11/3/12
    • may earn more than $2M in performance bonuses 
    • award bonuses, including $50,000 for All-Star selection
    • activated from restricted list 4/6/13
  • 1 year/$2M (2012)
    • signed by Oakland as a free agent 1/16/12
    • placed on restricted list by Oakland 8/22/12 (positive test for enhanced levels of testosterone)
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2011)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 1/26/11 (minor-league deal)
    • $0.9M salary in majors
    • contract purchased 3/30/11
  • 1 year/$1M (2009)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox as a free agent 1/09
    • performance bonuses: $0.15M each for 100, 110, 120 IP. $0.2M each for 130, 140, 150, 160 IP. $0.25M each for 170, 175, 180 IP
    • award bonuses
    • released by White Sox 9/16/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • signed by Boston as a free agent 2/25/08 (minor-league contract)
    • $1.25M on Major League roster ($18,000/month in minors)
    • deal includes up to $5.75M in roster, performance bonuses
    • contract purchased 5/21/08
    • placed on suspended list 9/19/08
    • placed on restricted list 9/25/08
  • 4 years/$51M (2004-07)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/03
    • $8M signing bonus
    • 04:$9M, 05:$8M, 06:$12M, 07:$14M
    • 2007 salary increases to $15M with top 3 finish in ’06 Cy Young vote
    • limited no-trade clause (may block trade to 4 teams)
  • 4 years/$9.25M (1999-2002), plus 2003 club option (Cleveland)
    • $0.5M signing bonus
    • 99:$0.5M, 00:$1M, 01:$2.5M, 02:$4.5M,
    • 03:$6M club option ($0.25M buyout)
    • acquired by Montreal in trade 6/27/02
    • club exercised 2003 option 10/02
    • escalators increased 2003 salary to $8.25M
    • acquired by Chicago White Sox in trade 1/15/03
  • 1 year/$0.18M (1998)
  • 1 year/$0.15M (1997)
  • signed 1993 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $3,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Adam Katz, Wasserman Media Group
  • ML service: 15.061

Daniel Murphy2b
1 year/$5.7M (2014)

  • 1 year/$5.7M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$2.925M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/29/13 (avoided arbitration, $3.4M-$2.55M)
  • 1 year/$512,196 (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.422M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$0.419M (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009)
    • re-signed by Mets 3/2/09 (split contract)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Mets 8/2/08
  • drafted by NY Mets 2006 (13-394) (Jacksonville U)
  • ML service: 4.109

Jon Niese lhp
5 years/$25.5195M (2012-16), plus 2017-18 options

  • 5 years/$25.5195M (2012-16), plus 2017-18 club options
    • signed extension with NY Mets 4/4/12
    • $0.25M signing bonus
    • 12:$0.7695M, 13:$3M, 14:$5M, 15:$7M, 16:$9M, 17:$10M club option ($0.5M buyout), 18:$11M club option ($0.5M buyout)
  • 1 year/$0.452M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year/$0.402M (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Mets 3/2/09 (split contract)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Mets 9/1/08
  • drafted 2005 (7-209) (Defiance HS, Ohio)
  • $0.175M signing bonus
  • ML service: 4.107

Bobby Parnell rhp
1 year/$3.7M (2014)

  • 1 year/$3.7M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration)
    • performance bonus: $50,000 for 60 games
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/17/13 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.504M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • 1 year/$0.4335M (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/10/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • re-signed by Mets 3/2/09 (split contract)
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Mets 9/1/08
  • drafted 2005 (9-269) (Charleston Southern)
  • $65,000 signing bonus
  • agent: Levinsons ACES
  • ML service: 4.132

Dillon Gee rhp
1 year/$3.625M (2014)

  • 1 year/$3.625M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/17/14 (avoided arbitration, $4.05M-$3.2M)
  • 1 year/$527,375 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.502M (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 9/6/10
  • drafted by NY Mets 2007 (21-663) (Texas-Arlington)
  • ML service: 3.028

Eric Young Jr. lf
1 year/$1.85M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.85M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/16/14 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.492M (2013)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/6/13
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade 6/19/13 after being DFA by Colorado 6/12/13
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 11/20/08
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/4/09
  • drafted 2003 (30-887) (Piscataway HS, NJ)
  • signed 6/04
  • agent: Dan Lozano (previously Jeff Berry/CAA Sports)
  • ML service: 3.123

Lucas Duda lf-1b
1 year/$1.6375M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.6375M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 1/22/14 (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)
  • ML service: 2.137

Daisuke Matsuzaka rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/24/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • contract selected by NY Mets 4/16/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Cleveland as a free agent 2/10/13
    • salary of $1.5M in majors
    • may earn additional $2.5M in performance bonuses
    • may request release 3/26/13 if he will not make ML roster
    • $0.1M retention bonus if he agrees to start season in minors
    • may opt out of contract 6/1/13 if not on Major League roster
    • released by Cleveland 3/25/13 
    • re-signed by Cleveland as a free agent 3/26/13 (minor-league deal)
    • released by Cleveland (at player’s request) 8/20/13
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 8/22/13 
  • 6 years/$52M (2007-12)
    • posted by Seibu Lions
      11/06, with Boston submitting high bid of $51,111,111 to Seibu to
      acquire negotiating rights with Matsuzaka for 30 days
    • signed by Boston 12/06
    • $2M signing bonus
    • 07:$6M, 08:$8M, 09:$8M, 10:$8M, 11:$10M, 12:$10M
    • full no-trade clause: may not be traded without consent, provided player gets his first day of Major League service during a guaranteed contract of at least 6 years after player has been with a professional baseball league team other than a major or minor league team
    • award bonuses: $0.5M for MVP ($0.125M for 2nd, $0.1M for 3rd, $75,000 for 4th, $50,000 for 5th). $0.5M for Cy Young ($0.4M for 2nd, $0.3M for 3rd). $0.1M All Star start ($50,000 for All Star selection). $0.15M for WS/LCS MVP. $50,000 for Gold Glove. $25,000 for Rookie of Year
    • may not be sent to minor leagues
    • escalators may increase contract value to total of $60M:
      • 2009 & 2010 salaries increase to $10M with:
        • Cy Young award in 2007 or 2008, or
        • top 3 in Cy Young vote in 2007 and 2008, or
        • MVP award in 2007 or 2008, or
        • top 5 in MVP vote in 2007 and 2008
      • 2011 & 2012 salaries increase to $12M with:
        • Cy Young award in 2009 or 2010, or
        • top 3 in Cy Young vote in 2009 and 2010, or
        • MVP award in 2009 or 2010, or
        • top 5 in MVP vote in 2009 and 2010
    • perks: physical therapist, massage therapist, interpreter, 8 first-class round-trip airline tickets per year between Boston & Japan, spring training housing allowance of up to $25,000, Boston housing allowance of up to $75,000, one-time moving allowance of up to $35,000, use of Lincoln Town Car or similar car, Red Sox player ticket package, including 2 field box seats, team employee to assist Japanese media, uniform No. 18
  • agent: Mark Pieper (previously Scott Boras)
  • ML service: 6.039

Ruben Tejada ss
1 year/$1.1M (2014)

  • 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/$0.4M (2010)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 4/5/10
  • signed 2006 as an amateur free agent from Panama
  • ML service: 2.171

Bobby Abreu rf
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 1/21/14 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $0.8M in majors 
    • released by Philadelphia 3/27/14 
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 3/31/14 (minor-league contract) 
    • contract selected by NY Mets 4/21/14
    • DFA by NY Mets 8/5/14, released 8/10/14
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 8/16/14 (minor-league deal)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/8/14
  • 2 years/$19M (2010-11), plus 2012 option
    • signed extension with LA Angels 11/5/09
    • 10:$9M, 11:$9M, 12:$9M club option ($1M buyout)
    • option guaranteed with 550 plate appearances in 2011 or 1,100 PAs in 2010-11 (met 7/31/11)
    • released by LA Angels 4/28/12
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 5/4/12 (Dodgers pay pro-rated minimum & Angels pay remainder of 2012 salary.)
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 8/1/12, sent outright to Triple-A 8/9/12
    • contract selected by LA Dodgers 9/2/12
  • 1 year/$5M (2009)
    • signed by LA Angels as a free agent 2/11/09
    • performance bonuses
  • 5 years/$64M (2003-07), plus 2008 option
    • signed extension with Philadelphia 2/20/02
    • $3M signing bonus
    • 03:$8.5M, 04:$10M, 05:$12.5M 06:$13M, 07:$15M, 08:$16M club option ($2M buyout)
    • award bonuses
    • full no-trade clause
    • acquired by NY Yankees in trade from Philadelphia 8/06
  • 3 years/$14.2M (2000-02)
    • signed by Philadelphia
    • $1M signing bonus
    • 00:$2.6M, 01:$4.65M, 02:$6M
  • signed by Philadelphia 8/90 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • ML service: 15.147

Dana Eveland lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 2/18/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 6/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed for 2013 with Hanwha Eagles of Korea
  • 1 year/$0.75M (2012)
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from LA Dodgers 12/8/11
    • signed by Baltimore 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • award bonus: $50,000 for All-Star
    • DFA by Baltimore 3/29/12, sent outright to Triple-A 4/5/12
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 5/11/12
    • DFA by Baltimore 7/14/12, sent outright to Triple-A 7/16/12
    • contract purchased by Baltimore 7/26/12
    • DFA by Baltimore 7/27/12, sent outright to Triple-A 7/29/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/22/10 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 9/1/11
  • 1 year/$0.4195M (2010)
    • acquired by Toronto in trade 2/6/10 after DFA by Oakland 2/1/10
    • acquired by Pittsburgh in trade 6/1/10 after DFA by Toronto 5/24/10
    • DFA by Pittsburgh 6/24/10
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/26/09
  • 1 year/$0.395M (2008)
    • re-signed 2/28/08
  • 1 year/$0.382M (2007)
    • re-signed 2/07
    • acquired in trade (from Arizona) 12/14/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased 7/05
  • drafted 2002 (16-469)
  • signed 2003 as draft-and-follow
  • ML service: 3.081

Taylor Teagarden c
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/6/14 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 6/8/14
  • 1 year/$0.65M (2013)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 11/30/12 (avoided arbitration)
    • roster bonuses: $12,500 each for 140, 168 days on active roster 
    • DFA by Baltimore 9/1/13, sent outright to Triple-A 9/5/13 
    • elected free agency 10/13
  • 1 year/$0.4895M (2012)
    • re-signed by Baltimore 3/10/12
  • 1 year/$416,790 (2011)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/22/11
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade from Texas 12/1/11
  • 1 year/$407,010 (2010)
    • re-signed by Texas 3/4/10
  • 1 year/$0.401M (2009)
    • re-signed by Texas 2/25/09
    • award bonus: $10,000 for Rookie of the Year
  • 1 year (2008)
    • contract purchased by Texas 7/17/08
  • drafted 2005 (3-99) (Texas)
  • $0.725M signing bonus
  • agent: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 4.007

Buddy Carlyle rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 2/18/14 (minor-league contract)
    • DFA by NY Mets 6/5/14
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/6/14 
    • DFA by NY Mets 7/21/14, sent outright to Triple-A 7/23/14
    • contract selected by NY Mets 7/26/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/11/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Atlanta as a free agent 1/30/12 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by NY Yankees as a free agent 2011 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by NY Yankees 4/22/11
    • DFA by NY Yankees 6/30/11, sent outright to Triple-A 7/5/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • signed with Nippon of Japan
  • 1 year/$0.425M (2009)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 3/2/09
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Atlanta 10/9/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Atlanta 2/29/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • signed by Atlanta 2007 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Atlanta 5/25/07
  • 1 year (2006)
    • signed by Florida 2006
  • 1 year/$0.33M (2005)
    • signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/04 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by LA Dodgers 4/05
    • DFA by LA Dodgers 5/05
  • drafted by Cincinnati 1996 (2-38) (Bellevue East HS, Neb.)
  • ML service: 3.083

Carlos Torres rhp
1 year/$561,875 (2014)

  • 1 year/$561,875 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/16/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 6/16/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 12/20/11 (minor-league deal)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 5/4/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 11/2/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed for 2011 by Yomiuri of Japan
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Chicago White Sox 3/3/10
    • released by White Sox 10/26/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by White Sox 7/22/09
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2004 (15-449) (Kansas State)
  • $1,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.114

Matt Harvey rhp
1 year/$546,625 (2014)

  • 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: Scott Boras
  • ML service: 1.072

Scott Rice lhp
1 year/$0.5425M (2014)

  • 1 year/$0.5425M (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$0.535M (2013)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/20/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 3/29/13
  • drafted by Baltimore 1999 (1s-44) (Royal HS, Simi Valley, Calif.)
  • ML service: 1.000

Andrew Brown rf-lf
1 year/$538,045 (2014)

  • 1 year/$538,045 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/2/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 5/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by Colorado (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Colorado 7/17/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 11/20/12 (elected free agency)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by St. Louis 6/12/11
    • claimed by Colorado off waivers 10/12/11 after being DFA by St. Louis 10/9/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Colorado 11/18/11
  • drafted by St. Louis 2007 (18-562) (Nebraska)
  • ML service: 1.036

Zack Wheeler rhp
1 year/$512,375 (2014)

  • 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: 0.098

Jenrry Mejia rhp
1 year/$509,675 (2014)

  • 1 year/$509,675 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$494,925 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/2/11
  • 1 year (2010)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 4/5/10
  • signed 2007 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $16,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.140

Josh Satin 1b-3b
1 year/$506,809 (2014)

  • 1 year/$506,809 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 6/11/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
    • DFA by NY Mets 6/6/12, sent outright to Triple-A 6/8/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 9/1/11
  • drafted by NY Mets 2008 (6-194) (Cal)
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.145

Juan Lagares cf
1  year/$506,636 (2014)

  • 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 2007 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.160

Anthony Recker c
1 year/$505,340 (2014)

  • 1 year/$505,340 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$490,840 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
    • acquired by Chicago Cubs in trade 8/27/12 after being DFA by Oakland 8/21/12
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 10/25/12 after being DFA by Chicago Cubs 10/24/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Oakland 8/23/11
  • drafted by Oakland 2005 (18-551) (Alvernia University)
  • ML service: 1.128

Gonzalez Germen rhp
1 year/$504,875 (2014)

  • 1 year/$504,875 (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 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic 10/10/07
  • ML service: 0.087

Jeurys Familia rhp
1 year/$502,550 (2014)

  • 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 2008 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 1.030

Travis d’Arnaud c
1 year/$501,560 (2014)

  • 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 2007 (1s-37) (Lakewood HS, Calif.)
  • $832,500 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.044

Dario Alvarez lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/1/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/15/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 2010-12: Did not play
  • released by Philadelphia 8/18/09
  • signed by Philadelphia 1/8/07 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Vic Black rhp
1 year/$502,250 (2014)

  • 1 year/$502,250 (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 11/20/12
    • re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/1/13 
    • acquired by NY Mets in trade from Pittsburgh 8/29/13 (player to be named in 8/28/13 John Buck/Marlon Byrd deal)
  • drafted by Pittsburgh 2009 (1s-49) (Dallas Baptist HS)
  • $0.717M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.040

Eric Campbell 1b-of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/10/14
  • drafted by NY Mets 2008 (8-254) (Boston College)
  • $90,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Juan Centeno c
1  year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 9/9/13
  • drafted by NY Mets 2007 (32-991) (Antonio Luchetti HS, Arecibo, P.R.)
  • ML service: 0.021

Jacob deGrom rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 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
  • ML service: 0.000

Matt den Dekker cf-rf
1  year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 8/27/13
  • drafted by NY Mets 2010 (5-152) (University of Florida)
  • $0.11M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.034

Josh Edgin lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 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.)
  • ML service: 1.050

Wilmer Flores 2b-3b
1 year (2014)

  • 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 2007 as amateur free agent from Venezuela
  • $0.75M signing bonus
  • agent: Levinsons, ACES
  • ML service: 0.055

Erik Goeddel rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 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
  • ML service: 0.000

Dilson Herrera 2b
1 year (2014)

  • 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
  • ML service: 0.000

Steven Matz lhp
1 year (2014)

  • 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
  • ML service: 0.000

Rafael Montero rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 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: The Legacy Agency
  • ML service: 0.000

Kirk Nieuwenhuis of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year/$498,124 (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
  • drafted 2008 (3-100) (Azusa Pacific)
  • $0.36M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.015

Cesar Puello of
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
    • placed on restricted list 8/5/13 (PED violation)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/18/11
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • signed 2007 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • $0.4M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Hansel Robles rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 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 a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.000

Wilfredo Tovar ss
1 year (2014)

  • 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
  • ML service: 0.010

Jeff Walters rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/20/13
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14
  • drafted by NY Mets 2010 (7-212) (Georgia)
  • $50,000 signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.000

Minor leagues

Brandon Allen 1b
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/19/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/6/12 (minor-league contract)
    • released by Texas 3/13
    • signed by San Diego as a free agent 4/8/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.4825M (2012)
    • re-signed by Oakland 2/12
    • claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers 4/19/12 after being DFA by Oakland 4/9/12
    • DFA by Tampa Bay 6/6/12, sent outright to Triple-A 6/8/12
    • rights sold to Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Japan 7/27/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11
    • acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 7/31/11 (B. Ziegler deal)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Arizona 3/11/10
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009)
    • contract purchased by Chicago White Sox 11/20/08
    • re-signed by White Sox 2/24/09
    • acquired by Arizona in trade from White Sox 7/8/09
  • drafted by Chicago White Sox 2004 (5-149) (Montgomery HS, Texas)
  • $0.175M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.041

Greg Burke rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by Colorado as a free agent 11/18/13 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2013)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/7/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 11/20/12 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 10/17/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/10/12 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2011)
    • re-signed by San Diego as a free agent 1/27/11 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • released by San Diego 2/9/10
  • 1 year (2009)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 5/15/09
  • drafted by NY Mets 2000 (42-1,262) (Duke)
  • ML service: 1.074

Joel Carreno rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 11/8/13 (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by Toronto (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.4817M (2012)
    • re-signed by Toronto 3/12
    • DFA by Toronto 11/19/12, sent outright to Triple-A 11/30/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by Toronto 11/19/10
  • signed 2004 as amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service: 0.092

Gavin Cecchini ss
2014

  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (1-12) (Barbe HS, Lake Charles, La.)
  • $2.3M signing bonus ($2.55M slot)
  • agent: Rob Martin, ICON
  • ML service:

Michael Conforto of
2014

  • drafted by NY Mets 2014 (1-10) (Oregon State)
  • $2.9708M signing bonus (slot amount)
  • ML service:

Jeremy Hefner rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 12/10/13 (minor-league deal)
  • 1 year/$500,625 (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/13
    • non-tendered by NY Mets 12/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by San Diego 11/19/10
    • re-signed by San Diego 2/27/11
    • claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers from San Diego 11/18/11
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 12/12/11 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 12/9/11
  • drafted by San Diego 2007 (5-177) (Oral Roberts)
  • $0.129M signing bonus
  • ML service: 1.123

John Lannan lhp
1 year/$1.5M (2014)

  • 1 year/$1.5M (2014)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/20/14 (minor-league contract)
    • salary of $1.5M in majors, $0.15M in minors
    • performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 20, 23, 26, 29, 32 starts. $0.2M each for 150, 160, 170, 180, 190 innings. $0.25M each for 200, 210 innings
    • contract selected by NY Mets 3/27/14 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 4/16/14
  • 1 year/$2.5M (2013)
    • signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/15/12
    • performance bonuses: $0.2M each for 150, 160, 170, 180, 190 innings. $0.25M each for 200, 210 IP. $0.25M each for 31, 32, 33, 34 games started 
    • refused outright assignment by Philadelphia 10/17/13
  • 1 year/$5M (2012)
    • lost arbitration with Washington 2/2/12, $5.7M-$5M
    • non-tendered by Washington 11/30/12
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2011)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/17/11 (avoided arbitration)
  • 1 year/$0.458M (2010)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/10
  • 1 year/$0.424M (2009)
    • re-signed by Washington 2/14/09
  • 1 year (2008)
    • re-signed by Washington 1/11/08
  • 1 year (2007)
    • contract purchased by Washington 7/26/07
  • drafted by Washington 2005 (11-324) (Siena)
  • agent: CAA Sports (Brodie Van Wagenen)
  • ML service: 5.046

Brandon Nimmo of
2014

  • drafted by NY Mets 2011 (1-13) (Cheyenne East HS, Wyo.)
  • $2.1M signing bonus
  • agent: SFX
  • ML service:

Kevin Plawecki c
2014

  • drafted by NY Mets 2012 (1s-35) (Purdue)
  • $1.4M signing bonus ($1.4674M slot)
  • ML service:

Omar Quintanilla ss
1 year/$0.8M (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/21/14 (minor-league deal)
    • salary of $0.8M in majors
    • contract selected by NY Mets 3/30/14
    • DFA by NY Mets 5/8/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/4/13 (minor-league contract)
    • contract selected by NY Mets 5/30/13
    • non-tendered by NY Mets 12/2/13
  • 1 year (2012)
    • signed by NY Mets as a free agent 1/3/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 5/29/12
    • acquired by Baltimore in trade for cash 7/20/12 after being DFA by NY Mets 7/17/12
    • non-tendered by Baltimore 11/30/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • signed by Texas as a free agent 12/23/10 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Texas 7/8/11
    • sent outright to Triple-A by Texas 9/1/11 (refused assignment)
  • 1 year (2010)
    • re-signed by Colorado (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year/$0.408M (2009)
    • re-signed by Colorado 3/4/09 ($208,515 in minors)
    • sent outright to Triple-A 11/4/09
  • 1 year/$0.396M (2008)
    • split contract, $109,836 in minors
  • 1 year/$0.381M (2007)
    • re-signed 2/07 (split contract, $101,954 in minors)
  • 1 year (2006)
    • re-signed 2/06
  • 1 year (2005)
    • contract purchased 7/05
  • drafted 2003 (1s-33)
  • $0.9925M signing bonus
  • agent: Marc Kligman, TCSM
  • ML service: 4.122

Ryan Reid rhp
1 year (2014)

  • 1 year (2014)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/3/14 
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 4/2/14
  • 1 year (2013)
    • signed by Pittsburgh as a free agent 11/8/12 (minor-league contract)
    • contract purchased by Pittsburgh 6/3/13
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers 12/23/13 after being DFA by Pittsburgh 12/13/13
  • drafted by Tampa Bay 2006 (7-199) (James Madison)
  • $0.145M signing bonus
  • ML service: 0.037

Amed Rosario ss
2014

  • signed by NY Mets 7/2/12 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service:

Chris Schwinden rhp
1 year (2013)

  • 1 year (2013)
    • re-signed by NY Mets (minor-league contract)
  • 1 year (2012)
    • re-signed by NY Mets 3/12
    • claimed by Toronto off waivers 6/2/12 after being DFA by NY Mets 6/1/12
    • claimed by Cleveland off waivers from Toronto 6/6/12
    • claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 6/29/12 after being DFA by Cleveland 6/27/12
    • claimed by NY Mets off waivers from NY Yankees 7/5/12
    • sent outright to Triple-A by NY Mets 7/8/12
  • 1 year (2011)
    • contract purchased by NY Mets 9/6/11
  • drafted by NY Mets 2008 (22-674) (Fresno Pacific U.)
  • ML service: 0.038 (through 2012)

Dominic Smith 1b
2014

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

Noah Syndergaard rhp
2014

  • 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
  • ML service:

Domingo Tapia rhp
2014

  • signed by NY Mets 2009 as a free agent from the Dominican Republic
  • ML service:

 

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