Options

Last updated on 3/11/2018

Players on the Active Roster or DL with Accessible Options:

RHPLHPCIFOF
Tyler BashlorSteven MatzTravis d'ArnaudGavin CecchiniMichael Conforto
Gerson Bautista Tomas NidoLuis GuillormeJuan Lagares
Jamie Callahan  T.J. RiveraBrandon Nimmo
Jacob deGrom Amed Rosario 
Chris FlexenDominic Smith
Robert Gsellman
Seth Lugo
Marcos Molina
Corey Oswalt
Jacob Rhame
Hansel Robles
Paul Sewald
Noah Syndergaard
Zack Wheeler


Minor Leaguers on the 40-man roster with Accessible Options:

RHPLHPCIFOF
NoneNoneNoneNoneNone


Detailed breakdown of Mets' options status (on 40-man roster or 60-day DL):

The following Mets have options remaining and cannot refuse any minor league assignment (optional or outright). The number of options each player had remaining at the start of the 2018 season is in parentheses and an asterisk (*) denotes that an option has been used in 2018:

Tyler Bashlor (3)
Gerson Bautista (3)
Jamie Callahan (3)
Gavin Cecchini (2)
Michael Conforto (2)
Chris Flexen (2)
Robert Gsellman (2)
Luis Guillorme (3)
Seth Lugo (2)
Steven Matz (1)
Marcos Molina (2)
Tomas Nido (2)
Brandon Nimmo (1)
Corey Oswalt (3)
Jacob Rhame (2)
T.J. Rivera (3)
Amed Rosario (2)
Paul Sewald (3)
Dominic Smith (3)
Noah Syndergaard (2)


The following Mets have options remaining and cannot refuse an optional assignment. However, they can refuse an outright assignment and elect to become a free agent. If they exercise this option at the time of the outright, they forfeit the remainder of their contract. If they accept the assignment, their right to free agency is deferred to the end of the year (provided they are not back on the 40-man roster at that time). The number of options each player had remaining at the start of the season is in parentheses and an asterisk (*) denotes that an option is being used in 2018:

Travis d'Arnaud (1)
Jacob deGrom (2)
Juan Lagares (1)
Hansel Robles (1)
Zack Wheeler (2)


The following Mets have options remaining, but they also have 5+ years of ML service, so they can refuse any minor league assignment (optional or outright). Additionally, if they exercise that right, the Mets would have to either keep them on the active roster or release them, continuing to pay out the remainder of their contract. The number of options each player had remaining at the start of the season is in parentheses and an asterisk (*) denotes that an option is being used in 2018:

Jay Bruce (3)
Asdrubal Cabrera (2)
Yoenis Cespedes (3)
Jeurys Familia (2)
Todd Frazier (2)
Adrian Gonzalez (1)
Matt Harvey (3)
A.J. Ramos (3)
Jose Reyes (3)
David Wright (3)


The following Mets have options remaining, but due to Rule 5 restrictions, the options cannot be accessed until next season. The number of options each player had remaining at the start of the season is in parentheses:

None


The following Mets are out of options, but cannot refuse an outright assignment:

Rafael Montero
Kevin Plawecki


The following Mets are out of options, and can refuse an outright assignment and elect to become a free agent. If they exercise this option at the time of the outright, they forfeit the remainder of their contract. If they accept the assignment, their right to free agency is deferred to the end of the year (provided they are not back on the 40-man roster at that time):

Wilmer Flores


The following Mets are out of options, and can refuse an outright assignment. Additionally, if they exercise that right, the Mets would have to either keep them on the active roster or release them, continuing to pay out the remainder of their contract:

Jerry Blevins
Anthony Swarzak
Jason Vargas


* - Note: If a player spends fewer than 20 days on optional assignment in a given season, that option is not counted. In 2011, option years for Dillon Gee (17 days) and Justin Turner (19 days) did not count.