Options

Last updated on 6/8/2015

Players on the Active Roster or DL with Accessible Options:

RHPLHPCIFOF
Jacob deGromJosh Edgin
60-day DL
Travis d'ArnaudEric CampbellDarrell Ceciliani
Jeurys FamiliaJack LeathersichKevin PlaweckiLucas DudaJuan Lagares
Erik Goeddel
15-day DL
Dilson Herrera
Matt Harvey  
Rafael Montero
15-day DL
Akeel Morris
Hansel Robles
Noah Syndergaard
Zack Wheeler
60-day DL


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

RHPLHPCIFOF
Vic BlackDario AlvarezJohnny MonellDanny MunoNone
Gabriel YnoaSteven MatzAnthony ReckerWilfredo Tovar


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 2015 season is in parentheses and an asterisk (*) denotes that an option has been used in 2015:

Dario Alvarez (3) *
Vic Black (1) *
Eric Campbell (3) *
Darrell Ceciliani (3)
Travis d'Arnaud (1)
Jacob deGrom (2)
Josh Edgin (1)
Jeurys Familia (2)
Erik Goeddel (2) *
Matt Harvey (3)
Dilson Herrera (3) *
Juan Lagares (1)
Jack Leathersich (3) *
Steven Matz (2) *
Johnny Monell (3) *
Rafael Montero (2) *
Akeel Morris (3) *
Danny Muno (3) *
Kevin Plawecki (3)
Hansel Robles (2) *
Noah Syndergaard (3) *
Wilfredo Tovar (1) *
Zack Wheeler (2)
Gabriel Ynoa (3) *


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 2015:

Lucas Duda (1)
Dillon Gee (3) - DFA
Anthony Recker (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 2015:

Bartolo Colon (1)
Michael Cuddyer (1)
Curtis Granderson (2)
Daniel Murphy (2)
Jon Niese (2)
Bobby Parnell (2)
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:

Sean Gilmartin (3)


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

Wilmer Flores
Cesar Puello
Alex Torres


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):

Buddy Carlyle
John Mayberry Jr
Jenrry Mejia
Ruben Tejada
Carlos Torres


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


* - Note: If a player spends less 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.