Options

Last updated on 8/24/2015

Players on the Active Roster or DL with Accessible Options:

RHPLHPCIFOF
Jacob deGromJosh Edgin
60-day DL
Travis d'ArnaudLucas Duda
15-day DL
Yoenis Cespedis
Jeurys FamiliaJack Leathersich
60-day DL
Kevin Plawecki Michael Conforto
Erik Goeddel
60-day DL
Steven Matz
15-day DL
  Juan Lagares
Matt Harvey
Rafael Montero
60-day DL
Hansel Robles
Noah Syndergaard
Logan Verrett
Zack Wheeler
60-day DL


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

RHPLHPCIFOF
Vic BlackDario AlvarezJohnny MonellEric CampbellDarrell Ceciliani
Akeel Morris Anthony ReckerDilson Herrera
Gabriel YnoaDanny Muno
Wilfredo 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) *
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) *
Logan Verrett (3) *
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:

Yoenis Cespedes (3)
Lucas Duda (1)
Matt Harvey (3)
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)
Kelly Johnson (1)
Daniel Murphy (2)
Jon Niese (2)
Eric O'Flaherty (1)
Bobby Parnell (2)
Juan Uribe (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


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
Jenrry Mejia
Kirk Nieuwenhuis
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
Tyler Clippard


* - 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.