Options

Last updated on 1/16/2017

Players on the Active Roster or DL with Accessible Options:

RHPLHPCIFOF
Jacob deGromSean GilmartinTravis d'ArnaudGavin CecchiniWuilmer Becerra
Jeurys FamiliaSteven MatzTomas NidoTy KellyMichael Conforto
Chris FlexenJosh SmokerKevin PlaweckiMatt ReynoldsJuan Lagares
Erik Goeddel T.J. RiveraBrandon Nimmo
Robert GsellmanAmed Rosario
Matt Harvey
Seth Lugo
Marcos Molina
Rafael Montero
Hansel Robles
Noah Syndergaard
Zack Wheeler
Gabriel Ynoa


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 2017 season is in parentheses and an asterisk (*) denotes that an option has been used in 2017:

Wuilmer Becerra (3)
Gavin Cecchini (3)
Michael Conforto (2)
Jacob deGrom (2)
Chris Flexen (3)
Sean Gilmartin (2)
Erik Goeddel (1)
Robert Gsellman (2)
Seth Lugo (2)
Steven Matz (1)
Marcos Molina (3)
Rafael Montero (1)
Tomas Nido (3)
Brandon Nimmo (2)
Kevin Plawecki (1)
Matt Reynolds (2)
T.J. Rivera (3)
Amed Rosario (3)
Josh Smoker (2)
Noah Syndergaard (2)
Gabriel Ynoa (1)


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 2016:

Travis d'Arnaud (1)
Jeurys Familia (2)
Matt Harvey (3)
Ty Kelly (1)
Juan Lagares (1)
Hansel Robles (2)
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 2016:

Jay Bruce (3)
Asdrubal Cabrera (2)
Yoenis Cespedes (3)
Lucas Duda (1)
Curtis Granderson (2)
Addison Reed (2)
Jose Reyes (3)
Neil Walker (1)
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:

None


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):

Josh Edgin
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:

Rene Rivera


* - 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.