Options

Last updated on 4/14/2014

Players on the Active Roster or DL with Accessible Options:

RHPLHPCIFOF
Jeurys FamiliaJon NieseTravis d'ArnaudIke DavisAndrew Brown
Dillon GeeScott RiceAnthony ReckerLucas DudaJuan Lagares
Gonzalez Germen  Daniel Murphy 
Matt Harvey
60-day DL
 Josh Satin 
Jenrry Mejia  
Bobby Parnell
15-day DL
 
Zack Wheeler 


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

RHPLHPCIFOF
Vic BlackJosh EdginJuan CentenoWilmer FloresMatt den Dekker
Jacob deGromSteven Matz Zach LutzKirk Nieuwenhuis
Erik Goeddel  Wilfredo TovarCesar Puello
Jeff Walters    


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 2014 season is in parentheses and an asterisk (*) denotes that an option has been used in 2014:

Vic Black (2) *
Andrew Brown (1)
Juan Centeno (3) *
Travis d'Arnaud (1)
Ike Davis (2)
Jacob deGrom (3) *
Matt den Dekker (3) *
Lucas Duda (1)
Josh Edgin (2) *
Jeurys Familia (1)
Wilmer Flores (1) *
Dillon Gee (3)
Gonzalez Germen (2)
Erik Goeddel (3) *
Matt Harvey (3)
Juan Lagares (1)
Zach Lutz (1) * -- (4th option)
Steven Matz (3) *
Jenrry Mejia (1) -- (4th option)
Kirk Nieuwenhuis (1) *
Cesar Puello (1) *
Anthony Recker (2)
Scott Rice (3)
Josh Satin (2)
Wilfredo Tovar (2) *
Jeff Walters (3) *
Zack Wheeler (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 2014:

Daniel Murphy (2)
Jon Niese (2)
Bobby Parnell (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 2014:

Bartolo Colon (1)
Kyle Farnsworth (1)
Curtis Granderson (2)
David Wright (3)
Chris Young (2)


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:

Ruben Tejada


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):

Omar Quintanilla
Carlos Torres
Eric Young


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:

John Lannan
Jose Valverde


* - 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.