Options

Last updated on 10/24/2014

Players on the Active Roster or DL with Accessible Options:

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Vic BlackDario AlvarezJuan CentenoEric CampbellMatt den Dekker
Jacob deGromJosh EdginTravis d'ArnaudLucas DudaJuan Lagares
Jeurys FamiliaSteven MatzAnthony ReckerDilson Herrera 
Dillon GeeScott Rice Josh Satin 
Gonzalez GermenWilfredo Tovar 
Erik Goeddel 
Matt Harvey 
Rafael Montero 
Jeff Walters
Zack Wheeler


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

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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 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)
Juan Centeno (2)
Travis d'Arnaud (1)
Jacob deGrom (2)
Matt den Dekker (2)
Josh Edgin (1)
Jeurys Familia (2)
Gonzalez Germen (1)
Erik Goeddel (2)
Matt Harvey (3)
Dilson Herrera (3)
Juan Lagares (1)
Steven Matz (2)
Rafael Montero (2)
Anthony Recker (2)
Scott Rice (2)
Josh Satin (1)
Wilfredo Tovar (1)
Jeff Walters (2)
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 2015:

Lucas Duda (1)
Dillon Gee (3)


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)
Curtis Granderson (2)
Daisuke Matsuzaka (3)
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:

None


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

Andrew Brown
Wilmer Flores
Jenrry Mejia
Kirk Nieuwenhuis
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
Dana Eveland
Ruben Tejada
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:

None


* - 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.