Options

Last updated on 9/2/2014

Players on the Active Roster or DL with Accessible Options:

RHPLHPCIFOF
Vic Black
15-day DL
Dario AlvarezTravis d'ArnaudEric CampbellMatt den Dekker
Jacob deGromJosh EdginJuan CentenoLucas DudaJuan Lagares
Jeurys Familia Anthony ReckerWilmer FloresKirk Nieuwenhuis
Dillon Gee Dilson Herrera 
Erik GoeddelJosh Satin 
Matt Harvey
60-day DL
 
Jenrry Mejia 
Zack Wheeler 


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

RHPLHPCIFOF
Gonzalez GermenSteven MatzNoneWilfredo TovarAndrew Brown
Rafael MonteroScott Rice  Cesar 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:

Dario Alvarez (3)
Vic Black (2) *
Andrew Brown (1) *
Eric Campbell (3)
Juan Centeno (3) *
Travis d'Arnaud (1) * -- 2014 option will not count
Jacob deGrom (3) *
Matt den Dekker (3) *
Josh Edgin (2) *
Jeurys Familia (1)
Wilmer Flores (1) *
Dillon Gee (3)
Gonzalez Germen (2) *
Erik Goeddel (3) *
Matt Harvey (3)
Dilson Herrera (3)
Juan Lagares (1)
Steven Matz (3) *
Jenrry Mejia (1) -- (4th option)
Rafael Montero (3) *
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:

Lucas Duda (1)


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)
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:

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):

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.