New York Mets Transactions - 2018

September
DATETRANSACTION
September 4, 2018Reinstated C Kevin Plawecki from paternity leave.
September 3, 2018Recalled RHP Drew Gagnon, SS Jack Reinheimer and 1B Dominic Smith from Las Vegas (PCL). Sent RHP Anthony Swarzak to Brooklyn (NYP) for a rehab assignment.
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 24, 2018Reinstated OF Jay Bruce from the 10-day DL. Optioned 1B Dominic Smith to Las Vegas (PCL).
August 17, 2018Selected the contract of LHP Daniel Zamora from Binghamton (EL). Placed RHP Bobby Wahl on the 10-day DL. Transferred Phillip Evans to the 60-day DL.
August 12, 2018Sent 3B David Wright to St. Lucie (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
August 7, 2018Assigned OF Kevin Kaczmarski outright to Las Vegas (PCL).
August 5, 2018Placed RHP Anthony Swarzak on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Saturday, Aug. 4. Recalled RHP Jacob Rhame from Las Vegas (PCL). Traded RHP Eric Villanueva to Detroit for cash. Signed LHP Matt Gage to a minor league contract.
August 3, 2018Placed LHP Steven Matz on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday. Recalled RHP Corey Oswalt from Las Vegas (PCL).
August 2, 2018Activated 3B Todd Frazier from the 10-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Bobby Wahl from Las Vegas (PCL). Optioned RHP Jacob Rhame to Las Vegas. Placed INF Phil Evans on the 10-day DL. Designated OF Kevin Kaczmarski for assignment.
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 31, 2018Assigned OF Matt den Dekker outright to Las Vegas (PCL). Claimed INF Jack Reinheimer off waivers from Arizona and optioned him to Las Vegas. Sent 3B Todd Frazier to Brooklyn (NYP) for a rehab assignment. Transferred OF Yoenis Cespedes to the 60-day DL.
July 29, 2018Optioned RHP Franklyn Kilome to Binghamton (EL). Recalled SS Luis Guillorme from Las Vegas (PCL). Sent 3B Todd Frazier to St. Lucie (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
July 28, 2018Optioned RHP Corey Oswalt to Las Vegas (PCL).
July 27, 2018Assigned 2B Ty Kelly outright to Las Vegas (PCL). Designated OF Matt den Dekker for assignment. Signed OF Austin Jackson to a one-year contract.
July 24, 2018Selected the contracts of INF Jeff McNeil and INF/OF Phillip Evans from Las Vegas (PCL). Placed OF Yoenis C?spedes on the 10-day DL. Designated INF/OF Ty Kelly for assignment.
July 23, 2018Recalled RHPs Paul Sewald and Corey Oswalt from Las Vegas (PCL).
July 22, 2018Placed RHP Noah Syndergaard on the 10-day DL.
July 21, 2018Traded RHP Jeurys Familia to Oakland for INF William Toffey, RHP Bobby Wahl and international bonus pool money.
July 20, 2018Reinstated OF Yoenis C?spedes from the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Drew Smith from Las Vegas (PCL). Optioned INF Dominic Smith and RHP Corey Oswalt to Las Vegas.
July 17, 2018Sent OF Yoenis Cespedes to the GCL Mets for a rehab assignment.
July 13, 2018Assigned RHP Chris Beck outright to Las Vegas (PCL). Reinstated RHP Noah Syndergaard from the 10-day DL. Optioned LHP P.J. Conlon to Las Vegas.
July 11, 2018Optioned OF Kevin Kaczmarski and RHP Drew Gagnon to Las Vegas (PCL). Selected the contract of OF Matt den Dekker from Las Vegas. Recalled RHP Jacob Rhame from Las Vegas. Released RHP Marcos Molina.
July 10, 2018Designated RHP Chris Beck for assignment. Optioned RHPs Jacob Rhame and Paul Sewald to Las Vegas (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Drew Gagnon from Las Vegas.
July 9, 2018Placed 3B Todd Frazier on the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Chris Flexen to Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled RHP Jacob Rhame, LHP P.J. Conlon and 2B Ty Kelly from Las Vegas. Sent LHP Jason Vargas to Brooklyn (NYP) for a rehab assignment.
July 8, 2018Optioned RHP Drew Smith to Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled RHP Chris Flexen from Las Vegas. Sent RHP Noah Syndergaard to Brooklyn (NYP) for a rehab assignment.
July 7, 2018Placed LHP Jerry Blevins on the bereavement list. Recalled RHP Paul Sewald from Las Vegas (PCL).
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 30, 2018Optioned RHP Gerson Bautista to Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled RHP Corey Oswalt from Las Vegas.
June 27, 2018Signed 2B Carlos Cortes to a minor league contract.
June 26, 2018Announced general manager Sandy Alderson is taking a leave of absence for health reasons. Optioned INF Luis Guillorme to Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled RHP Gerson Bautista from Las Vegas.
June 25, 2018Recalled RHP Tyler Bashlor from Binghamton (EL). Optioned RHP Chris Flexen to Las Vegas (PCL). Signed RHPs Brendan Hardy, Adam Hill, Tommy Wilson and Brian Metoyer; C Nick Meyer; LHP Franklin Parra and INFs Carlos Cortes and Chase Chambers to minor league contracts.
June 24, 2018Placed LHP Jason Vargas on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Chris Flexen from Las Vegas (PCL).
June 23, 2018Signed RHP Adam Hill, RHP Ryley Gilliam and LHP Andrew Mitchell.
June 22, 2018Optioned RHPs Paul Sewald and Chris Flexen to Las Vegas (PCL). Designated RHP Hansel Robles for assignment. Selected the contracts of RHP Drew Smith and OF Kevin Kaczmarski from Las Vegas. Transferred RHP A.J. Ramos to the 60-day DL.
June 21, 2018Optioned RHP Hansel Robles to Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled RHP Chris Flexen from Las Vegas.
June 20, 2018Signed C Nick Meyer and RHPs Tommy Wilson and Ryley Gilliam to minor league contracts.
June 19, 2018Placed OF Jay Bruce on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Recalled RHP Tim Peterson from Las Vegas (PCL). Signed C Phil Capra, SS L.A. Woodard and 1B Chase Chambers to minor league contracts.
June 18, 2018Optioned RHP Jacob Rhame to Las Vegas (PCL). Reinstated RHP Jeurys Familia from the 10-day DL.
June 16, 2018Optioned 2B Ty Kelly to Las Vegas (PCL). Reinstated 1B Wilmer Flores from the 10-day DL. Signed 1B Joey Terdoslavich, SS Manny Rodriguez, 3B Brian Sharp, LHP Kevin Smith, 2B Chandler Avant and Josh Allen, OFs Ross Adolph and David Miranda and RHPs Zac Grotz, Bryce Montes de Oca and Tylor Megill to minor league contracts.
June 15, 2018Signed OF Jarred Kelenic to a minor league contract.
June 14, 2018Signed RHPs Tylor Megill, Allan Winans, Mitch Hickey and Brian Metoyer; C Hayden Senger and OF David Miranda.
June 13, 2018Claimed RHP Chris Beck off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.
June 12, 2018Designated C Jose Lobaton for assignment. Recalled 1B Dominic Smith from Las Vegas (PCL). Selected the contract of INF/OF Ty Kelly from Las Vegas. Sent 1B Wilmer Flores to St. Lucie (FSL) for a rehab assignment.
June 10, 2018Released INF Adrian Gonzalez.
June 9, 2018Signed LHP Kevin Smith, RHP Bryce Montes de Oca, SS Manny Rodriguez, OF Ross Adolph, RHP Christian Tripp, C Phil Capra, SS L.A. Woodard, RHP Saul Gonzalez, 3B Brian Sharp, C Nelson Mompierre, 2B Chandler Avant and RHP Brendan Hardy.
June 8, 2018Placed RHP Jeurys Familia on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Thursday. Assigned LHP Buddy Baumann and INF Phillip Evans to Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled RHP Jacob Rhame from Las Vegas. Sent OF Yoenis Cespedes to Binghamton (EL) for a rehab assignment.
June 6, 2018Claimed LHP P.J. Conlon off waivers from Los Angeles Dodgers and optioned him Las Vegas (PCL). Designated 3B Phillip Evans for assignment.
June 5, 2018Optioned RHP Gerson Bautista to Las Vegas (PCL). Designated LHP Budday Baumann for assignment. Reinstated 3B Todd Frazier and RHP Anthony Swarzak from the 10-day DL.
June 1, 2018Selected the contract of C Jose Lobaton from Las Vegas (PCL). Designated RHP Scott Copeland for assignment.
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 30, 2018Optioned RHP Jacob Rhame and INF Phillip Evans to Las Vegas (PCL). Designated LHP P.J. Conlon for assignment. Recalled LHP Buddy Baumann from Las Vegas. Selected the contracts of RHP Tim Peterson from Las Vegas and RHP Scott Copeland from Binghamton (EL). Transferred OF Juan Lagares to the 60-day DL.
May 28, 2018Placed RHP AJ Ramos and INF Wilmer Flores on the 10-day DL; Ramos retroactive to May 27. Optioned C Tomas Nido to Binghamton (EL). Recalled 3B Phillip Evans and RHPs Hansel Robles and Gerson Bautista from Las Vegas (PCL). Reinstated C Kevin Plawecki from the 10-day DL. Sent 3B Todd Frazier to Las Vegas for a rehab assignment.
May 27, 2018Optioned RHP Chris Flexen to Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled LHP P.J. Conlon from Las Vegas.
May 23, 2018Sent C Kevin Plawecki and RHP Hansel Robles to Las Vegas (PCL) for rehab assignments.
May 22, 2018Assigned C Jose Lobaton outright to Las Vegas (PCL). Optioned INF/OF Phillip Evans to Las Vegas (PCL). Signed OF Jose Bautista to a one-year contract.
May 19, 2018Optioned LHP Buddy Baumann to Las Vegas (PCL). Designated C Jose Lobaton for assignment. Recalled RHP Chris Flexen and C Tomas Nido from Las Vegas.
May 18, 2018Placed OF Juan Lagares on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Thursday. Reinstated LHP Jerry Blevins from paternity leave. Signed INF Christian Colon and OF Ezequiel Carrera to minor league contracts and assigned them to Las Vegas (PCL).
May 16, 2018Placed OF Yoenis Cespedes on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Monday. Recalled INF/OF Phillip Evans from Las Vegas (PCL).
May 15, 2018Placed LHP Jerry Blevins on the paternity leave list. Recalled LHP Buddy Baumann and RHP Jacob Rhame from Las Vegas (PCL). Optioned RHP Corey Oswalt to Las Vegas.
May 14, 2018Activated RF Jay Bruce from the paternity list. Optioned 1B Dominic Smith to Las Vegas (PCL).
May 13, 2018Optioned LHP Buddy Baumann to Las Vegas (PCL). Reinstated RHP Jacob deGrom from the 10-day DL.
May 11, 2018Placed OF Jay Bruce on the paternity leave list. Recalled INF Dominic Smith from Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled LHP Buddy Baumann from Las Vegas. Placed RHP Hansel Robles on the 10-day DL, retroactive to May 9.
May 9, 2018Optioned C Tomas Nido to Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled SS Luis Guillorme from Las Vegas. Transferred RHP Anthony Swarzak to the 60-day DL.
May 8, 2018Traded RHP Matt Harvey to Cincinnati for C Devin Mesoraco. Recalled RHP Corey Oswalt from Las Vegas (PCL). Optioned LHP P.J. Conlon to Las Vegas. Placed 3B Todd Frazier on the 10-day DL.
May 6, 2018Placed RHP Jacob deGrom on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Thursday. Selected the contract of LHP P.J. Conlon from Las Vegas (PCL).
May 5, 2018Designated RHP Matt Harvey for assignment. Recalled RHP Hansel Robles from Las Vegas (PCL).
May 2, 2018Agreed to terms in INF Cody Asche on a minor league contract.
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 28, 2018Optioned RHP Jacob Rhame to Las Vegas (PCL). Reinstated LHP Jason Vargas from the 10-day DL.
April 27, 2018Recalled RHP Jacob Rhame from Las Vegas (PCL). Optioned RHP Corey Oswalt to Las Vegas. Claimed LHP Buddy Baumann off waivers from San Diego and optioned him to Las Vegas. Transferred 3B David Wright to the 60-day DL.
April 23, 2018Sent LHP Jason Vargas on a rehab assignment to Las Vegas (PCL).
April 21, 2018Optioned RHP Gerson Bautista to Binghamton (EL). Recalled RHP Corey Oswalt from Las Vegas (PCL).
April 17, 2018Recalled RHP Gerson Bautista from Binghamton (EL). Optioned RHP Hansel Robles to Las Vegas (PCL).
April 16, 2018Signed C Johnny Monell to a minor league contract.
April 15, 2018Reinstated 1B Dominic Smith from the 10-day DL and optioned him to Las Vegas (PCL).
April 13, 2018Placed C Kevin Plawecki on the 10-day DL, retroactive to April 12. Transferred C Travis d'Arnaud to the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of C Jose Lobaton from Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled OF Brandon Nimmo from Las Vegas. Optioned RHP Jacob Rhame to Las Vegas.
April 12, 2018Recalled RHP Zack Wheeler from Las Vegas (PCL).
April 11, 2018Placed C Travis D'Arnaud on the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Corey Oswalt to Las Vegas (PCL). Recalled C Tomas Nido from Binghamton (EL).
April 10, 2018Acquired OF Kendall Coleman from the New York Yankees for INF-OF L.J. Mazzilli. Recalled RHP Corey Oswalt from Las Vegas (PCL). Optioned OF Brandon Nimmo to Las Vegas.
April 6, 2018Sent 1B Dominic Smith to Las Vegas (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
April 5, 2018Activated OF Michael Conforto from the 10-day DL. Optioned INF Phillip Evans to Las Vegas (PCL).
April 3, 2018Placed RHP Anthony Swarzak on the 10-day DL, retroactive to April 1. Recalled RHP Hansel Robles from Las Vegas (PCL).
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 30, 2018Placed OF Michael Conforto, RHP Rafael Montero, 1B Dominic Smith, LHP Jason Vargas and 3B David Wright on the 10-day DL, retroactive to March 26. Selected the contract of 3B Phillip Evans from Las Vegas (PCL).
March 28, 2018Assigned OF Tim Tebow to Binghamton (EL). Announced OF Bryce Brentz cleared waivers and was sent outright to Las Vegas (PCL).
March 26, 2018Claimed OF Bryce Brentz off waivers from Pittsburgh.
March 25, 2018Signed LHP Fernando Abad to a minor league contract.
March 24, 2018Optioned RHP Zack Wheeler to minor league camp.
March 23, 2018Optioned C Tomas Nido and RHP Hansel Robles to minor league camp.
March 20, 2018Optioned INFs Gavin Cecchini and Luis Guillorme to minor league camp. Reassigned OF Matt den Dekker, C Jose Lobaton, INF Ty Kelly, LHPs Matt Purke and P.J. Conlon and RHPs Drew Smith, A.J. Griffin and Corey Taylor to minor league camp.
March 14, 2018Optioned RHPs Chris Flexen and Tyler Bashlor to minor league camp. Reassigned INFs Peter Alonso and David Thompson, OFs Zach Borenstein and Kevin Kaczmarski and C Patrick Mazeika to minor league camp.
March 13, 2018Optioned RHPs Gerson Bautista, Jamie Callahan, Marcos Molina and Corey Oswalt to their minor league camp. Reassigned RHP Kevin McGowan and OF Tim Tebow to their minor league camp.
February
DATETRANSACTION
February 27, 2018Agreed to terms with RHPs Tyler Bashlor, Gerson Bautista, Jamie Callahan, Chris Flexen, Robert Gsellman, Seth Lugo, Kevin McGowan, Marcos Molina, Rafael Montero, Corey Oswalt, Jacob Rhame and Paul Sewald; INFs Gavin Cecchini, Luis Guillorme, T.J. Rivera, Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith; OFs Michael Conforto and Brandon Nimmo; LHP Steven Matz and Cs Tomas Nido and Kevin Plawecki on one-year contracts.
February 26, 2018Signed RHP A.J. Griffin to a minor league contract.
February 15, 2018Agreed to terms with OF Matt den Dekker to a minor league contract.
February 13, 2018Traded 3B Matt Reynolds to Washington for cash.
February 10, 2018Designated 3B Matt Reynolds for assignment.
February 8, 2018Renewed their player development contract with Columbia (SAL) through the 2020 season.
January
DATETRANSACTION
January 31, 2018Traded LHP Josh Smoker to Pittsburgh Pirates for LHP Daniel Zamora and cash.
January 22, 2018Promoted Brian Chicklo to trainer. Named Jim Cavallini director of performance and sports science, and Joseph Golia assistant trainer. Agreed to terms with INF Ty Kelly on a minor league contract.