How The Mets’ 40 Man Roster Was Assembled

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David Wright is now the Mets’ longest tenured player.

The Mets 40 man roster presently has 38 occupants.

12 of those are occupied by players acquired during Sandy Alderson’s tenure.

25 were acquired under Omar Minaya.

1 was acquired under Steve Phillips.

So how was the present 40 man roster assembled and by whom?

Sandy Alderson:

TradeVic Black, Travis d’Arnaud, Zack Wheeler, Eric Young.

Free AgencyBartolo Colon, Scott Rice, Carlos Torres, Andrew Brown, Chris Young, Curtis Granderson.

WaiversRyan Reid, Anthony Recker

Omar Minaya:

International Free AgentJeurys Familia, Gonzalez Germen, Jenrry Mejia, Wilmer Flores, Ruben Tejada, Wilfredo Tovar, Juan Lagares, Cesar Puello

DraftJacob deGrom, Josh Edgin, Dillon Gee, Erik Goeddel, Matt Harvey, Steven Matz, Jon Niese, Bobby Parnell, Jeff Walters, Juan Centeno, Ike Davis, Zach Lutz, Daniel Murphy, Josh Satin, Matt den Dekker, Lucas Duda, Kirk Nieuwenhuis

Steve Phillips:

DraftDavid Wright

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