Glavine has until Friday to exercise a $7.5 million player
option, and the Mets have until Nov. 20 to exercise a $14 million
team option. The options carry a $3 million buyout and both are
likely to be declined.
His agent, Gregg Clifton, has had preliminary discussions with
the Mets about a new deal.
San Diego left-hander David Wells, another Clifton client, also
filed Thursday. A total of 171 players have filed since the World
Series, and eight more potentially are eligible to file by
Cubs right-hander Wade Miller, who had filed Oct. 30, agreed
Thursday to a one-year contract to remain in Chicago.
Free agents can start discussing money with all teams beginning
Sunday, the day before the annual general managers' meetings open
in Naples, Fla.