Since losing to the San Francisco Giants on the 21st July, the New York Mets are the hottest team in baseball, winning 13 of their last 15 games and muscling their way into the heart of an intense National League wildcard race.
While the Mets will be losing very little next year and this deal puts the 2020 team in even better situation, it was a buyer-type acquisition that has more impact on the team’s battle to change the outcome of the season, and that’s one of the reasons why Syndergaard is not going anywhere.
The San Diego Padres, Milwaukee Brewers and Houston Astros are all interested in trading for New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard this month, as reported by MLB.com's Jon Morosi.
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