3 Teams Who Could Take A Chance On Noah Syndergaard

Noah Syndergaard is a very interesting player who has an expiring contract. The former All-Star pitcher was lights out during his beginning days in the league, but Tommy John surgery knocked him out of play for the entirety of the 2020 season and all but two games for this campaign. In two starts for the Mets this season, he had a 0-1 record and 9.00 ERA. Obviously, the sample size was far too small to make any real judgment on his true skill level after the surgery. However, it will be interesting to see how he does during the 2022 season. 

These three teams should consider taking a chance on him.

New York Mets: The New York Mets certainly could send Noah Syndergaard a qualifying offer. Before his injury took away the last two seasons from him, he pitched like a true ace. With the Mets looking to get back into the postseason, it wouldn't hurt to give him a one-year deal to see what he can do again. He also has made it abundantly clear that he would love to stay with the Mets if they are willing to bring him back. 

Texas Rangers: If the Mets decide to move on from Syndergaard, don't be surprised to see the Texas Rangers pursue him. The Rangers have a lot of money to work with and are expected to be aggressive this off-season. With them coming off of a 60-102 record, he also would have far less pressure there and simply could focus on his pitching. If he shows his previous dominance and the Rangers struggle again, he could be dealt to a contender at the trade deadline, too. Lastly, Syndergaard grew up in Mansfield, Texas and was a big fans of the Rangers as a kid. Every fan loves a hometown kid.  

Toronto Blue Jays: Syndergaard was originally a part of the Toronto Blue Jay's system before they dealt him to the Mets in the R.A. Dickey trade before the start of the 2013 season. As time went on, it's fair to say that this is a move the Blue Jays wish they could take back. If the Mets decide to spend money elsewhere for pitching, Toronto should consider him. Robbie Ray is also due for a big raise because of his fantastic campaign. If he walks, maybe Syndergaard will become more intriguing to them. 

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