MLB Trade Rumors predicted that Syndergaard would get $5.9 million. He made $2,975,000 during the 2018 season. The Texan will be a free agent after the 2021 season.
Syndergaard, 26, went 13-4 with a 3.03 ERA, 2.80 FIP, 1.21 WHIP, and posted a 4.0 bWAR over 154.1 innings for the Mets in 2018. He did see his strikeout numbers drop to 9.0 K/9 and his 2.3 BB/9 were a career-high.
The Mets early offseason chatter was dominated rumors of the Mets listening to trade offers for Syndergaard, though those have completely died down over the last month or so.