The San Diego Padres have inquired to the New York Mets recently on the availability of startong pitcher Noah Syndergaard, sources tell MLB.com’s Jon Morosi.
Along with the Padres, the Milwaukee Brewers are also interested in Syndergaard and his fellow rotation-mate Zack Wheeler, sources told Morosi.
San Diego, who has a strong farm system, has been looking for a veteran starter since the off-season. Their 4.54 ERA among all pitchers ranks 10th-lowest in the National League and 16th-lowest in the Majors. At 4.61, the Brewers’ ERA amongst all of their arms ranks 11th-lowest in the National League and 18th-lowest in the Majors.
In 2019, Synderaaard is 6-4 with a 4.68 ERA across 105.2 innings pitched in 17 games. He is 43-26 with a 3.23 ERA across 624.0 innings pitched in 104 games in his career.
Syndergaard recently suffered a right hamstring strain, being placed on the 10b-day injured list on June 16 before being activated on June 30 after after a rehab start with Class-a Brooklyn on June 25.
Wheeler is 6-6 with a 4.69 ERA in 19 games in 2019. He is 39-36 with a 3.88 ERA in 114 games in his career.