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New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard is incredibly angry at the organization via a Syracuse trip and the Jacob deGrom situation. 

Justin Birnbaum

Noah Syndergaard is not happy with New York Mets management, expressing his discontent over the team’s travel plans and Jacob deGrom’s contract situation Sunday.

“’Where are we going again?’ Syndergaard said. “We’re going to Sarasota, and then to Syracuse, and then – you’d think we’d go to New York to get, as adults, our things and our affairs in order, but no – we’ve got to go to Syracuse first.

“’Where are we going again?’ Syndergaard said. “We’re going to Sarasota, and then to Syracuse, and then – you’d think we’d go to New York to get, as adults, our things and our affairs in order, but no – we’ve got to go to Syracuse first.”

To complete their Grapefruit League slate, the Mets will travel roughly three hours by bus to Sarasota. Florida to take on the Baltimore Orioles. Later in the week, the team will fly to Syracuse for a workout and open the season in Washington on Thursday.

If not for the extra road trip, Syndergaard said he would have “probably” used the time to get his apartment set up and “get accustomed to that way of living,” citing the difficulties of adjusting from early wakeups to night games.

Despite having never been to Syracuse, Syndergaard expressed his concern with the quality of the amenities being made available for the team workout but referred to the decision as “above his paygrade.”

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“Everybody’s entitled to how they feel and what they think,” said manager Mickey Callaway. “I think going up to Syracuse is good for the fans…We’re excited it’s New York and our fans, and we’re going to show them some love.”

Syndergaard also spoke to Jacob deGrom’s contract situation and his frustrations that his Cy Young Award-winning teammates has yet to be extended in the wake of Chris Sale and Justin Verlander receiving new contracts.

“Jake is the best pitcher in baseball right now,” Syndergaard said. “I think he deserves whatever amount he’s worth.”

Even though the stalemate doesn’t directly affect Syndergaard, how the Mets handle deGrom’s contract negotiations could set an important precedent for the 26-year-old’s future.

“I just think they should quit all this fuss and pay the man already,” Syndergaard said.

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