Report: Mets refused straight trade of Syndergaard for Realmuto
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The New York Mets had a chance to land catcher J.T. Realmuto from the Miami Marlins but the price was too high.

New York opted not to complete a one-for-one trade exchanging pitcher Noah Syndergaard for Realmuto, a source told Andy Martino of SNY.

The team signed catcher Wilson Ramos to a two-year deal Sunday, likely taking them out of the running for Realmuto.

The Mets were reported to be aggressively pursuing the Marlins backstop for most of the offseason; a number of their players including Amed Rosario, Michael Conforto, and Brandon Nimmo were mentioned as possibilities in a deal.

For close to a month, the Mets have reportedly been seriously considering deals for the hard-throwing Syndergaard, with the New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, Colorado Rockies, and Milwaukee Brewers named as potential trade partners along with the Marlins.

New York could still work out a trade for the 26-year-old ace but Syndergaard doesn't look like he wants to go anywhere.

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During four seasons with the Mets, Syndergaard owns a 37-22 record with 573 strikeouts in 518 1/3 innings. He's under club control until 2021.

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Report: Mets refused straight trade of Syndergaard for Realmuto
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