Noah Syndergaard’s volume matched that of the room – quiet. He spoke while a somber and disappointed visitors’ clubhouse quickly cleared after Sunday’s game.
In other words, they are aware of the speculation regarding manager Mickey Callaway’s job security. The whispers become louder with each loss.
“That’s kind of an unfair situation to put ourselves in,” Syndergaard said when asked if the team is playing for manager Mickey Callaway’s job. “As far as our manager’s situation goes, I respect the hell out of Mickey. I think he has tremendous leadership values. I think it’s (expletive) what’s going on right now with this speculation that there could be a change because we’re so early in the season and are a very small step away from putting this all together.”
If the Mets are indeed playing to save Callaway, Sunday could not have helped matters.