"It would be natural for us to at least talk about it and explore the possibilities and options. I expect that we will do that," Alderson told reporters on Monday. It's only natural that both parties would at least start the discussion but there are still some unknowns with Syndergaard, who is coming off Tommy John surgery. The Mets will want to make sure he's healthy and up to his peak performance level before extending any type of formal offer. "Thor" is expected to be back around the middle of the season.