Noah Syndergaard is now using MLB players’ coronavirus salary deal to explain his stance in his legal battle with a New York City landlord who claims the Mets pitcher failed to pay any rent on the $27,000-a-month Tribeca penthouse he signed for.
The 27-year-old, righty — who is being sued for the full lease value of $250,000 — tweeted earlier Sunday that he “fairly, and in good faith,” offered to pay two months rent (more than $50,000) for a place he was never going to use because of the pandemic.
That didn’t seem to be a good enough answer for one Twitter user, who tweeted his displeasure to Syndergaard late Sunday night.
“Yeah the guy is a monster for wanting you to live up to a lease agreement signed by both of you,” @GunterDawg99, who’s display name is Chief. “How would you react if the team suddenly said yeah nah to your contract?