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Wilfredo Tovar | Shortstop

Team: New York Mets
Age / DOB:  (24) / 8/11/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 179
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Contract: view contract details

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Mets recalled INF Wilfredo Tovar from Triple-A Las Vegas; placed him on the 60-day disabled list with a concussion.
The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Addison Reed. Tovar will now collect a major league paycheck while he's sidelined. Aug 30 - 12:57 PM

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Mike Puma of the New York Post reports that Wilfredo Tovar and Danny Muno are headed to Arizona to join the Mets.

It's possible they're just on the taxi squad until more is known about Daniel Murphy's (quad) status. However, in all likelihood this probably means Murphy is headed to the disabled list. Tovar has batted just .259/.305/.364 at Triple-A Las Vegas this season but is known for having a good glove.
Jun 5 - 11:16 AM

Mets optioned INF Wilfredo Tovar to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Tovar had a .690 OPS in 78 games last season at the Double-A level. The 23-year-old is organizational depth.
Mar 17 - 4:15 PM

Mets recalled INF Wilfredo Tovar from Double-A Binghamton.

Tovar will provide the Mets with another middle infielder option over the final days of the season with Dilson Herrera (quad) sidelined. Mostly known for his glove, the 23-year-old batted .285/.345/.345 with two homers and 29 RBI over 78 games this season in Double-A.
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 02:32:00 PM

Mets optioned INF Wilfredo Tovar to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Omar Quintanilla or Anthony Seratelli are now the top candidates for the backup middle infielder job. Tovar has a good glove and should still contribute with the big club at some point this year.
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 01:28:00 PM

Wilfredo Tovar left Friday's game against the Nationals with a right hamstring injury.

Tovar said the injury is minor, so it sounds like he should be back in action in a few days. The young infielder is expected to begin the season in the minors.
Fri, Feb 28, 2014 04:02:00 PM

Mets recalled INF Wilfredo Tovar from Double-A Binghamton.

Ruben Tejada broke his right fibula on Wednesday night, so Tovar is being brought in as shortstop depth. The 22-year-old from Venezuela hit just .263/.323/.340 this summer at Double-A but he carries a strong defensive reputation.
Thu, Sep 19, 2013 09:06:00 AM

Mets purchased the contract of INF Wilfredo Tovar from Double-A Binghamton.

Tovar is a career .255/.317/.331 hitter with five homers across five minor league seasons, but the Mets like what he can do with the glove. He's now protected from the Rule 5 Draft.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 07:50:00 PM

Depth Charts

C1Travis d'Arnaud
2Kevin Plawecki
3Anthony Recker
4Johnny Monell
1B1Lucas Duda
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Kelly Johnson
3Dilson Herrera
SS1Wilmer Flores
2Ruben Tejada
3Wilfredo Tovar
4Matt Reynolds
3B1David Wright
2Juan Uribe
3Eric Campbell
LF1Michael Conforto
2Michael Cuddyer
CF1Yoenis Cespedes
2Juan Lagares
3Kirk Nieuwenhuis
4Eric Young Jr.
RF1Curtis Granderson
Starting Pitcher
S1Matt Harvey
2Jacob deGrom
3Jon Niese
4Bartolo Colon
5Noah Syndergaard
6Steven Matz
7Logan Verrett
8Rafael Montero
9Zack Wheeler
Relief Pitcher
R1Jeurys Familia
2Tyler Clippard
3Addison Reed
4Hansel Robles
5Carlos Torres
6Sean Gilmartin
7Eric O'Flaherty
8Bobby Parnell
9Erik Goeddel
10Dario Alvarez
11Tim Stauffer
12Jerry Blevins
13Buddy Carlyle
14Josh Edgin