Mets will add Wilfredo Tovar

Update – 9/20: The Mets officially announced the promotion of Wilfredo Tovar from Binghamton for Friday’s game in Philadelphia. Tovar will wear No. 70, the team announced.


Tovar will help fill a hole left by Ruben Tejada after he broke his leg on Wednesday night.

This season at Double-A Binghamton, Tovar hit .263 with a .323 OBP. The 22-year-old Tovar is already on the 40-man roster.