News: Henry Blanco on Bereavement List, Thole Up

According to SNY producer Matt Dunn, the Mets have promoted C Josh Thole from Triple-A Buffalo, to replace C Henry Blanco, who has been put on the Bereavement List.

Thole will wear No. 30 and be available for tonight’s game.

Updated at 4:18 pm:

Blanco has gone home to Venezuela.

He must be on the list for a minimum of 3 days and a max of 7 days.