Wilfredo Tovar – His New York Mets Career 2013,2014

wilfredo-tovarThe Mets signed shortstop Wilfredo Tovar as an international free agent at the age of 16 in 2008.  After spending 6 seasons in the minor leagues Tovar was brought up to the show as a September call up in 2013.  He made his Major League debut on September 22 as the starting shortstop against the Philadelphia Phillies.  He went 2 for 4 with an RBI in the Mets 4-3 victory.  He would appear in 6 more games hitting .200 with 2 RBI’s.

Tovar returned to minors in 2014 and once again was called up in September.  This time he appeared in just 2 games going 0 for 3 at the plate.

He played the entire 2015 season in the minors with the Las Vegas 51s, the Mets Triple A affiliate, before signing as a free agent with the Minnesota Twins in December 2015.  In 9 career games for the Mets Tovar batted .167 (3 for 18) with 2 RBI’s.

While with the Mets Tovar wore number 70.

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