Two days ago we reported that new Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen said that Tim Tebow may start the season on the Mets.
And today we are telling you he is one step closer to doing exactly that.
Because yesterday the Mets said the minor league outfielder is expected to start the 2019 season with Class AAA Syracuse, a promotion for the former NFL quarterback.
"That’s a great next step for him," Van Wagenen said, at the GM Meetings in Carlsbad, Calif., on Wednesday. "We’re excited to get him back in camp and hopefully after a trip to Syracuse he’ll be able to prove to us and everybody in baseball that he can make an impact in the big leagues.”
The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner hit .273 and slugged six homers and 36 RBI in 84 games in 2018 for Class AA Binghamton before an injury—a broken hamate bone in his right hand—required surgery and cut his season short in July. The 31-year-old hit .301 in June and was hitting .340 in July before the injury.
Let’s hope he makes the majors and brings his signature tebowing pose to the game.
So fans will finally be excited to see a player kneeling.
Source: USA Today