Tm Tebow is getting the decision to the massive leagues — major-league spring coaching, that’s.
The Mets’ controversial outfield prospect was invited to take part in major-league spring coaching camp Friday, the group introduced. Which means the Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback will spend his spring within the big-league clubhouse and play within the video games with the major-league gamers.
Tebow hit .226 with eight house runs and a .656 OPS between two of the Mets’ Class-A minor-league groups final season. Whereas these should not usually the stats that will garner a big-league camp invite, the 30-year-old Tebow is seemingly on an accelerated schedule due to his age and his fame.
Now a full-time school soccer analyst, Tebow determined to make a run at his childhood dream of taking part in skilled baseball two years in the past. The Mets signed him to a minor-league deal, with a $100,000 signing bonus, saying that they’d profit from his character and expertise within the clubhouse and presumably discover a diamond within the tough.
Final summer time, Mets GM Sandy Alderson admitted to some season ticket holders that the Mets had been additionally on the lookout for some consideration with signing Tebow, explaining that baseball was, in spite of everything, leisure.