Tim Tebow reassigned to minor league camp by Mets

Aubrey Yates
March 15, 2019

Tim Tebow has been reassigned to minor league camp by the New York Mets after hitting.267 with one RBI in eight spring training games. He just won't begin the season in the majors. That's not surprising, of course, but it was made official this morning.

It was a shot in the dark at best, and Tuesday, the Mets confirmed our speculation by announcing that the 31-year-old outfielder was one of eight minor league reassignments.

The Heisman Trophy victor is expected to begin the season with Triple-A Syracuse.

Tebow says that he's never actually been to Syracuse, but he's looking forward to the opportunity.

Tebow took the Mets' decision in stride, too.

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Pete Sala, vice president and chief facilities officer at Syracuse University, says the practice will be the first time baseball will be played in the Carrier Dome.

"Yeah, I think I will. And we all have cell phones".

While for the moment the move is a step down for Tebow, he is just one promotion away from playing in the big leagues by starting the year in Syracuse.

Since abandoning his career as an NFL quarterback to join the Mets, Tebow's appeared in 210 minor-league games across three levels.

And if he joins the Mets at some point this season ...

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