Latest Tim Tebow News

Tebow goes 0 for 4 in Triple-A debut for NY Mets farm team

Apr. 4, 2019 9:59 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Tim Tebow had no hits in his Triple-A debut and nothing to say about it. The former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner went 0 for 4 on Thursday for the top minor league affiliate of the New York Mets. He wasn't available for comment after the Syracuse Mets lost to the Pawtucket...

Mets prospect Tim Tebow makes Triple-A debut for Syracuse

Apr. 4, 2019 3:27 AM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Tim Tebow is one step away from the Big Show. He's still in no rush. "I enjoy the process every day, enjoy every opportunity I get," Tebow said as he prepared for Thursday's International League opener with the Syracuse Mets. "That's one thing I take a lot of pride in — having...

LEADING OFF: Surprising O's, Tigers, Mets play home openers

Apr. 4, 2019 2:57 AM EDT

A look at what's a happening around the majors today: FANFARE Coming off winning road trips, the surprising Orioles, Tigers and Mets play their home openers. Sellouts are expected at Camden Yards, Comerica Park and Citi Field to greet teams trying to bounce back from losing seasons. Alex Cobb will be activated...

Tim Tebow in Syracuse for next step in his baseball odyssey

Apr. 2, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Tim Tebow began the next step of his quest to make it to the major leagues , working out with the Triple-A Syracuse Mets on Tuesday. The former Heisman Trophy winner of the Florida Gators and former NFL quarterback says no matter where he's been people have been supportive. He says...

After big rookie season, Acuna eager for 1st opening day

Mar. 13, 2019 1:21 AM EDT

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — When Ronald Acuna Jr. returned to the Atlanta clubhouse, Braves star Freddie Freeman playfully told the NL Rookie of the Year there still was work to do. "You should have kept going," Freeman kidded, "and gone for the cycle." Acuna went 3 for 3 with a long home run and double off St....

New York Mets to wrap up spring training in Carrier Dome

Mar. 12, 2019 3:30 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Mets will finish spring training with a workout inside Syracuse University's Carrier Dome. The team announced Tuesday the practice on March 26 will be held from noon to 2 p.m. It's free and open to the public. Syracuse is the new home of the Mets' Triple-A affiliate where...

Tim Tebow reassigned to minor league camp by Mets

Mar. 12, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — 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. The 31-year-old outfielder attended big league camp for the second straight year and is expected to start the season at Triple-A Syracuse. The...

Mets' McNeil moving all around the diamond, now going to 3B

Mar. 8, 2019 7:19 PM EST

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Jeff McNeil will be exchanging the big glove he's been wearing this spring for the smaller one in his locker. And soon. The New York Mets utilityman — an infielder for most of his career — started in left field for Friday's exhibition game against the Miami...

Leiter, Franco become baseball operations advisers for Mets

Mar. 4, 2019 5:56 PM EST

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Retired pitchers Al Leiter and John Franco have been hired as baseball operations advisers by the New York Mets. Leiter, a broadcaster since his last season in 2005, will be involved with scouting, player development and pitchers' mental preparation. "Al's passion for the game...

Murray followed his heart to choose football over baseball

Mar. 1, 2019 6:42 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Kyler Murray joined the Heisman Trophy club in December, Charlie Ward thought about his initiation in 1993. Back then, the Florida State quarterback was the shiny new star, ready to embark on a world full of options. Everyone wanted to know if the promising dual-sport phenom could...