Tebow has been assigned to start the 2017 season with the
“Sending him to a full-season club is what we hoped to be able to do,” Mets General Manager
Going into Monday’s action, the 29-year-old Tebow had gone four for 17 (.235) in
"Tebow's story is so compelling — from the BCS National Championships and the NFL playoffs to reinventing himself as a professional baseball player," Fireflies President John Katz said in a statement. "His humility, faith and unwavering commitment to better himself will bring a new dynamic to our clubhouse. Having a player that has achieved his level of success on two big stages will ultimately pay huge dividends for our players as they pursue their dreams of playing for the New York Mets."