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Sport Mets promote Tim Tebow to Double-A after spring training slump

00:06  29 march  2018
00:06  29 march  2018 Source:   ap.org

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NEW YORK — Tim Tebow has been promoted to Double - A after going 1 for 18 with 11 strikeouts in big league spring training for the New York Mets . The 30-year-old Tebow , a former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback, split last season between a pair of Class A teams, Columbia

NEW YORK (AP) — Tim Tebow has been promoted to Double - A after going 1 for 18 with 11 strikeouts in big league spring training for the New York Mets . The Mets said Wednesday that the outfielder has been assigned to start the season at Binghamton of the Eastern League.

New York Mets' Tim Tebow laughs with teammates in the dugout before a spring training baseball game against the New York Yankees, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Port St. Lucie, Fla.. Tebow did not play. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) © (AP Photo/John Bazemore New York Mets' Tim Tebow laughs with teammates in the dugout before a spring training baseball game against the New York Yankees, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Port St. Lucie, Fla.. Tebow did not play. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

NEW YORK -- Tim Tebow has been promoted to Double-A after going 1 for 18 with 11 strikeouts in big league spring training for the New York Mets.

The Mets said Wednesday that the outfielder has been assigned to start the season at Binghamton of the Eastern League. The Rumble Ponies open their season at home on April 5 against Portland.

The 30-year-old Tebow, a former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback, split last season between a pair of Class A teams, Columbia, South Carolina, and St. Lucie. He hit .226 with eight homers and 52 RBIs in 126 games.

6 US soldiers in mountain warfare training hit by avalanche

  6 US soldiers in mountain warfare training hit by avalanche An avalanche hit six Army soldiers undergoing mountain-warfare training on Vermont's highest peak Wednesday, injuring five of them.Rescue crews worked to evacuate the six soldiers who were training at Smugglers Notch, a narrow pass at the northern edge of Mount Mansfield. The base of the notch is surrounded by steep cliffs on both sides.Five of the soldiers were taken to the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. Their conditions were unknown Wednesday afternoon. The sixth soldier returned to duty.There is no word on what triggered the avalanche that hit about 1 p.m. The soldiers were later brought down the mountain to waiting ambulances.

Tim Tebow has been promoted to Double - A after going 1 for 18 with 11 strikeouts in big league spring training for the New York Mets . The Mets say the outfielder has been assigned to start the season at Binghamton of the Eastern League.

NEW YORK (AP) -- Tim Tebow has been promoted to Double - A after going 1 for 18 with 11 strikeouts in big league spring training for the New York Mets . The Mets said Wednesday that the outfielder has been assigned to start the season at Binghamton of the Eastern League.

Tebow, who is not on the Mets' 40-man major league roster, was hampered during spring training by a left ankle sprain.

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