The former Heisman winner got a promotion despite a .222 average. What does his move up mean, and when -- if ever -- could he join the Mets in Queens?
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On Tuesday, the nation's most famous low-A ballplayer, Tim Tebow, was promoted to the New York Mets' high-A affiliate in Port St. Lucie.
Moving the former QB up despite a .222 average might seem like a reach, but it's the closest thing to a success story the franchise can claim.
Rene Rivera homered twice, Rafael Montero pitched into the sixth inning in a spot start and the New York Mets swept the sliding San Francisco Giants with an 8-2 victory on Sunday.
Conforto exits after HBP
New York Mets OF Michael Conforto left Sunday's game in the sixth inning after being hit on the left wrist with a fastball from Giants P Matt Moore. Brandon Nimmo replaced Conforto in left field.
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René Rivera's 1st career multi-HR game notched a major-league milestone: FROM ELIAS: This is the 27th consecutive day on which at least 1 MLB player had a multi-HR game, the longest such streak in MLB history. The previous record was 26 consecutive days, from May 27 to June 21, 1999.
Tim Tebow has been promoted by the Mets from low-A ball to St. Lucie of the high-A league after he batted .222 with three home runs, 23 RBIs and 69 strikeouts in 212 at-bats for the Columbia Fireflies.
The demand for position players is low this summer, so it won't be simple for the Mets as they try to sell off older parts before July 31.
Jacob deGrom pitched eight strong innings and Wilmer Flores hit a home run and drove in two runs as the New York Mets defeated the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Saturday.
The veteran has reason to be annoyed with being moved to second base, but his play this season hasn't given the team reason to put him at shortstop.
Cabrera regresó de la lista de lesionados y el manager Terry Collins lo recibió con la noticia de que ya no sería el campocorto titular del equipo, sino que sería movido a la segunda base.
Yoenis Cespedes had three hits including a two-run homer and Lucas Duda had three hits including a solo blast as the New York Mets defeated the San Francisco Giants 11-4 on Friday night.
Asdrubal Cabrera, who was activated from the disabled list Friday, said he's "not really happy" with the Mets' decision to move him to second base and said he thinks it's time the team trades him.
With the Mets sitting fourth in the NL East, several impending free agents on their roster have been made available in trades.
The Mets could shuffle their infield and move Asdrubal Cabrera to second base when he comes off the disabled list Friday.
Buster Olney recaps all of Thursday's MLB action, including another win for the Dodgers, Kyle Schwarber's demotion, the Astros' demolition of the A's and much more.
Joc Pederson hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh and the Los Angeles Dodgers used the long ball again to power past the New York Mets 6-3 on Thursday night and complete a four-game sweep.
Before a conversation between Jessica Mendoza and Astros manager A.J. Hinch about defensive shifts, Buster Olney and Jerry Crasnick discuss the Matt Adams conundrum in Atlanta, the Mets' displeasure with Yasiel Puig and more. Plus, Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, talks about the importance of the partnership between the museum, MLB and its players association.