Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher
Repoz
Editor - Baseball Primer

Syndicate

Tim Tebow Tim Tebow Tim Tebow Tim Tebow Tim Tebow Tim Tebow Newsbeat

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Tim Tebow’s baseball season is over due to July hand injury

Tim Tebow will not make his MLB debut this season, and it’s not because the suddenly hot New York Mets don’t have room for him on the major league roster.

Newsday’s Tim Healey first reported that the former college football standout will miss the remainder of the season as he continues healing from a hand injury suffered in July.

Yahoo Sports’ Matt Ehalt has since confirmed the news.

Tebow suffered a cut that required eight stitches in his left hand. He was injured while fielding a ball in the outfield, Syracuse Mets manager Tony DeFrancesco told reporters on July 23.

Does this mean our great national nightmare is over?

 

 


Thursday, July 25, 2019

Tim Tebow and his .163 batting average head to the injured list

Tim Tebow’s minor league baseball career is not going well.

Tebow, the former NFL quarterback who has spent the last couple years trying to be a professional baseball player, is hitting .163 with the Syracuse Mets, and now he’s been placed on the injured list after cutting his hand while trying to field a ball. The cut required eight stitches.

Does this mean that we won?

 


Saturday, May 11, 2019

Even when Tim Tebow is hitting .131, his Triple-A team is drawing fans in droves

We are now a month into Tim Tebow’s Triple-A career, and it’s pretty hard to overstate how horrifically the former football player is performing.

Through 26 games for the Syracuse Mets this year, Tebow is hitting .131/.198/.179 with zero home runs and a 37 percent strikeout rate. He currently has only 11 hits on the season, 12 if you count the time he accidentally kicked his first-base coach in the groin. After saying in February that an MLB call-up was his goal for the season, the 31-year-old outfielder currently ranks last in the entire Triple-A level in OPS (.376) and wRC+ (-4).

Those latter two numbers are on pace to be the worst marks the Triple-A season has seen in the last decade, per Fangraphs. And, keep in mind, Tebow plays a bat-first position at left-field and won’t be making the majors through his fielding or baserunning.

If there’s player who has earned the crown of “Worst Player in Triple-A” this year, Tebow is the runaway leader right now. That hasn’t stopped fans from coming out in droves to see the Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL first-round draft pick.

I suspect that this is telling of something, but would that I knew what it was….


 

 

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Rough Carrigan
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogMLB Down The Line Predictions Uncategorized (DO NOT USE) Could Nick Markakis be enshrined? in Cooperstown?
(20 - 5:13am, Aug 21)
Last: bunyon

NewsblogNightengale: MLB lifers decry the state of the modern baseball: 'Unwatchable'
(57 - 5:04am, Aug 21)
Last: Dr. Vaux

NewsblogOMNICHATTER has everything under control, for August 20, 2019
(75 - 1:23am, Aug 21)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogHome run robbers get praise _ and swag for spectacular plays
(8 - 12:57am, Aug 21)
Last: SoSH U at work

NewsblogGreinke gets 200th win, pitches Astros past A’s 4-1
(37 - 12:56am, Aug 21)
Last: Booey

NewsblogIn 2019, Team Payroll and Wins Are Closely Linked
(2 - 12:26am, Aug 21)
Last: Dr. Vaux

NewsblogThis year's crop of major free-agent relievers has been a $250 million disaster
(54 - 11:25pm, Aug 20)
Last: Joyful Calculus Instructor

NewsblogBrian Snitker Pulls Ronald Acuna Jr. for Lack of Hustle: 'You've Got to Run'
(90 - 9:19pm, Aug 20)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogHow closer Edwin Diaz went from MLB saves leader to bullpen liability
(19 - 8:12pm, Aug 20)
Last: Zonk is Back Where He Came From in a Safe Space

NewsblogReport: Athletics calling up A.J. Puk
(10 - 8:07pm, Aug 20)
Last: Itchy Row

NewsblogOT - August/September 2019 College Football thread
(23 - 8:04pm, Aug 20)
Last: Zonk is Back Where He Came From in a Safe Space

NewsblogWEEI/Red Sox Jimmy Fund Telethon
(2 - 7:56pm, Aug 20)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogVladimir Guerrero Jr. to undergo MRI after leaving game vs. Mariners
(10 - 5:42pm, Aug 20)
Last: Jack Sommers

NewsblogOT - Catch-All Pop Culture Extravaganza (August 2019)
(255 - 5:08pm, Aug 20)
Last: Ben Broussard Ramjet

Gonfalon CubsTaking the current temperature
(232 - 5:08pm, Aug 20)
Last: Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington

Page rendered in 1.0221 seconds
54 querie(s) executed