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Mets to assign Tim Tebow to Class A Columbia Fireflies

March 20th, 2017 at 3:21 PM
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Tebowmania will be heading to South Carolina this season.

Mets outfield prospect Tim Tebow will be assigned to the Columbia Fireflies to start the 2017 season. The low-A affiliate was the best option for Tebow according to the organization because of its full length season.

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson spoke to Newsday at length about Tebow, and the decision to send him to Columbia:

“Sending him to a full season club is what we hoped to be able to do, and based on what he’s done in spring training, and his whole body of work since last fall, we feel comfortable with him going to Columbia.”

This decision wasn’t as obvious to begin with, but given what Tebow has …

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