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Mets organization discussing Tim Tebow promotion

Tim Tebow to the MLB this year? Why not

Well, he keeps doing it.

The 29-year-old former Heisman Award winner and current ESPN analyst could be one step closer to sporting a major league uniform.

Mike Puma of the NY Post reported the Mets organization has been having discussions about the possibility of promoting Tim Tebow.

The outfielder is posting a .250/.330/.370 line with two home runs and 11 RBI in 28 games with the Single-A affiliate Columbia Fireflies.

Attendance to minor league games has risen this season and it could have a lot to do with Tebowmania. According to their website, in April, MiLB teams were averaging “201 more fans per game” than in the same month the previous year.

The New York Mets themselves have been hit with the injury bug this season with some big names landing on the disabled list. Yoenis Cespedes, Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz, Travis d’Arnaud, Asdrubel Cabrera and Jeurys Familia have each landed a spot on the D.L. There’s also no timetable for veteran David Wright to return from a cervical disc herniation.

There continues to be more and more room for Tebow on the major league roster. Will it happen? The answer that used to be “no” is more possible now than ever before.

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Jessica Kleinschmidt

Jessica Kleinschmidt

Jessica is a sports writer with an obsession for baseball. You can catch her in the stands or in the media booth. She's the one with the big hair. In addition to Sportsnaut, Jessica has been featured on Bleacher Report, Fox Sports, and MLB Nation.