Former NFL player and current Mets minor league outfielder Tim Tebow will report to the Arizona Fall League, the club announced Tuesday.
“We want Tim to play in more games to continue developing his skills on the field while facing advanced competition,” said Mets general manager Sandy Alderson in a statement.
Tebow, 29, the former Broncos and Jets quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner at Florida, joined the Mets organization Sept. 8. He recently debuted in the Florida Instructional League, hitting a home run in his first at-bat and batting .285 in three games.
Tebow will play for Scottsdale this fall, with the next step likely being a spring training invite, should he perform adequately.