Video: Tim Tebow records first Grapefruit League hit

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Monday March 13th, 2017

Tim Tebow recorded his first spring training hit in Monday’s game against the Marlins. 

Tebow went hitless in his first eight Grapefruit League at-bats before poking a single through the shortstop hole against Miami’s Kyle Lobstein in the fifth inning on Monday. 

Tebow’s inclusion in Monday’s lineup came as a surprise after manager Terry Collins said Friday that he didn’t expect Tebow to make any more spring training appearances this year. 

Here's what it looked like from the crowd. 

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Tebow was the designated hitter in his spring training debut on Wednesday and played the outfield in his next two games. 

He also made a nice catch on Monday. 

The 29-year-old batted .194 with a .242 slugging percentage in 19 Arizona Fall League games last year. 

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