PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) Tim Tebow says he’s only perplexing to get improved any day in a New York Mets’ enlightening league.
After dual days, so far, so good.
Tebow homered to right during batting use on Tuesday, one day after a quarterback-turned-baseball-hopeful put 3 balls off a blockade during a Mets’ training complex. A Mets’ staff member went behind a blockade a few mins after and returned with a baseball, nonetheless it wasn’t transparent if it was a tangible one Tebow hit.
”Felt a small some-more gentle with a day underneath my belt, only removing some-more used to everything, a preparations,” pronounced Tebow, a 2007 Heisman Trophy leader from Florida and former NFL quarterback. ”All those stupid things that we have to go through, right? Getting in a building, anticipating all that we need, cafeteria, everything, and only removing used to a routine.”
The combination of a examination from Day 1 to Day 2 was similar. The atmosphere wasn’t – a media fortuitous was extremely smaller than it was on Monday, and maybe about one-quarter as many fans showed adult as a day before.
Then again, copiousness of people welcomed Tebow to Port St. Lucie when he done a Target run on Monday night. He pronounced he indispensable supplies, privately drinks and almonds.
”Whether it’s 5 people or 500 people, we can’t let that worry you, a distance of a throng or what people are observant or a hype or no hype,” Tebow said. ”I only try not to get concerned during all and only try not to compensate courtesy during all and concentration on being a ball player.”
He’s also anticipating time to stay on tip of his other pursuit as an researcher with a SEC Network, with time government not an issue. Tebow will work out during slightest twice some-more in Port St. Lucie this week, afterwards conduct to a Auburn-LSU diversion this weekend before returning to a Mets’ complex.
When enlightening joining games start, Tebow expects to play – nonetheless there’s no organisation devise nonetheless for what will occur after these 3 weeks, such as either he’ll go to a Arizona Fall League. For now, he pronounced he’s perplexing to take advantage of each event to accommodate with coaches, articulate situational play in a outfield and a Mets’ elite proceed to hitting.
The idea of Tuesday’s batting use session, Tebow said, was to find outfield gaps. He only managed to strike one a small farther, observant he felt some-more gentle with additional credentials and warmup time.
”Not indispensably a goal,” Tebow pronounced of a homer. ”But if we do it, that’s good, too.”
NOTES: Tebow was asked if he had any thoughts on Colin Kaepernick of a San Francisco 49ers and others holding a knee during a personification of a inhabitant anthem. He pronounced he’d keep his thoughts to himself on a issue. ”When people have faith in something or self-assurance about something, we consider perplexing to mount for that is a good thing. And afterwards it’s all about perplexing to mount for it a right way,” Tebow said.