New York Mets: Tim Tebow is still not worthy of a spot on the Mets roster

Tim Tebow #15 of the New York Mets (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
Tim Tebow #15 of the New York Mets (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) /

Tim  Tebow may be one of the nicest, most decent people on Earth, but he still doesn’t deserve a spot on the New York Mets major league roster.

When the New York Mets signed Tim Tebow, they signed a player, and more importantly a human being, of the highest character. His beliefs are of the utmost importance to him. He is a pillar of his community.

His charity work is above reproach. His foundation does unbelievable work, especially recently with the “Night to Shine” where they make a prom for kids with special needs and. In a world where athletes fill up a police blotter, we need more guys like Tim Tebow.

We should all aspire to be the type of human that Tebow is. I mean that, sincerely. I’ve had a lot to say about Tebow over the years, but this is truly a top flight man.

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That being said, he still doesn’t belong as a member of the Mets major league team. Even with the injuries around the roster.

For anyone who missed it, Brandon Nimmo ended up giving himself food poisoning. But Tebow still shouldn’t stick, I’m sorry.

We have to give him credit for giving this a try, we really do. To try and make a change as a professional at this point in his life is something to admire.

Tebow spent a whole lot of years on the gridiron before returning to baseball. That takes guts and to stay with it takes perseverance.

But the numbers aren’t there. Period. Making the big leagues is about putting up the numbers, and Tebow just hasn’t done that.

His career average in the minor leagues is .240. That doesn’t cut it for a major leaguer. If that was the stat line for any other player they would be in line for more time in the minors.

Tebow needs to be held to that same standard. Flying him on the fast track through the minors with those numbers doesn’t make baseball sense.

It was honestly very difficult to understand why Tebow was invited to big league camp, yet here we are. He has his chance to prove me and a lot of others wrong.

As of the writing of this post, Tebow has gotten in for exactly four at-bats. By the way, he hasn’t gotten a hit yet.

Yes, it’s early in spring training. But if Tebow was trusted by Mickey Callaway, wouldn’t he have more than four times up by now? There have certainly been more available.

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This is not an attempt to slander Tim Tebow. I mean it when I say he’s a wonderful person. More should be made about what he does off the field.

It’s just an honest assessment of his on the field performance. He shouldn’t be here. Tebow doesn’t need to be on a major league team to make a difference.

He makes a difference everywhere he goes. Know that, Tebow fans. This doesn’t mean his mission would end. This is just looking out for the roster as a whole.