New York Mets

Mets sending Tebow to Arizona Fall League for top prospects

NEW YORK (AP) – Tim Tebow will test his baseball skills against some of the game’s premier prospects. The New York Mets say they are sending Tebow to the Arizona Fall League after cutting short their instructional league Tuesday because Florida Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency with Hurricane Matthew approaching. Tebow, the former NFL quarterback and…

Tim Tebow signs minor league contract with New York Mets

NEW YORK (AP) – Tim Tebow has signed a minor league contract with the New York Mets. The Mets announced Thursday that the former quarterback will take part in the Instructional League in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Tebow won the 2007 Heisman Trophy at Florida and played on the 2006 and 2008 national championship teams with the Gators. Tebow played…

Mets activate Cespedes, option Rivera back to Las Vegas

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The New York Mets activated outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera from the disabled list in a move manager Terry Collins hopes will provide a much-needed offensive boost for his ball club. Cespedes had been out since Aug. 4 because of a strained right quad. He was among the team leaders in batting average (.289),…

Former Trojan TJ Rivera promoted to New York Mets

NEW YORK  (troytrojans.com) – The New York Mets called up former Troy Trojan TJ Rivera on Wednesday; he will make his MLB roster debut when the Mets host the Arizona Diamondbacks at 6:10 p.m. (CDT) at Citi Field. Rivera, the reigning Pacific Coast Player of the Week, had 15 hits last week, including eight for extra bases. Prior to his…