Tim Tebow is on his way back to the minor leagues.
The New York Mets reassigned the struggling outfielder to their minor league camp on Tuesday after he went 1-for-18 with 11 strikeouts in major league spring training.
Tebow said the decision made sense to him. The 30-year-old will play in minor league games while the Mets analyze which level he should play at in 2018.
The former Heisman Trophy winner split last season between low Class-A and high Class-A and batted .226 with eight homers and 52 RBIs. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson raised eyebrows prior to spring training when he said Tebow "will play in the major leagues."
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