/Tim Tebow knows he has 'a long way to go,' ready for next step

Tim Tebow knows he has 'a long way to go,' ready for next step


Jon Santucci, USA TODAY Sports Network

Published 3:57 p.m. ET June 27, 2017 | Updated 54 minutes ago

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The stats might not show it, but the Mets feel like Tebow has shown improvement in the minors.
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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Tim Tebow is ready for the next step in his baseball career, but still realizes he’s a long way from the big leagues.

In fact, even as he ascends from low Class A to the New York Mets’ highest A-ball affiliate, he won’t allow himself to think or dream that far ahead.

“It’s not something I focus on. It’s not something I think about,” Tebow said Tuesday afternoon, hours before he would debut with the Port St. Lucie Mets in a Florida State League game against the Palm Beach Cardinals.

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