Kris Bryant reduced his strikeout total by 45, raised his batting average by 17 points and increased his home run total by 13 en route to the National League Most Valuable Player Award in only his second major league season.
The St. Petersburg city council has given final approval to an ordinance banning use of smokeless tobacco products at organized sporting events, including baseball games at Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Rays.
The Heisman trophy winner and former NFL football player was signed by the New York Mets for $100,000 in 2016 after not having played baseball since graduating high school in 2006. After completing the franchises fall instructional league and playing in the Arizona Fall League, Columbia Fireflies President John Katz said there is a good chance Tebow will play in Columbia, S.C. on Opening Day.
President of Fireflies: Good chance Tim Tebow will play in Columbia
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Tim Tebow 'thankful to be part of the Mets family'