Tim Tebow magic continues with walk-off home run


Tim Tebow's one-out, solo homer in the bottom of the seventh inning off Daytona sent the Class A St. Lucie Mets to a dramatic 5-4 comeback victory on Thursday night over the Tortugas.

Tebow, the designated hitter for Thursday's game, went 2-for-3 at the plate during the Mets second game.

The former National Football League quarterback went deep with one out against Cincinnati Reds farmhand Austin Orewiler, smacking a first-pitch fastball over the fence in left field. In 49 at bats, Tebow had struck out just nine times.

Though he met much skepticism after being promoted, Tebow is hitting.327 in 16 games with the St. Lucie Mets.

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Tebow, who blasted the homer on the first pitch, is riding an 11-game hitting streak. He's now playing outfield for the New York Mets' High-A affiliate, located in St. Lucie, Florida.

He got off to a good start in his debut with the Fireflies as well, hitting a home run in his first at-bat in April.

All kidding aside, it is impressive to see Tebow launching bombs like he is on the field, and maybe he does have a shot at this whole baseball thing after all.