SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) –
Tebow time in Syracuse is over. The former Heisman Trophy winner will miss the rest of the year due to a left-hand injury.
Tim Healey a beat-writer at Newsday first reported that Tebow will miss the rest of the year with a cut on his left pinky.
A source close to the Syracuse Mets confirmed to News Channel 9 that Tebow will not return to the Mets this season.
Tebow suffered the injury on July 21st at Toledo. He received eight stitches to his left hand.
In 77 games with the Syracuse Mets, Tim Tebow batted .163 with 19 runs batted in. He also hit 4 home runs.
In 239 plate appearances Tebow struck out 98 times.
It’s the second straight season that Tebow has finished the year on the IL. Last season he broke his right-hand playing in Binghamton.