Tim Tebow has a nice signing bonus accompanied with his minor league contract.
After agreeing to a deal with the Mets on Thursday, the former Heisman Trophy winner will receive a $100,000 bonus, according to the Associated Press‘ Ronald Blum.
Tebow is set to report to the organization’s Instructional League in Port St. Lucie on Sept. 18, and train in Florida for three weeks before the team decides whether to send him to the Arizona Fall League, a winter league or get the former Florida quarterback personal tutoring in preparation for spring training, according to Blum.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson commented on the high-profile agreement on Thursday.
“This decision was driven by baseball, we are intrigued with the potential he has,” Alderson said. “This is an opportunity for us to develop a player.”
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