Future Mets savior—and possible capital-S Savior—Tim Tebow landed on the disabled list Saturday after suffering a hand injury earlier in the week. Per a WBNG report:
“He’s one of our able players, but he’s not able to swing,” [Binghamton Rumble Ponies manager Luis Rojas] told reporters, according to WBNG.com. “We’re really tentative to use him in any other area. The organization and our medical trainer required him to go to New York as soon as possible. We have to find out what the discomfort is. We just have to make sure that it’s nothing major.”
It’s another blow for a Mets team searching for silver linings in a season that has now been fully thrown into the trash, where it very much belongs. Just as it has started to look like Tebow will be the centerpiece of this next era of Mets baseball, a mysterious hand injury has sent him to the shelf.
But try not to let it upset you too much. Tebow still had enough of his fingers working to fire off this inspirational message Sunday morning: