Saturday, 23 September, 2017

Tim Tebow mocked relentlessly by minor league team all weekend long

Blake Rutherford returned but the River Dogs fell Blake Rutherford returned but the River Dogs fell
Rita Gibson | 19 June, 2017, 13:36

The former American football star appears to have made progress with the New York Mets' Class A affiliate. Yet, he's continued to grind heading into the league's All-Star break this week. The Fireflies clinch the division and a playoff spot with a win on Sunday.

Over the weekend, Tebow's Columbia Fireflies team took on a team in Charleston, S.C., and the RiverDogs took the opportunity to mess with Tebow all night.

Tebow, who won two national championships and the Heisman Trophy as a quarterback at Florida and played six years in the NFL, is batting.228 with three home runs and 21 RBI for Columbia. His best game this week was Wednesday in a 6-2 victory at Greenville.

With the win, Columbia improved to 7-1 against Charleston this season.

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Dmitri Poloz set up the chance with a through ball to Denis Glushakov, who tried to chip All Whites goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic. They hardly needed to be in dispatching No. 95 New Zealand , which seemed to find the world stage too big.

The Charleston RiverDogs really love messing with Tim Tebow.

RiverDogs starter Nick Green surrendered just one run in the first inning then settled in to toss five innings while striking out four, walking just one, and not factoring into the decision.

VIDEO: @ChasRiverDogs top @ColaFireflies (and Tim Tebow) 3-0 tonight at The Joe.

WHAT'S NEXT: After a couple of days off, Tebow and the Fireflies pick up the second half of the season at home with a four-game series against the Kannapolis (North Carolina) Intimidators.

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