Tim Tebow gets first hit of spring, strikes out against Nationals' Max Scherzer

Earlier Friday, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson recorded an at-bat during the New York Yankees game against the Atlanta Braves. Wilson wasn't the only quarterback in action.

Tim Tebow, entering his second full season as a professional ballplayer with the New York Mets, served as the Mets cleanup hitter against Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals.

Predictably, Tebow's at-bat versus Scherzer didn't last long and didn't go well for the former QB:

Later on, though, Tebow recorded a hit (his first of the spring) against Nationals prospect Erick Fedde. Here's the visual:

Tebow had previously been dealing with a sprained ankle he suffered after tripping over a sprinkler. He figures to see more action in big-league games over the next few weeks. 

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R.J. Anderson joined CBS Sports in 2016. He previously wrote for Baseball Prospectus, where he contributed to five of the New York Times bestselling annuals. His work has also appeared in Newsweek and... Full Bio

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