Tim Tebow to report to Arizona Fall League, will face his toughest baseball test yet
Tebow will be playing against some of the better competition the minors has to offer
Tebow went 4 for 14 (.286) with a home run in instructionals and now the competition takes a big step up. While instructional leagues are peppered with teenagers, players rehabbing injuries and those from the lowest levels of the minors, the Arizona Fall League is stiff competition.
For those unfamiliar, the AFL fields some of the top prospects in baseball. Most are Double-A and Triple-A level players. Each team sends six players and can use up to two from lower levels than Double-A (hence Tebow's eligibility for inclusion). That leaves six teams of 30 players to take part in the action for the month of October.
Put simply: There's a distinct possibility that Tebow will be a bit over his head here. If that's the case, by no means does that mean he's a lost cause. It's still early in his baseball career. If he does succeed, however, it will be incredibly impressive. Some of the players he'll be facing could be in the majors as soon as next season.
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