Mets

Tebow homers in first day with St. Lucie

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow has a habit of making a big splash in his debuts, and the newest St. Lucie Met delivered again on Wednesday. Playing in his first game for Advanced-A St. Lucie after being promoted Sunday from Columbia, Tebow homered in the second game of the Mets’ doubleheader and collected three hits overall at…

WATCH: Tourists Beat Fireflies in Series Finale

COLUMBIA, SC (Fireflies) – Columbia and Asheville played another tight one on Sunday night, but the home team fell in the series finale, 4-1, to the Tourists. J.C. Rodriguez, Tucker Tharp and Eudor Garcia each stroked a double for the Fireflies. Joe Shaw (L, 5-8) pitched well for Columbia (12-23, 48-57). The Texan went seven strong innings to match his career-high and struck…

Braves Beat Mets 5-1, Win Third Straight

NEW YORK (AP) — John Gant, the rookie righty with the weird windup, earned his first big league win by beating the team that traded him away last summer, pitching the Atlanta Braves past the New York Mets 5-1 on Friday night. Gant (1-1) threw two-hit ball for 6 2/3 innings, helping the Braves post their first three-game winning streak…