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MLB Scout Has Brutally Honest Comment On Tim Tebow

Tim Tebow staring into the distance.

PEORIA, AZ - OCTOBER 13: Tim Tebow #15 (New York Mets) of the Scottsdale Scorpions watches from the dugout during the Arizona Fall League game against the Peoria Javelinas at Peoria Stadium on October 13, 2016 in Peoria, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Tim Tebow is a couple of years into his professional baseball journey and the former Heisman Trophy winner has fared pretty well, reaching the Triple-A level of the New York Mets farm system.

The 31-year-old outfielder has peaked at Triple-A, though, says one MLB scout.

Tebow is struggling in Triple-A this season, hitting .158 with 67 strikeouts in 48 games.

One MLB scout believes Tebow has reached his peak as a player and won't be making the major leagues.

"I just think he's reached his top, his zenith, as far as Triple-A," the scout told the New York Post. "I don't think he's a major league player, but I think he works extremely hard and he will run into some fastballs, and when I saw him he was really getting tied up inside and just striking out a lot and not making contact.

"I don't think this is a show, because Tim Tebow is an athlete and athletes are athletes. He's strong, he's got strength and I am not going to take away the fact he is coming off a hamate. If he turns out to be an organizational Double-A or Triple-A player, he's not the only one who would be that."

The Mets had said prior to the 2018 season that they believed Tebow could be a major league player.

"That's my guess," former GM Sandy Alderson said. "That's my hope. And to some extent now after a year and a half, a modest expectation."

Knowing Tebow, he'll likely continue to work extremely hard with reaching the MLB as a goal. Right now, though, it's tough to envision that happening.