Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow went 0-for-3 in Tuesday’s Arizona Fall League game, but that’ll be forgotten. According to Kari Van Horn of ABC 15 Arizona, a fan had a seizure while Tebow was signing autographs after the game. Tebow put his hand on the man and said a prayer, and the man started breathing again.
Van Horn says her station will air a video of it. She added, “I just witnessed a MIRACLE.” She then retweeted this picture of Tebow someone else took:
Not to rain on anybody’s parade, but there’s an explanation for this that doesn’t involve Tebow being a miracle worker. It was likely coincidental, with Van Horn remembering and/or reporting details selectively to fit her view of Tebow as heroic.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Pitcher Jesus Luzardo became the second player in two days to beat the Miami Marlins in salary arbitration and was awarded $2.45 million.
Miami had argued for $2.1 million during a hearing Thursday before a panel of John Stout, Melinda Gordon and Richard Bloch.
AL batting champion Luis Arraez, an All-Star infielder acquired by the Marlins from Minnesota last month, was awarded a $6.1 million salary on Thursday rather than the team’s $5 million figure.
Luzardo, a 25-year-old left-hander, was 4-7 with a 3.32 ERA in 18 starts last year, striking out 120 and walking 35 in 100 1/3 innings. He is 13-18 with a 3.59 ERA in 45 starts and 16 relief appearances over four big league seasons.
Luzardo made $715,000 last season and was eligible for arbitration for the first time. He can become a free agent after the 2026 season.
Players have won two of three decisions this year, with about 20 more scheduled for hearings.
Seattle defeated Diego Castillo in the first decision this year on Wednesday, and the relief pitcher will get a raise to $2.95 million rather than his request of $3,225,000.
A decision is being held for Los Angeles Angels outfielder Hunter Renfroe, whose case was argued Monday.