WACH:Tim Tebow talks about being promoted before final game with Fireflies
COLUMBIA, SC (WACH) -- After 64 games with the Fireflies, Tim Tebow was promoted to the Mets Class-A Advance team in St. Lucie on Sunday.
"We knew we were playing with house-money at this point," admitted Fireflies President John Katz. "We're blessed that (the Mets) sent him here and we wish him all the success on his journey to Citi Field,
Prior to his final game as a Firefly, Tebow addressed the media.
"For all the opportunities I've been given by the Mets I'm thankful for," said the Heisman Trophy winner. "You get a little excited about another challenge."
In his final game with the Fireflies, Tebow went 0-for-2 with a walk and was left on deck during the final out of the Fireflies 2-1 loss Sunday against the Kannapolis Intimidators.
Watch Tebow's full press conference below: