Aug. 30 will be nothing short of a glorious day for Toronto and Boston sports fans. No, Vince Carter isn’t returning to “The 6” and Tom Brady is still suspended four games, but the next best thing is in order.
The Blue Jays and Red Sox, along with reportedly 20 other major league teams, will be attending Tim Tebow’s MLB workout in Los Angeles. When asked about the workout by the Boston Globe, president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski confirmed he’d have someone there.
Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins told reporters Tuesday his team would be represented among the legion of scouts expected to be present at the former NFL quarterback’s workout.
Tebow’s workout will include him running a 60-yard dash, catching fly-balls and proceeding to throw them to bases and going through a live batting practice, according to a report from The New York Post’s Joel Sherman.
Tebow, as always, has his share of doubters. Atkins isn’t one of them. He told the Toronto Star Wednesday that Tebow has “an amazing swing.”
We’ll see if it works out for the highly-beloved, yet highly-criticized, athlete on the 30th.