Tim Tebow hurts knee after awkward slide

Mets outfield prospect Tim Tebow left Monday's Arizona Fall League game with a right knee injury, MLB.com reported.

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The 2007Heisman Trophy winner out of the University of Florida was on first base for the Scottsdale Scorpions in the bottom of the fourth inning when he attempted to steal second. He was thrown out by Peoria Javelinas catcher Austin Wynns and popped up holding his right leg, MLB.com reported.

Tebow walked off on his own power after the awkward slide and left the game. He then visited a doctor to have his knee examined.

Tebow, who had singled in his first at-bat, has now hit in three straight games, MLB.com reported. He is 5-for-34, a .147 average, and had a double, a run batted in and two runs scored in 10 games.