Tim Tebow heading to Mets' Class A team: Columbia Fireflies

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Tim Tebow is joining the Columbia Fireflies. The former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback will start his pro baseball season with the Mets' Class A franchise in Columbia. New York Mets manager Terry Collins announced the move Monday. The 29-year-old Tebow has been in spring training with the Mets and is hitting .235 with four hits in 17 at-bats.

Hey umpire, whattayou, drunk? Alabama cops say yes, he was

PRICEVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- Hey umpire, whattayou, drunk? At one Alabama high school baseball game, police say the answer was yes. WAAY-TV (http://bit.ly/2lIvBu0) reports a north Alabama umpire faces public intoxication charges after he was arrested for officiating at a high school baseball game while drunk. Priceville police say Derek Bryant was arrested by Monday with one inning left in a junior varsity game at Priceville High School.