“I will miss it,” he said Monday. “I know that dramatically.”
“We know we’re going to get him back,” coach Gary Kubiak said Monday. “So, that’s very encouraging.”
“He ended up getting through seven, so it was a good outing,” Rockies manager Walt Weiss said.
“Obviously, when you join a team like Team Penske, they deliver the best cars. They provide you the best equipment out there,” Pagenaud said. “As a driver, it’s your job to do the best job possible.”
“The mindset was, all right, this isn’t good, this is bad,” he said. “I really wish this didn’t happen, but it did. How are we going to overcome it?”
Tebow is one of 58 players on the team’s instructional league roster, and at 29 he’s also four years older than any other invitee. Two of the players on the roster won’t even turn 18 until next year.
“We won, and at the end of the day that’s all that matters,” Bradford said.
“It’s just not the same,” she said.
“That’ll be it for him,” manager Walt Weiss said. “He worked hard to get back from that hamate very quickly and it’s unfortunate he won’t be able to get to the finish line with us.”