PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (CBSNewYork)Tim Tebow’s Grapefruit League hitting drought is over.

The quarterback-turned-outfielder laced a ground-ball single to left field Monday against the Miami Marlins, his first hit in a major-league spring training game. The hit came against left-hander Kyle Lobstein while Tebow was leading off in the fifth inning.

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The former Heisman Trophy winner was thrown out at second base when the next batter, Phillip Evans, hit into a double play.

On the day, Tebow was 1-for-3. Batting eighth and playing left field, he grounded out to second base in the second inning. He also struck out swinging the seventh inning.

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Tebow also made his presence felt in the field, making a diving catch to rob the Marlins’ Justin Bour of a hit in the second inning.

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The Mets won the game 6-4, as Asdrubal Cabrera, Lucas Duda Curtis Granderson and Neil Walker all homered for New York.

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Tebow, who is participating in the Mets minor-league camp, was called up to play in two major-league spring games last week. He went 0-for-7 with three strikeouts. His batting average now stands at .100.

Tebow was a surprise addition to the Mets’ roster for Monday’s game. The team said it was short on bodies due to the World Baseball Classic.

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As of the middle of the sixth inning, the Mets and Marlins were tied 6-6.