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Mora, Tebow in the groove with the Rumble Ponies

BINGHAMTON - There wasn't much to get excited about Tuesday night if you're a Binghamton Rumble Ponies fan.

The Ponies were rocked by the Trenton Thunder 10-3, and for the most part, there weren't many bright spots.

However, one noticeable difference has been outfielder John Mora.

Mora went 3-for-4 Tuesday, including an RBI single and a spectacular diving catch.

After spending a good chunk of the season towards the back end of the batting order, Mora has now slid up to the two hole.

This came about with the batting order shake-up after the promotions of both Jeff McNeil and Peter Alonso.

Mora has made the most of his opportunities.

In his last 10 games, the 25-year old is batting .382 with 13 hits, two home runs, and eight RBIs.

His two homers in that span doubled his total over the course of the entire season.

Along with Mora, there's another Rumble Pony who's found his swing as of late.

Fellow outfielder Tim Tebow has also been raking over his last 10 games, batting .355 with a homer and six RBIs.

He also has four doubles, and has raised his overall batting average up 22 points to .256.

There's no denying that Tebow is in incredible shape, and can generate a lot of power.

But, when it comes to the weight room, it sure does look like manager Luis Rojas can keep up with the former NFL quarterback.

Last week, I asked Tebow who's the Ponies power lifting champ, him or Luis?

"I'm sure he would probably like to say him. I'll leave it at that. I'll tell you this, he probably spends more time at the gym looking in the mirror than I do." Tebow said.

Well, no matter who can lift more, the Ponies are hoping that both Tebow and Mora can keep swinging a hot bat.


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