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The Oakland Athletics announced that they have signed pitcher Bartolo Colon to a one-year deal worth $3mm. The deal also includes a good incentive package, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The 39-year Colon went 10-9 with a 3.43 ERA, 1.0 HR/9, 1.4 BB/9 and 5.4 SO/9 in 152.1 innings for the A's last season. But he made news for the wrong reason as he was suspended 50 games for a failed drug test. Colon still must serve five games of the 50 game suspension to start the season. In 2011, Colon went 6-2 with a 2.71 ERA in his first 11 starts for the Yankees but faded down the stretch after experiencing knee problems. After the All-Star break, the 2005 Cy Yong winner went 2-6 with a 4.98 ERA. Image taken by Keith Allison and used under the Creative Common License Agreement.
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The AL West champions will bring back Bartolo Colon. The 39-year-old right hander has agreed to a one year deal with the Oakland Athletics. The deal is worth a guaranteed $3 million while Colon can earn incentatives increasing the overall value.
Colon will miss the first five games of the season as he serves the remaining time on his 50 game suspension following a positive test for...
Suspended pitcher Bartolo Colon is getting a second chance with the Oakland Athletics, agreeing to terms on a one-year contract.
The AL West champions made the announcement Saturday. The 39-year-old Colon was suspended for 50 games on Aug. 22 after testing positive for testosterone. The ban will run five games into the 2013 season.
The former Cy Young winner went 10-9 with a 3...
Bartolo Colon will return to the Oakland Athletics for 2013 after signing a one year contract for $3 million with incentives. Colon made $2 million with Oakland in 2012.
The 39-year old Colon provided a solid veteran option in an A's rotation that was populated by younger pitchers last season. In 152 1/3 innings over 24 starts, Colon had a 3.43 ERA while striking out 91 and...
The Oakland A's re-signed right-handed pitcher Bartolo Colon to a one-year contract, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Saturday. Colon will make $3 million in 2013 but incentives could up that amount to $6 million. Colon, 40, who was suspended 50 games in August for using performance-enhancing substances, still has five more games to sit out when the season starts in April...
The Oakland Athletics have signed right-hander Bartolo Colon
to a one-year, $3 million contract with a “good incentives package,” reports
Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.
Colon has a $3 million base salary and a good incentives package, source says. #Athletics
— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) November 3, 2012
Colon was off to another impressive start...
Free agency began 33 and a half hours ago, and where are we? Well, none of the major free agents have signed with new teams. The biggest name to sign with a new team on the first day of free agency was Kevin Kouzmanoff, who inked a minor league pact with the Marlins. Bartolo Colon also re-upped with the A's for one year.
In non-signing news, the Blue Jays dealt newly acquired...