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Bartolo Colon Acts as Stopper, Ends Three Game Skid

New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon (40) delivers against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) After a promising start to the season, the New York Mets have been struggling as of late, losing five of six and three in row before Monday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies. The usual...
Via The Sports Journal
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colon Wins Seventh, Plays Stopper For Mets

After a rough three game stretch that saw him go 1-2 with a 9.98 ERA, Bartolo Colon limited the Phillies to three runs in six innings on Monday and got the win to improve to 7-3 for the season. Manager Terry Collins called a team meeting after getting swept in Pittsburgh and turned to Colon to be the stopper and the veteran right-hander did just that. “It always helps (in calling...
Via Mets Merized Online
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets' Colon hits, pitches his way to seventh win vs. Phillies

  Bartolo Colon kept his helmet on this time. A day after his 42nd birthday, the rotund pitcher moved into a tie for the major-league lead with his seventh win and singled for his second hit in a decade. The New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 Monday to stop a three-game losing streak. ''I wish I got cheers for a foul ball,'' teammate Michael Cuddyer said. ''He's must...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon Earns League Leading 7th Win

New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon (40) delivers against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) A 42 year old is now tied for the Major League lead in wins this season. Bartolo Colon made a statement at Citi Field, in Queens on this Memorial Day afternoon. The Philadelphia Phillies fell...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets Facing Critical Juncture To Season

Every season has its critical juncture and for the Mets it is now after Bartolo Colon‘s 41-year-old arm was mauled tonight by major league’s best team in St. Louis. The Mets’ 11-game winning streak and eight-game lead over Washington has faded from euphoria to the cusp of panic after Colon was ripped. We’ve seen hot streaks from the Mets morph into inescapable slides before...
Via New York Mets Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon reached base on an infield chopper

Bartolo Colon is a notoriously terrible (yet amusing) hitter. And this at bat resulted in a notoriously terrible swing from Colon. Yet, the stars aligned on this chopper off the plate. Yadier Molina couldn’t field it cleanly. Colon reached base safely. The angels began to sing. A Bartolo Colon infield single would melt the Internet, but alas, this play went down as an error on...
Via The Outside Corner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Slide Back into Reality as they Lose their Fifth Straight

Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets pitches during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on April 29, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The New York Mets, a team that started so hot, have now lost five in a row including getting swept by the Chicago Cubs earlier in the week. They have had problems in every area of their game during this...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Secret To Bartolo Colon’s Success

Bartolo Colon has a secret, but not for long. When the New York Mets signed Colon to a two-year, $20 million deal prior to the 2014 season, fans and the media scoffed at investing in an aging veteran pitcher. Colon is now 41, but honestly, his physique suggests he’s closer to 55. What we saw — an out-of-shape pitcher with a large waistline and legs like small oak trees — was...
Via Mets Merized Online
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Colon Dedicates Victory To All Mothers, First To Win 6 Games

Yesterday’s start against the Phillies on Mother’s Day wasn’t an ordinary one for Bartolo Colon. Colon, who lost his mother to breast cancer last year, says he dedicated his win to all mothers. (Michael Radano, “It’s really special because it is Mother’s Day,” Colon said through an interpreter. “I just want to dedicate this to all the mothers that are not...
Via Mets Merized Online
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon makes MLB history, also has misadventure at the plate (video)

  New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon, the 41-year-old ageless wonder, made Major League Baseball history on Tuesday night with his winning start in a 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. More amusingly, Colon’s continued comical misadventures at the plate also merited some attention. First things first, by being credited with the win after going...Read More The post Bartolo...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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