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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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite Struggles, No Cause For Concern With Colon

There is no way around it: Over the past two weeks, Bartolo Colon has been dreadful. Over that span, he has made three starts, allowing 19 runs (17 earned) on 26 hits in just 15.1 innings. His last two starts have been especially bad, with Colon allowing six and then nine runs. Last night, he went less that five innings for the first time all season. All of this comes at a time when...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 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
9 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
14 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
15 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, MLB.com) “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
19 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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon loses helmet again on strikeout vs Orioles (Video)

New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon's at-bats are always entertaining, as it's not uncommon for him to lose his helmet while taking a big swing at the ball. On Tuesday, Colon lost his helmet again while striking out during his third inning at-bat against Baltimore, giving the fans at Citi Field a good laugh. Fortunately, Colon has been entertaining Mets fans in a positive sense...
Via Holdout Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon: I’m ‘surprised I’m pitching the way I’m pitching’ at 41

Bartolo Colon, 41, is now 4-0 on the season after scattering three earned runs over six innings in the New York Mets’ 6-3 win on Thursday over the Atlanta Braves, the team’s franchise record-breaking 11th consecutive win. Courtesy of his solid start, Colon became only the fourth pitcher in 80 years over the age of...Read More The post Bartolo Colon: I’m ‘surprised I’m...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

The Never-Ending Saga of Bartolo Colon

How much longer is the road going to be for Bartolo Colon? Many of us sitting here could have rationally assumed a surgical procedure in 2010, one which used “fat and bone marrow stem cells from Colon” injected back into his elbow, would have spelled the end. He didn’t throw a pitch that season but that was nothing new for the right-handed starter. From 2006–09, he didn’t...
Via The Sports Post
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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