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Poll: If Bartolo Colon pitched a perfect game, would you still want to trade him?

Wednesday, Bartolo Colon had a perfect game through 6.2 innings, retiring the first 20 batters he faced. While he did not complete a masterpiece, it did bring to mind a thought: Would the perception of fans change if he did throw the franchise’s first perfect game? In all seriousness, would you be able to pull the trigger and deal a player the same season he tossed a perfect...
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon Is Upping His Trade Value At The Perfect Time

Bartolo Colon was an interesting gamble for Mets general manager Sandy Alderson in the off-season.  I believe Sandy had every intention of flipping Colon for young prospects prior to this year’s trade deadline.  Bartolo’s Cy Young caliber performance in Oakland last year was expected to carry over to Flushing in 2014 and while it hasn’t been that stellar, he has put up above...
Via Mets Merized Online
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Mariners 2

The New York Mets (48-53) were looking for the series victory this afternoon against the Seattle Mariners (53-48) at Safeco Field with Bartolo Colon facing off against highly touted rookie pitcher Taijuan Walker. What you should know: Bartolo Colon flirted with history this afternoon as he set down the first twenty batters to face him, before letting up a single with two outs in...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets Rumors: New York 'trying hard' to trade Bartolo Colon

The New York Mets have made Bartolo Colon available for trade, as Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports, but he is getting very little trade interest, according to Mike Puma of the New York Post.It isn't deterring the Mets from shopping him, as they are currently "trying hard" to deal Colon, according to baseball reporter Danny Knobler.#451992254 / gettyimages.comColon...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets will find moving Bartolo Colon no simple task

The Mets want to move Bartolo Colon if, for nothing else, to redirect the $11 million he is owed next year to other needs. But multiple executives from outside of the Mets say it is exactly that $11 million owed in 2015 that will make Sandy Alderson’s job trading the righty anywhere from difficult to impossible — unless the Mets swallow a huge sum of next year’s payday. Though...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon Drawing Interest From Giants

Citing a source close to Bartolo Colon, ESPN Deportes is reporting that the San Francisco Giants have expressed interest in acquiring the 41-year-old right-hander. Colon is scheduled to pitch Wednesday against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. He is under contract for $9 million this season and $11 million in 2015. Danny Knobler also heard Mets are trying hard to move...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will The Mets Trade Bartolo Colon?

Bartolo Colon, according to some reports, appears to be nearing an exit from the New York Mets ahead of the trade deadline but the future of the veteran right-hander is anything but clear. The 41-year-old endured an up and down start to the campaign with some disappointing performances which have dropped his overall figures down a few pegs. However there have been signs of a slight...
Via The Daily Stache
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mets make Bartolo Colon available in trade talks

With the trade deadline approaching, the New York Mets are reportedly making Bartolo Colon available in trade talks. ESPN’s Adam Rubin reported on Monday that the Mets have indeed made Colon available in a trade. After a very poor start, Colon turned it around in mid-May, and since then Colon has 10 starts, has a […]
Via Full Scale Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Rumors: Bartolo Colon being made available

Add Bartolo Colon to the list of pitchers set to hit the market as the trade deadline approaches at the end of July. The New York Mets are believed to be interested in dealing Colon for a shortstop or power-hitting left fielder. The Mets have plenty of starting pitching available and under contractual control for several seasons, including Zach Wheeler, Jonathan Niese, Dillon Gee...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets trade rumors: Bartolo Colon edition

With the New York Mets seemingly falling further and further out of contention this season, the likelihood of the team jettisoning some veteran players at the trade deadline becomes more and more likely. Daniel Murphy has been the most popular name mentioned but a more recent name on the list is Bartolo Colon. The Mets could get a solid, nearly ready prospect if they deal Bartolo...
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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