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Bartolo Colon is not the problem Opening Day

New York and national media is up in arms over annexation of Matt Harvey’s rightful duty to start Opening Day. Instead of yielding to the Dark Knight, GM Sandy Alderson and Manager Terry Collins have the unmitigated audacity to announce they will pit Bartolo Colon against Nationals ace Max Scherzer at Nationals Park April 6. And there’s no problem with that. Opening Day at...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon To Start On Opening Day? That’s Fine

The New York tabloids are beside themselves this morning. “Same Old Mets” brays the back page of the New York Daily News. “Buzzkill” blares the New York Post. “Old Timers Day” chortles Newsday. The reason for all this LOLMetsing? The team announced that Bartolo Colon would be the starter on Opening Day against the Nationals in DC. He’ll be followed two days later...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon gets Mets' Opening Day nod ahead of Harvey, deGrom: Report

The New York Mets have spent most of the offseason hyping up fans with all of their talk about their young pitching. But, despite being blessed with that abundance of young arms, the team’s Opening Day starter will be a man north of age 40. On Monday, Terry Collins made the announcement that Bartolo Colon will start on Opening Day in Washington against the Nationals’ Max...
Via The Other Paper
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon to start Opening Day for the New York Mets

Bartolo Colon is going to start on opening day. In the year 2015. That’s a thing that is actually happening. I’ll give you a moment to process that information. Yes, the rotund right hander will toe the slab on opening day for the New York Mets on April 6 against the Washington Nationals. Colon won the honor over Mets ace Matt Harvey, who is returning after sitting out the 2014...
Via Rumors and Rants
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Colon Will Pitch Opening Day, deGrom Will Pitch Home Opener

The official word will come tomorrow, but Bartolo Colon will get the Opening Day for the Mets against the Washington Nationals in D.C., and Jacob deGrom is slated to get the home opener a week later, organization sources told At 41 years, 317 days old, Bartolo Colon will become the Mets’ oldest Opening Day starter, surpassing Tom Glavine who was 41 years, 7 days old...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon Still Lined Up For Opening Day Start

As I suspected, Bartolo Colon will be the Mets Opening Day starter. Multiple team sources confirmed as much to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. The Mets adjusted Colon’s final two spring-training starts by a day so he can avoid facing the Nationals and give them an extended look before the season opener. So Colon’s next Grapefruit League start will come in a minor league game next...
Via Mets Merized Online
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: does Colon have inside track for Opening Day start?

In a perfect world, the New York Mets would be starting Matt Harvey on Opening Day against Max Scherzer (probably) and the Washington Nationals. But this world isn’t perfect and the Mets, in trying to limit Harvey’s innings, will be holding the superstar out until the home opener. So, now we need to ask, who does get the ball on Opening Day? There are basically 5 options. First...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Strongly Considering Bartolo Colon For Opening Day Start

On Monday, a team source told Mike Puma of the New York Post that the Mets are strongly considering Zack Wheeler for the Opening Day start against the Nationals in Washington on April 6. However, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reporting today that “multiple sources” have told him that it’s Bartolo Colon whom the Mets are strongly considering for the Opening Day start. “The...
Via Mets Merized Online
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Bartolo Colon set to be the Mets’ Opening Day starter?

The New York Mets’ potent young pitching staff may be headed by the team’s most senior player on Opening Day, ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin predicts. My GUESS would be Colon-Niese-deGrom to put LH in between. RT @pete807: Do you give the edge to Colon on OD because he is a veteran? — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) February 7, 2015 Bartolo Colon, set to enter his 18th Major League...
Via Around Citi
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Latest Trade Rumors and News On Bartolo Colon

Here are the latest rumblings from some baseball insiders on Mets starter Bartolo Colon and whether he’ll still be a Met by the end of today’s non-waiver trade deadline at 4:00 PM EST. The Baltimore Orioles have checked in on Colon according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. However, Heyman hears that the Mets are still undecided on whether to trade him. Heyman says the Giants and...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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