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Whither Bartolo Colon?

The New York Mets have 34 games to play in this frustrating season – wasn’t this supposed to be the year? – and there’s nothing really left for which to play, other than being a spoiler. Whatever chance they might have had for this year to be special disappeared when the front office became paralytic at the trading deadline. While it’s true that no one move could save...
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Colon Was Never Placed On Waivers

I hate to say I told you so, but much as I speculated on August 1, the Mets never placed Bartolo Colon on waivers as many had considered a foregone conclusion. Joel Sherman of the NY Post confirmed as much. There were assertions made that Sandy Alderson was willing to give away Colon to any claiming team just to get the salary relief and with no players coming back to the Mets....
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Bartolo Colon’s Mother Dies From Breast Cancer

Sad news to report as the team confirms that Bartolo Colon’s mother has died of breast cancer this afternoon in the Dominican Republic. Adriana Morales, 63, was admitted to the hospital this past weekend, and Bartolo was scratched from his start today so that he could fly to the DR to be with his family. The Mets will call up Gonzalez Germen from Triple-A Las Vegas to replace...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets’ Bartolo Colon Scratched From Monday Start

NEW YORK — The New York Mets wrapped up a weekend series with the Chicago Cubs on Monday, but did so without their ace on short notice. Mets Manager Terry Collins said before the game that Bartolo Colon was scratched from his scheduled start Monday. The right-hander was scheduled to fly home to the Dominican […]
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets SP Colon scratched so he can visit ailing mother in Dominican

  New York Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon has been scratched from his Monday start because he is going to the Dominican Republic to be with his ailing mother. Manager Terry Collins said reliever Carlos Torres is going to fill in for the 41-year-old Colon against the Chicago Cubs. Collins says Colon's mother is very ill and that the pitcher could be placed on the bereavement...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Colon scratched from Monday start, Wright in lineup

getty images New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon has been scratched from his scheduled start against the Chicago Cubs on Monday afternooon. Colon’s mother is ill leaving Carlos Torres to start in his place. The Mets will shift Colon to the bereavement list and then call up an additional pitcher for the time being. The 41-year-old Colon has made 24 starts this season going 11-10...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: deGrom’s ROY campaign on hold

The New York Mets had one good thing going for them this year-Jacob deGrom. Now, as seems to be the norm for the Mets in recent years, the young pitcher is headed to the disabled list. After some struggles following his initial call up, including a 1-5 record, deGrom had really settled in and had thrown 6 straight quality starts, winning five of them, improving to 6-5 with a 2.87...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon Has Not Been Put On Waivers Yet, Granderson Has

Bartolo Colon will once again make a bid to win his 200th major league game tonight against the Phillies. While that might seem like the biggest news regarding the veteran right hander, there is another item hanging over Colon. The Mets and Sandy Alderson have not yet put him on waivers. While Colon has been a great pitcher for the Mets this year, leading an otherwise very young...
Via Mets Merized Online
13 days ago  |  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...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Rumors: New York has 'absolutely nothing' brewing on Bartolo Colon trade talks

The New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday by the score of 7-1. The win improved the Mets to 51-55 on the season, fourth in the National League East. Bartolo Colon scattered 10 his over seven innings and struck out six to get his 10th win of the season. The 41-year old is having a good season and with the trade deadline approaching, one would think Colon would...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss
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