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End In Sight For Mets’ Colon

Another game, another Bartolo Colon torching leaving the Mets with a few questions. How long can the Mets go with Colon getting ripped every fifth game? Since they can’t trade him now, can they swap him out for Dillon Gee? Will they wait this out until Steven Matz is ready to come off the disabled list? COLON: Ripped again. (AP) Colon at 42, hasn’t won since June 12, which...
Via New York Mets Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mystery Is Over For Colon

If you’re Bartolo Colon pitching against Clayton Kershaw tonight, considering the Mets’ anemic offense you can’t like your chances if you give up a couple of runs. Then again, if you’re the Mets’ hitters, you can’t like your chances with Colon on the mound. The Mets aren’t scoring and Colon isn’t preventing anybody from scoring and that’s a losing combination. ...
Via New York Mets Report
10 days ago  |  Discuss

CC & Bartolo: Weighing Their Careers

Heading into this week’s mini two-game series in Milwaukee, the Cleveland Indians hadn’t beaten the Brewers since June 13, 2001—a Wednesday matinee at Jacobs Field featuring a strong start from the Tribe’s then-28-year-old ace, Bartolo Colon. In retrospect, that moment in time—the summer of ’01—could be seen as a critical pivot point in the recent history of the Indians...
Via Waiting For Next Year
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets' Bartolo Colon: 'I feel good with the weight I have'

New York Mets starter Bartolo Colon is often ridiculed for his rotund figure, but he doesn't seem to care what others think about his physique. The 42-year-old righty is listed at 5-foot-11, 285 pounds in his profile on "I feel good with the weight I have," Colon tells the New York Times in a feature on the veteran pitcher. While Colon is often noted for being overweight...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs San Francisco Giants

Stat Line:  6 IP, 3 R, 10 H, 4 SO, 0 BB Last night, Bartolo Colon pitched well in the New York Mets 3-0 to the San Francisco Giants as he allowed ten relatively soft singles coupled with poor defense both by himself and the Mets infield.  In this article I will discuss how Colons fastball command correlated to poor contact by Giants hitters and the reason Colon should throw his...
Via Mets Merized Online
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs. Chicago Cubs

Stat Line: 7.0 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 8 SO, 1 BB Bartolo Colon proved to be the only positive takeaway from last night’s game against the Chicago Cubs.  In this article I will touch on Colon’s sharp two-seam fastball and strong game plan that led to his success against the Cubs lineup. Two-seam Success Colon’s two-seam fastball accounted for 62% of his outs during his performance...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs. Toronto Blue Jays

Stat Line:  4.1 IP, 6 ER, 9 H, 4 K, 1 BB After effectively completing his first three innings Thursday night, Bartolo Colon gave up six runs on six hits during the fourth inning to the tough Toronto Blue Jays lineup.  This article seeks to explain the cause of Colon’s struggles during the fourth inning. Flaw in Pitching Mechanics Colon struggled to consistently finish his pitches...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Bartolo Colon takes ridicule over his at-bats personally

Bartolo Colon, the portly, seemingly ageless 42-year-old New York Mets pitcher, is enjoying a remarkable season, defying logic with each successive successful outing. But what attracts even more attention than his great run on the mound of late is his often-comical at-bats. In fact, Colon’s wild, clumsy, off-balance swings — some that even cause his...Read More The post Bartolo...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 04, 2015  |  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
May 20, 2015  |  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
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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