6:09 PM EST, Thu February 23, 2017
TalkingChop 2 hours ago
Bartolo Colon to kick off Grapefruit League for Braves on Saturday

Bartolo Colon to kick off Grapefruit League for Braves on Saturday

For those of you eagerly anticipating Bartolo Colon in game action as a Brave — your wait is almost over! It’s been a long winter, but actual organized baseball games are rapidly approaching? How rapidly? Well, five teams kick off their Spring Training schedules tomorrow, and then there’s a full slate of games on Friday. Braves fans will have to wait for the weekend to get their first glimpse at the crew assembled for 2017, but they get one special thing to look forward to: Bartolo Colon will headline the Braves’ first Grapefruit League game on Saturday, as reported by Mark...
Sports Illustrated Feb 21, 2017

Here is Bartolo Colon's new portrait going into his 20th season

Bartolo Colon's 2017 portrait is out.
Daily Commercial Feb 20, 2017
Braves' Phillips happy to be traded back home

Braves' Phillips happy to be traded back home

KISSIMMEE — Brandon Phillips was struck by the oddity of being traded to a team that includes 43-year-old pitcher Bartolo Colon."It's crazy
TalkingChop Feb 19, 2017
MLB Weekly Wrap: Like a kid at Christmas

MLB Weekly Wrap: Like a kid at Christmas

Pitchers and catchers reported last week. The start of spring training brings so much hope. Seeing reporters spend all last week blowing up Twitter and Instagram with photos and footage of pitchers and catchers reporting and position players arriving at camp early gives a tangible reminder that baseball season is upon us. Whether it’s seeing how in-shape Matt Kemp is or how out-of-shape and joyful Bartolo Colon is, those first few days allow the imagination to run wild. In a little over a month, you will actually be able to get home from a solid day of work, turn on the television and...
Mets 101 Feb 18, 2017

Mets: Bartolo Colon thought he would still be on the team in 2017

Current Braves Bartolo Colon opens up about how he thought he would still be playing for the Mets for the 2017 season. So did I Bartolo, so did I.
Boston Herald Feb 17, 2017
Braves' Phillips happy to be traded back home

Braves' Phillips happy to be traded back home

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Brandon Phillips was struck by the oddity of being traded to a team that includes 43-year-old pitcher Bartolo Colon.Its crazy being on he same team with the guy I got traded for, the new Atlanta Braves second baseman said Friday after his first spring training workout. I think were the only two players who played with the Expos that are still playing now.Actually Phillips, now 35, never made it up to the Montreal Expos, who became the Washington Nationals in 2005. On June 7, 2002, the Expos traded Phillips, Grady Sizemore, Cliff Lee and Lee Stevens to Cleveland for Colon...
SportsNet New York Feb 17, 2017

Colon thought he was going to stay with Mets for 2017

Bartolo Colon, who signed a one year deal worth $12.5 million with the Braves this offseason, initially thought he was going to return to the Mets for 2017.
New York Post Feb 16, 2017
Fan favorite Bartolo Colon brings joy wherever he goes

Fan favorite Bartolo Colon brings joy wherever he goes

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Bart Show starts early in the morning. Bartolo Colon, who turns 44 in May, remains the ultimate baseball kid. At 7:30 Thursday morning, there was Big Sexy going locker to locker in Champion Stadium, giving fist bumps and smiles to each of his new teammates. To know Bart is...
TalkingChop Feb 16, 2017
Atlanta Braves news and links: Bartolo Colon, Matt Kemp and Dave Stewart’s biggest regret

Atlanta Braves news and links: Bartolo Colon, Matt Kemp and Dave Stewart’s biggest regret

Plenty of Atlanta Braves news from Wednesday’s spring training workout. Braves news Sean Rodriguez undergoes shoulder surgery The Braves announced that Sean Rodriguez underwent shoulder surgery on Tuesday to repair a completely torn rotator cuff in his left shoulder. The operation was performed by famed orthopedist Dr. James Andrews. While the team didn’t release a timetable for Rodriguez’s return, the injury is expected to keep him out for the entire 2017 season. Braves Spring Training: What to watch for Talking Chop’s Scott Coleman takes a look at some of the biggest storylines...
Scout Feb 16, 2017

Storylines: Colon looking to make history

Bartolo Colon is a few wins shy of surpassing Dennis Martinez for most wins by a Latin American pitcher and he could do it this season with another healthy, solid campaign...
Outside Pitch Feb 15, 2017

Atlanta Braves: Bartolo Colon wants to pitch two more seasons?

In 2017, the Atlanta Braves will employ the oldest active player in Major League Baseball – Bartolo Colon. Just how old is Colon? When he signed his first professional contract as an amateur out of the Dominican Republic, Braves starting shortstop Dansby Swanson was about to be born… almost a year later. Four years later […] The post Atlanta Braves: Bartolo Colon wants to pitch two more seasons? appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Tomahawk Take Feb 15, 2017

Atlanta Braves’ First Full Day of Workouts; Bartolo, Dickey, Ender, Kemp

Still reeling in the excitement that is Spring Training, the Atlanta Braves held their first full day of team workouts. All Eyes were on Bartolo Colon, R.A. Dickey, Matt Kemp, and Ender Inciarte. One of the most fun parts of Atlanta Braves Spring Training, for me, is the introduction of the new players each year […] Atlanta Braves’ First Full Day of Workouts; Bartolo, Dickey, Ender, Kemp - Tomahawk Take - Tomahawk Take - An Atlanta Braves Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
TalkingChop Feb 15, 2017
Braves Spring Training: What to watch for

Braves Spring Training: What to watch for

Spring Training is finally here. It was a busy offseason once again for John Coppolella’s club, and that should be far from a surprise. The club added a trio of veteran starters to solidify the starting rotation with Jaime Garcia, Bartolo Colon and R.A. DIckey. They signed Sean Rodriguez to primarily play second base. Then Rodriguez got hurt in a car crash involving a stolen police vehicle, so they added Brandon Phillips from the Reds. Atlanta also added to its minor league system with the additions of Alex Jackson, Luiz Gohara and Luke Jackson. As players arrive in Florida this week,...
Mets 101 Feb 15, 2017

Bartolo Colon and Brandon Phillips come full circle

What's more, they're now playing for the same team: Brandon Phillips, the 35-year-old second baseman, and Bartolo Colon, the 43-year-old...
TalkingChop Feb 15, 2017
Atlanta Braves news and links: Teheran is thankful for veteran additions

Atlanta Braves news and links: Teheran is thankful for veteran additions

One person who’s definitely relieved to see R.A. Dickey and Bartolo Colon in the locker room is Julio Teheran, who is no longer an elder statesman in the rotation. BRAVES NEWS Teheran is glad to have veterans in the rotation Julio Teheran’s been the bedrock of Atlanta’s rotation for a few years now, as he’s one of very few holdovers from the previous regime of Braves baseball. Last year he was almost an elder statesmen when it came to all of the mostly-young faces who entered the rotation, but this year he’ll be feeling like a whippersnapper compared to Bartolo Colon and R.A....

Bartolo Colon Photos

Braves Player News

  • 1

    Brandon Phillips

    Atlanta Braves: Reds Dispute Brandon Phillips Trade Story

  • 1

    Matt Kemp

    Revamped lineup gives Braves plenty of hope heading into '17

  • 1

    Freddie Freeman

    Braves news and links: Freddie Freeman on pace of play, Dansby Swanson and more

  • Bartolo Colon

    Bartolo Colon to kick off Grapefruit League for Braves on Saturday

  • Sean Rodriguez

    Atlanta Braves news and links: Sean Newcomb’s confidence, Paco Rodriguez and more

  • R.A. Dickey

    Atlanta Braves reliever Luke Jackson on professional baseball: “Well, I’ll give it a shot”

  • Jace Peterson

    Super subs are now key players on pitching-dominated rosters

  • Kurt Suzuki

    Atlanta Braves: Still Should Add to Bench

  • Julio Teheran

    Atlanta Braves News: The Afternoon Chop, Freddie Freeman The Leader, Closer Job

  • Matt Wisler

    Focal Point for Atlanta Braves Prospects, pt. 1