4:28 PM EDT, Sat August 27, 2016
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Bartolo Colon Rumors & News
- Bats: R
- Throws: R
- Height: 5' 11"
- Weight: 283
- Age 43
- Seasons: 19
- Salary: 7,250,000
- Birthplace: Altamira, Dominican Republic
- College: None
Giants Extra | San Jose Mercury News Aug 20, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO – The batboy seldom has to perform any work after Bartolo Colon stands in the box. The Mets’ portly pitcher either watches three strikes like a bronzed version of himself, or he helpfully carries his bat as he… Continue Reading → The post Giants can't sustain momentum against Bartolo Colon, Mets blast Jake Peavy appeared first on Giants Extra.
Oakland Tribune Aug 16, 2016
Former A's pitcher and current Mets starter Bartolo Colon drew a walk for in his MLB-record 282nd trip to the plate.
CSN Washington Aug 16, 2016
It took 282 plate appearances over a 19-year career, but Bartolo Colon finally drew a walk. Thats right, the New York Mets 43-year-old pitcher earned himself his first
MetsBlog Aug 16, 2016
Bartolo Colon drew a walk for the first time in his 19-year career but struggled on the mound in Monday's 10-6 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Newark Star-Ledger Aug 16, 2016
On the 282nd plate appearance of his career, Colon worked a walk.
Arizona Republic Aug 16, 2016
Bartolo Colon made big news back in May when, 17 days shy of his 43rd birthday in a game against the Padres, the Mets’ veteran pitcher became the oldest player in major-league history to hit his first home run.
Newark Star-Ledger Aug 5, 2016
Colon is a national treasure
New York Post Aug 5, 2016
Mark Teixeira’s body simply kept breaking down. As recently as this spring training, he talked boldly about wanting to play five more years. But then he incurred injuries to his knee, neck and shin this season, each keeping him off the field, each pushing him toward the inevitable. Teixeira is scheduled to hold a 3 p.m....
Full Count | WEEI Aug 5, 2016
When Blake Swihart severely sprained his ankle in June, the Red Sox initially feared the injury would be season-ending. It looks like their fears may be coming true. Swihart has suffered a setback in his rehab, according to the team, and will visit Dr. Robert Anderson, a foot and ankle specialist, on Friday in Charlotte […]
MetsBlog Aug 5, 2016
Bartolo Colon was charged with just one run in 6 2/3's innings of work against the Yankees last night, making him the only pitcher to earn a win for both New York teams during regular-season, Subway Series competition.
Bartolo Colon’s recent body of work has been a seesaw ride, with the ups and downs coming in succession, so it only figured the 43-year-old righty would stifle the Yankees on Thursday. After getting rocked against Colorado last Saturday on short rest, Colon continued his series of valleys and peaks by allowing one run over...
Sleep well Jason Bay, er, Jay Bruce. After two hitless games, self-loathing Mets fans were dropping Bay’s name when moaning about Bruce. Acquired from the Reds on Monday, Bruce went hitless Tuesday and Wednesday during his first taste of Subway Series action, which is a bit more intense than the Reds-Indians. And when Bruce went...
The Mets have told Yoenis Cespedes to put away the golf clubs for a while now that they’ve finally put him on the disabled list with a strained right quad. General manager Sandy Alderson acknowledged that it was “bad optics” for Cespedes to play 18 holes before Wednesday’s game in The Bronx — especially because he...
While New York is freaking out over Yoenis Cespedes’ golf addiction, his playing partner is having fun with it. On Thursday, Kevin Millar posted a photo on Twitter of MLB Network co-worker Dan Plesac on crutches while holding a golf club. Millar exclaims in the caption: “Looks like I got another one guys!” This comes a day...