Bartolo Colon RUMORS & NEWS

  • Collins: ‘I don’t know where we would be’ without Bartolo Colon

    New York Post "By the end of July, Bartolo Colon’s ERA had risen to 3.58. There were questions of whether his time finally was up halfway through his 18th major league season. Six weeks later, it’s clear that talk was premature. The hefty, 43-year-old right-hander continued to be a marvel Friday night,..." September 17

  • Mets' Colon: 'I would be delighted to come back' in 2017

    ESPN "Who would have ever figured this? Bartolo Colon, at age 43, may be the healthiest member of the New York Mets rotation, at least among the planned contributors. And given the craziness involving the rest of the starting pitchers, it now seems a no-brainer that free-agent-to-be Colon ought to be..." September 05

  • Colon surprised Yankees didn't play his 'dad' A-Rod

    The Score "When New York Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon was lined up to pitch against the New York Yankees on Thursday, he assumed that when lineup cards were released Alex Rodriguez would be on them. The Yankees opted not to play A-Rod, who owns a .432 lifetime average with seven home runs and 19 RBIs..." August 05

  • Bartolo Colon replaces Madison Bumgarner on the All-Star team

    Hardball Talk "Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon was named to the NL All-Star roster today as a replacement for San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner, who is scheduled to start for the Giants on Sunday and thus won’t be available to pitch Tuesday." July 08

  • Bartolo Colon told Nats catcher he wouldn’t swing during at-bats

    Sportress of Blogitude "Bartolo Colon halted a personal two-game losing streak on Monday night, going seven innings and allowing one run on five hits while walking two and striking out two in the New York Mets’ 7-1 victory over the Washington Nationals. The stellar pitching performance came one day ahead of Colon..." May 24

  • A Surprising Lawsuit Claims Bartolo Colon Is A ‘Deadbeat Dad’ To A Secret Family

    Uproxx "Bartolo Colon has become baseball’s lovable big guy over the years. With his teddy bear persona and the occasional surprising displays of Old Fat Guy Athleticism (see here and here), he’s frequently sent the entire baseball world into fits of pure joy. However, the most recent story surrounding..." May 18

  • Bartolo Colon's HR card shatters sales records of Topps Now

    ESPN "A baseball card of Bartolo Colon's home run shattered sales records of Topps Now, the card manufacturer's new on-demand printing business. The company sold 8,826 cards of the 42-year-old pitcher hitting a home run on Saturday. The card went on sale at 11:30 a.m. ET on Sunday and stopped..." May 09

  • Shields at peace with Colon HR: 'I'd be trotting pretty slow myself'

    San Diego Union-Tribune "For the record, James Shields cared about the loss – not home run that trended on social media well into the night. Bartolo Colon’s slow trot around the bases didn’t bother the 34-year-old right-hander in the least, either. “Absolutely not,” Shields said while chuckling Sunday morning. “I think..." May 09

  • Mets pitcher Colon hits 1st homer just shy of 43rd birthday

    Yahoo! Sports "They say the best things in life are worth waiting for. On Saturday night in San Diego, Bartolo Colon proved that to be true. In a moment many baseball fans dreamed about but never believed would actually happen, the beloved Mets right-hander finally connected for his first career home..." May 08