Bartolo Colon RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mets among teams that have reached out to Colon

    New York Daily News "The Mets have reached out to Bartolo Colon about a possible reunion, but no agreement was expected Thursday. The 44-year-old righthander was released by the Braves last week and the Mets would be able to pick him up and bring him back for a minimum financial commitment. Colon was a fan and..." July 07

  • Bartolo Colon, Mets Reunion Reportedly Under Consideration

    Bleacher Report "The New York Mets will consider a reunion with veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon, but they're skeptical of his struggles this season, per Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. The Atlanta Braves announced Thursday they'd be designating 44-year-old for assignment after he produced a cringeworthy 8.14 ERA in..." June 30

  • Braves Designate Bartolo Colon

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Braves announced that they have designated veteran righty Bartolo Colon for assignment. Atlanta selected the contract of southpaw Rex Brothers to take his roster spot. It always hurts to drop a player who’s owed a big salary — in this case, $12.5MM on the year — but his performance left the..." June 29

  • Braves Place Bartolo Colon On Disabled List

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Braves announced on Tuesday that they’ve placed right-hander Bartolo Colon on the 10-day disabled list due to a strained left oblique. They’ll announce a corresponding move prior to tonight’s game. Colon, 44, has had a disastrous start to his first season in Atlanta, pitching to a 7.78 ERA..." June 06

  • Bartolo Colon running out of time to right himself in Atlanta

    Sporting News "The Braves went into full #Barves mode Tuesday night. The infield forgot how to catch and throw the ball. Even starting pitcher Bartolo Colon caught the bug. Then he threw it away. After the meltdown was over, the Bravos had allowed nine runs in one inning to the Angels and Colon looked more..." May 31

  • Bartolo Colon ain’t doing so hot this year

    Hardball Talk "If he wasn’t 44 years-old we’d just call it a slump, but the way Bartolo Colon is pitching right now makes you wonder if the end is nigh. Colon was shelled this afternoon, giving up seven runs on ten hits and walking three in five innings of work to take the loss against the Pirates. That..." May 25

  • Matt Harvey received supportive, challenging text from ex-Met Bartolo Colon

    New York Daily News "Bartolo Colon may no longer be with the Mets, but he still has an influence on their young pitchers. Matt Harvey received a text from Colon on Tuesday − his first day back at Citi Field following a three-game suspension − according to manager Terry Collins. Collins said he was with Harvey..." May 10

  • How the Mets plan to treat Bartolo Colon’s return as Brave

    New York Post "Bartolo Colon got a hero’s welcome at Citi Field on Opening Day and will receive more of the same treatment Wednesday. On tap is a pregame video tribute for the 43-year-old right-hander, who is scheduled to face the Mets, with whom he spent the previous three seasons. The Braves signed Colon..." April 05

  • Colon 'excited' to make Braves debut in New York

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Bartolo Colon got a standing ovation from Mets fans Monday when introduced along with the Braves on opening day at Citi Field, and no one was surprised. They loved “Big Sexy” for the past three seasons in Queens, where Colon’s blue-collar mentality and beer-league-softball body were accompanied..." April 05