Bartolo Colon RUMORS & NEWS

  • RA Dickey adopting ‘Little Ugly’ nickname to go with Bartolo Colon’s ‘Big Sexy’

    Larry Brown Sports "Like Bartolo Colon, R.A. Dickey is a veteran quadragenarian right-hander who signed a one-year deal with the Atlanta Braves this offseason. And now he has the nickname to rival Colon’s as well. Dickey announced on Friday that he’s adopting a new moniker to go with Colon’s renowned “Big Sexy”..." November 19

  • Bartolo Colon, Braves agree to deal

    SI "The Bartolo Colon era is over in New York. The 43-year-old starting pitcher has agreed to terms on a free-agent contract with the Atlanta Braves, pending a physical, MLB.com’s Mark Bowman reports. It marks the end of a rather fruitful three-year stint with the Mets that saw the righthander..." November 11

  • Alderson still mulling Colon's future with Mets

    MLB.com "Seemingly ageless right-hander Bartolo Colon, a free agent again this offseason, is still on the Mets' radar, Sandy Alderson said on Wednesday. The club's general manager added that re-signing Colon for a fourth season in New York will revolve around several factors, including the health of the..." November 11

  • 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

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