Bartolo Colon RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bartolo Colon ties record for most wins by a pitcher from the Dominican Republic

    Hardball Talk "Bartolo Colon of the Texas Rangers made some history last night. His win was his 243rd and that ties him with Hall of Famer Juan Marichal for the most wins ever by a pitcher from the Dominican Republic. He could make some more history soon, too: he is two wins shy of Dennis..." June 07

  • Because Bartolo Colon fears nothing, he speared a 102-mph line-drive comebacker with his belly "The Rangers beat the Mariners, 5-1, on Wednesday, benefiting from 7 2/3 innings of masterful pitching from Bartolo Colon. The 44-year-old dazzled on the afternoon, his fastballs hitting spots as they do when he's "on." As anyone who's paid attention to..." May 17

  • Colon runs out of gas in 8th to lose perfect game, no-hitter vs. Astros

    The Score "Well, it was certainly fun while it lasted. Texas Rangers right-hander Bartolo Colon flirted with a perfect game and no-hitter against the reigning World Series champion Houston Astros before the dream came to a crashing halt in the eighth inning. Colon pitched a perfect game through seven..." April 16

  • Rangers’ Joey Gallo accidentally called Bartolo Colon ‘Big Sexy’ in middle of game

    Larry Brown Sports "Bartolo Colon’s ageless charm recently proved to be too much for one of his new teammates on the Texas Rangers. In an appearance on “The Ben and Skin Show” on 105.3 The Fan, Rangers first baseman Joey Gallo told a funny story about how he accidentally called Colon by his famous “Big Sexy”..." April 10

  • Colon's role in bullpen won't be defined "Though the overwhelming majority of his Major League appearances have been starts -- 98.3 percent, to be exact -- Bartolo Colon will be a reliever until the Rangers need him back in the rotation, manager Jeff Banister said Friday. Whether he is used in a traditional long-man role or in other..." April 06

  • Colon keeps spot on Texas Rangers' roster. Here's who didn't

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Bartolo Colon remained on the Texas Rangers' 25-man roster Thursday morning after the club chose to option fellow right-hander Jose Leclerc to Triple A Round Rock to make room for left-hander Martin Perez. General manager Jon Daniels said on Tuesday that he was leaning toward keep Colon active..." April 05

  • Will Bartolo Colon stay on Rangers' roster?

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The visiting dugout at Oakland Coliseum puts the visiting manager further away from the pitchers mound than at any other MLB ballpark, but it's not like manager Jeff Banister needed a telescope Monday night as he watched Bartolo Colon. Banister was plenty close to see the best performance by a..." April 04

  • Rangers re-sign Colon to minor-league deal

    The Score "Bartolo Colon is staying in the Texas Rangers organization after all. The Rangers announced Monday that the popular 44-year-old right-hander has re-signed on a minor-league contract just two days after they released him. Colon will be assigned to Triple-A, according to Mark Feinsand of..." March 26

  • Rangers release Bartolo Colon "The Rangers released 44-year-old pitcher Bartolo Colon on Saturday, but Texas may look to re-sign him for depth at Triple-A. In five Cactus League starts, Colon allowed nine runs (six earned) and 19 hits over 18 innings while striking out 10." March 24

  • Mets aren’t talking about bringing back Bartolo Colon — and they shouldn’t be

    New York Daily News "Hold off on pulling those Big Sexy T-shirts out of the back of your closet. At least two memebers of the Mets’ front office were a little surprised to hear there were reports over the weekend that said they are interested in bringing back Bartolo Colon. “You never know, things could change, but..." January 22

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