Daily Archives: April 7, 2015


bartolo colon
Update: September 6, 2015 5:15 am PT Originally this little blurb was written in April (as you’ll see below) but this season, Bartolo Colon has become even more likable around the Major Leagues and with both leagues’ fans. Whether it’s that he’s tied his career high in RBI (3) or his career-high seven hits this season or the fact that he is still getting guys out using basically just a fastball – you can’t deny that Colon is fun to watch and very likable. The 42-year-old right-hander made New York Mets history Saturday as he became the oldest pitcher from […]

Why it’s so easy to be a fan of Bartolo ...


A's, Gray
In baseball history there has been one, yes just one, no-hitter thrown on Opening Day. On April 16, 1940 Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians threw the first no-no of his career defeating the Chicago White Sox by a score of 1-0. He is the only player to ever pitch a no-hitter on Opening Day, in the game’s long and rich history youMLBd think there would have been more than one. That long-standing record came six outs away from being tied Monday night when the Oakland Athletics took on the Texas Rangers. 25-year-old right-hander Sonny Gray was on the mound for […]

A’s, Sonny Gray almost make history, still break a curse