Big Bartolo Still Having Fun, Getting Batters Out For Rangers
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — When Bartolo Colon took the mound for the Texas Rangers in his last start, the big right-hander had pitched against Boston coaches more than twice as much as the current Red Sox players.
No player in the majors is older than Colon, who turns 45 on May 24. And no active pitcher has as many as his 241 career wins or 533 starts, the firsts of both which came for Cleveland in 1997.
Still, the portly pitcher with the nickname of “Big Sexy” is having a blast — and still success — in his mid-40s and with his 11th different major league team. READ MORE>