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Report: Angels, Other Contending Teams Interested In Bartolo Colon

There are several teams in pennant races that would love to add the veteran starter, but the fact that he’s owed $11 million in 2015 makes him a less attractive commodity.

08/26/2014

Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets celebrates a triple play with Travis d'Arnaud #15 to end the sixth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on August 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

WATCH: With Help From Yasiel Puig, Mets Turn First Triple Play Since 2010

It’s one of the rarest — and most exciting — plays in baseball. The New York Mets turned a triple play in the sixth inning of Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

08/25/2014

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Colon To Pitch For Mets On Sunday Before Burying His Mother In Dominican Republic

Bartolo Colon feels a sense of duty during a trying time for him personally.

08/21/2014

Eric Campbell #29 of the New York Mets argues with home-plate umpire Will Little after he was called out on strikes to end the game as John Baker #12 of the Chicago Cubs looks on at Citi Field on August 17, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Just Plain Bad: Mets Match Franchise Record In Offensive Futility

The five-game run matches the club’s longest streak. New York also went five games with no more than four hits in 2004 and 1963.

08/19/2014

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Bartolo Colon’s Mother Dies At 63

The mother of Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon has died at the age of 63.

08/18/2014

Carlos Torres (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Colon Scratched From Start Against Cubs; Torres Gets The Ball

New York Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon has been scratched from his start because he is going to the Dominican Republic to be with his ailing mother.

08/18/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 08: Trevor Bauer #47 of the Cleveland Indians pitches in the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium on August 8, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 21 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

08/15/2014

Catcher Anthony Recker #20 of the New York Mets celebrates with left fielder Matt den Dekker #6 after Recker hits a three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on August 11, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Dominance In Philly, Scorching Murph And More

The New York Mets return home this week to face the Nationals and Cubs, but they may have wanted to stay in Philadelphia.

08/12/2014

New York Mets v Philadelphia Phillies

Mets Hold On To Edge Phils, Colon Gets 200th Win

Bartolo Colon pitched eight innings for his 200th career victory, Travis d’Arnaud homered and the New York Mets held on for a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.

08/08/2014

Mets GM Sandy Alderson (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Coleman: Alderson Explains Mets’ Inaction At Trade Deadline

Mets fans were forewarned: don’t expect much, if anything, on July 31. And that’s exactly what was — or wasn’t — there, but probably for the right reasons, and likely with the right intentions.

08/01/2014

Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon pitches in the third inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on July 23, 2014. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Refusal To Part With Young Pitchers Played Role In Mets’ Quiet Deadline Day

In the end, the Mets would have had to pay too much to get needed upgrades. So went the rationale of general manager Sandy Alderson after the non-waiver trade deadline came and went without the Mets doing anything to improve their roster.

07/31/2014

Zack Wheeler #45 (L) and Matt Harvey #33 (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Kallas: Mets Should Be Trend-Setters, Again, By Going To 6-Man Rotation

Use of the six-man rotation across Major League Baseball is a matter of when, not if. Decades ago, the Mets changed baseball. Next year, they’ll be in a position to do it again.

07/31/2014

Bartolo Colon (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Kallas: Attention, Mets — Do NOT Trade Daniel Murphy Or Bartolo Colon

Trading Bartolo Colon and Daniel Murphy would be a mistake. One is an effective innings eater and the other is a professional hitter. Keep them both.

07/30/2014

Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Coleman: Mets Leaning Toward CarGo Over Tulowitzki

As far as what teams are looking for from the Mets when it comes to trade talk, I think we can all spell this together: an eight-letter word that begins with “P.”

07/29/2014

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Mets GM Alderson: I Wouldn’t Bet On Deadline Deal

Monday’s starter, Bartolo Colon, might be the most attractive trade bait. But Sandy Alderson suggested the veteran may be an even more valuable asset in the offseason.

07/29/2014

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