Bartolo Colon

Bartolo Colon

Keidel: When The Mets Get To October, Colon Cannot Be An Afterthought

Bartolo Colon, the Mets’ geriatric stalwart, their pitching high priest, should not be instantly scratched from a postseason start. The portly pitcher has the physical and historical bona fides to make an impact.


NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 31: Pitcher Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets delivers a pitch against the Philadelphia Phillies during the first inning on August 31, 2015 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Colon Blanks Phillies For 8 Innings, Mets Win 3-1

Right-handed pitcher Bartolo Colon threw eight shutout innings Monday night and singled and scored during a three-run fifth inning that lifted the New York Mets to a 3-1 win.


Michael Cuddyer

Schwei’s Mets Notes: August Runs, Cuddy Is On Fire And More

With one game left in August, the Mets are seven runs shy of their franchise-high total for runs scored in any month in club history.


PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 26:  Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets fist bumps first base coach Tom Goodwin #26 after Grandson hit a double in the first inning of the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on August 26, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Colon Tosses 7 Scoreless, Cuddyer Goes Deep As Mets Beat Phillies

Bartolo Colon tossed five-hit ball and struck out eight in seven sharp innings, Michael Cuddyer hit a long homer and the NL East-leading New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-4 on Wednesday night.


Bartolo Colon (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Mets Look To Continue Dominance Over Lowly Rockies

The Mets are stumbling since sweeping their latest series with Colorado. They’ll try to begin work on another as they go for a ninth straight win over the Rockies on Friday night.


Bartolo Colon of the New York Mets pitches in the second inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citi Field on Aug. 14, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets’ Bullpen Falters In 10th, Rally Falls Short In Loss To Pirates

Gregory Polanco singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended the Mets’ seven-game home winning streak, stopping New York 3-2 Friday night.


Curtis Granderson

Mets Come Back Down To Earth, But Still Hold 1 1/2-Game Lead Over Nats

They went 4-2 on a Florida road trip and remain a game-and-a-half ahead of the second-place Washington Nationals, who also lost Sunday.


Michael Conforto, Curtis Granderson

All Alone In First: Mets Take Sole Possession Of NL East Lead

Fresh off sweeping Washington, the Mets won their fourth in a row and moved a game ahead of the Nationals for the NL East lead.


Curtis Granderson

Mets’ Bats Go Silent In San Francisco As Giants Even Series

Colon allowed three runs and 10 hits, all singles, in six innings and the Mets were shut down by Matt Cain and four relievers in a 3-0 loss to the Giants on Tuesday night.


MILWAUKEE, WI - JUNE 24: Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets pitches during the third inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on June 24, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Mets Drop 7th Straight, Fall Below .500 For The First Time Since April

Jimmy Nelson allowed two hits in eight strong innings, Scooter Gennett hit a home run and the Milwaukee Brewers extended the New York Mets’ losing streak


New York Mets v Toronto Blue Jays

Terry Collins On Mets: ‘We Need To Find Some Energy’

“We’re playing a little sluggishly right now,” Collins said. “We need to find some energy. We need to reach down inside here and figure out a way to pick up the pace a little bit more.”


R.A. Dickey

Hey, Old Friend! Mets Set To Square Off Against R.A. Dickey In Toronto

Dickey faces the NL East-leading Mets for the first time since the deal on Thursday night, starting opposite Bartolo Colon in the majors’ first matchup between starters in their 40s in seven years.


NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12:  Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field on June 12, 2015 in Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Colon Picks Up 9th Win, Tied For League Lead, As Mets Beat Braves 5-3

Bartolo Colon moved into a tie for the major league lead with his ninth win, Wilmer Flores and John Mayberry Jr. homered, and the New York Mets held on to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Friday night.


Welington Castillo of the Arizona Diamondbacks rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the seventh inning against the New York Mets at Chase Field on June 6, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Credit: Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Castillo Hits 2-Run HR, Diamondbacks Beat Colon And Mets 2-1

Welington Castillo picked a great time to get his first hit for the Arizona Diamondbacks.


Bartolo Colon

Manfred On NL Not Adopting The DH: I Want To See Bartolo Colon Hit!

“Not having National League pitchers hit would deprive us of the entertainment that Bartolo Colon has given us this year,” Manfred said.