Bartolo Colon

Bartolo Colon

Report: Mets Have Changed Stance, No Longer Want To Trade Colon

Colon’s productivity on the mound — in addition to the leadership he brings off it — will likely make him unavailable come July, unless a team blows Alderson away with an offer.


Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets pitches during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on April 29, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Colon Can’t Stay Perfect, Mets Cool Off With Nats On Deck

Bartolo Colon’s bid to be the first five-game winner of 2015 was thwarted Wednesday, as was his chance at joining Dwight Gooden and Pedro Martinez in an exclusive Mets club.


MIAMI, FL - APRIL 29:  Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Miami Marlins is congratulated by Martin Prado #14 after hitting a two run home run during a game against the New York Mets  at Marlins Park on April 29, 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Stanton, Suzuki Hammer Mets; New York Falls To Marlins 7-3

Giancarlo Stanton homered and drove in three runs, Ichiro Suzuki added a three-run homer in the eighth to blow the game open and the Miami Marlins topped the New York Mets 7-3 on Wednesday night.


Kevin Plawecki hits an RBI single in the eighth inning against the New York Yankees on April 25, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notes: Recapping The Streak And Subway Series

The 2015 Mets are the fourth major league team from New York or Brooklyn to record a 10-game (or longer) winning streak in April.


Michael Cuddyer

They Can’t Lose! Mets Win 11th Straight, Complete Series Sweep Of Braves

Daniel Murphy drove in four runs and the New York Mets matched a franchise record with their 11th straight victory Thursday, walking their way to a 6-3 win over the Atlanta Braves behind Bartolo Colon.


Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets is met by manager Terry Collins after scoring in the fourth inning against the Miami Marlins during their game at Citi Field on April 19, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The New York Mets will continue their best-ever first homestand this week after beginning their home schedule with seven straight wins for the first time in club history.


NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 17: Curtis Granderson #3, Kirk Nieuwenhuis #9, Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets celebrate a 4-1 win against the Miami Marlins during their game at Citi Field on April 17, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Colon Helps Himself A Bit As Mets Beat Marlins 4-1 For 6th Straight Win

Bartolo Colon hit a tying sacrifice fly for his second RBI in two starts, later pounced off the mound to make a key play, and pitched the New York Mets past the Miami Marlins 4-1 Friday night.


Bartolo Colon

MUST-WATCH: Bartolo Colon Drives In First Run In A Decade

“When he puts it in play he gets a cheer, so when he gets a hit it’s a double cheer,” Mets manager Terry Collins said after the victory.


Bartolo Colon pitches against the Braves at Turner Field on April 12, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notes: What Do Colon And Clemens Have In Common?

John Schweibacher’s little-known facts, odd stats and strange records: home opener edition.


Yankees starter CC Sabathia reacts during the second inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on April 9, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Has CC Sabathia’s Age And Size Finally Caught Up To Him?

They might be the butt of jokes, but pitchers can succeed despite their extra large cabooses and midsections.


Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon pitches against the  Washington Nationals during the first inning on Opening Day at Nationals Park on April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Colon, Duda Deliver Big In Mets’ Season-Opening Win Over Nationals

Max Scherzer took a no-hitter into the sixth inning of his Washington debut but was unable to overcome two costly errors by shortstop Ian Desmond, and the New York Mets beat the Nationals 3-1 on Monday.


Bartolo Colon (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Colon, Mets Start Season Against Team To Beat In NL East

As the season starts, the Nationals are a popular pick to win their first World Series. Meanwhile, the Mets are looking to bump Washington off its perch. Talk about a juicy opening day matchup.


Lucas Duda (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Strange Stats To Impress Your Pals On Opening Day

Lucas Duda will be the Mets’ first baseman on Monday. Three other players have started at three different positions on Opening Day for the Amazin’s.


Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets throws a pitch during the fifth inning of a spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Tradition Field on March 20, 2015 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Bartolo Colon’s Rough Spring Continues In Mets’ Loss To Cards

Carlos Martinez pitched six scoreless innings and Jhonny Peralta drove in two runs as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 5-4 Wednesday.


A grounds crew member paints the Mets logo on the field during the 84th MLB All-Star Game on July 16, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Mets, Putting The ‘FU’ in ‘FUBAR’

Boomer and Craig got a call from a guy named Timmy who described himself as a ‘long-suffering Mets fan’ — as if there is another kind.