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.
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.
Bartolo Colon feels a sense of duty during a trying time for him personally.
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.
The mother of Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon has died at the age of 63.
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.
The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
The New York Mets return home this week to face the Nationals and Cubs, but they may have wanted to stay in Philadelphia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.