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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Too much for two old pitchers? The Braves actually got a bargain | Mark Bradley blog

How long can Bartolo keep going?

Jim Furtado Posted: November 15, 2016 at 09:26 AM | 4 comment(s)
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Friday, November 11, 2016

Braves reportedly sign former Mets hurler Bartolo Colon

40-year olds are the new market inefficiency!

The Atlanta Braves are wasting no time in filling the openings they have in their starting rotation. Just one day after they signed veteran knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, the Braves have reportedly done the same thing with veteran New York Mets starter Bartolo Colon, pending a physical….

Colon made 33 starts in 2016, pitching to a 3.43 ERA and coming just short of 200 innings. Jon Heyman says the Mets are “disappointed” they couldn’t reach a deal with Colon, but they probably weren’t willing to pay that much to keep Colon for one more year. (Though they certainly think that spending $13 million on one year of Jay Bruce in 2017 is worth it.)

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: November 11, 2016 at 02:12 PM | 19 comment(s)
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