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Bartolo Colon Newsbeat

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Rangers’ Colon intends to return in 2019

The ageless Bartolo Colon isn’t content to call it a career after 21 seasons.

The 45-year-old Dominican right-hander told reporters Wednesday that he hopes to pitch in the major leagues in 2019, if given the chance.

Colon joined the Texas Rangers on a minor league deal last offseason and has spent the majority of the year with the club. He’s gone 7-12 with a 5.78 ERA in 28 games (24 starts), though most of the damage against him has come in the second half (8.85 ERA).

I forget- has he already become a folk hero of the type we haven’t seen since Jamie Moyer packed it in, or does he have more he needs to accomplish before getting there?

QLE Posted: September 27, 2018 at 06:27 AM | 19 comment(s)
  Beats: ageless wonder, bartolo colon

Friday, August 17, 2018

8,000 baseball fans recreated Animal House food fight during game

The St. Paul Saints welcomed fans to the game (against the Sioux Falls Canaries) with complimentary waterproof ponchos.  Attendees were then “given access to prepared food packets, mashed potatoes, marshmallows, powdered donuts and popcorn.”  Then everyone patiently waited until the bottom of the 5th inning, when Animal House’s memorable food fight scene started playing on the “big board.”

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Op2RVoARcY8[/video]

Now they could have done it with conventional weapons.  But that could have taken years, and cost millions of lives.

Gonfalon Bubble Posted: August 17, 2018 at 11:19 AM | 4 comment(s)
  Beats: bartolo colon, fight, fight, fight, food, st paul saints

 

 

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