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Bartolo Colon

40-Year-Old Pitcher – New York Mets

2014 Stats

W-L

1-3

ERA

5.40

WHIP

1.48

K

18

SV

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

A year after Colon's reemergence ended in a PED suspension, he came back even stronger in 2013, compiling a 2.65 ERA (good for second in the American League) over 30 starts. At age 40, Colon somehow m...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 283   DOB: 5/24/1973   BORN: Altamira, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Bartolo Colon Contract Information:

Agreed to a two-year, $20 million contract with the Mets in December of 2013. He will make $9 million in 2014 and $11 million in 2015.

April 19, 2014  –  Bartolo Colon News

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Colon (back) suffered his third loss of the season Saturday, as the Mets were downed 7-5 by the Braves. He allowed three earned runs on eight hits and struck out six.

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Bartolo Colon Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2005 32 MAJ LAA 33 33 0 222.7 215 86 26 157 43 21 8 0 3.48 1.16
2006 33 AAA SAL 2 2 0 11.7 14 8 4 3 2 0 1 0 6.17 1.37
2006 33 MAJ LAA 10 10 1 56.3 71 32 11 31 11 1 5 0 5.11 1.46
2007 34 A Ran 2 2 0 9.7 6 2 0 10 1 1 0 0 1.86 0.72
2007 34 AAA SAL 3 3 0 15.0 12 4 0 8 3 2 0 0 2.40 1.00
2007 34 MAJ LAA 19 18 0 99.3 132 70 15 76 29 6 8 0 6.34 1.62
2008 35 AAA PAW 9 9 0 31.7 23 8 2 21 6 3 1 0 2.27 0.92
2008 35 MAJ BOS 7 7 0 39.0 44 17 5 27 10 4 2 0 3.92 1.38
2009 36 A Kan 1 1 0 7.0 7 2 0 8 1 0 1 0 2.57 1.14
2009 36 AAA CHA 2 2 0 12.0 10 5 2 1 4 1 1 0 3.75 1.17
2009 36 MAJ CHA 12 12 0 62.3 69 29 13 38 21 3 6 0 4.19 1.44
2011 38 MAJ NYY 29 26 1 164.3 172 73 21 135 40 8 10 0 0 0 4.00 1.29
2012 39 MAJ OAK 24 24 0 152.3 161 58 17 91 23 10 9 0 0 0 3.43 1.21
2013 40 MAJ OAK 30 30 3 190.3 193 56 14 117 29 18 6 0 0 0 2.65 1.17
2014 41 MAJ NYM 4 4 0 25.0 34 15 6 18 3 1 3 0 0 0 5.40 1.48
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Bartolo Colon
3-Year Averages MAJ   27 26 1 169.0 175 62 17 114 30 12 8 0 0 0 3.30 1.21
Career  (View All) MAJ   415 409 12 2,608.7 2628 1147 314 1969 805 190 131 0 3.96 1.32

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Pitcher vs. Batter Stats

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Bartolo Colon Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 19 Atl 7.0 8 3 3 0 1 6 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.40 1.48
Apr. 13 @LAA 5.0 11 9 9 4 2 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 6.00 1.56
Apr. 8 @Atl 7.0 6 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.08 1.15
Apr. 2 Was 6.0 9 3 3 2 0 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.50 1.50
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 6.3 IP/G
19.0 25 12 12 4 3 14 0 0 0 1-2 0 0 0 5.68 1.47
Last 30 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 6.3 IP/G
25.0 34 15 15 6 3 18 0 0 0 1-3 0 0 0 5.40 1.48
Last 60 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 6.3 IP/G
25.0 34 15 15 6 3 18 0 0 0 1-3 0 0 0 5.40 1.48

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Bartolo Colon Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201340557179911311.261
201234855218916214.274
201134666209625515.297

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20133646012941613.268
201228836272813.257
20113486920761116.238

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
2013101.3830531552.581.16
201289.0560509103.541.09
201173.04505922114.681.40

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201389.01030641492.731.17
201263.3530411473.271.37
201191.34507618103.451.20
Bartolo Colon Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2005 32 MAJ LAA 33 33 222.7 6.35 1.74 3.65 1.05 74.1% 3.48 3.91 .286
2006 33 AAA SAL 2 2 11.7 2.31 1.54 1.50 3.09 66.7% 6.17 7.91 .251
2006 33 MAJ LAA 10 10 56.3 4.95 1.76 2.82 1.76 1.06 70.4% 5.11 5.24 .319
2007 34 A Ran 2 2 9.7 9.31 0.93 10.00 0.00 71.4% 1.86 1.44 .258
2007 34 AAA SAL 3 3 15.0 4.80 1.80 2.67 0.00 73.3% 2.40 2.73 .259
2007 34 MAJ LAA 19 18 99.3 6.89 2.63 2.62 1.36 0.92 62.3% 6.34 4.54 .364
2008 35 AAA PAW 9 9 31.7 5.97 1.71 3.50 0.57 77.8% 2.27 3.26 .235
2008 35 MAJ BOS 7 7 39.0 6.23 2.31 2.70 1.15 0.84 75.5% 91.9 MPH 3.92 4.28 .320
2009 36 A Kan 1 1 7.0 10.29 1.29 8.00 0.00 75% 2.57 1.34 .374
2009 36 AAA CHA 2 2 12.0 0.75 3.00 0.25 1.50 75% 3.75 6.20 .196
2009 36 MAJ CHA 12 12 62.3 5.49 3.03 1.81 1.88 1.13 79.2% 89.2 MPH 4.19 5.74 .289
2011 38 MAJ NYY 29 26 164.3 7.39 2.19 3.38 1.15 1.21 72.8% 91.7 MPH 4.00 4.00 .315
2012 39 MAJ OAK 24 24 152.3 5.38 1.36 3.96 1.00 1.33 75.4% 90.2 MPH 3.43 3.93 .298
2013 40 MAJ OAK 30 30 190.3 5.53 1.37 4.03 0.66 1.21 79.8% 89.9 MPH 2.65 3.38 .299
2014 41 MAJ NYM 4 4 25.0 6.48 1.08 6.00 2.16 1.03 71% 89.5 MPH 5.40 5.24 .348
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Bartolo Colon
3-Year Averages MAJ   27 26 169.0 6.07 1.60 3.80 0.91 76.1% 3.30 3.69 .304
Career MAJ   415 409 2,608.7 6.79 2.78 2.45 1.08 73.3% 3.96 4.21 .300

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2014 Stat Review for Bartolo Colon    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2013 (min 140 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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6.00 K/BB
ELITE
6.48 K/9
WEAK
1.08 BB/9
ELITE
89.5 MPH Fastball
POOR
2.2 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.03 GB/FB Ratio
BALANCED
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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5.40 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.48 WHIP
TERRIBLE
5.24 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.348 BABIP
HIGH
71.0% Strand Rate
LOW

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Career Pitcher vs. Batter Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Worst Matchups for Bartolo Colon (by OPS against, min 17 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Alex Rodriguez NY-A 26 13 6 17 2 5 0 .500 1.308 1.792
Mike Trout ANA 17 9 3 4 0 4 0 .529 1.059 1.588
Derek Jeter NY-A 21 11 1 5 1 4 0 .524 .810 1.355
Jonny Gomes BOS 18 7 2 2 1 4 0 .389 .889 1.310
Ramon Santiago CIN 26 11 0 3 0 2 0 .423 .615 1.060
Adrian Gonzalez LA 18 6 2 2 0 5 0 .333 .667 1.000
B.J. Upton ATL 29 9 1 5 4 8 0 .310 .517 .929
Mark Teixeira NY-A 42 12 3 11 4 8 0 .286 .548 .909
Paul Konerko CHI-A 31 9 2 3 3 7 0 .290 .548 .891
David DeJesus TB 41 12 2 4 1 10 0 .293 .561 .887

Best Matchups for Bartolo Colon (by OPS against, min 17 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Ian Kinsler DET 24 6 0 1 1 3 0 .250 .250 .519
Edwin Encarnacion TOR 19 4 0 0 1 4 0 .211 .263 .513
Elvis Andrus TEX 21 5 0 1 1 3 1 .238 .238 .511
Eric Chavez AZ 22 3 0 0 2 2 0 .136 .227 .436
Kyle Seager SEA 21 4 0 0 1 4 0 .190 .190 .418
Carl Crawford LA 36 6 0 3 1 9 0 .167 .222 .411
David Ortiz BOS 35 3 1 1 2 11 0 .086 .171 .307
J.J. Hardy BAL 20 3 0 2 0 3 0 .150 .150 .300
Miguel Olivo LA 18 2 0 1 0 5 0 .111 .111 .222
Howie Kendrick ANA 22 2 0 1 0 4 0 .091 .091 .182

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Bartolo Colon: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Colon (back) will make his scheduled start Saturday against the Braves, as expected.

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Manager Terry Collins stated that Colon (back) will take the mound as scheduled Saturday versus the Braves, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports.

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Colon could miss his next start Saturday against the Braves due to a back issue, Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News reports.

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Colon was torched for nine runs on 11 hits and two walks over five innings in Sunday's loss to the Angels. He gave up four homers, including three in a row in the first inning.

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Colon shut down the Braves on Tuesday, giving up zero runs on six hits with five strikeouts to pick up his first win of the season.

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Colon struck out four and did not walk a batter, but gave up three runs on nine hits -- including a pair of homers -- over six innings in a loss to the Nationals on Wednesday.

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Colon (calf) allowed three runs in four innings in his spring debut Monday against the Marlins, ESPN New York reports.

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Colon (calf) threw 54 pitches in a scrimmage Thursday and expects to make his first Grapefruit League appearance Monday, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

What started as a feel good reclamation project fell off a cliff rapidly when Colon was suspended 50 games for testing positive for testosterone in August. Before the suspension, Colon had somehow found a way to get hitters out despite a rapidly declining strikeout rate. It is hard to see his smoke and mirrors act working out again, but he did help fantasy owners with a 3.66 ERA in 152.1 innings. The A's have gone back to the well once more on Colon, signing him to a one-year deal for 2013, which means at least his home starts should be useful again for those in deeper leagues. He still has five games left on his PED suspension, so he may miss one start.

2012

Colon came out of nowhere to stabilize the Yankees rotation in the first half of 2011, going 5-3 with a 3.10 ERA and 1.072 WHIP in his first 11 appearances. He wasn't the same after injuring his hamstring in mid-June, however, going 3-7 with a 4.81 ERA and 1.488 WHIP the rest of the way. It's possible he just ran out of gas, as Colon hadn't pitched more than 99.1 innings since 2005. Colon showed good movement and location on his fastball for much of 2011, and his resurgence makes him an intriguing endgame option for deeper formats if it's clear that he'll get an opportunity to start again this season. He'll get that opportunity in Oakland, where he signed in January.

2009

Colon had some modest success in May and June, throwing harder than the Boston organization thought he would, before landing on the disabled list with a strained back, suffered while swinging a bat during an inter-league game. It took two months to get over the back injury, but there were no spots in the starting rotation for him when he returned. Rather than relieve, as the club wanted, Colon left the team in September for a personal trip to the Dominican Republic and never returned. He'll try to become a starter again and compete for a spot in the White Sox rotation this spring.

2008

Colon's 2007 season was one he'd like to forget. After missing the second half of 2006 with a torn rotator cuff, Colon struggled with ankle, triceps and elbow injuries. He finished 6-8 with a 6.34 ERA and was even demoted to the bullpen late in the season. Don't expect Colon to resemble anything close to the pitcher that won the AL Cy Young award only three seasons ago. He'll need to prove he's healthy to win a rotation spot this spring.

2007

That'll teach him to steal other people's awards. A year after winning Johan Santana's Cy Young, Colon missed most of the second half with a torn right rotator cuff. He's rehabbing instead of undergoing surgery, the riskier path. There's little chance he pitches effectively in 2007.

2006

The 2005 AL Cy Young Award winner (courtesy of the run support that Johan Santana didn't get), Colon was kept off the Angels ALCS roster by a strain in the back of his pitching shoulder. He began a throwing and rehab program in mid-November with no negative reports at publication time. If he returns healthy, look for him to return to the upper-echelon of starting pitchers again in 2006.

2005

Maddeningly inconsistent yet reliably overweight, Colon is far too hittable to be a marquee frontline starter anymore, fantasy or otherwise. He'll turn 32 in the spring, so the Colon we saw for 2003 may be as good as it gets. Since he pitches on the Angels, he might fit as part of a wins-and-strikeouts plan, but even then he could be a net negative. On the plus side, he'll probably be available later than usual in drafts, so he won't be a major gamble. And if he has a solid April, deal him before he implodes.

2004

Colon won 'only' 15 games in 2003, and an inflated homer rate lifted his ERA (3.87) back to its usual level, but his K and BB rates were actually better than his 'breakout' 2002. Colon definitely seems to be improving with age, and 2004 could very well be the true breakout.

2003

Colon became only the second pitcher in history, and the first in 57 years, to win 10 games in each league in the same year. His numbers between the two leagues were uncannily similar (10 wins, 4 losses, 75:31 K:BB ratio in 116 AL innings; 10 wins, 4 losses, 74:39 ratio in 117 NL innings). He'll be the Opening Day Starter for the White Sox following their trade for him in January.