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Bartolo Colón

Bartolo Colón 40 P

Minnesota Twins

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Bartolo Colón
  • Age: 44 (May 24, 1973)
  • Birthplace: Altamira, Dominican Republic
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 5' 11" Wt: 285
  • MLB Debut: 04/04/1997
  • Relationship(s): brother of Jose Colon
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Bartolo Colón Stats Summary

Bartolo Colón Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
October 4, 2017 Minnesota Twins activated RHP Bartolo Colon.
October 3, 2017 Minnesota Twins reassigned RHP Bartolo Colon to the minor leagues.
July 18, 2017 Minnesota Twins selected the contract of RHP Bartolo Colon from Rochester Red Wings.
July 13, 2017 RHP Bartolo Colon assigned to Rochester Red Wings.
July 7, 2017 Minnesota Twins signed free agent RHP Bartolo Colon to a minor league contract.
July 4, 2017 Atlanta Braves released RHP Bartolo Colon.
June 29, 2017 Atlanta Braves designated RHP Bartolo Colon for assignment.
June 28, 2017 Atlanta Braves activated RHP Bartolo Colon from the 10-day disabled list.
June 6, 2017 Atlanta Braves placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the 10-day disabled list. left oblique strain
November 17, 2016 Atlanta Braves signed free agent RHP Bartolo Colon.
November 3, 2016 RHP Bartolo Colon elected free agency.
December 18, 2015 New York Mets signed free agent RHP Bartolo Colon.
November 2, 2015 RHP Bartolo Colon elected free agency.
August 22, 2014 New York Mets activated RHP Bartolo Colon from the bereavement list.
August 19, 2014 New York Mets placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the bereavement list.
December 14, 2013 New York Mets signed free agent RHP Bartolo Colon.
August 29, 2013 Oakland Athletics activated RHP Bartolo Colon from the 15-day disabled list.
August 17, 2013 Oakland Athletics placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 14, 2013. Left groin strain.
April 6, 2013 Oakland Athletics activated RHP Bartolo Colon from the restricted list.
February 28, 2013 Bartolo Colon roster status changed by Oakland Athletics.
November 3, 2012 Oakland Athletics signed free agent RHP Bartolo Colon.
November 3, 2012 RHP Bartolo Colon elected free agency.
October 16, 2012 RHP Bartolo Colon assigned to Aguilas Cibaenas.
August 22, 2012 Oakland Athletics placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the restricted list.
July 3, 2012 Oakland Athletics activated RHP Bartolo Colon from the 15-day disabled list.
June 23, 2012 Oakland Athletics placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 18, 2012. strained right oblique
January 24, 2012 Oakland Athletics signed free agent RHP Bartolo Colon.
October 30, 2011 RHP Bartolo Colon elected free agency.
October 7, 2011 New York Yankees activated RHP Bartolo Colon.
July 2, 2011 Bartolo Colon roster status changed by New York Yankees.
June 12, 2011 New York Yankees placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the 15-day disabled list. strained left hamstring
March 30, 2011 New York Yankees selected the contract of Bartolo Colon from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
February 11, 2011 New York Yankees invited non-roster RHP Bartolo Colon to spring training.
January 26, 2011 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees signed free agent Bartolo Colon.
January 18, 2011 RHP Bartolo Colon assigned to Criollos de Caguas.
December 26, 2010 Leones del Escogido claimed RHP Bartolo Colon off waivers from Aguilas Cibaenas.
December 18, 2009 Bartolo Colon assigned to Aguilas Cibaenas.
September 16, 2009 Chicago White Sox released RHP Bartolo Colon.
July 29, 2009 Chicago White Sox placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 25, 2009. Right elbow inflammation
July 24, 2009 Chicago White Sox activated RHP Bartolo Colon from the 15-day disabled list.
July 19, 2009 sent RHP Bartolo Colon on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
July 14, 2009 Charlotte Knights sent RHP Bartolo Colon on a rehab assignment to Kannapolis Intimidators.
July 9, 2009 Bartolo Colon assigned to Charlotte Knights.
June 9, 2009 Chicago White Sox placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 8, 2009. Sore left knee.
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Bartolo Colón Awards and Honors

Bartolo Colón  40 P

Bartolo Colón
  • Full Name: Bartolo Colon
  • Born: May 24, 1973
  • Age: 44
  • Birthplace: Altamira, Dominican Republic
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 285
  • MLB Debut: 04/04/1997


Signed to a Minor League contract with the Minnesota Twins as a free agent on July 7, 2017 and assigned to Triple-A Rochester... signed by the Atlanta Braves as a free agent on Nov. 17, 2016 and was released by the Braves on July 4, 2017... re-signed by the Mets on Dec. 18, 2015 ... signed by the New York Yankees as a Minor League free agent on Feb. 10, 2011 ... is married to Rosanna with three children: Bartolo, Emilio and Wilder ... in 2005, donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross to benefit Hurricane Katrina victims and has provided funds for the construction of an amateur baseball stadium in his hometown of Altamira, D.R. ... his brother Jose previously was a pitcher in the Indians system... was selected to his fourth Major League All-Star Game in 2016 with the Braves but did not pitch in the game in San Diego... was the eighth player 43 years or older to be named to an MLB All-Star team... made his 500th career start with his final start of the season on 10/1/2016 with the Braves... connected on his first career Major League home run on 5/7/16 at SD (off James Shields) and in doing so became the oldest player (42 years, 349 days) to hit his first Major League home run.; Randy Johnson (40 years, 9 days) held the previous mark (9/19/03 with ARI)... The last pitcher to hit a homer in an MLB game that was as old was Phil Niekro (43) when he homered for ATL on 10/1/82 at SD... became the fifth oldest pitcher to homer since 1913... drew the first walk of his career on 8/15/16 at ARI off Robbie Ray; previously had not been walked in 281 career plate appearances... no major league player had ever had more plate appearances before drawing his first career walk... in 2015 with the Mets, he set a franchise record by tossing 48 2/3 consecutive innings without allowing a walk from April 12-May 20.

 

Awards

  • 2005 AL Cy Youung Award (Angels)
  • 2016 NL All-Star (Mets)
  • 1998, 2005, 2013 AL All-Star (Indians, Angels, A's)
  • 2X NL Player of the Week (9/7/15 NYM, 5/8/16 NYM)
  • 3X AL Player of the Week (6/21/98 CLE, 9/24/2000 CLE, 9/14/03 CWS)
  • AL Pitcher of the Month, June 2013 (OAK)