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    Bartolo Colon Hits HR?! Really?!

    Did anyone see this today? Bartolo Colon brought down the house with his first HR.

    This actually made my week:

    http://m.mlb.com/news/article/176830...-run-of-career

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    Just saw it
    Surprised it took his whole career to do it

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    hes using peds like his buddy dee gordon.

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    Swingers luck. He hacked and got lucky. Sometimes the ball finds the barrel of a bat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    Just saw it
    Surprised it took his whole career to do it
    Well he spent his whole career in the AL so since '97 he hasn't exactly had that many at bats. He might injure himself on a swing someday, but he does square the ball up quite well and is fairly level. Lots of hard outs when he does make contact. He crushed one foul either his last start or the one before... I felt it was only a matter of time before he ran into one. I think he might have one more in him.

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    Bartolo is the Great)

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    made a bigger deal than it was though

    Maybe because of age

    Good moment though

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    Fun to watch

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    every pro deserves that moment

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    Ain't got nothing on Bumgarner GOAT hitting pitcher already.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    made a bigger deal than it was though

    Maybe because of age

    Good moment though
    Big deal made because he is such an atrocious hitter. Mets announcers were hilarious.


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    I love Bart. Wish he was still with the Angels.

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    Did it take him 5 minutes to get around the bases?
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    Quote Originally Posted by daneblazer View Post
    Did it take him 5 minutes to get around the bases?
    Yeah, he was running full speed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bert102 View Post
    Ain't got nothing on Bumgarner GOAT hitting pitcher already.
    Not even close. Off the top of my head, Micah Owings was almost a career .300 batter. I'm sure there are others.

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    How is he doing this at 42.

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    Quote Originally Posted by POOLSIDE View Post
    Not even close. Off the top of my head, Micah Owings was almost a career .300 batter. I'm sure there are others.
    During my lifetime, Earl Wilson back in the 60s. In the history of baseball, Wes Ferrell. During the 2000s, Owings and Mike Hampton.

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    I guess this blows any chance of the DH being brought to the NL now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr KLC View Post
    I guess this blows any chance of the DH being brought to the NL now.
    Let's hope so

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    Home plate umpire went to the bathroom as soon as Colon hit the HR and when he came back Bartolo was still going around the 2nd base.

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