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There is a sign inside the main offices of the Sports Network that reads, "We didn't expect to be this good this fast".

Mets sign veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon to two-year deal

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Pitcher Bartolo Colon, coming off an 18-6 record with Oakland, has signed a two-year contract with the New York Mets, who announced the deal Saturday.
MLB: Detroit 3, Oakland 0

MLB: Detroit 3, Oakland 0

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Justin Verlander did not allow a hit until the seventh inning Thursday while earning Detroit a berth in the AL Championship Series with a 3-0 win over Oakland.

MLB: Detroit 3, Oakland 2

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Max Scherzer narrowly outdueled Bartolo Colon Friday in a tense battle that left Detroit with a 3-2 win over Oakland to kick off their playoff series.

MLB: Oakland 8, Seattle 2

SEATTLE, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Homers by Brandon Moss and Derek Norris accounted for five runs Friday and launched Oakland to an 8-2 victory over Seattle.

MLB: Oakland 11, Minnesota 0

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- A sharp ground ball off the bat of Chris Young turned into a three-run error Friday that highlighted Oakland's 11-0 romp over Minnesota.

MLB: Oakland 1, Texas 0

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Bartolo Colon tossed eight shutout innings Saturday, staking the Oakland Athletics to a 5 1/2-game division lead with a 1-0 whitewash of second-place Texas.

MLB: Oakland 7, Houston 2

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Seth Smith smacked a three-run homer and Brandon Moss added three hits with two RBI Sunday in the Oakland Athletics' 7-2 victory over Houston.

MLB: Texas 5, Oakland 1

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- The Texas Rangers beat Oakland 5-1 Tuesday and took over sole possession of first place in the AL West.

MLB: Houston 5, Oakland 4

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Brandon Barnes drove in two runs for the Houston Astros, who beat the host Oakland Athletics Tuesday 5-4.

MLB: Cincinnati 6, Oakland 5

CINCINNATI, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Cincinnati's Jay Bruce hit a two-run home run and drove in another run Wednesday and the Reds were able to hold on for a 6-5 interleague win over Oakland.
Rodriguez appeals suspension, singles in season debut

Rodriguez appeals suspension, singles in season debut

CHICAGO, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez singled in his season debut Monday after appealing a 211-game suspension handed down for doping.

MLB: Oakland 6, Los Angeles Angels 4

OAKLAND, Calif., July 27 (UPI) -- Jed Lowrie and Stephen Vogt both homered Friday and Bartolo Colon stayed hot in launching Oakland to a 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Oakland 6, Los Angeles Angels 0

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 21 (UPI) -- Bartolo Colon twirled a four-hit shutout Sunday, recording his 13th victory of the season in the Oakland Athletics' 6-0 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Oakland 2, Pittsburgh 1

PITTSBURGH, July 8 (UPI) -- Bartolo Colon logged his 12th win with seven efficient innings Monday, staking the Oakland Athletics to a 2-1 interleague decision over Pittsburgh.
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Bartolo Colón (born May 24, 1973) is a Dominican Major League Baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees. He won the American League Cy Young Award with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2005.

Colón grew up in a home without electricity, running water or indoor plumbing in the town of Altamira in the Dominican Republic. He does major charity work for his old community.

A prospect from the Dominican Republic, Colón was signed by the Cleveland Indians as a free agent in 1993.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Bartolo Colon."
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