Maybe Mets followers haven’t seen the final of Bartolo Colon.
The appropriate-hander, who gained over the hearts of Mets followers throughout his three seasons in Flushing from 2014-2016, could possibly be headed for a reunion, in keeping with a report from Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press.
Twins pitcher Ervin Santana, who was Colon’s teammate in Minnesota final season, says the large right-hander has certainly drawn curiosity from the Mets.
In the meantime, Colon, who turns 45 in Might, is simply six wins shy of surpassing Dennis Martinez because the winningest Latin American pitcher in MLB historical past.
“He simply needs to win six extra video games after which he’ll retire,” Santana stated.
It’s truthful to marvel if Colon has a lot left within the tank after he struggled mightily in 28 begins for the Braves and Twins final season, amassing an unpleasant 6.48 ERA. Nevertheless, he did choose up seven wins alongside the way in which, so a bit of fine fortune with the Mets might earn Colon the milestone he clearly covets.
Earlier this winter, Colon informed reporters that he could be open to returning to the Mets, even when it was solely a minor-league deal.