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Bartolo Colon may be in the best shape of his life

Dec 20, 2010, 4:10 PM EDT

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Someone stop the Indians’ front office, because they are en fuego! First Austin Kearns, now they’re in hot pursuit of Bartolo Colon. And that pursuit isn’t as easy at it used to be, because Colon may be … in the best shape of his life!

Antonetti said the Indians are indeed interested in Bartolo Colon and have been getting good reports from his winter ball exploits with Aguilas in the Dominican Republic. Colon, 37, has reportedly lost close to 40 pounds.

Wow. That’s pretty awesome considering how big he was the last time we saw him.  If he has also addressed that chronic quitting-on-his-team problem, he may be a genuine catch!



  1. easports82 - Dec 20, 2010 at 4:21 PM

    Colon losing 40 lbs… isn’t that about 10% of his weight?

  2. WhenMattStairsIsKing - Dec 20, 2010 at 4:22 PM

    Someone will give him a shot…but they shouldn’t.

  3. Utley's Hair - Dec 20, 2010 at 4:27 PM

    Hey, I’m in the best shape of my life—if you consider round a good shape.

  4. pisano - Dec 20, 2010 at 5:08 PM

    The last time I saw this guy he resembled a bowling ball.

  5. Lukehart80 - Dec 20, 2010 at 7:21 PM

    Oh boy, the Indians are sure gonna stink in 2011…

    Is Charles Nagy available???

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