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Bartolo Colon is getting ready for 2018 by slinging strike after strike in the Dominican Republic

Although there have been rumors linking Bartolo Colon to certain teams this offseason, the 44-year-old hasn't announced that he's received any big league offers. So, what is Big Bart doing in the dead of winter in his native Dominican Republic? How is he selling himself to MLB general managers? He's doing what he's done his entire baseball career: Standing outside on some mound, hurling strikes.

Look at that catcher's glove. It never moves. Even if no team signs him -- even millions of years from now when the sun burns out and all life on Earth ceases to be -- Bartolo Colon will be somewhere, on some slice of rubber, firing strike after strike into the abyss.