Bartolo Colon put the finishing touch on his record night by snaring a comebacker from Dee Gordon
Tuesday night was one for the record books for Bartolo Colon. He threw seven innings of four-run ball as the Rangers rallied against Felix Hernandez to give the 45-year-old the lead, and eventually, the 11-4 victory. It was the 246th win of Colon's long career, setting a new record for Latin-born pitchers.
It wouldn't be a true Bartolo triumph without a vintage Bartolo highlight, and thankfully, he provided that on his last batter of the game. Colon's 94th pitch was a 2-2 offering that Dee Gordon smacked right back at him.
Colon stood his ground (just barely) and reeled in the catch:
Gordon's clearly going to have to hit it harder to take down Big Bart. He was unfazed.
Colon has handled rockets before ...
... and he'll do it again.