Bartolo Colon struggled but still received a standing ovation from fans in the Dominican Winter League
We should all strive to love doing something as much as
Colon took the mound on Thursday for the Águilas Cibaeñas of the Dominican Winter League and squared off with some familiar faces on the Tigres del Licey. It started off nicely, as he struck out the first batter he faced, 11-year MLB veteran
After inducing a ground ball from
It wasn't the kind of start that Colon was hoping for, but the fans at Estadio Cibao wanted him to know that they appreciated his effort, no matter what.
When you win more games than any Latin American pitcher in baseball history, you can bet that you deserve an ovation anywhere you go in the Dominican Republic.
Maybe next time, the Águilas Cibaeñas should just make Colon the DH.