Bartolo Colon flashed some quick reflexes, jumping high off the mound to snare a comebacker
On Monday night, Bartolo Colon made his anticipated Rangers debut in a start against the A's in Oakland. Colon navigated six innings of one-run ball in the Rangers' 3-1 loss, scattering seven hits along the way and getting by, as he always does, with well-located fastballs.
And while Colon told reporters he was happy to be with Texas and in the American League -- where he won't have to hit or run -- that's not necessarily entirely true. Of course, pitchers have to field their position, and sometimes it calls for feats of athleticism.
Colon found himself having to do just that, as he snared a comebacker off the bat of Jed Lowrie in the fourth inning. Check out those hops:
"I just got lucky," Colon explained to MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan after the game.
Lucky or not, Bart's still got it -- even at 44 years of age!