Everyone rejoice! Bartolo Colon signed a Minor League deal with the Rangers
Forget the Super Bowl or
It had the feeling of finality -- which isn't shocking considering that Colon's full season ERA between the Braves and Twins was 6.48. (And, actually, spending five minutes feeding pigeons is something you'd usually expect from a retired person.)
But Party Bart doesn't quit. Would a quitter ever go from near-tumbling-at-the-plate comedy to home run gold?
Would a quitter have 20 big league seasons on his resume -- with a 4.04 ERA since turning 40, compared to a 3.86 ERA before he was 30?
Although it's a Minor League deal, don't be surprised if the Rangers come calling.
Should Perez need more time, or the Rangers decide Minor and Bush would be better back in the bullpen, well, perhaps we'll see this a few more times:
After all, everything is bigger in Texas ... and that includes sexiness.
Jon Daniels on Colon: "Bartolo brings a track record of durability and success in the Major Leagues. He pounds the strike zone and provides quality competition for our rotation. Welcome to Texas, Big Sexy!”— Evan Grant (@Evan_P_Grant) February 4, 2018