Gleyber Torres was 3 months old when Bartolo Colon made his debut -- and Monday he homered twice off him
Bartolo Colon, who turns 45 years old a week from tomorrow, now ranks 10th among qualified AL pitchers with a 2.82 ERA.— Andrew Simon (@AndrewSimonMLB) May 16, 2018
Second, because the Yankees are bursting at the seams with powerful young sluggers like
Colon, who will celebrate his 45th birthday on Thursday, has been pitching for a long time. Here's proof:
Back on April 4, 1997, a fresh-faced Bartolo made his MLB debut at the age of 23. How old were members of the 2018 Yankees on that precise date?
In the second inning,
It's worth pointing out that Torres was just 3 months old when Colon made his debut in '97.
Yes, it's OK, we feel old too.
Torres then doubled his fun a few innings later, cracking a second homer off Colon to give the Yankees a 6-4 lead in the sixth, en route to their 10-5 win.