Bartolo Colon has been around for a long time. Bartolo Colon, 44, has spent an astounding two decades pitching in Major League Baseball. Due to this longevity, Colon now faces the amusing reality of pitching to a second generation of major league talent.
It's possible there's only one thing standing in the way of the Houston Astros making a run to their first World Series since 2005. They have the best record in the AL, hit more homers than any team in the big leagues and easily lead the majors in strikeouts, on pace to blow away their 2016 total
At the MLB trade deadline, even the richest of teams can be hesitant to deal their top prospects, and that's understandable. Look at the impact rising stars such as Mookie Betts, Cody Bellinger and Aaron Judge — all guys who were drafted and developed by their current teams — are making on this year