Wednesday’s Hot Clicks: Bartolo Colon Schooled Some Kids on a Sandlot

Dan Gartland
Sports Illustrated

Just Bartolo Colon embarrassing some kids a quarter his age

Bartolo Colon couldn’t land a job with an MLB team this season but he’s still out there making hitters look silly. 

Colon, 46, is back in his native Dominican Republic these days, updating fans on his delightful Instagram page. On Tuesday, he posted a couple of videos of himself crashing a pickup game between players who couldn’t have been much older than 12. Big Sexy took the mound and started mowing them down. 

One kid got fooled so badly by Colon’s signature two-seam fastball that he kept falling out of the box as he swung. 

Another kid was so intimidated by the big leaguer’s heater that he didn’t even get the bat off his shoulder. 

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Los rincones de Guananico

A post shared by Bartolo Colon (@bcolon40) on Sep 17, 2019 at 11:52am PDT

Bartolo’s MLB career may be over, but maybe he can sneak on to a Little League World Series team next year. 

Yaz looked right at home in Boston

A Yastrzemski played leftfield in Fenway Park on Tuesday for the first time in more than 25 years. Carl’s grandson Mike is a rookie for the Giants and their schedule worked out such that they made a trip to Boston this season. 

Before the game, the legend and the rookie got to walk the field together. 

Mike added an exclamation mark with a home run in the fourth inning.

Still a long way to go, though. 

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