Bartolo Colon

Oakland Athletics' manager Bob Melvin heads back to the dugout after making a pitching change against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland A’s selling on and off the field, Bartolo Colon returns, reinforcements coming with September call-ups

OAKLAND -- Monday began with Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin and starting…

 

Kathy Willens/APA's starter Scott Kazmir entered Tuesday's game with a 2.08 ERA

Kazmir rocked as Colon leads Mets past A's

NEW YORK -- Slumping outfielder Chris Young homered twice, Travis d'Arnaud hit…

 

Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.

Former A’s pitcher Colon lands with Mets

A person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press that 18-game…

 

Kevin Jairaj/usa today sports file photoManager Bob Melvin has been a big part of the A's turnaround the past two years and the Oakland players are quick to give him praise.

A's look to close regular season strong

The A's are two games off the pace for the American League's…

Kevin Jairaj/usa today sports file photoManager Bob Melvin has been a big part of the A's turnaround the past two years and the Oakland players are quick to give him praise.
Kyle Terada/USA Today SportsThe A's Bartolo Colon pitched six solid innings to pick up his 15th win of the season Sunday.

A's Colon ends long winless skid

OAKLAND -- Bartolo Colon is getting back into the groove that made…

Kyle Terada/USA Today SportsThe A's Bartolo Colon pitched six solid innings to pick up his 15th win of the season Sunday.
AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezOakland Athletics starting pitcher Jason Hammel throws to the Houston Astros during the first inning of a baseball game on Sunday

A’s rally falls just short against Astros

OAKLAND — Bartolo Colon’s magical season is taking a sudden U-turn as…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezOakland Athletics starting pitcher Jason Hammel throws to the Houston Astros during the first inning of a baseball game on Sunday
Kevin Jairaj/usa today sports file photoManager Bob Melvin has been a big part of the A's turnaround the past two years and the Oakland players are quick to give him praise.

Colon starting to cool off; Rosales rejoins A's after stint in Texas

OAKLAND — Bartolo Colon is 40 years old, he has passed the…

Kevin Jairaj/usa today sports file photoManager Bob Melvin has been a big part of the A's turnaround the past two years and the Oakland players are quick to give him praise.
Kevin Jairaj/usa today sports file photoManager Bob Melvin has been a big part of the A's turnaround the past two years and the Oakland players are quick to give him praise.

Colon struggles as struggling A's lose to Reds

CINCINNATI — Oakland's offense finally perked up on Wednesday. Unfortunately for the…

Kevin Jairaj/usa today sports file photoManager Bob Melvin has been a big part of the A's turnaround the past two years and the Oakland players are quick to give him praise.
Kevin Jairaj/usa today sports file photoManager Bob Melvin has been a big part of the A's turnaround the past two years and the Oakland players are quick to give him praise.

A's Colon not among players punished in Biogenesis scandal

As news of Major League Baseball disciplining 13 players for their relationship…

Kevin Jairaj/usa today sports file photoManager Bob Melvin has been a big part of the A's turnaround the past two years and the Oakland players are quick to give him praise.
AP Photo/Jae C. HongOakland Athletics' Josh Donaldson hits a RBI-double during the 11th inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday

Colon masterful for A's in 6-0 win over Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Bartolo Colon pitched a four-hitter for his third shutout…

AP Photo/Jae C. HongOakland Athletics' Josh Donaldson hits a RBI-double during the 11th inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday
Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.

Colon, A's shut down Pirates 2-1

PITTSBURGH — At 40 years old and 16 seasons into his major-league…

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.
Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.

A's Colon pitching with the best of them at age 40

OAKLAND — A's general manager Billy Beane raised eyebrows in November when…

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.
Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesThe A's Bartolo Colon had a streak of not losing in eight straight starts snapped against the Cubs.

Bartolo Colon loses first start in nine games against Chicago Cubs

After a spectacular month of June, Bartolo Colon opened July by losing…

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesThe A's Bartolo Colon had a streak of not losing in eight straight starts snapped against the Cubs.
AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezOakland Athletics' Jed Lowrie (8) and Brandon Moss

Bats break out to help A's avoid being swept

OAKLAND — The A's offense was in a deep sleep for two…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezOakland Athletics' Jed Lowrie (8) and Brandon Moss
AP Photo/Ben MargotA bank of lights that turned off in left field is seen in the fourth inning of a baseball game between the New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics Saturday

Norris, Colon lead Athletics past Yankees 6-4

Derek Norris homered and drove in four runs and Bartolo Colon pitched…

AP Photo/Ben MargotA bank of lights that turned off in left field is seen in the fourth inning of a baseball game between the New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics Saturday
Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.

Colon rounding into form

Bartolo Colon is working harder this year — and it shows. Colon…

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.