Bartolo Colon Suspended Fifty Games

Another west coast playoff contender has been dealt a big blow, the Oakland A’s will be without Bartolo¬†Colon the rest of the way has he has been suspended 50 games.¬† Per Tim Brown of Yahoo sports, Colon has tested positive for testosterone.

Numbers from MLB Trade Rumors:

The veteran right-hander has pitched to a 3.43 ERA with 5.4 K/9 and 1.4 BB/9 in 24 starts and 152 1/3 innings for the Athletics this season after signing a one-year, $2MM contract. After missing all of 2010 and most of the 2006-2009 season, the 2005 AL Cy Young Award winner resurfaced with the Yankees last season and posted a 4.00 ERA in 164 1/3 innings.

I guess stem cells weren’t the only reason for his resurgence.

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– George