Posted On April 24, 2015
Today begins a 3 game match-up between the Yankees and the Mets. These 2 teams have had many memorable moments between them. Who can forget when Mike Piazza broke his bat and Roger Clemens thew off the field while yelling at Piazza?
Now the best team in baseball the Amazing Mets will face a Yankees team who has just taken 3 of 4 from the Detroit Tigers and have won 6 of their last 7 games.
The Mets have Bartolo Colon who at 41 is more amazing than the Mets. Colon became the 4th pitcher yesterday in the last 80 years aged 40 or older to win his first four starts according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Colon joined Phil Niekro, Nolan Ryan, and former Yankee Roger Clemens.
Colon was born on May 24, 1973 in the Dominican Republic. He made his Major League debut with the Cleveland Indians in 1997 and has played for the Expos, White Sox, Angels, Red Sox, White Sox again, Yankees, A’s, and now the Mets. He won the AL Cy Young award in 1995 and has been an All Star 3 times in 1998, 2005, and 2013.