Bartolo Colon

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 11"/285
  • Age: 42


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Bartolo Colon 2015 Postseason Stats

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Bartolo Colon Postseason Career Stats

2-4 3.70 58.1 45 1.39

Bartolo Colon Stats

14-13 4.16 194.2 136 1.24

Bartolo Colon MLB Career Stats

218-154 3.97 2980.2 2237 1.30

Bartolo Colon Bio

  • Full Name: Bartolo Colon
  • Pronunciation: like "cologne"
  • Born: 5/24/1973 in Altamira, Dominican Republic
  • Debut: April 4, 1997
  • Relationship(s): brother of Jose Colon
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Postseason Career Stats 2 4 3.70 10 10 0 58.1 45 1.39
2015 Stats 14 13 4.16 33 31 0 194.2 136 1.24
MLB Career Stats 218 154 3.97 475 467 0 2980.2 2237 1.30

Bartolo Colon Two-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Mets NL 1319 Two-seam FB 87.64 86.00 2110.56 5.30 88.00
MLB Avg - - - Two-seam FB 92.28 92.00 2128.56 6.05 90.00


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September 29, 2015 at 7:00 AM ET

Colon could silence Phillies

Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon, a DraftKings Daily Pick, is set up to deliver a stellar outing against the Phillies on Tuesday.

September 27, 2015 at 2:10 PM ET

Niese moves to 'pen with eye on postseason

Before uncorking his first bottle of champagne, Jon Niese tracked down his manager, Terry Collins, to tell him he is willing to move to the bullpen.


Bartolo Colon Awards

AL Cy Young

Year Team League
2005 LA Angels AL

AL All-Star

Year Team League
1998 Cleveland AL
2005 LA Angels AL
2013 Oakland AL

AL Pitcher of the Month

Month Team League
06/2013 Oakland AL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
09/07/2015 NY Mets NL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/21/1998 Cleveland AL
09/24/2000 Cleveland AL
09/14/2003 Chi White Sox AL

MLB Players Choice AL Outstanding Pitcher

Year Team League
2005 LA Angels AL

Bartolo Colon Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
1998 3.71 10th in AL
1999 3.95 7th in AL
2000 3.88 5th in AL
2001 4.09 19th in AL
2003 3.87 14th in AL
2005 3.48 8th in AL
2011 4.00 25th in AL
2013 2.65 2nd in AL


Season W Rank
1998 14 15th in AL
1999 18 2nd in AL
2000 15 9th in AL
2001 14 16th in AL
2003 15 11th in AL
2004 18 3rd in AL
2005 21 1st in AL
2013 18 2nd in AL
2014 15 8th in NL
2015 14 7th in NL


Season SO Rank
1998 158 14th in AL
1999 161 11th in AL
2000 212 2nd in AL
2001 201 5th in AL
2003 173 7th in AL
2004 158 12th in AL
2005 157 8th in AL
2011 135 24th in AL
2014 151 25th in NL


Season WHIP Rank
1998 1.39 23rd in AL
1999 1.27 4th in AL
2000 1.39 15th in AL
2001 1.39 24th in AL
2003 1.20 9th in AL
2004 1.37 20th in AL
2005 1.16 3rd in AL
2013 1.17 12th in AL
2014 1.23 19th in NL
2015 1.24 18th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
1998 .260 17th in AL
1999 .242 4th in AL
2000 .233 3rd in AL
2001 .261 17th in AL
2003 .248 13th in AL
2004 .265 18th in AL
2005 .254 13th in AL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
1999 32 17th in AL
2000 30 22nd in AL
2001 34 3rd in AL
2003 34 5th in AL
2004 34 3rd in AL
2005 33 8th in AL
2013 30 25th in AL
2014 31 25th in NL
2015 31 18th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
1998 6 5th in AL
1999 1 25th in AL
2000 2 13th in AL
2001 1 24th in AL
2002 4 5th in NL
2002 4 4th in AL
2003 9 1st in AL
2005 2 10th in AL
2006 1 17th in AL
2011 1 20th in AL
2013 3 3rd in AL
2015 1 9th in NL


Season SHO Rank
1998 2 5th in AL
1999 1 6th in AL
2000 1 4th in AL
2002 1 10th in NL
2002 2 2nd in AL
2006 1 5th in AL
2011 1 8th in AL
2013 3 1st in AL
2015 1 6th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
1998 204.0 23rd in AL
1999 205.0 17th in AL
2000 188.0 25th in AL
2001 222.1 9th in AL
2003 242.0 2nd in AL
2004 208.1 14th in AL
2005 222.2 7th in AL
2013 190.1 23rd in AL
2014 202.1 11th in NL
2015 194.2 14th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2013 5.53 4th in AL
2014 6.72 15th in NL
2015 6.29 5th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
1998 2.00 23rd in AL
1999 2.12 25th in AL
2000 2.16 25th in AL
2001 2.23 17th in AL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
1998 79 13th in AL
1999 76 24th in AL
2000 98 4th in AL
2001 90 3rd in AL
2003 67 12th in AL
2004 71 15th in AL


Season H Rank
2001 220 12th in AL
2003 223 10th in AL
2004 215 21st in AL
2005 215 15th in AL
2013 193 15th in AL
2014 218 2nd in NL
2015 217 1st in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1999 24 23rd in AL
2001 26 8th in AL
2003 30 8th in AL
2004 38 2nd in AL
2005 26 12th in AL
2011 21 21st in AL
2014 22 10th in NL
2015 25 10th in NL

Bartolo Colon Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 22, 2014 New York Mets activated RHP Bartolo Colon from the bereavement list.
August 19, 2014 New York Mets placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the bereavement list.
December 14, 2013 New York Mets signed free agent RHP Bartolo Colon.
August 29, 2013 Oakland Athletics activated RHP Bartolo Colon from the 15-day disabled list.
August 17, 2013 Oakland Athletics placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 14, 2013. Left groin strain.
April 6, 2013 Oakland Athletics activated RHP Bartolo Colon from the restricted list.
February 28, 2013 Bartolo Colon roster status changed by Oakland Athletics.
November 3, 2012 Oakland Athletics signed free agent RHP Bartolo Colon.
November 3, 2012 RHP Bartolo Colon elected free agency.
August 22, 2012 Oakland Athletics placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the restricted list.
July 3, 2012 Oakland Athletics activated RHP Bartolo Colon from the 15-day disabled list.
June 23, 2012 Oakland Athletics placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 18, 2012. strained right oblique
January 24, 2012 Oakland Athletics signed free agent RHP Bartolo Colon.
October 30, 2011 RHP Bartolo Colon elected free agency.
October 7, 2011 New York Yankees activated RHP Bartolo Colon.
July 2, 2011 Bartolo Colon roster status changed by New York Yankees.
June 12, 2011 New York Yankees placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the 15-day disabled list. strained left hamstring
March 30, 2011 New York Yankees selected the contract of Bartolo Colon from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
February 11, 2011 New York Yankees invited non-roster RHP Bartolo Colon to spring training.
January 26, 2011 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees signed free agent Bartolo Colon.
September 16, 2009 Chicago White Sox released RHP Bartolo Colon.
July 29, 2009 Chicago White Sox placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 25, 2009. Right elbow inflammation
July 24, 2009 Chicago White Sox activated RHP Bartolo Colon from the 15-day disabled list.
July 19, 2009 sent RHP Bartolo Colon on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
July 14, 2009 Charlotte Knights sent RHP Bartolo Colon on a rehab assignment to Kannapolis Intimidators.
July 9, 2009 Bartolo Colon assigned to Charlotte Knights.
June 9, 2009 Chicago White Sox placed RHP Bartolo Colon on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 8, 2009. Sore left knee.

Bartolo Colon Bio Info

His brother, Jose, pitched in the Indians minor league system. Has provided funds for the construction of an amateur baseball stadium in his hometown of Altamira in the Dominican Republic. In 2005, donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross to assist Hurricane Katrina victims.


Notched his 200th career win on August 8 against the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park...Became the 115th pitcher in major league history to accomplish the feat...He was the third pitcher to reach 200 wins in a Mets uniform, joining Orel Hershiser (July 22, 1999 at Montreal) and Pedro Martinez (April 17, 2006 vs. Atlanta at Shea Stadium)...Only three other pitchers who made their major league debut in the last 90 seasons were at least 41 years old when they notched their 200th career win: Tim Wakefield (age 45 in 2011), Charlie Hough (age 44 in 1992) and Jamie Moyer (age 42 in 2005)...Collected his 15th win in his final start of the season on August 28 against the Astros...Is one of 22 Mets pitchers, and first since R.A. Dickey won 20 in 2012, to notch 15 or more wins in a single season...Struck out Pittsburgh's Ike Davis on May 28 at Citi Field for his 2,000th career strikeout...Tossed 6.0 innings in his final start of the season on September 28 against the Astros at Citi Field to surpass 200.0 total innings for the eighth time in his career and the first time since winning the Cy Young in 2005 while with Los Angeles (AL) (222.2 innings)...Finished with 202.1 innings...Placed on the Bereavement List on August 19 following the death of his mother...Missed his scheduled August 18 start and was activated on August 22...Finished the season with career bests in strikeouts per walks (5.03) and walks per nine innings (1.33)...His K/BB and BB/9 this season both rank fourth in team history for a single season...Is one of three active pitchers to have at least 200 career wins and 2,000 strikeouts, with CC Sabathia (208 wins, 2,437 strikeouts) and Tim Hudson (214, 2,016)...Ranks third among active pitchers in games started (436) behind Mark Buehrle (461) and Hudson (457). Colon is the third pitcher to start 30 or more games at age 40 or older for the Mets in one season...Orel Hershiser did that in 1999 (32 starts; he turned 41 years old on September 16 that year), and Tom Glavine did so in both 2006 (32 starts, age 40) and 2007 (34 starts, age 41)...Only five Mets players have recorded two or more wins while being over 41 years old...Joined Tom Glavine (13, 2007), Orlando Hernandez (9, 2007), Warren Spahn (4, 1965) and John Franco (3, 2001)...Since his age-40 season (2013), has a 3.39 ERA (148 earned runs/392.2 innings) in 61 starts...That is the 11th-lowest ERA for a starter in major league history (since 1901) for age 40 seasons and on...Eddie Plank turned 40 in 1916 and compiled a major league best 2.14 ERA (87 earned runs/366.2 innings) until retiring at 41...His 13 losses this season tied a career high set in 2003 while with the Chicago White Sox...Had not reached double-digit losses since 2011 while pitching for the Yankees...Went 34.0 innings without allowing a home run from July 5-August 3...Colon allowed 22 home runs in 202.1 innings, good for a mark of 0.98 home runs per nine innings...It was his fourth season with a ratio under 1.00 and his second consecutive (career best-tying 0.66 in 2013)...Rode a six-game win streak from May 17-June 24...Posted a 1.58 ERA (nine earned runs/51.1 innings), allowing three home runs, nine walks and fanning 39 in seven starts...On July 23 against the Mariners at Safeco Field, Colon had a perfect game for the first 6.2 innings before Robinson Cano singled to leftfield...Matt Harvey was the last Mets pitcher to take a perfect game 6.2 innings, getting the first 20 outs vs. the White Sox on May 7, 2013...It was the fifth time in team history that a Metr retired the first 20 (or more) opposing hitters...Is 13-1 with a 2.12 ERA (25 earned runs/106.0 innings) in 15 career starts at Safeco Field...His .929 winning percentage is the best by any pitcher at Safeco Field with 10 or more starts and his ERA is third-best among pitchers with 70.0 or more innings pitched, trailing only the Dan Haren (2.00) and CC Sabathia (2.09)...Colon has the highest winning percentage for a visiting pitcher with at least 10 wins at any park since Dave McNally was 13-1 for the Orioles at RFK Stadium (then the home of the Washington Senators) from 1963-1971 (Research courtesy of the Elias Sports Bureau)...On April 8, combined with Kyle Farnsworth and Jose Valverde to shut out the Braves, 4-0...It was the third time in major league history a team combined to throw a shutout using three (or more) pitchers who were each 36 years or older...The other instances: the Diamondbacks in 2002 (Randy Johnson, Greg Swindell, Mike Fetters) and the Mets on June 12, 2003 at Texas (Al Leiter, Graeme Lloyd and John Franco).Went 7-8 with a 3.73 ERA (41 earned runs/99.0 innings) in 15 starts at Citi Field compared to 8-5 with a 4.44 ERA (51 earned runs/103.1 innings) in 16 starts on the road...Had the third-highest road ERA in the NL, seventh-highest in the majors (minimum 100.0 innings)...Colon's four-game home loss streak (August 3-September 11) tied a career-high, done five times previously, most recently from April 7, 2012-May 26, 2012 while with Oakland...Hit five batters in 2014, his most since also hitting five in 2007...Had hit four batters over the last three seasons...Colon went 49 consecutive starts without hitting a batter before plunking Charlie Culberson on May 1 against Colorado...Colon issued 30 walks over his 31 starts this season for a walk per nine rate of 1.33, third-lowest among National League pitchers and fifth-lowest in the majors...Finished with a 5.03 strikeout per rate, fifth best among qualified NL pitchers and 12th in the majors...Finished with a career-worst .306 (48-157) opponents average against with runners in scoring position...Went 1-4 with a 4.50 ERA (15 earned runs/30.0 innings) in five starts against the Nationals this season...His four losses against Washington in 2014 were tied with Zack Wheeler for the most by a starter and tied with five other pitchers for the most losses in a single season against the Nationals (the Cubs' Bill Bonham collected five losses against the Expos in 1974)...On April 13, Colon surrendered back-to-back- to-back home runs (Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Raul Ibanez) at Los Angeles (AL)...It was the first time in his career he has allowed three straight home runs...Finished the day allowing four home runs, tying his career-high, done four times previously, last, June 7, 2009, with the White Sox vs. Cleveland...Has never drawn a walk in his 15-year career...He is one of seven players (all pitchers) in major league history to do so in a minimum of 140 plate appearances...In his start on June 18, Colon doubled in the sixth inning, his only career extra-base hit...Singled to center in his start on June 24, for his second straight game with a hit...Has four, two-game hitting streaks in his career with his last coming in 2002 with Montreal...Has seven sacrifice hits this season, the most of his career.


Finished with a career-low 2.65 ERA (56 earned runs/190.1 innings) in 30 starts for Oakland. Also had career lows in opponents' on-base percentage (.290) and slugging percentage (.369) and matched his career high in shutouts. Named to his third All-Star team, but did not pitch. Ranked second in the American League in wins and ERA and was third in winning percentage (.750)...The winning percentage tied for the fifth best mark in Oakland history. Became the eighth pitcher (12th time) in modern major league history (since 1900) to win 18 or more games in his age 40 season or older (ages as of June 30)...Became the first since Roger Clemens won 18 for Houston in 2004...Tied the Athletics record for wins by a 40-year old, equaling the mark established by Jack Quinn in 1928 with the Philadelphia A's. Was the first pitcher in Oakland history aged 34 or older to win more than 15 games. The wins matched the third-best total of his career and were his most since going 21-8 with Los Angeles-AL in his Cy Young season of 2005. Also had his most starts and innings pitched (190.1 innings) since 2005. Since the earned run became an official stat (1912 in National League, 1913 in American League), his 2.65 ERA was eighth lowest by a 40-year-old major leaguer...It was the lowest since Clemens had a 1.87 ERA for Houston in 2005 and the lowest by an AL pitcher since Johnny Niggeling had a 2.32 ERA for Washington in 1944. His three shutouts were the most by any 40-year old since Dennis Martinez had three in 1994. Walked 29 batters, an average of 1.37 per nine innings...That was the second best mark in the AL. Had a career-best strikeout-to-walk ratio of 4.03, which ranked sixth in the American League. Surrendered 14 home runs for an average of 0.66 per nine innings, which ranked sixth lowest in the AL... It matched the lowest mark of his career (1998). Tied for the AL lead in shutouts, ranked third in run support (6.38), tied for third in complete games, tied for seventh in opponents' grounded into double plays (21) and 10th in opponents' slugging percentage and opponents on-base percentage. Averaged the third fewest pitches per inning (14.6) and the fifth fewest pitches per game (92.6). Went 3-2 with a 4.56 ERA and seven home runs allowed over his first eight starts through May 14...Then went 15-4 with a 2.01 ERA and seven home runs allowed over his final 22 starts beginning May 20...The ERA was the lowest in the AL and third lowest in the majors over that span. Surrendered 11 of his 14 home runs to lefties...Fifty-five of the 70 home runs he has allowed over his last five seasons have been hit by lefthanders. Allowed a .196 batting average with runners in scoring position, which was fifth lowest in the AL among pitchers with 162.0 or more innings...That included a .138 mark with runners in scoring position and two outs, which was second lowest in the AL and the lowest by an A's pitcher since at least 1974. Went 8-3 with a 2.58 ERA in 16 starts in Oakland compared to 10-3 with a 2.73 ERA in 14 starts on the road...Ranked fifth in the AL in home ERA, sixth in road ERA. Compiled a 1.13 ERA and allowed just two home runs from the fifth inning on. Posted an ERA under 2.00 in three of the sixth months: 1.16 in September, 1.74 in July, and 1.75 in June. The A's went 21-9 (.700) in his starting assignments and went 35-19 (.648) over his two seasons in Oakland ... His teams are 232-173 (.573) in his 405 career starts. Tossed at least six innings in 24 of his 30 starts, allowed two runs or fewer 20 times and walked one batter or fewer 23 times including 12 starts without a walk...Went 9-2 in starts following an A's loss. POSTSEASON: Made one start in the Division Series vs. Detroit... Allowed three runs over 6.0 innings to suffer the loss in a 3-2 setback.

2012 Was 10-9 with a 3.43 ERA in 24 starts when he was suspended for 50 games Aug. 22 after testing positive for Testosterone, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program...had five games remaining on the suspension at the end of the playoffs...won 10 games for the ninth time in his career, but it was his first 10-win season since 2005 when he posted a career-high 21 victories with Los Angeles (AL) the age of 39, he became just the third pitcher in Oakland history to win 10 games in a season at age 36 or older...the other two are Don Sutton (13 in 1985 at age 40) and Tom Candiotti (11 in 1998 at age 40) just the fifth pitcher in Oakland history to start a game at age 39 or older...the other four are Tommy John (age 42 in 1985), Candiotti (41 in 1999), Sutton (40 in 1985) and Jim Perry (39 in 1975)...his 3.43 ERA was the second lowest of his career to a mark of 2.93 in 2002 with Cleveland and Montreal...issued just 23 walks in 152.1 innings for an average of 1.36 per nine innings, which was the lowest mark of his career...struck out 91 for a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.96, which was also a career-best...had a .292 opponents on-base percentage, which was second only to his .291 mark in 2005 with the Angels...averaged 14.1 pitches per inning, which was the lowest figure of his career...did not have enough innings to qualify for the league leaders...based on a minimum of 150 innings pitched, he averaged the fewest walks per nine innings in the American League and the fewest pitches per inning in the majors...using the same minimum, he ranked fourth in the American League in fewest pitches per start (89.2), fifth in strikeout to walk ratio and seventh in opponents on-base percentage...was 6-7 with a 4.22 ERA in 15 starts when he was placed on the 15-day disabled list June 23 retroactive to June 18 with a strained right was his ninth career stint on the DL...was reinstated July 3 and went 4-2 with a 2.30 ERA over his final nine starts... allowed a .266 opponents batting average, including .257 (72-for-280) against right-handed hitters compared to .274 (89-for-325 against left-handers)...surrendered 14 of his 17 home runs and issued 21 of his 23 walks to lefties...has allowed 39 of his 51 home runs over his last three seasons to lefties...16 of the 17 home runs he allowed in 2012 and 43 of his 51 over his last three seasons were solo shots... walked the leadoff batter in an inning just four times in 2012 and seven times over the last two years... opponents batted .216 with a .236 on-base percentage when leading off an inning in 2012...surrendered nine of his 17 home runs to batters leading off an inning...yielded a .215 batting average the first time through the lineup, .293 after that...allowed a .337 average with runners in scoring position...went 9-5 with a 2.87 ERA in 16 starts at night compared to 1-4 with a 4.59 ERA in eight starts during the day... did not have a wild pitch and his 152.1 innings were fourth most in Oakland history among pitchers with no wild pitches...has not allowed a wild pitch in each of his last 56 games and 336.2 innings...his last wild pitch was May 26, 2009 at Los Angeles (AL)...committed four errors, which tied for fourth most among AL pitchers...received two runs of support or fewer in all nine of his losses and had seven runs of support total in those games (48.0 ip, 1.31 RSA)...went 9-0 in 11 starts with support of three runs or more...the A's were 14-10 (.583) in his starting assignments and his teams are 211-164 (.563) in his career...tossed seven or more innings in 12 of his 24 starts, allowed two runs or fewer 15 times and walked two batters or fewer 22 times...including one batter or fewer 18 times. 2011 Went 8-10 with a 4.00 ERA in 29 games, 26 starts, with the New York Yankees...allowed a .267 opponents batting average, including .238 (76-for-320) against right-handed hitters compared to .297 (96-for-323) against left-handers...yielded 15 of his 21 home runs to lefties...15 of his home runs came with the bases empty as have 27 of his 34 over his last two seasons...was 6-4 with a 3.20 ERA and 79 strikeouts in 15 games, 12 starts, prior to the All-Star marked his lowest ERA prior to the break since a 2.74 ERA with Cleveland and Montreal in 2002...had his most strikeouts in the first half of a season since recording 89 with Los Angeles (AL) in 2005...went 2-6 with a 4.96 ERA after the break...made 10 starts on four days rest, going 1-5 with a 4.62 ERA...was 7-4 with a 3.59 ERA in 16 starts on five or more days rest...went 6-1 with a 3.00 ERA in 10 starts during the day compared to 2-8 with a 4.78 ERA in 16 starts at night...over half of his strikeouts (75-of-135, 55.6%,) were on called third strikes...walked just three of the 172 batters that he faced to lead off an inning...tossed at least seven innings in seven of his starts and held his opponent scoreless four times...walked two batters or fewer in 23 of his 26 starts

NEW YORK: Appeared on his 12th career Opening Day roster...was named as a member of the Yankees bullpen March 26 and was signed to a Major League contract and added to the 25-man roster March 30...opened the season in the bullpen and made three relief appearances - all in games started by Phil Hughes, tossing at least 3.0 innings in each outing...made his Yankees debut in an April 3 loss to Detroit, allowing four earned runs in 4.0 was his first relief appearance since 2007...made his first start as a Yankee April 20 at Toronto (after Hughes was placed on the DL), earning the win in the 6-2 Yankees victory (6.2 ip, 5 h, 2 er, 2 bb, 7 so, 1 hr) marked his first start since the second game of a doubleheader July 24, 2009 with Chicago (AL) at was his first win since May 26, 2009 with Chicago (AL) at Los Angeles (AL)...held the White Sox to one earned run in 8.0 innings in his second start April 27 at Yankee Stadium...was the first pitcher since Kevin Brown in 2004 to win his first two starts as a Yankee with an ERA of 1.84 or better...allowed a stolen base to the Orioles' Mark Reynolds in the eighth inning May 18 at Baltimore, snapping a streak of 167.1 innings without allowing a stolen was the longest active streak in the Majors...walked four batters, including two intentionally, May 23 against was the first time he issued two intentional walks in one game...tossed his ninth career shutout and 32nd career complete game May 30 at Oakland at age 38 years, 6 days, becoming one of just five Yankees as old or older to toss a complete game win in the last 25 years (Roger Clemens, Tommy John, Randy Johnson and David Wells)...also joined John Smoltz and Tim Wakefield as the only pitchers in Major League history to throw a shutout at that age or older after not throwing a shutout in any of their previous four years of play...the start marked the second time in 2011 and 17th time in his career in which he fired at least 8.0 scoreless innings...left the game in the seventh inning June 11 vs. Cleveland with a strained left hamstring...was placed on the 15-day disabled list June 12 and missed 18 games...was reinstated from the DL prior to his start July 2 at New York (NL)...did not allow a run in consecutive starts June 11 against Cleveland and July 2 at New York (NL), marking the first time that he accomplished the feat since was the third time in his career...lasted just 0.2 innings July 14 at Toronto, allowing eight runs, three earned, on six hits and two matched his shortest career start (also April 9, 1997 at Seattle)...the five unearned runs tied for the second most by an AL pitcher in a single game in 2011...went 0-4 with a 5.36 ERA over his final 10 starts spanning August and September...according to Elias, became the first Yankees pitcher to finish a season with a streak of 10 or more winless starts since Jim Beattie went 0-5 over his last 10 starts in 1979...recorded a 5.96 ERA in September, which tied for the ninth-highest in the Majors for the month.
2010 Did not pitch during the season...went 2-1 with a 1.93 ERA in seven starts for Aguilas in the Dominican Winter League...struck out 28 and walked just six in 37.1 innings...surrendered just one home run...held the opposition to a .250 batting average, including .167 with runners in scoring position. 2009 Spent the majority of the season with the White Sox, going 3-6 with a 4.19 ERA (62.1IP, 29ER) in 12 starts before being released on 9/16...allowed 3ER or less in eight of his 12 outings...went on the disabled list on 6/8 with left knee inflammation...was reinstated from the D.L on 7/23 after going 1-2 with a 3.32 ERA in three combined rehab starts with Triple-A Charlotte and Single-A Kannapolis (19.0IP, 7ER, 17H, 5BB, 9K)...returned to the disabled list on 7/23 with right elbow inflammation...following the season, made one start with the Aguilas Cibaenas of the DWL and recorded a loss (0.2IP, 4H, 5ER, 1BB) 2008 split the season between class aaa pawtucket and the red Sox in his first season in the Boston organization ... went 3-1 with a 2.27 ERA (8 ER/31.2 IP) in nine starts with Pawtucket and 4-2 with a 3.92 ERA (17 ER/39.0 IP) in seven starts with the Red Sox ... signed as a free agent on 2/24 ... began the season on Pawtucket's disabled list with a strained left oblique ... was reinstated on 5/10 and had his contract purchased by Boston on 5/21 ... won his Red Sox debut on 5/21 vs. Kansas City (2 ER/5.0 IP) ... went 3-0 with a 3.50 ERA (7 ER/18.0 IP) in his fi rst three starts ... was placed on the disabled list from 6/17-9/7 with a lower back strain, including six rehabilitation starts with pawtucket ... was recalled on 9/9 and made one start on 9/13 vs. Toronto (2 ER/6.0 IP) ... did not pitch the remainder of the season. 2007 Completed season with 6-8 with a 6.34 ERA (99.1 IP - 70 ER) in 19 games (18 starts)...Registered 300th career start, June 24 vs. Pittsburgh...Struck out Chris Duncan in third inning, June 8 at St. Louis for 1,500th career strikeout...Reached 1,900 career innings pitched, May 6 vs. Chicago (AL)...Opened season 5-0 for first time in career...Was 2-0 with a 1.93 ERA (14 IP - 3 ER) in two starts in April...Made third relief appearance of career, Sept. 29 at Oakland (1 IP, 2 SO)...Marked first relief assignment since Sept. 27, 1997 vs. Minnesota (1st Game)...Limited opponents to three earned runs-or-less in 9 of 18 starts...Pitched into seventh inning-or-later in five starts (3-1 record)...Longest outing came Sept. 22 vs. Seattle (7 IP; 3-1 loss)...Allowed 15 home runs in 99.1 innings pitched (1.36 per 9 IP)...Walked 29 batters (1 IBB) and struck out 74 as starter (1.6 BB & 4.1 SO per start)...Struck out season-high 11 batters, April 26 vs. Tampa Bay (7 IP)...Angels were 8-10 in his starts...Placed on DL, July 24, due to irritation right elbow...Was recalled from rehabilitation and activated from 15-day disabled list, Sept. 9...Was 1-0 with a 4.50 ERA (8 IP - 4 ER) in two rehab starts for Triple-A Salt Lake...Also pitched one playoff game for Bees (0-0, 4.50 ERA, 6 IP - 3 ER)...Also placed on 15-day DL, March 31 (retroactive to March 23), due to recovery from strained right Lattisimus Dorsi muscle...Recalled from rehab and activated from DL, April 21...Was 2-0 with a 1.08 ERA (16.2 IP - 2 ER) in three rehabilitation starts with single-A Rancho Cucamonga (two starts) and Salt Lake (one start)...Did not pitch in game with Angels in Spring Training...Opponents batted .320 against him. 2006 An injured shoulder severely limited Colon in 2006. He finished 1-5 with a 5.11 ERA in 10 starts. He began the year with two losses and a 7.07 ERA in three starts before being put on the disabled list with an inflamed right shoulder, a problem stemming back to leaving Game 5 of the 2005 ALDS against the Yankees after one inning. He allowed three earned runs or fewer in only four of his 10 starts. Colon's only victory came when he tossed a shutout against the Mariners on July 5, striking out two and giving up four hits. His final start of the year came against the Devil Rays on July 26, when he left with a sore right elbow after allowing four runs in one inning. Colon's season ended on Aug. 4, when it was determined that the 2005 AL Cy Young Award winner had a partial thickness tear in his right rotator cuff. Colon didn't have surgery, and he began an aggressive rehab program at the Angels' Spring Training complex in Tempe, with plans to be able to start throwing in January 2007. It is unknown whether he will be able to pitch immediately when next season opens. He started for the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic and posted a 1-0 record and a 0.64 ERA in three starts. 2005 Finished 21-8 with two complete games and a 3.48 ERA (222.2 IP - 86 ER) in 33 starts in 2005 ... American League Cy Young Award winner ... Ranked 1st in AL with 21 wins, 4th in winning percentage (.714), 8th in ERA with 3.48, 7th with 222.2 IP, T8th with 157 strikeouts and tied for T7th in fewest walks per 9 IP with 1.7 ... Two other times in club history an Angels' pitcher led AL in wins (Clyde Wright, 1970 - 22 and Nolan Ryan, 1974 - 22) ... Along with Chone Figgins, was named Gene Autry Trophy recipient for 2005 as Angels MVP as voted by teammates ... Won career-best 21 games in 2005 (was a combined 20-8 with Cleveland and Montreal in 2002) ... Became sixth Angels pitcher to win 20-or-more games in season and first since Ryan in 1974 ... Won career-best eight straight decisions (10 starts), July 21-Sept. 10 ... Pitched 222 2/3 innings in 2005, marking fifth straight season and seventh time in career with 200-plus innings ... Angels were 22-11 in games he pitched ... Was not involved in Angels' 2-1, 11-inning loss vs. Oakland, Aug. 30 at Angel Stadium ... Pitched into 10th inning for first time in career and marked first Angel to do so since Langston, Sept. 27, 1992, at Chicago (10 IP - ND in Angels' 3-2 loss) ... Is 39-20 in first two seasons with Angels, the best winning percentage (.661) in club history (minimum 50 decisions) ... Named AL Pitcher of the Month for August ... Marks first Angel to be honored since Chuck Finley in April 1998 ... Marks third career AL Pitcher of the Month Award, previous two coming while with Cleveland in May 2002 and June 1998 ... Was 5-0 with a 1.72 ERA (47 IP - 9 ER) in six starts in August ... Only other five-win month in career was August 1999 (5-1) ... Last Angel pitcher to go undefeated with five-or-more wins in a month was Finley (7-0, July 1997) ... Is one of two Angels pitchers to post at least 14 wins in first two seasons with club (Ryan, 1972-77) ... Owns 33-12 record with 3.51 ERA (323 2/3 IP - 126 ER) since 2004 All-Star break ... Named to 2005 AL All-Star Team for second time in career (also 1998, earned win at Colorado in relief) ... Was first Angels pitcher with 10 wins before July 1 since 1991 (Finley and Langston - 11 wins) ... Is 19-6 with two CGs and 3.44 ERA (191 IP - 73 ER) in last 27 starts (30 BB, 130 Ks) ... Is 11-2 in games started after Angels loss ... Left game 14 times in 33 starts with run support of two runs or fewer ... Pitched on three days' rest, Sept. 29 at Oakland, defeating A's, 7-1 (5 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 1 HR, 2 BB, 3 SO) and May 18 at Cleveland, defeating Indians, 2-1 (8 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 4 BB, 3 SO) ... Is 2-1 with a 3.29 ERA (27.1 IP, 23 H, 11 R, 10 ER, 14 BB, 19 SO) in five such starts lifetime ... Made fifth Opening Day start of career, defeating Texas, 3-2, April 5 at home ... Is now 4-1 with one complete-game shutout and a 2.41 ERA (33.2 IP - 9 ER) lifetime ... Marked first Angels pitcher to make consecutive Opening Day starts since Finley (1995-96). 2004 Completed first season with Angels posting 18-12 record and a 5.01 ERA (208.1 IP - 116 ER) in 34 starts in 2004...Went 6-8 with 6.38 ERA (104.1 IP - 74 ER) in 18 starts before All-Star break and 12-4 with 3.63 ERA (104 IP - 42 ER) in 16 starts after the break...His 12 wins after the break were tied for second in majors with Roy Oswalt trailing only Johan Santana (13-0)...Led club in wins, starts, innings pitched (tied with Escobar), hits (tied with Lackey), runs (122), earned runs and home runs (38)...Among AL leaders, ranked tied for third in wins, tied for third in starts, tied for second in home runs and ninth in runs allowed...Set career highs in runs, earned runs and home runs allowed...Allowed at least one HR in all but 10 starts (8-2 in those efforts)...18 wins ranks third most by an Angel in first year with ballclub (Nolan Ryan, 19 in 1972 & Bill Singer, 20 in 1973) and most by Angel right-hander since 1986 (Mike Witt, 18-10)...Along with Chicago's Greg Maddux, is one of two pitchers in baseball who have won at least 14 games in each of the past seven seasons...18 wins and 5.01 ERA made him first pitcher to win at least 18 and post an ERA over 5.00 in the same season since Bobo Newsom won 20 with a 5.08 ERA for St. Louis Browns in 1938...Was 6-0 vs. Texas, marking second pitcher in major leagues to post six wins against one club in one season in last 10 years (Andy Pettitte - New York vs. Baltimore)...Was 6-0 with a 2.54 ERA (39 IP - 11 ER) from July 9-Aug. 7, equaling longest win streak in career (third time)...Defeated Texas, 2-0, July 27 at Angel Stadium, combining with Francisco Rodriguez (1 IP, 2 SO) and Troy Percival (Save; 1 IP, 1 SO) on one-hitter...Lone hit came with two outs in third inning (Michael Young single to left)...Marked fewest hits allowed by Angels pitchers in a game since Mark Langston and Mike Witt combined on no-hitter, April 11, 1990 vs. Seattle...Marked first one-hitter by Angels since Chuck Finley, May 26, 1989 at Boston and first combined one-hitter since Frank Tanana and Don Kirkwood, April 26, 1975 vs. Oakland...Reached 1,500 career innings pitched, July 22 at Texas...Did not strike out a batter, July 3 vs. Los Angeles (4 IP) and Sept. 22 vs. Seattle (3.2 IP), marking third and fourth times in career (Sept. 2, 1998 vs. Anaheim; 1 IP and April 9, 1997 at Seattle; .2 IP)...Allowed four earned runs or more in 14 of his 34 starts...Lost four straight decisions, May 20-June 17 (six starts), equaling longest losing streak of career (May 10-June 2, 2001, 5 starts & July 18-Aug. 21, 1997, 7 starts)... Recorded career win No. 100 as a starter, April 11 at Texas (7-2 score)...Angels were 21-13 in his starts...Pitched into seventh inning-or-later 15 times...Limited opponents to three runs-or-less 18 times...Strikeout high was eight, July 27 vs. Texas...Made Angels debut Opening Day, April 6, defeating Jamie Moyer and Seattle, 10-5 at Safeco Field (6 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 5 SO)...Marked win No. 100 of career as a starter...Is now 3-1 with a 2.67 ERA (27 IP - 8 ER) in four career Opening Day starts...2004 Post-Season...Pitched in Game 2 of Division Series vs. Boston, receiving no decision in Angels' 8-3 loss (6 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 HR, 3 BB, 3 SO). 2003 Went 15-13 with a 3.87 ERA, nine complete games and 173 Strikeouts with White Sox... Set career-highs in innings and complete games and tied career-best with 34 starts...His nine complete games tied for the Major League lead... Also finished among American League leaders in IP (2nd), starts (T5th), quality starts (T6th, 22), and strikeouts (7th)... Induced 31 double-play grounders, most in baseball... Limited opponents to .248 (223/899) average... Surrendered 8.29 hits per 9 IP (223 H/242 IP)... Threw 3,529 pitches, third-highest total in the AL, 14.6 pitches per IP (5th-fewest) and averaged 103.8 pitches per game (7th)... Lowered ERA from 4.14 before the break to 3.52 in the second half... Tossed four complete games in six-game span from Sept. 2-28, including three straight from Sept. 2-13... Became first White Sox pitcher since Jack McDowell (1994) to throw three consecutive complete games... Earned 100th career victory, Sept. 27 at Kansas City, allowing three runs on five hits in complete-game outing... Posted 12 quality starts in first 18 outings and 11 over final 14... Earned AL Pepsi Pitcher of the Week honors (third career) for Sept. 8-14, going 2-0 with a 1.00 ERA (2 ER/18 IP) and two complete games... Recorded nine of Sox 12 complete games in '03... Had season-high 10 strikeouts, Sept. 22 at New York, his third 10-plus strikeout performance against Yankees in eight career starts... Lasted at least 8 IP in 15 of last 31 starts... Threw complete-game, two-hitter in loss, Sept. 2 vs. Boston... Needed just 87 pitches in complete-game win, June 7th at Los Angeles, retiring 19 consecutive batters from second to eighth inning... Also set down 18 in a row, July 27th vs. Tampa Bay and 17 straight, July 22nd vs. Cleveland... Did not surrender a walk in 24 IP from July 22-Aug. 6... Struck out Barry Bonds three times on June 12th... Recorded 1,000th career strikeout (Ellis Burks), June 2nd at Cleveland... Won a season-high four consecutive starts from July 22-Aug. 6 compiling a 1.14 ERA(4 ER/31.2 IP) with one walk and 27 strikeouts... Streak was longest since winning six in a row, June 11-July 18, 2002... Served five-game suspension from May 22-26, handed down by Major League Baseball for hitting Baltimore's Jerry Hairston on May 15th after warnings had been issued to both benches... Obtained from Montreal with infielder Jorge Nunez in exchange for pitchers Rocky Biddle and Orlando Hernandez and infielder/outfielder Jeff Liefer, January 15, 2003. 2002 Split the season between Cleveland and Montreal, combining to go 20-8 with a 2.93 ERA (233.1IP, 76ER), eight complete games, three shutouts and 149K in 33 starts...tied Arizona's Randy Johnson for the Major League-lead in complete games, tied for third in shutouts, tied for fifth in wins, 413 ranked sixth in innings pitched and seventh in ERA...was traded by Cleveland to the Expos on 6/27 with RHP Tim Drew and cash in exchange for INFs Lee Stevens and Brandon Phillips, LHP Cli Lee and OF Grady Sizemore 2001 Went 14-12 with a 4.09 ERA (222.1IP, 101ER) and 201K in a career-high 34 starts with the Indians...became the first Indians pitcher since Gaylord Perry (1972-74) to record at least 200K in back-to-back seasons...was suspended for seven games by MLB after throwing over the head of Houston's Scott Servais on 7/17...the suspension was later reduced to six games and was served from 7/28 to 8/2 2000 Again posted a stellar second half for the second straight season as he continues to establish himself as one of the premier young pitchers in the American League...Won his last six decisions to set a new career best and after August 1 he was 6-0 w/a 3.05 ERA in 12 starts that lowered his ERA from 4.49 to 3.88 (79.2IP, 59H, 27ER)...His last loss came on July 26 at Toronto (last 12 starts w/o a loss) as he went 3-0 with a 1.94 ERA in 6 September starts (41.2IP, 26H, 9ER, 17BB, 48SO)...The 6-game winning streak is a new career-high for Bartolo.

Since the All-Star Break of last season he owns a record of 26-10 with a 3.42 ERA in 45 starts (292.0IP, 242H, 111ER) and his combined ERA of 3.92 over the last two seasons is the 5th lowest mark in the AL in 1999-2000 ...Since July 1, 1999 he owns a record of 27-10 and since 8/9/99 he is 23-9 over his last 38GS.

His 15 wins in 2000 were tied for 9th among AL pitchers & his 3.88 ERA was 5th...His .233 average against was the 3rd lowest mark among American League starters and his .205 (33-161) average against with runners in scoring position was tied for 2nd...Finished 2nd in the league with 212 strikeouts and his ratio of 10.1 strikeouts/9.0IP was 2nd only to Pedro Martinez' 11.8 and one of only four (4) pitchers in the big leagues with a ratio over 10.0 per start...His .371 slugging % against was the 2nd lowest mark in the league next to Pedro Martinez' .259...Became the first Indians pitcher since RHP Dennis Eckersley in 1976 (200K) to eclipse the 200 strikeout barrier...It marked the 20th time (7th pitcher) in club history that the 200 SO mark was broken.

Won his first two starts of the season before leaving his third start against Texas on April 15 (shortest of season) with a pulled left oblique muscle after 3.1 innings (9H, 6R/ER) in his first loss of the season...Was placed on the 15-day disabled list on April 17 (retroactive to 4/16) for the first time in his major league career due to the injured muscle...Made a rehab. start for AAA Buffalo at Richmond on May 7 (W, 5.0IP, 6H, 1R/ER, 0BB, 4SO, 67 pitches) prior to his activation from the DL for a start vs. Kansas City on May 12...After activation on May 12 he was 13-7 w/a 3.78 ERA in 27 starts (173.2IP, 146H, 73ER, 85BB, 194K).

Took a no-hitter into the 7th inning of his start at St. Louis on June 3 before allowing a single to Mark McGwire...Tossed a career-best one-hit, shutout in his start at New York on September 18, fanning a season-high 13 batters (2nd highest total of career) in the 2-0 win over Roger Clemens...Took a no-hitter into the 8th inning before a Luis Polonia one out single...It was the first one-hitter by an Indians pitcher since Tom Kramer on 5/24/93 vs. Texas...It was his 4th career shutout and the 8th career 10+ strikeout game of his career (5th of 2000)...Was his 50th career win and his first CG shutout since 8/9/99 at Anaheim...Followed that up with a 7.0 inning, 2-hit shutout winning performance against KC on Sept. 23 and as he posted a 20.0 inning scoreless streak from September 13-28 that was a season best among Indians pitchers (was named AL Pitcher of the Week for his two outings, 9/18-23)...Tossed first CG of the season (9th of career) on July 21 at Minnesota (8.0IP loss).

Fanned 12 batters in his start vs. Detroit on May 17...Also fanned 12 at St. Louis on June 3...Had three 10 strikeout games on the year, the last vs. Minnesota on September 28 in his last start...Enjoyed six 10+ strikeouts games in 2000 and now owns nine (9) for his career in double-digits (had 3 entering season)...Set a club record by striking out the first six (6) Blue Jays to bat on July 26 (also equaled Fellerbs 1938 club record for consecutive strikeouts within one game)...The AL record is 7...In that start at Toronto he allowed a career-high 4HR & recorded his 8th loss...Also tied a major league record in his start at Kansas City on June 29 by walking the first four (4) hitters of the game.

He made his first career opening day start on Monday, April 3 in Baltimore against the Orioles...Picked up the win despite equaling his career-high with 6 base on balls in the Tribe's 4-1 win over the O's and Mike Mussina (5.0IP, 3H, 1R/ER, 6BB, 6SO)...Marked the first opening day win by a Tribe starter since Dennis Martinez in 1995 over Texas. Left starts this year because of a sore left knee and sore right shoulder...ERA from 5th inning on was 5.61 (69.0IP, 75H, 43ER)...ERA from 1st thru the 4th innings was 2.87 ERA (119.0IP, 89H, 38ER)...His 107.97 pitches/start (3239/30) was 2nd in the league next to Rick Helling of Texas (108.31)...Made 2 starts in winter ball for his Dominican club (Aguilas) after the season...Spent month of January working out in Cleveland.
1999 1999 Was the Tribes' best starting pitcher in 1999, posting a career-best 18 wins and won one of just 7 pitchers in the American League in 1999 record an ERA under 4.00...His 18 wins were the most by an Indian since Greg Swindell went 18-14 for the 1988 Indians (most in decade of '90's) and ranked tied for 2nd in the American League...His 3.95 ERA was the 7th lowest mark in the AL and his 161 strikeouts on the year ranked 11th in the AL and his 7.1SO/9.0IP were T10th highest total among AL hurlers...For his efforts he placed 4th in the 1999 AL Cy Young voting with 14 points, including three 2nd place votes from the BBWAA...Was arguably the best pitcher in baseball during the second half of the 1999 season, going 11-2 in 15 2nd half starts with a 2.60 ERA (104.0IP, 79H, 30ER) to lower his ERA from 5.35 to 3.95...In the second half he limited batters to a .212 (79- 373) average against...Over his last 19 starts he was 12-2 with a 2.98 ERA (130.0IP, 103H, 43ER, 9HR) to lower his ERA from 5.64 to 3.95...Was outstanding in July, going 4-0 w/a 2.36 ERA in 6 starts (42.0IP, 33H, 11ER, 13BB, 31SO) to lower his ERA from 5.30 to 4.36 and finished 2nd to Hideki Irabu for AL Pitcher of the Month honors...He won 5 straight starts from 8/9-30 and won 8 of his last 9 decisions, going 8-1 w/a 2.75 ERA (68.2IP, 21ER) over his last 10 starts since his lone shutout of the year on 8/9 at Anaheim...Tossed his 3rd career complete game shutout at Anaheim on 8/9 (9.0IP, 7H, 0R, 0BB, 5SO)...Was his 8th career complete game and first SHO since 6/8/98 vs. PIT... Two of his four career CG, shutouts have come in Anaheim...Was skipped from his last scheduled start at Detroit on 9/20 due to some tendinitis in his right pitching shoulder...His .242 (185- 766) average against was the 4th lowest mark among AL starters behind Pedro, Cone and Orlando Hernandez... His 3.78 road ERA was the 6th best ERA in the AL...Indians were 21-11 (.656) in his starts...Went 0-1 with a 9.00 ERA in 2 Division Series starts...Was shelled for 7 runs (7ER) over 1.0+ inning of work in his game 4 start at Boston on 10/10, the first time in his pro career that he pitched on 3 days rest...Did not get a decision in his game 1 start in Jacobs Field on 10/6 (8.0IP, 5H, 2R/ER)...His 11 game 1 strikeouts were a season-high...In his career in the post-season he is 1-1 with a 4.18 ERA in 4 post-season starts (23.2IP, 20H, 11ER)...Signed a long-term contract during spring training on 3/25 through the 2002 season with a club option for the 2003 campaign. 1998 Enjoyed a very productive season in his first full major league campaign...Was the Tribe's most consistent starter from April to the end of July...His consistency earned him his first birth onto the AL All-Star Team...His 6 CG's were more than the entire total from the '97 Indians pitching staff (4CG) & were T5th in the AL behind leader Scott Erickson (11)...His 3.71 ERA was the 10th best mark in the AL...Began the season as the 5th starter with an outstanding performance at Anaheim on 4/4...Struck out a then career-high 10 batters & recorded the first shutout of his career in the Tribe's 11-0 win (4-hitter)...Also tossed a CG, 4-hit shutout in his start vs. Pittsburgh on 6/8 (1BB, 3SO), a 95-pitch effort...Tossed 2nd 4-hitter of the year in his start vs. the Texas Rangers in Arlington on 5/7 (9.0IP, 4H, 2R/ER, 3BB, 7SO)...Tossed a 5-hitter for his 3rd CG of the year on 5/ 29 at Toronto and struck out a career-best 14 Blue Jays in the process (9.0IP, 5H, 3R/ER, 2BB, 14SO)...Bartolo's career-high 14 SO in the game were the most by an Indians hurler since Greg Swindell struck out 15 Royals on 5/10/87 vs. KC...Posted a mark of 4-1 in June w/a 1.30 ERA & 2 CG (1SHO) on his way to earning AL Pitcher of the Month honors (41.2IP, 24H, 6R/ER .168 avg)...First POTM honor for an Indian since Nagy in Sept. of '96...Appeared in relief and won his first appearance in the All-Star Game on 7/7 in Denver in the ALbs 13-8 over the NL (1.0IP, 2H, 3R/ER, 1BB, 1SO, 3-run HR to Barry Bonds in 5th inning)...Entered the All-Star Break with a record of 9-4 and an AL-low 2.46 ERA (124.1IP, 100H, 34ER, 98SO)...In the 2nd half he went 5-5 with a 5.65 ERA in 14 starts (79.2IP, 105H, 50ER, 60SO)...ML hitters hit .323 (105-325) off him the 2nd half compared to .218 (100-463) in the first half...Lasted a '98-low 1.0 inning in his start vs. Anaheim on 9/2, the 2nd shortest start of his ML career (0.2IP)...Made 2 starts in the post-season and was outstanding, compiling a mark of 1- 0 with a 1.23 ERA (14.2IP, 9H, 2R/ER) and tossed the first complete game by an Indians pitcher since Bob Lemon in game 1 of the 1954 World Series in game 3 of the ALCS vs. New York (9.0IP, 4H, 1R/ER, 4BB, 3SO)...The game 3 ALCS win was his first career post-season victory. 1997 Spent 5 stints at the major league level between Cleveland and AAA Buffalo after winning the number 5 spot in the rotation out of spring training...Made his major league debut on 4/4 in Anaheim and did not get a decision...Didnbt make it out of the 1st inning in his 2nd start at Seattle on 4/9 (0.2IP, 3H, 6R/ER, 4BB) and was optioned to Buffalo 2 days later on 4/11...Was recalled for a 2nd time on 4/26...Made 2 starts before his 2nd option to Buffalo on 5/10...Made 2 more starts at Buffalo before his recall for the 3rd time on 5/28...In his first 7GS winless span he left the game with a lead as the pitcher of record, only to have the Tribe closer blow the lead...Tossed his 1st ML CG in his start on 7/28 (day) vs. Anaheim (9.0IP, 9H, 2R/ER), but fell to 2-5 in the 2-0 Anaheim win (Springer CG)...Was optioned to Buffalo on 8/24 and spent the remainder of the regular season with the Bisons until his 5th and final recall on 9/6. start of his 3rd stint on 6/7 at Boston he picked up his first major league (7.0IP, 8H, 4R/ER, 2BB, 5SO)...Was optioned back to Buffalo on 6/17 and in his first start back for the Bisons he tossed a 9.0 inning no-hitter vs. New Orleans (Houston AAA) on 6/20 in Buffalo...Spent the rest of the first half of the season at Buffalo before his 4th recall on 7/13...His 4th stint was his longest of the season, lasting from 7/13-8/24 (8GS)...Went 1-4 on stint #4 with a 5.10 ERA in 8 starts (1CG, 47.2IP, 52H, 27ER, 13BB, 29SO)...On three occasions over the 1996 Tribe's top pitching prospect again hampered with arm injuries in 1996 despite putting up impressive numbers...Began the season in the starting rotation for the Class AA Canton-Akron Indians...Made 9 starts at AA before being placed on the disabled list on 5/30 with a sprained ligament in his right elbow...Was activated from the disabled list on 7/24...Made 3 starts after returning from the DL before converting to a reliever...Promoted to AAA Buffalo on 8/6 and spent the remainder of the season in the bullpen with the Bisons...With AA Canton-Akron he held Eastern League hitters to a .196 (44-225) average against, yielding just 1.11 baserunners/ 9.0IP...Played winter ball for Aguilas of the Dominican Winter League following the season...Posted a record of 4-1 with a 0.21 ERA in 10 starts and was named pitcher of the year for his effort (43.2IP, 24H, 4R/1ER, 10BB, 39SO)...Lowest ERA in DWL history...Added to the 40-man roster on 11/20 when his contract was purchased from AAA Buffalo. 1995 Enjoyed outstanding season at Class A Kinston of the Carolina League...Led the Carolina League in strikeouts with 152...Also finished 2nd in the Carolina League in ERA (1.96) and 2nd in wins (13) despite missing the last month of the season with a bone bruise in his right elbow...Was named Carolina League Pitcher of the Year following the season...His 10.63 SO/9.0 innings pitched was the highest total in the Carolina League and the 2nd highest among all Single A starting pitchers...His .202 (91-451) average against was the 3rd lowest among CL starters and 5th among Single A starters...Worked 6.0 or more innings in 17 of his 21 starts...Allowed 2 runs or less in 16 of those 17 6.0+ inning starts...Participated in the Carolina League mid-season All-Star Game...Was 3-0 with a 3.18 ERA (28.1IP, 21H, 10ER) in 5 starts in July before going on the disabled list on 8/1 with a bone bruise in his right elbow...Did not pitch the rest of the season...Rehabbed the arm in the Florida Instructional League after the season in Winter Haven, FL but did not pitch in any FIL contests. 1994 Spent second professional season with short-season Burlington...Finished tied for second in wins (7) in the Appalachian League and 3rd in strikeouts (84)...Also finished 5th in average against among starting pitchers (.192) in the AL and 1st in total chances (32) and assists (26) among hurlers. 1993 Spent first professional season in the with Santiago of the Dominican Summer League...Was 2nd in the Cibao Division in ERA (2.59) and 4th with 48 strikeouts...Allowed just 44 hits in 66 innings pitched. 1992 Signed by Cleveland, out of the Dominican Republic.