Big Sexy Career Milestone Watch: 246 Wins

Texas Rangers SP Bartolo "Big Sexy" Colón continued his milestone season on Tuesday night, surpassing the career victories record for Latin American-born pitchers set by Nicaraguan Dennis "El Presidente" Martínez with his 246th win, which came over the Seattle Mariners by a score of 11-4. The Dominican-born pitcher was behind early in the game after…

Big Sexy Career Milestone Watch: 244 Wins

As I predicted, on Monday night, Texas Rangers SP Bartolo Colón notched his latest career milestone with victory number 244, surpassing high-kicking Hall of Fame pitcher Juan Marichal to become the winningest Dominican-born pitcher in major league history. Colón now has the second-most wins of any Latin American pitcher, behind four-time All-Star Dennis Martínez, born…

Big Sexy Career Milestone Watch: 2,500 Strikeouts

On Tuesday night, Bartolo "Big Sexy" Colón took the hill for the Texas Rangers against the Los Angeles Dodgers in an interleague matchup for his 14th appearance this year. His longevity and success has allowed him to close in on some major milestones during his 21st major-league season, including most victories for a Dominican-born pitcher…

Weekend Recap: Red Sox Get No-Hit, Big Sexy vs. Flash, Cubs Star Drilled

It's been another eventful weekend in Major League Baseball, with the year's first no-hitter being recorded on Saturday by Oakland A's SP Sean Manaea in a matchup originally getting more attention for the funny mashup of the starting pitchers' last names. Be sure to cook your chicken thoroughly. You don't want to risk... pic.twitter.com/TLEvc1rRfL —…

Weekend Recap – Cubs’ Epic Comeback Win, Big Sexy’s Bid for Perfection

It's been a wild weekend in Major-League Baseball as wintry weather conditions forced multiple game postponements, including 6 games scheduled for Jackie Robinson Day. What's that about reducing the season to 154 games again? Speaking of inclement weather, the Atlanta Braves played the Chicago Cubs on Saturday at Wrigley Field under some of the worst conditions…

What Can We Expect from 2018’s MLB Comeback Kids and Extreme Veterans?

As you may be aware, former Giants ace SP Tim Lincecum has signed a one-year deal to make a comeback bid with the Rangers. This got me thinking about what other players are attempting comebacks this year as well as extreme veterans like Bartolo Colón and Ichiro Suzuki who are hoping to continue their big-league…