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Bartolo Colon

Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals at O.co Coliseum on June 28, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Colon Gets Ball For A’s Playoff Opener Vs. Detroit

The veteran right-hander will get the ball for the Oakland Athletics in the opener of their AL division series against Detroit on Friday night, his first postseason appearance in eight years.

10/01/2013

Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after hitting a three-run homer in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on September 27, 2013 in Seattle. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

A’s Defeat Mariners, Clinch Home Field In AL Divisional Series

Bartolo Colon outpitched Felix Hernandez to reach 18 wins for the fifth time in his career, Brandon Moss hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 6-2 Friday night in the start of Eric Wedge’s final weekend as Mariners manager.

09/27/2013

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a home run against the Minnesota Twins during the second inning at O.co Coliseum on September 20, 2013 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Cespedes, Donaldson Homer, A’s Shut Out Twins

Yoenis Cespedes and Josh Donaldson homered, Alberto Callaspo had two hits and drove in two runs, and Bartolo Colon pitched six shutout innings as the Oakland Athletics trimmed their magic number to two with an 11-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.

09/20/2013

Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the New York Yankees at O.co Coliseum on June 11, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s, Colon Try To Move Closer To AL West Title Vs. Twins

The Oakland Athletics are closing in on another AL West title, and giving the ball to Bartolo Colon should get them even closer. It could also improve his chances at another AL Cy Young Award.

09/20/2013

Third baseman Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics dives over the tarp to catch a foul ball off the bat of David Murphy #7 of the Texas Rangers in the sixth inning at O.co Coliseum on September 3, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Lose To Rangers, Fall To 2nd In AL West

Josh Donaldson provided Oakland’s biggest highlight with a breathtaking catch. He also provided the lowlight when he ran through a stop sign to kill one of the few rallies the Athletics managed against Martin Perez.

09/03/2013

Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on July 8, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Athletics RHP Colon Goes To DL With Groin Injury

Oakland Athletics pitcher Bartolo Colon was placed the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin.

08/19/2013

Robbie Grossman #19 of the Houston Astros is safe at third base beating the tag of Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics in the third inning at O.co Coliseum on August 13, 2013 in Oakland. Grossman tagged up at second base and went to third on a line out to right field from Jose Altuve #27 (not pictured). (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Late Rally Not Enough, A’s Lose To Astros

Jordan Lyles pitched seven innings for his first win in nearly two months, Brandon Barnes doubled twice and drove in two runs, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.

08/13/2013

Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals at O.co Coliseum on June 28, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Colon Looks To Get A’s Back On Track In Cincinnati

Giving the ball to Bartolo Colon could at least help the AL West leaders limit the Cincinnati Reds’ opportunities.

08/07/2013

Toronto Blue Jays v Oakland Athletics

Analysis: A’s Miss Chances And Lose Series To Blue Jays

The AL West-leading Oakland A’s have now lost consecutive games for the first time since opening the second half by dropping two in a row in Anaheim.

07/31/2013

Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on July 8, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Colon Aims For 15th Win Versus Blue Jays

Bartolo Colon will try to match the major league lead with a 15th victory Wednesday when the AL West-leading A’s conclude their series with the Toronto Blue Jays.

07/31/2013

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