Colon loses excellent recreation in eighth inning

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Bartolo Colon, 44, was on monitor for an ideal recreation for the Texas Rangers in MLB.

Information 16 Apr 2018, 08:52 IST





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Bartolo Colon

Texas Rangers beginning pitcher Bartolo Colon carried an ideal recreation into the eighth inning towards the Houston Astros on Sunday.

The veteran hurler was throwing a few of the greatest pitches of his profession towards the defending champions, however he bumped into some hassle within the eighth inning when he walked Carlos Correa to begin the inning, after which gave up a double to Josh Reddick and a sacrifice fly to Yuli Gurriel.

Colon, 44, would have change into the oldest MLB pitcher to throw a no-hitter. Nolan Ryan was additionally 44 when he threw a no-hitter, however over 150 days youthful. Randy Johnson, 40, is the oldest to throw an ideal recreation.

In a real pitchers’ duel, Astros ace Justin Verlander had allowed only one run off one hit with 11 strikeouts by way of eight innings.

Colon completed the sport with a line of seven.2 innings pitched, seven strikeouts, one hit, one stroll and one earned run.

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