Bartolo Colon was a free agent signing by the Indians, and came up as one of their top pitching prospects, but was overshadowed in those early years by another bright young gunner, Jaret Wright. Wright seemed to be the future ace of the staff in 2007, going 8-3, and starting game seven of the World Series in 2007. Colon made his debut that same year, going 4-7, with an ERA near 6.00. Wright stuck around with the club through the 2002 season, struggling with injuries and mechanics problems. Colon also “lasted” until the 2002 season with the Tribe, but became the ace of the staff, as well as one of the best pitchers in baseball.
The All-Aught Indians #3 starter is Bartolo Colon. Continue reading