Source: Bartolo Colon agrees to join A's

Updated: January 15, 2012, 5:00 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

Bartolo Colon has agreed to a one-year contract with the A's, a major league source told ESPN.com. The deal is pending a physical.

Colon, who will turn 39 in May, went 8-10 with a 4.00 ERA in 29 appearances for the Yankees last year. Before that, he hadn't pitched in the big leagues since the middle of the 2009 season because of elbow troubles, but he bounced back physically following controversial stem-cell treatments to become an important part of the Yankees' rotation.

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