Don't count Bartolo Colon out

What we've learned: Even at 39, Colon continues to beat the baseball odds

Originally Published: June 22, 2012
By Enrique Rojas | ESPNDeportes.com

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is available in Spanish here.

OAKLAND -- At the age of 39, Bartolo Colon is carrying several dozen extra pounds and a repaired arm; but somehow, against the odds, he has still been a part of a big league rotation this year.

Maybe, though, that shouldn't be surprising. Colon is a man who has always managed to overcome adversity, and now he's facing it again after he suffered a strained right oblique muscle just two innings into his start ...

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