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Colon delivering heavyweight knockout

Bartolo giving Bombers pause with spectacular spring. Has he won the No. 5 job?

Updated: March 21, 2011, 11:58 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- I must confess I have seen an overweight, middle-aged gentleman do something even more remarkable in an athletic event than what Bartolo Colon is trying to do right now with the New York Yankees.

Even if Colon -- at 37 and an admitted 269 pounds, six years removed from his Cy Young Award season with Anaheim and nearly 18 months since he last faced a big-league hitter in a game that counted -- makes the Yankees' starting rotation, it will have to take second-place ...

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