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Bartolo Colon running out of steam

He's gone from camp curiosity to mainstay, but will Bart make it to the finish line?

Updated: August 18, 2011, 1:19 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In the final analysis of the Yankees' 5-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night, the key question is not whether Billy Butler's fly ball to left-center made it to the stands, but whether Bartolo Colon can make it to the finish line.

The "controversy" over Butler's disputed home run is a red herring that really had no bearing on the outcome of the game. The growing concern over Bartolo's sudden ineffectiveness might turn out to be a killer shark that devours ...

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