Colon a step up on others

Bartolo Colon is a master at shutting down opponents' running games. And it all begins with his delivery.

Originally Published: January 27, 2005
By Phil Rogers | Special to ESPN.com

Terry Francona knows how slight was the Boston Red Sox's margin of victory in October.

When the Red Sox manager looks back to the magical postseason, the first thing that comes to his mind isn't the World Series sweep over St. Louis. Nor Curt Schilling's heroics nor the Game 7 win in the ALCS at Yankee Stadium.

The first thing that comes to Francona's mind?

"If Dave Roberts gets thrown out in Game 4, we're sitting here and you're saying, 'How are you going to get over ...

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