A's manager Melvin will welcome back Bartolo Colon

Updated: November 14, 2012, 7:44 PM ET
Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Bartolo Colon will be welcomed back to the Oakland Athletics with no hard feelings -- at least by newly crowned AL Manager of the Year Bob Melvin.

Melvin said Wednesday he is "thrilled" the right-hander will return to the club next year after his 2012 season ended with a 50-game suspension Aug. 22 for testing positive for testosterone.

Colon received a $3 million, one-year contract Nov. 3, though he still has five games remaining on his suspension when the 2013 ...

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