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Colon makes strong case for rotation

After another solid outing, is it time for Joe Girardi to give the veteran a starting spot?

Updated: April 9, 2011, 10:18 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

BOSTON -- On first inspection, Bartolo Colon does not inspire much in the way of faith. He is a round mound on the rebound, a pitcher who might be accused of eating Phil Hughes' command and velocity for lunch.

To see a bloated Colon stuffed inside a New York Yankees uniform is to imagine a bloated William Shatner stuffed inside his original Star Trek suit. But as he closes hard on his 38th birthday, Colon is proving to be everything the 24-year-old Hughes is not.

"I'm not done," Colon ...

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