Solid start takes bad turn for Colon

After finding a groove early on, a rough sixth inning doomed the veteran pitcher

Updated: May 24, 2011, 7:57 AM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Bartolo Colon was magnificent for the bulk of his start at Yankee Stadium on Monday night.

But the beginning was shaky, and the ending was far worse.

All in all, Colon surrendered a season-high six runs on seven hits in six innings of work -- and that was more than enough for the Toronto Blue Jays, who cruised to a 7-3 victory in the opener of a three-game series.

Colon was coming off his best start of the season, five days ago in Baltimore, where he posted ...

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