Bartolo Colon set to start Saturday

Updated: July 1, 2011, 9:15 AM ET
By Matthew Ehalt | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

After a positive bullpen session Thursday, Bartolo Colon is set to come off the disabled list and start for the New York Yankees against the New York Mets on Saturday. Yankees manager Joe Girardi confirmed the news following the Yankees' 5-0 win versus Milwaukee on Thursday.

Colon, who has been on the DL since June 12 with a strained left hamstring, threw before the Yankees' matinee game against the Brewers and will replace Brian Gordon in the rotation. "I felt good," Colon relayed ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?


  • A Head Above
    Chase Headley and the Yankees took three of four from the Rangers.
  • The Brawl Turns 10
    Ten years ago, Jason Varitek's mitt met Alex Rodriguez's face.
  • Remember The Old JPP?
    Jason Pierre-Paul is back and ready to regain his old form.
  • Ready To Take Off
    Chris Johnson was "flying" on Thursday according to Rex Ryan.
  • Say Cheese
    Dillon Gee has his work cut out for him against Jonathan Lucroy, Ryan Braun & Co.