Bartolo Colon had perfect quote about taking line drive to belly
Bartolo Colon continues to bless the baseball world with his presence and highlights.
On Wednesday, Colon took a line drive straight to the gut off the bat of Jean Segura. Impressively, Colon stuck with it and picked up the ball to throw out Segura for the first out of the fourth inning.
Bartolo took a line drive straight to the gut … and still threw him out. pic.twitter.com/rOeA17wdeb
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 17, 2018
Colon of course had a perfect quote about the play after the game, crediting the padding on his belly for protecting him.
Bartolo Colon on getting hit in the gut: First, he said it was more on the side than the gut, then he added, "but it's OK, I have a lot of belly." (via translator)
— Evan Grant (@Evan_P_Grant) May 16, 2018
The 44-year-old went 7.2 scoreless innings to pick up his second win for the Texas Rangers this season. He now has a 2.82 ERA on the season.