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Bartolo Colon is so old …

Sometime during the first week of April, Bartolo Colon will begin his 20th season in the Major Leagues. Then, somewhere around his ninth or 10th start (based on his outings last year), he’ll turn 44 years old (his birthday is May 24). His first start, unless he’s one of Atlanta’s top three starters (unlikely), will

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Will the Angels regret three weeks in June?

If the Angels miss out on a playoff spot by one game, they’ll have to look at their decision to send Jered Weaver down for three weeks in June. After defeating Kansas City on June 13, Weaver was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake city when Bartolo Colon came off the disabled list. Five days later,

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Handing out the hardware

I didn’t make my awards picks until November last year, but my intentions this year were to get them done as early into the postseason, just as the sportswriters who vote on the awards actually do. Granted, the voters have about 44 hours from the end of Sunday’s games until the start of the first

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