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Biography Data
Positions: P-594
Proper Name: Bartolo Colon
Born: May 24, 1975 (42.202)
Place Altamira, Dominican Republic
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 230 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School:
College:
Drafted: 1993 -- Signed as free agent by Cleveland Indians
MLB Debut:April 4,1997 (21.316)
Service Time:18.061 (2016)
TBC Player ID:4138
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2017-11-03 - Granted free agency More
Prospect Ranks:[1997]MLB #14 CLE #1 [1996]MLB #15 CLE #1
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Minnesota Twins (2017-07-06)
Organizations:CLE, MON, CHA, ANA, BOS, NYA, OAK, NYN, ATL, MIN
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (53.37%) -- Fastball (31.66%) -- Slider (9.59%) -- Changeup (5.39%)
Fastball Velocity: [2017] - 87.01 - [2016] - 87.04 - [2015] - 87.25 - [2014] - 87.69 - [2013] - 88.87 - [2012] - 89.42 - [2011] - 92.22


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2017MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2017-11-03SPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2017-07-16Minnesota TwinsSPActive-MLBMinnesota TwinsMLBContract purchased from minors40man
    2017-07-13Minnesota TwinsSPMinorsRochesterAAAAssigned to Rochester (AAA)---
    2017-07-06Minnesota TwinsSPMinorsMinnesota TwinsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2017-07-04SPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2017-06-29Atlanta BravesSPDFAAtlanta BravesMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2017-06-28Atlanta BravesSPActive-MLBAtlanta BravesMLBActivated from DL40man
    2017-06-06Atlanta BravesSPD10Atlanta BravesMLBDL-10 Left oblique strain40man
    2016
    2016-11-16Atlanta BravesSPActive-MLBAtlanta BravesMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($12.5m) 40man
    2016-11-02SPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2015
    2015-12-19New York MetsSPActive-MLBNew York MetsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($7.25m)40man
    2015-11-03RPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2014
    2014-08-22New York MetsRPActive-MLBNew York MetsMLBReinstated from Bereavement list40man
    2014-08-19New York MetsSPBNew York MetsMLBPlaced on Bereavement list40man
    2013
    2013-12-14New York MetsSPActive-MLBNew York MetsMLBSigned to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($20m)40man
    2013-10-31SPFAMLBDeclared free agency---
    2013-08-29Oakland AthleticsSPActive-MLBOakland AthleticsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2013-08-18Oakland AthleticsSPDL-15Oakland AthleticsMLBDL-15 Left groin strain [Throwing while on flat ground]40man
    2013-04-07Oakland AthleticsSPActive-MLBOakland AthleticsMLBReinstated from suspension40man
    2012
    2012-11-03Oakland AthleticsPZOakland AthleticsMLBSigned to 1-year contract ($3m)40man
    2012-10-29-PFA-MLBDeclared free agency---
    2012-08-22Oakland AthleticsSPZOakland AthleticsMLBSuspended 50 games for violating MLB drug policy---
    2012-07-03Oakland AthleticsSPActive-MLBOakland AthleticsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-06-23Oakland AthleticsSPDL-15Oakland AthleticsMLBDL-15 Strained right oblique40man
    2012-05-07Oakland AthleticsSPActive-MLBOakland AthleticsMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Athletics
    Granted free agency
    Released by White Sox
    Signed by White Sox (1-year)
    Signed by Red Sox to minor league contract
    Signed as Free Agent by Angels.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Expos with Jorge Nunez to White Sox for Jeff Liefer, Orlando Hernandez, Rocky Biddle and Cash.
    Expos acquired RHP Tim Drew to complete trade
    Traded by Indians with Tim Drew to Expos for Grady Sizemore, Cliff Lee, Brandon Phillips and Lee Stevens.
    Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians.
    Draft Instances
    Signed as undrafted free agent by the Cleveland Indians in 1993.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2017Atlanta Braves$ 12,500,00095490$ 535,000$ 3,582,271
    2017Minnesota Twins$ 12,500,00095490$ 535,000$ 3,582,271
    2016New York Mets$ 7,250,000167982$ 507,500$ 3,498,2452016-11-16 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($12.5m)
    2015New York Mets$ 11,000,000101389$ 507,500$ 3,571,2832015-12-19 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($7.25m)
    2014New York Mets$ 9,000,000121387$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013Oakland Athletics$ 3,000,000285969$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-12-14 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($20m)
    2012Oakland Athletics$ 2,000,0003301164$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-11-03 - Signed to 1-year contract ($3m)
    2011New York Yankees$ 900,0004541950$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2009Chicago White Sox$ 1,000,0004131848$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Boston Red Sox$ 390,000753320$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Los Angeles Angels$ 16,000,00061100$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006Los Angeles Angels$ 14,000,00015199$ 327,000$ 2,365,072
    2005Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim$ 10,000,00044296$ 300,000$ 2,189,055
    2004Anaheim Angels$ 11,000,00033297$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003Chicago White Sox$ 8,250,00065393$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002Cleveland Indians$ 4,925,000147784$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2002Montreal Expos$ 4,925,000147384$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001Cleveland Indians$ 2,625,0002431374$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Cleveland Indians$ 1,125,0003392063$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Cleveland Indians$ 625,0004242153$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998Cleveland Indians$ 180,0007333618$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997Cleveland Indians$ 150,000766440$ 150,000$ 1,182,177

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