Let’s assume it ain’t so Bartolo.
After three seasons in Queens, Bartolo Colon will suit up for another group one year from now after he consented to sign with the Atlanta Braves on Friday.
The pitcher will supposedly be paid $12.5 million next season, which the Mets were likely attempting to maintain a strategic distance from. The group will keep on developing their young arms like Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman.
Colon left his blemish on the Mets and inside the hearts of the fanbase. He was a reliable beginning pitcher for the group and had numerous paramount minutes with the club in three years, including his first vocation grand slam this year.
Kindred beginning pitcher Noah Syndergaard is evidently in a glass instance of feeling now that Colon will go down to Atlanta.
Since the declaration, fans on Twitter have been calling out expressing gratitude toward the pitcher for his time in New York utilizing the #Big Sexy.
On the inverse side of the coin, Braves fans are both amped up for their pitching staff getting sexier, while additionally being somewhat worried with the normal age of their beginning pitchers going up.
While he may not play for the Mets any longer, fans will probably still observe an a fair measure of Colon.
The Mets and Braves, who are NL East opponents, will play each other 19 times in the 2017 season. Both groups will go head to head to begin the year on April 3 at Citi Field.