Bartolo Colon is both unquestionably enjoyable and unquestionably athletic.
Sure, his physique might look a little atypical for a pro ball player, and sure, he’ll make you chuckle when he takes his cuts at the plate – like this one from yesterday:
The Bartolo Colon Experience. pic.twitter.com/q7J3ZTKRX1
— Yankeesource (@YankeeSource) April 10, 2016
But he’ll also frequently pull off something genuinely impressive, like snagging this popped up bunt:
— Baseball is Fun (@flippingbats) April 10, 2016
And if that looked like a miniature Willie Mays catch to you like it did to me, we weren’t alone:
The catch we’ll talk about for generations … https://t.co/mN6j2X0N58
— MLB (@MLB) April 10, 2016
I love it.
It’s not like Colon is a stranger to incredible plays in the infield, either.