No, I wasn’t sitting there with a scale gauging his enormous girth. But, my eyes do not deceive me on the growing immensity of Bartolo Colon.
Never a Weight Watchers’ spokesman, Colon is now joining his ninth team in the New York Mets. He hopes his “healthy” frame can can add some veteran experience to a young Mets pitching staff.
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However, this picture truly screams Colon is expanding like an overinflated balloon. His affinity for steroids and food is no secret, but at the same time, this house-covering tarp, also known as his shirt, is doing him no favors.
On the bright side, the Mets might make history this year. They will have the first pitcher to ever take the mound wearing an MLB endorsed moo-moo.