Friday could be D-day for Major League Baseball’s drug investigation.
Bartolo Colon won his 14th game for a share of the major league lead, backed by Jed Lowrie’s homer and two-run single and a two-run drive by Stephen Vogt in the Oakland Athletics’ 6-4 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
Watching Bartolo Colon pitch his third shutout of the season brought back some fond memories for Los Angeles manager Mike Scioscia. The problem was, the Angels’ former Cy Young Award winner did it in an Oakland Athletics uniform.
Make it two 50-game suspensions in exactly one week — both starters for contending teams from the Bay Area, both for testosterone.
Bartolo Colon took a shutout into the seventh inning, four Oakland players hit home runs and the Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-4 on Tuesday night.
The 38-year-old Bartolo Colon pitched eight innings of four-hit ball and Cuban rookie Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run homer to help the Oakland Athletics beat the cellar-dwelling Los Angeles Angels 6-0 on Wednesday night.