Rangers-Colon-No-Hitter Alert

Rangers-Colon-No-Hitter Alert

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Bartolo Colon has walked Carlos Correa leading off the eighth inning, the first baserunner allowed by the Texas Rangers right-hander against the World Series champion Houston Astros. Updates with Colon giving up first hit.

While nobody expected Colon to flirt with perfection Sunday night, his work on the mound continued what has been a solid start to his Rangers career.

Colon still had the no-hitter intact, but lost it on the next batter when Josh Reddick doubled down the right field line.

Bartolo Colon, who turns 45 next month, flirted with history Sunday night, taking a ideal game into the eighth inning against the World Series champion Houston Astros.


Squaring off on Sunday Night Baseball, Bartolo Colon and Justin Verlander were engaged in the best pitcher's duel of the year so far.

Two outs later, Colon was pulled with the score tied at 1.

Colon ended up with a one-hitter in a 2-0 win at Yankee Stadium.

Verlander allowed just one run on a solo shot from Robinson Chirinos in the third inning.

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