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Bartolo Colon makes history, as Mets earn 3-2 win over Orioles
Bartolo Colon makes history, as Mets earn 3-2 win over Orioles

When New York Mets right-hander Bartolo Colon made his major league debut, Orioles third baseman Manny Machado hadn't yet turned 5 years old and Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. was one season shy of ending his record consecutive-games streak. The 41-year-old Colon has been baffling hitters going on 18 years, doing it in several different uniforms over his career, and on Tuesday night, he made history by beating the Orioles 3-2 at Citi Field in front of an announced crowd of 20,534. Colon, who held the Orioles scoreless for his first seven innings before allowing a solo homer to Machado in the eighth, held Baltimore to one run over 7 2/3 innings. With the win, Colon became the...

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