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Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Aug 24, 2011 at 02:38:31 AM

A weird thing happened last night concerning Bartolo Colon.

It was not the fact that the reality might be setting in for someone who last pitched over 100 innings six years ago.

It was not that the Oakland Athletics bombed him because they didn’t, though the line of five runs and nine hits is never what anyone is hoping for.

It was the pitch selection of the evening that was bizarre. For most of the year, Colon thrived on the two-seam fastball as a pitch to compliment a four-seam fastball but last night that pitch rarely appeared.

Look up "Bartolo Colon, two-seam fastball" and here is first the result that appear:

1 – New York Times – 5/30 – Colon makes quick work of Athletics.

You might remember that game if you stayed up late because that was the night Colon