Friday, July 15, 2011

Colon Concerned About Hamstring

In case you missed it, Bartolo Colon got hammered last night. He lasted just 2/3 of a inning while surrendering 8 runs (3 earned) on 6 hits, as the Yanks fell to the Jays 16-7. Apparently, he's also still concerned about his hamstring. Here's more from George A. King III:
There is something barking in Bartolo Colon’s left hamstring.

Now, the Yankees have to find out how serious it is.

“I will wait till [today] and see how I feel, but right now I am feeling really good,” Colon said in the aftermath of the Blue Jays shelling the Yankees, 16-7, in front of 37,342 at Rogers Centre.

Still, Colon admitted to being tentative with the leg that landed him on the disabled list last month.

“There is no pain at all, but every time I react and cover the base I get nervous about it,” said Colon, who couldn’t field two infield dribblers in the first that drove in runs. “I think my sinker isn’t sinking because I am thinking too much.”


“I was unsure,” Colon, 38, said of his mindset on the way to first base. “It’s no excuse, I didn’t pitch good at all.”
I read that and to me it sounds like this is all mental, or he's just afraid to admit he's still in pain. Either way, the Yankees need to get to the bottom of it as soon as they can.

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