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Big Sexy Turns 45

45 things to know about Bartolo Colon on his 45th birthday

He's pitched for 11 teams over 21 seasons, winning 242 games and a Cy Young -- but there's so much more to "Big Sexy" than mere numbers.

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Colon crushes cake on birthday

After getting serenaded by his teammates on his 45th birthday, Bartolo Colon gets his faced smashed into a cake.


GIF: The evolution of Bartolo Colon

The Rangers pitcher, who turned 45 on Thursday, has changed quite a bit since breaking into the big leagues with the Indians in 1997.

MLB draft

Keith Law's 2018 Big Board: Casey Mize tops MLB draft class

With the MLB draft coming up June 4-6, we rank the top 100 prospects, with Auburn's star right-hander coming in at No. 1.

Top draft prospect Mize highlights

Auburn pitcher Casey Mize has a strong chance to be the No. 1 pick in the 2018 MLB draft because of absurd control proven with a no-hitter in March.




Tyler Chatwood latest starter to stall Cubs' momentum

In the latest maddening development in Chicago's rotation, Tyler Chatwood once again struggled to find the strike zone.

Kris Bryant bucking strikeout trend, but is he happy about it?

Always perfecting his craft, the Cubs slugger is making more contact than ever. He just wants to make sure it's the right kind of contact.



The Shohei Ohtani experiment isn't just working -- it's perfect

Are the Angels using Ohtani correctly? So far, the planets have aligned for L.A. and its two-way star.

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Inside the making of Shohei Ohtani

So far, the two-way sensation is living up to Ruthian expectations. But how will he possibly keep this up? We trace his journey back to Japan in search of the surprising answer.

Hot Stove

Olney: Sellers beware -- third basemen will be a dime a dozen

Need hot-corner help? You're in luck. But for teams such as the O's, getting big value in return for Manny Machado might not be so easy this summer.

Addison Russell stays focused as Machado rumors swirl

The Cubs could take their chances with a Manny Machado trade, but their shortstop is working on delivering a big bounce-back effort at the plate.

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Keith Law's Top 100 Prospects