MLB Prop Bets: The Future of ‘Big Sexy’ Bartolo Colon

  • Sportsbooks do not believe that Bartolo Colon will return to the MLB, sitting at -1000 for “no”.
  • Colon’s ERA over-under is set at 5.25, with standard odds on both sides of the line.
  • Other prop bets include whether Colon will hit a home run.

LAS VEGAS – The mythical Bartolo Colon has had an amazing run over his 21year career, including four all-star selection and an AL Cy Young award in 2005. Now, the soon-to-be 47-year-old is looking to continue his career.

While “Big Sexy” is certainly pushing the age limits of an American professional athlete, Colon fans can argue that his best moments came in his later seasons. Colon was an All-Star at age 43 with the New York Mets, where he posted a 3.43 ERA and pitched 15 wins.

Oh, and he also did this:

Oddsmakers are now offering multiple prop MLB bets on Colon’s future in the MLB. Those looking to wager on the return of “Big Sexy” can find odds on his return to baseball in 2020.

Will Bartolo Colon play in 2020 MLB Regular Season

  • No -1000
  • Yes +550

While it seems like the online sportsbooks don’t believe in Colon, at -1000 odds, it is worth a shot to believe in a dream of seeing the big man return to the mound.

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If Colon were to return, you can also find odds regarding his ERA and even the chance of him hitting another home run.

Bartolo Colon ERA during 2020 reg. season

  • Over 5.25 -120
  • Under 5.25 -120

Colon isn’t looking to retire even after not pitching at all in the MLB in 2019. Recently, he spoke to ESPN’s Marly Rivera about wanting to get back on the mound.

"I thought that last year maybe I would have the opportunity," said Colon on a video call with ESPN. "I know that if it didn't happen last year, this year would be less likely. I'm getting older and the game is all about the young pitchers coming up. When you get older, teams no longer need your services."

Will Bartolo Colon hit his second home run in MLB?

  • No -10000
  • Yes +2000

At +2000, there is no more enjoyable bet imaginable to root for if Colon does find his way back into the league.