Mets' Bartolo Colon Loses Helmet Twice During At-Bat Against Pirates

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistJune 29, 2014


Bartolo Colon may be 41 years old, but he swings as hard as a rookie looking to show that he belongs in the majors.

The New York Mets pitcher has had his fair share of funny moments in 2014, including losing his helmet on a big swing early in the season. Let's just say that Colon switching back from the American League to the National League over the offseason has been a real treat for fans.

On Sunday, Colon was back at it. The pitcher had a tough time keeping his helmet on his head on back-to-back pitches from the Pittsburgh Pirates' Edinson Volquez:

It's safe to say he doesn't get cheated at the plate.

It was a tough day for Colon. Not only did he struggle to make contact at the plate, but he also took the loss in the game, as he allowed five runs over six innings.