Bartolo Colon Makes Ridiculous Behind-the-Back Flip with Ease vs. Marlins

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistSeptember 6, 2015

via MLB.com

New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon can apparently do more than just pitch and lose his helmet while swinging the bat.

On Saturday night, he made a play in the field that will make you wonder if he's really just Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips in disguise. 

With two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning, Miami Marlins first baseman Justin Bour hit a dribbler up the first-base line. Colon wasn't in the greatest position to make the play by the time he got to the ball, so he improvised.

The 42-year-old pitcher made a spectacular behind-the-back toss to first base for the out. And it looked like nothing more than a routine play.

We are not worthy of the player who is Bartolo Colon.

Colon would go on to throw a complete-game shutout as the Mets blanked the Marlins, 7-0.



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