Colon perfect through 6 innings for Rangers vs Astros
HOUSTON (AP) — Bartolo Colon is pitching a perfect game through six innings for the Texas Rangers against the Houston Astros.
The 44-year-old Colon has struck out seven and thrown 76 pitches, 53 for strikes. He went to an 0-2 count against 10 of the first 18 batters he faced.
Texas leads 1-0 on a home run by Robinson Chirinos off Justin Verlander in the third, the only hit of the game.
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