LOS ANGELES (AP) – Bartolo Colon recorded his 2,500th career strikeout against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The 45-year-old right-hander retired second baseman Max Muncy in the first inning on Tuesday night.READ MORE: Extreme Heat Doesn't Stop Panther Island Pavilion From Hosting First Outdoor Concert In Over A Year
That made Colon the 34th pitcher in history to reach the 2,500th plateau, according to Elias Sports Bureau.READ MORE: Arrest Made After Man Found Dead In Dallas Construction Site, Police Say
He is tied with Hall of Famer Juan Marichal for most wins by a pitcher from the Dominican Republic with 243.
Now in his 21st major league season, Colon left the game in the fourth inning with the Rangers trailing 7-2. He gave up home runs to Joc Pederson, Muncy and Yasiel Puig.MORE NEWS: United Way Of Metropolitan Dallas Fights Pandemic-Related Learning Loss
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