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.

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That made Colon the 34th pitcher in history to reach the 2,500th plateau, according to Elias Sports Bureau.

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Bartolo Colon of the Texas Rangers pitches to the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning at Dodger Stadium on June 12, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

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.

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