Sunday May 8th, 2016

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Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon hit a two-run home run in the second inning of Saturday’s 6–3 win over the Padres.

Colon took a 1-1 pitch from San Diego starter James Shields deep to leftfield to put New York ahead 4–0. It’s his first career home run, and his first hit of the season in 10 at-bats.

Colon’s home run traveled 365 feet, according to Statcast, and left his bat at 97 mph.

He went on a 30-second home run trot afterward.

New York dropped the first two games of the series to San Diego.

– Kenny Ducey

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