Bartolo Colon Loses Perfect Game In Eighth Inning

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Bartolo Colon may have failed in his no-hit bid Sunday night against the Houston Astros, but he made history nonetheless. Updates with Colon giving up first hit. Colon finally lost the flawless game when he walked Astros' young star Carlos Correa to lead off the bottom of the eighth. He was embraced by teammates and coaches upon returning to the dugout.

Colon has struck out seven on 83 pitches. The 44-year-old Colon is still working on a no-hitter.

Robinson Chirinos homered and drove in three runs on Sunday, powering the Rangers to a 3-1 victory over the Astros in 10 innings. The 44-year-old Colon was working on a ideal game for the Texas Rangers before walking Carlos Correa on a 3-1 pitch to start the eighth.

Bartolo Colon almost recorded a flawless game Sunday.

Colon signed a 1-year, minor league deal with the Rangers this past offseason.

Colon's longest no-hit bid came with the Cleveland Indians on September 18, 2000, when he held the New York Yankees hitless for 7 1/3 innings.

Colon struggled with the Braves and Twins last season, finishing with a 7-14 record and a 6.48 ERA.