VIDEO: Bartolo Colon's first career double

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Mets starting pitcher and known futility expert at the plate Bartolo Colon doubled Wednesday afternoon. Just in case you don't believe me, here's the video proof:

Bartolo's "prowess" at home plate has been a bit of a punchline this season in his return to the National League. He entered the game 0-for-26 with one sacrifice and 17 strikeouts.

In his career, entering Wednesday, Colon was 10-for-122 (.082) with zero career extra-base hits and one run scored.

And wouldn't you know it, Colon came around to score his second career run on Eric Young Jr.'s double (watch on Team that with a pretty dominant outing on the hill in a 3-2 win and it was a banner day for the veteran.

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Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered the last five World Series beginning with the epic 2011 Fall Classic. The former Indiana University... Full Bio

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