Colon took a ideal game into the eighth inning before doling out a walk and then allowing a double to Josh Reddick. Updates with Colon giving up first hit.
Still, it was an absolutely incredible effort against the best lineup in baseball, and from a 44-year-old pitcher! In the third inning, Colon struck out Marwin Gonzalez and Derek Fisher to keep his flawless game bid alive. Still, Colon (44 years old) is the oldest pitcher to have a no-hitter in the eighth inning, according to the Dallas Morning News' Evan Grant.More news: Justin Bieber plays party hero by grabbing, punching angry guest
More news: Harry Kane on golden boot race: Salah has had an fantastic season
More news: 'Mission Accomplished' in Syria and concealed USA motives
Colon signed a 1-year, minor league deal with the Rangers this past offseason. A fan favorite all around the majors, he is on his ninth team in the past 11 seasons.
Colon finished the game with a line of 7.2 innings pitched, seven strikeouts, one hit, one walk and one earned run.