» June 21, 1998: Cleveland lefty Bartolo Colon coasts to a 11–0 shutout over the Yankees.
» June 29, 2000: The Royals defeat the Indians, 6-1. Bartolo Colon takes the loss for Cleveland, in the process becoming just the 4th pitcher in major league history to start a game by walking the first four batters he faced.
» July 26, 2000: The Blue Jays defeat the Indians, 8-1, as David Wells wins his major league-leading 16th game. Bartolo Colon takes the loss for Cleveland, despite striking out the first six batters to face him to tie Bob Feller's team record.
» September 18, 2000: The Indians defeat the Yankees, 2-0, as Bartolo Colon hurls a 1-hitter. Luis Polonia's 8th inning single is the New Yorkers only safety.
» May 10, 2001:
The Royals defeat the Indians, 8-3, ending Cleveland's 10-game winning streak. Brian Meadows goes six 2/3 innings for the win over Bartolo Colon. Mike Sweeney and Mark Quinn each have three hits.
» July 17, 2001:
Indians P Bartolo Colon is ejected from Cleveland's 10–4 win over Houston after throwing a pitch near the head of Astros C Scott Servais, which actually hits his bat. Colon will be suspended six games for his actions.
» July 22, 2001:
At Cleveland, Bartolo Colon pitches the Tribe to a 6–3 win over the Tigers and pulls Cleveland within a game of Minnesota in the AL Central. Thome adds his AL-high 31st homer. Before the game, the Indians honor their Century 100, with 38 of their all-time greats on hand. Receiving the biggest applause is Rocky Colavito. Bob Feller, as well as 91-year-old great Mel Harder also receives a huge hand.
» October 9, 2001:
In Seattle, Bartolo Colon strikes out 10 while hurling eight innings of a 6-hit shutout as the Indians take the opener of their Divisional Series with the Mariners, 5-0. OF Ellis Burks gets three hits for Cleveland, including a home run. The action in the bullpen comes when Indians P John Rocker throws water on some heckling fans. According to Rocker, the fans' reaction is the media's fault—"You guys should see the monster you've helped create. They wouldn't be there if not for the biased coverage, so thank you for making my life on the road hell."
» June 28, 2002: The Expos obtain pitchers Bartolo Colon and Tim Drew from the Indians in exchange for 1B Lee Stevens, P Cliff Lee, OF Grady Sizemore, and SS Brandon Phillips.
» September 19, 2002:
The Expos beat the Marlins behind Bartolo Colon. Colon becomes just the 2nd pitcher in ML history to win 10 games in both leagues in a single season, joining Hank Borowy who turned the feat for the Yankees and Cubs in 1945.