Bartolo Colon chewing while on camera for an excessively long time dot GIF

Doug Pensinger

This is exactly what the headline leads you to believe it is.

For some reason, in the first inning of Thurday's Athletics/Indians game, the Indians' telecast zoomed in on Bartolo Colon prior to a pitch from Jason Kipnis. And kept zooming, and kept zooming, and kept...

Colon-long-chew

It's both mesmerizing and disturbing. Oh, and he gave up a home run to Kipnis in the same at-bat, so meditative chewing isn't getting it done for Colon.

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