Bits: Bartolo Colon continues to produce

&#8226 New York Yankees right-hander Bartolo Colon tossed a four-hit shutout against the Oakland Athletics on Monday, his first shutout in nearly five years. Now 38 years old and ignored in fantasy drafts this season, Colon is owned in 37.7 percent of ESPN standard leagues. His ownership should be more, though; his ERA is 3.26, his strikeout rate is strong and six of his eight starts have been quality ones. He's looking reliable.

&#8226 New York Mets outfielder Angel Pagan hit three singles in five at-bats Monday, raising his batting average to .209. Ho-hum. Then again, Pagan is 7-for-17 with two RBIs, two stolen bases and four runs scored in four games since coming off the disabled list Friday. He has raised his batting average 50 points, and he's still available in 61.4 percent of standard leagues. Pagan is definitely a top-50 outfielder.

&#8226 Houston Astros second baseman Jeff Keppinger homered among his three hits Monday and knocked in four runs, and he's hitting .462 in his three games since coming off the DL last week. Keppinger hit .288 in 137 games with Houston last season, and with more walks than strikeouts in his career, that wasn't a fluke. Take a look in deep leagues.

&#8226 Atlanta Braves outfielder Jordan Schafer singled and walked in five plate appearances Monday. Although the 24-year-old has just one extra-base hit (a double) in 24 at-bats and is 0-for-2 in stolen-base attempts, those in OPS or walk leagues should take note: He has six walks in six starts and is sporting a .433 OBP.

&#8226 Los Angeles Angels outfielder Torii Hunter homered twice Monday, giving him eight home runs, four in his past nine games. Hunter is off to a slow start this season, but he's back on pace for 23 home runs and 90 RBIs, which is roughly what he provided the past two seasons. Buy low on the batting average, too. It should keep rising.