Found May 25, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Colorado Rockies closer Rafael Betancourt was lifted from Tuesday night’s contest against the Arizona Diamondbacks due to a groin injury. He’s been shut down for the past two days, and he told Thomas Harding of that he’s not sure how the ailment has responded since he hasn’t had a chance to test it. "I feel a little bit better, but I really can't tell you how much different I feel because I was off Wednesday and yesterday I was off and I tried not to do anything," said Betancourt, 10-for-10 on save opportunities and carrying a 1.56 ERA in 19 appearances. "I did some stretching, treatment and exercises. I feel kind of weird, but I think I can go through that. Hopefully, I'll be fine." Betancourt didn’t appear in last night’s contest, as it didn’t provide a save situation. Manager Walt Weiss wasn’t sure if the right-hander would be available prior to the game, but he was afforded the opportunity to push off a decision for at least one more night. Whatever the case, Weiss doesn’t believe Betancourt will require an extended stint on the disabled list as a result of the injury. Prior to exiting Tuesday’s game, Betancourt was a perfect 10-for-10 in save opportunities. If he isn’t deemed ready to return before the Rockies next save opportunity, Weiss indicated that he would go with late-inning reliever Rex Brothers as closer. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

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