Originally posted on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 6/5/14
The Colorado Rockies scored eight runs on 13 hits last night against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The bad news is that they still fell eight runs short, losing in blowout fashion by the score of 16-8. The loss dropped the Rockies to 28-30 on the season, third in the National League West. Desperate for some help in the pitching staff, there is some good news, as closer Rafael Betancourt is throwing bullpen sessions and hopes are that he can rejoin the staff for the stretch run. #177230604 / gettyimages.comBetancourt had Tommy John surgery in August and had his contract option declined by the Rockies in October.  Our own PaulF reported on April 26 that Betancourt was finally signed by the Rockies to a Minor League contract. He was scheduled to spend the remained of his recovery at Colorado's spring training complex before he headed out for a rehab assignment.  Thomas Harding, who covers the Rockies for MLB.com, tweeted the following update on Betancourt.But if you want good injury news...
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