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Colorado Rockies prove that it’s all about the pitching

  Pitching wins championships. All the way back to the beginning, the Colorado Rockies were built as a hit-first, pitch-last team. Designed to outslug the competition, pitching was never the priority, it was all about the big bashers. When the club opened up Coors Field in 1995, their bashers were nicknamed the Blake Street Bombers. Built to play at altitude, the idea was that pitchers...
Via BSN Denver
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Reactions to Colorado Rockies win over Milwaukee Brewers

The Colorado Rockies finally found their footing on Saturday, earning a 5-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers in game 2 of a 3 game weekend set in Denver. For the Rockies, it has to feel good to get a W. They had lost their previous 5 games, getting swept by the Houston Astros and surrendering the first game to the Brewers on Friday. Charlie Blackmon was huge in the win for the...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Pitcher Duels: June 10

​ It’s a rather lean day across baseball, with a lot of newer faces going for teams across the league. Still, we dug in and found the best possible matchups for you. Check ’em out: Carlos Martinez (STL) vs. Chad Bettis (COL) 3:10 p.m. ET Martinez pushed his ERA below 3.00 for the first time since late April with seven strong innings against the Dodgers. Martinez has...
Via The Sports Post
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies' Chad Bettis finds success from focus on fastball

Since being called up from Triple A, right-handed pitcher Chad Bettis has been a revelation. He’s gone 2-0 with a 2.70 ERA and nearly threw a perfect game in Philadelphia on May 29. According to the Denver Post, Bettis’ success can be traced back to four consecutive bullpen sessions during spring training in which threw nothing but fastballs. Pitching coach Steve Foster explained...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies answer the call, fight back and walk-off with win

  The Colorado Rockies showed growth on Wednesday night (and into Thursday morning) at Coors Field. After scoring three runs in the bottom of the 9th inning, they reversed the script on the Los Angeles Dodgers and sent the faithful Rockies fans home with a 7-6 win on a Nolan Arenado sacrifice fly with the bases loaded. Chad Bettis gave the Rockies six solid innings of baseball,...
Via BSN Denver
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ Rockies June 3, 2015: So Long, Coors Field

Hey, the Rockies! Dodgers Rockies 5:10 p.m. Denver, Colo. CF Pederson CF Blackmon 3B Turner 2B LeMahieu 1B Gonzalez SS Tulowitzki 2B Kendrick RF Gonzalez RF Ethier 3B Arenado C Grandal 1B Paulsen LF Guerrero RF Hundley SS ...
Via Dodgers Digest
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Bet on Bettis; Colorado Rockies pitcher nearly flawless in win

  There are some things that aren’t said often. One of those things is that a young starting pitcher was dominant, pounding the strike zone and delivering a game for the ages. That is what young starting pitcher Chad Bettis did for the Rockies on Friday night in Philadelphia. It wasn’t long ago that all eyes were on the young prospect. The Texas Tech product was a guy who could...
Via BSN Denver
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Bet on Bettis; Chad gives the Colorado Rockies a great outing

  Just when things didn’t seem like they could get any worse, the Colorado Rockies starting pitching revived itself. In the nightcap of the doubleheader on Saturday, David Hale made his Rockies debut with a flourishing outing. He pounded the strike zone and pitched the Rockies to victory. On Sunday it was Chad Bettis’ turn. The former high-prospect who struggled as a starter...
Via BSN Denver
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies make a series of roster moves

In need of pitching help, the Colorado Rockies made a series of roster moves ahead of Thursday night’s win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Chad Bettis was recalled from triple-A Albuquerque to fill the spot in the starting rotation that was vacated when Tyler Matzek was sent down to triple-A last week. Bettis made his 2015 debut on Thursday night. The 26-year-old righty allowed...
Via Mile High Sports
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Rock Slide: Colorado Rockies continue skip of historic proportion

Chad Bettis has been destroyed by the Rockies.There are 53 mountains in Colorado that are over 14,000 feet.On July 22nd, after another blown lead by the bullpen, it feels as if the Colorado Rockies have been on a 14,000 foot slide down the standings. After Tuesday night's loss, the club has lost 24-of their last-28 games.In 2007, the Colorado Rockies reeled off 21 wins in 22 games...
Via Rockies Review
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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