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Colorado Rockies have something strong in Chad Bettis

The Colorado Rockies and homegrown pitchers seem to mix as well as oil and water. Several pitchers have looked strong in the minor leagues only to come to Coors Field and flame out. Many pitchers don’t even make the majors and either struggle in the minors or move on to flourish with another team. Right-hander Chad Bettis is hoping to buck that trend and show a drafted pitcher...
Via BSN Denver
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Bettis picks up win in return from DL, rips first major-league hit

Chad Bettis returned to the Colorado Rockies in prime form on Tuesday, helping the team snap a four-game losing streak, and notching a personal first in the process. In his first start since July after being placed on the disabled list with an injury to his throwing elbow, Bettis delivered a solid performance for the Rockies, surrendering five hits and one earned run while striking...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies to take caution with Chad Bettis as he returns from elbow injury

For the first time in six weeks, Chad Bettis will take the mound for the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday, a start that will be highly monitored by the Rockies in light of the right-hander's recent injury. Bettis, who has alternated roles between a starter and reliever with the Rockies, made 13 starts this season before being placed on the disabled list with inflammation in his throwing...
Via Fox Sports
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Chad Bettis crushed as Colorado Rockies blown out by Angels

  After Chad Bettis allowed 10 earned runs in 2-1/3 innings, he told the throng of media that it was time to hit the delete button on his start. Fans of the Colorado Rockies are probably thinking harder about hitting Control-Alt-Delete on the entire season. The old saying in baseball “it was one of those days” has been used far too many times in 2015, and far too many times...
Via BSN Denver
July 08, 2015  |  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
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Near perfection for Bettis vs. Phillies

Chad Bettis entered Friday night’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies perfect, in a sense. He very nearly left it in another. The Rockies have not lost with Bettis on the bump in 2015. After Friday’s 4-1 victory at Citizen’s Bank Park, that streak remains intact. Bettis picked up his second consecutive victory, topping a career-best outing on Sunday against the defending...
Via Mile High Sports
May 30, 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

Chad Bettis tries to stay perfect vs. Phillies

When Chad Bettis starts, the Rockies win – at least in 2015 they do. Colorado is 3-0 this season when Bettis starts, including this past Sunday when he pitched a stellar 8 1/3 innings to earn his first victory of the year against San Francisco. Friday, he’ll face Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia Phillies, a team the Rockies beat on May 19 with Bettis on the mound. Sunday’s...
Via Mile High Sports
May 29, 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

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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