CHAD BETTIS RUMORS & GOSSIP
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...
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...
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)
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Martinez pushed his ERA below 3.00 for the first time since late April with seven strong innings against the Dodgers. Martinez has...
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...
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,...
Hey, the Rockies!
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...
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...
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...
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