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Colorado Rockies: Chad Bettis makes his case for 2016 starting rotation

  In a season in which a team loses more than 90 games, every bright spot is overshadowed by the dark cloud that is the terrible record. However, the bright spots still need to be highlighted. The ones that catch the most attention are the obvious ones. Nolan Arenado, who hit his 40th double of the season on Wednesday night, became just the third player in Rockies history to have...
Via BSN Denver
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies drop all four games to Pittsburgh Pirates in predictable fashion

  The story writes itself. The predictable ending is so ridiculous it has become comical in a forgettable season for the Colorado Rockies. With a 4-2 lead, Chad Bettis, the Rockies starting pitcher headed to the showers after a stellar outing. The six innings of seven hit baseball, giving up two runs put his team in a great position to sneak a win away from the surging Pittsburgh...
Via BSN Denver
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bettis, Rockies hold off Padres 7-4

DENVER (AP) Chad Bettis escaped jam after jam over five solid innings, Dustin Garneau hit a two-run double and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 7-4 on Friday night. Jose Reyes added a late two-run single as the Rockies returned to Coors Field for a 10-game homestand - their final one of the season. Bettis (8-5) worked his way out of trouble all evening, stranding six...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies win as Bettis shines in audition for 2016

  Going into 2016 the Colorado Rockies have few certainties and the starting rotation isn’t one of them.  The top three pitchers in the rotation for 2016 at this moment are Jorge De La Rosa, Chris Rusin and Jon Gray, with the latter two being question marks.  Bettis took a big stride to become the fourth member of the 2016 rotation with his 7 IP start Friday night in Seattle...
Via BSN Denver
27 days ago  |  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

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

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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