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Black eager to see Bettis at full strength

Chad Bettis threw six scoreless innings Sunday in a back-field game against the Brewers, drawing praise from the Rockies.
1 day ago

Bettis' adjustments starting to pay off

Righty Chad Bettis spent earlier outings testing various parts of his delivery, and it paid off Monday, when he threw five strong innings in a 4-2 Cactus League victory over the D-backs.
7 days ago

Bettis strong, Senzatela impressive in Rockies 4-2 win over Diamondbacks

Chad Bettis looked strong and Antonio Senztela looked like someone who doesn't want to be stuck in Triple-A in the Rockies 4-2 win over the Diamondbacks.
Via BSN Denver
7 days ago

After beating cancer, Bettis looks at baseball with a new perspective

Chad Bettis has a new perspective on life after battling and beating testicular cancer last year. The 28-year-old Rockies pitcher is looking forward to start the 2018 season, especially after accepting that baseball cannot always be his number one priority. “I think there are a lot of times… earlier in my career, where I felt like baseball taking kind of control of everything, really...
Via Mile High Sports
12 days ago

Bettis honing craft after healthy offseason

Rockies right-hander Chad Bettis intended to concentrate on the feel of a certain part of his delivery during Wednesday's "B" game against the Angels. But giving up four runs, two on a Carlos Perez homer, didn't feel good.
12 days ago

Bettis looks good in first appearance of spring

Colorado Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis looked good in his spring debut.
Via BSN Denver
22 days ago

Chad Bettis gets ovation in return to majors after cancer battle

Chad Bettis is back in the major leagues after a battle with cancer and was greeted warmly by those in attendance at Coors Field.Late last year, Bettis was diagnosed with testicular cancer. In March, doctors found the disease had spread and Bettis would need to undergo chemotherapy, which he did. Bettis finished his treatments in May and was back pitching in the minor leagues by...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Which 2016 cellar dwellers have a chance to crash the playoff party?

Everyone loves an underdog story, and few underdog stories in baseball top the one of going from worst to first. This can happen for any number of reasons: big offseason acquisitions, career years from multiple players, a call-up that takes off, a managerial change, maybe even key injuries to division foes, or a combination of any or all of those.Welcome back to the Yardbarker roundtable...
Via Yardbarker
March 31, 2017  |  Discuss

MLB teams tweet support as Chad Bettis undergoes chemotherapy

Colorado Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis on Monday received heartfelt expressions of support from several MLB teams and social media at large as he continues to wage a battle against cancer.Bettis, originally diagnosed with testicular cancer late last year, was declared cancer-free in January following surgery on Nov. 29. Subsequent tests in early March, however, unfortunately indicated...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 21, 2017  |  Discuss

The Rockies Had an Awful Week

A team can’t make their season in March, but they can lose their season before it begins. Last week was an awful week for the Rockies. At the moment, the Rockies and the baseball world aren’t concerned about when Chad Bettis will pitch again. They just want him to be healthy, after the 27-year-old starting pitcher learned last week that his testicular cancer had unexpectedly spread...
Via Fangraphs
March 13, 2017  |  Discuss

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