Rafael Betancourt (elbow) is expected to be cleared to begin throwing soon after an exam next week with Dr. James Andrews.
Free agent reliever Rafael Betancourt is at the winter meetings, ostensibly looking for a new contract.
Rockies declined Rafael Betancourt's $4.25 million mutual option for the 2014 season.
Troy Renck of the Denver Post reports that Rafael Betancourt indicated that if he underwent Tommy John surgery, he'd only be interested in returning to the Rockies.
Rafael Betancourt has decided to undergo Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.
Rafael Betancourt (elbow) hinted that he would rather retire rather than have Tommy John surgery.
Rafael Betancourt has been diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.
Rockies placed RHP Rafael Betancourt on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow sprain.
Troy Renck of the Denver Post reports that "there is concern" that Rafael Betancourt tore his elbow ligament during an appearance Thursday.
Rafael Betancourt left Thursday's appearance against the Phillies with a right elbow injury.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that Rockies closer Rafael Betancourt has been placed on waivers.
Rafael Betancourt suffered his second blown save of the season against the Phillies on Wednesday.
Rafael Betancourt earned his first save since returning from the disabled list, and 16th overall, against the Phillies on Tuesday.
Rockies activated RHP Rafael Betancourt from the 15-day disabled list.