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Chad Bettis | Starting Pitcher

Team: Colorado Rockies
Age / DOB:  (26) / 4/26/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Chad Bettis was outstanding in Friday's victory over the Phillies, allowing just two hits over eight scoreless innings.
The right-hander punched out eight in the impressive outing and didn't issue a walk. He has been nothing short of spectacular in his last two outings, allowing just two runs over 15 1/3 innings and posting a 15/2 K/BB ratio. While he obviously won't continue at this pace and pitches his home games at Coors Field, he could be worth a look as a streaming option in NL-only or deeper mixed leagues. May 29 - 9:51 PM

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Chad Bettis was outstanding in Sunday's victory over the Giants, allowing just two runs on six hits over his 8 1/3 innings.

Bettis racked up seven strikeouts on the afternoon while walking two. The right-hander carried a shutout into the ninth inning before finally allowing a pair of runs to score. He'll carry a 4.19 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 15/6 K/BB ratio into Saturday's start against the Phillies in Philadelphia.
May 24 - 9:28 PM

Chad Bettis left with a no-decision after holding the Phillies to three runs in six innings as the Rockies won on Tuesday.

The Rockies staked Bettis to an early 3-0 lead, but the right-hander gave two of them back on three doubles in the second inning. He allowed another double followed by a single to knot the game at 3-3. Bettis gave up eight hits but neglected to walk a batter while striking out five. Bettis has made only two starts thus far. He'll take the ball again at home against the Giants over the weekend.
May 20 - 12:04 AM

Chad Bettis allowed four runs on seven hits over five innings in Thursday's no-decision against the Dodgers.

The Rockies recalled Bettis from the minors earlier in the day. The 26-year-old had a 9.12 ERA in 21 relief appearances last year, and his first appearance of 2015 didn't go much better. He could be headed back to Albuquerque soon.
May 15 - 2:47 AM

Rockies recalled RHP Chad Bettis from Triple-A Albuquerque.

The 26-year-old hasn't been great in the minor leagues, posting a 3.97 ERA and 1.41 WHIP over 34 frames, but the Rockies need an extra arm in the bullpen. He's likely to work in long relief during his stint in the bullpen and should head back down to Triple-A once Brooks Brown is ready to return.
May 14 - 8:35 PM

Chad Bettis will be recalled to start Thursday's game against the Dodgers.

The start will be the first of 2015 for Bettis. The right-hander didn't make a start for the Rox last year, posting a 9.12 ERA in 21 relief appearances. The club will have to make a corresponding roster move before Thursday's game.
May 13 - 6:44 PM

Chad Bettis was scratched from his scheduled start with Triple-A Colorado Springs on Monday due to a sore right shoulder.

"He's got a tender shoulder," Rockies manager Walt Weiss said. "It's not out of the question that he could still show up here, but he's not making the start because he's got a sore shoulder." The righty has surrendered 11 runs on 18 hits and six walks across 8 2/3 frames over his last two starts, so it's possible he was dealing with soreness before Monday. The Rockies recently moved Bettis back to a starting role after using him in relief all season.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014 06:23:00 PM

Chad Bettis has been moved to the rotation at Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Bettis was a starter almost exclusively prior to this season, but the Rockies determined he would help the team most in a relief role. It hasn't worked out, as he's posted a 9.12 ERA over 21 appearances. The Rockies have left it up in the air as to what Bettis' role will be beyond this season.
Wed, Aug 13, 2014 12:03:00 AM

Rockies optioned RHP Chad Bettis to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Bettis gave up nine runs over eight appearances during his latest stint with the big club. He has a nice arm, but the righty has yet to put it together at the major league level.
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 06:09:00 PM

Rockies recalled RHP Chad Bettis from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Bettis has surrendered 16 runs in 14 1/3 innings this season for the Rockies. He'll be a mop-up man.
Mon, Jun 30, 2014 03:50:00 PM

Rockies optioned RHP Chad Bettis to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Bettis has allowed 16 earned runs in 14 1/3 innings this season out of the Rockies' bullpen. It may be a while before he gets another shot in the major leagues.
Wed, Jun 11, 2014 05:04:00 PM

Rockies recalled RHP Chad Bettis from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Bettis has allowed 14 runs (13 earned) over 13 1/3 innings at the major league level this season, but the Rockies will hope for better results this time around. Look for him to pitch in lower-leverage situations initially.
Mon, Jun 9, 2014 05:47:00 PM

The Rockies are expected to call up right-hander Chad Bettis for Monday's game.

The team has yet to make an official announcement, but Bettis is listed on the lineup card. The 25-year-old has been knocked around for 14 runs (13 earned) over 13 1/3 innings with the big club this year.
Mon, Jun 9, 2014 04:44:00 PM

Rockies optioned RHP Chad Bettis to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Bettis was up in the majors for only a few days this time around. He should get another look soon.
Sat, May 3, 2014 04:40:00 PM

Rockies recalled RHP Chad Bettis from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Bettis was just optioned five days ago, but Tyler Chatwood's injury opened the door for his return. His first go-round with the club wasn't great -- Bettis returns with a 7.15 ERA, 1.41 WHIP and 7/3 K/BB ratio over 11 1/3 innings of relief at the major league level.
Wed, Apr 30, 2014 06:22:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Nick Hundley
2Michael McKenry
1B1Justin Morneau
2Wilin Rosario
3Ben Paulsen
2B1D.J. LeMahieu
2Daniel Descalso
3Charlie Culberson
SS1Troy Tulowitzki
3B1Nolan Arenado
2Rafael Ynoa
LF1Corey Dickerson
CF1Charlie Blackmon
2Brandon Barnes
RF1Carlos Gonzalez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jorge De La Rosa
2Kyle Kendrick
3Jordan Lyles
4Eddie Butler
5Chad Bettis
6Chris Rusin
7Tyler Chatwood
8David Hale
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1John Axford
2Boone Logan
3LaTroy Hawkins
4Rafael Betancourt
5Christian Friedrich
6Brooks Brown
7Scott Oberg
8Ken Roberts
9Tommy Kahnle
10Christian Bergman
11Adam Ottavino