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Colorado Rockies podcast: Chad Bettis gives the key for Rockies’ pitching

DENVER – After the Colorado Rockies suffered a 6-5 loss at the hands of the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night at Coors Field, Jake Shapiro caught up with RoxPile.com co-expert Kevin Henry. The two went over luck, and what was unlucky and lucky for the Denver Nine during Saturday night’s game. Reviewing Tyler Anderson‘s quality […] Colorado Rockies podcast: Chad Bettis gives the key for Rockies’ pitching - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row May 22, 2018
Colorado Rockies game no. 49 thread: Chad Bettis vs. Brock Stewart

Colorado Rockies game no. 49 thread: Chad Bettis vs. Brock Stewart

Discussion and updates for Tuesday night’s game. The Colorado Rockies will try to make it two in a row against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. Chad Bettis gets the start against Brock Stewart for the Dodgers. Start time: 8:10 MT Lineups: LA, night two. ✌️ pic.twitter.com/52eVLOlEGw— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) May 22, 2018 Tonight’s Dodger lineup vs Rockies:Muncy 1BTurner 3BGrandal CKemp LFBellinger CFTaylor SSPuig RFForsythe 2BStewart P pic.twitter.com/Eh752E8Psu— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) May 22, 2018
The Denver Post May 19, 2018
Saunders: Evolution of Rockies’ Chad Bettis is a multilayered story

Saunders: Evolution of Rockies’ Chad Bettis is a multilayered story

Rockies right-hander Chad Bettis has evolved from flamethrower into a thinking man's pitcher. Little wonder that manager Bud Black seems to have a special fondness for Bettis.
Purple Row May 17, 2018
Rockies game no. 44 thread: Bettis vs Samardzija

Rockies game no. 44 thread: Bettis vs Samardzija

Rockies vs. Giants start time, lineups, and discussion Believe it or not, the second place Rockies (23-20) and the third place Giants (22-22) face off tonight for the first time in 2018. The two teams open a four-game set at AT&T Park in San Francisco with Chad Bettis facing off against Jeff Samardzjia. Yes it’s every Rockies fan’s favorite time of year. David Dahl continues his exile on the bench because...reasons. Start Time: 8:15 pm MT TV/Radio: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain, MLB.tv; KOA 850 AM/94.1 FM Lineups: Night number one in San Francisco. pic.twitter.com/X5vUUUi6oS—...
The Denver Post May 12, 2018
The Morning After: Rockies’ Chad Bettis picked a bad night for an off night

The Morning After: Rockies’ Chad Bettis picked a bad night for an off night

Chad Bettiis' fastball command was not the only thing off Friday night.  So was his timing.
Purple Row May 12, 2018
Brewers 11, Rockies 10: Offense finally shows up, pitching gives it all back

Brewers 11, Rockies 10: Offense finally shows up, pitching gives it all back

This one hurt The Colorado Rockies finally showed what it can be capable of by scoring nine runs in the first four innings of the game. Unfortunately, that wasn’t enough as the Brewers came back from a 9-3 deficit to win the game 11-10 in extra innings. There was plenty of blame to go around in this game as almost every pitcher struggled, though a few did keep any runs from scoring, and the offense couldn’t keep the pressure up. Regression wins out Chad Bettis has had a phenomenal start to the season despite the peripherals not always matching the dominance. Unfortunately for him,...
Purple Row May 11, 2018
Colorado Rockies game no. 39 thread: Chad Bettis vs. Brandon Woodruff

Colorado Rockies game no. 39 thread: Chad Bettis vs. Brandon Woodruff

Rockies/Brewers discussion Go. Rockies.
The Denver Post May 10, 2018
Craftsman of control Chad Bettis, the Rockies’ ace to date, leverages fascination with spin rate into a devastating changeup

Craftsman of control Chad Bettis, the Rockies’ ace to date, leverages fascination with spin rate into a devastating changeup

As the ace of the Rockies' rotation so far this year, right-hander Chad Bettis has been a craftsman of control, keep hitters off-balance to the tune of a 4-1 record and 2.05 ERA thanks in part to a devastating changeup.
The Denver Post May 8, 2018
Saunders vs. Kiz: Has Chad Bettis or Adam Ottavino been the happier early season surprise for the Rockies?

Saunders vs. Kiz: Has Chad Bettis or Adam Ottavino been the happier early season surprise for the Rockies?

Has Chad Bettis or Adam Ottavino been the happier early season surprise for the Rockies?
Purple Row May 8, 2018
Tuesday Rockpile: Every Pitch Way

Tuesday Rockpile: Every Pitch Way

Rockies news and links for May 8, 2018 BSN Rockies Podcast: Colorado pitching at an all-time rate | BSN RockiesThe Colorado Rockies are flat-out pitching. The starting rotation is 8th in baseball in fewest home runs per nine innings, and ranks 10th in strikeouts. The relief pitching has also been stellar. The bullpen ranks 3rd in baseball in ground-ball percentage. In terms of individual accomplishments, Chad Bettis is tied for 7th among qualified MLB starters in fewest earned runs allowed, with 10. Bettis’ 2.05 ERA ranks 8th in the bigs. The bullpen features Adam Ottavino topping the...
Purple Row May 6, 2018
Sunday Rockpile: Arenado and Bettis continue to improve and carry the Rockies

Sunday Rockpile: Arenado and Bettis continue to improve and carry the Rockies

Rockies news and links for Sunday, May 6, 2018 Arenado’s apple jack sends Bettis past Mets | MLB.com Last night, the Sandblaster came through for the Rockies again and led the offense with a monster solo shot in the first inning against Steven Matz and the Mets. Statcast calculated the exit velocity at a scorching 106 mph and the distance traveled at 430 feet. Thanks to a shutout gem from Chad Bettis, and clean innings from Ottavino and Davis, the home run turned out to be enough and the Rockies won game two of the series in Queens. Arenado’s bomb and an insurance RBI single from David...
The Denver Post May 5, 2018
Chad Bettis brilliant again, Nolan Arenado and David Dahl come through in win over Mets

Chad Bettis brilliant again, Nolan Arenado and David Dahl come through in win over Mets

The Rockies are finding all sorts of ways to win close ballgame these days. And while that might not be good for the weak of heart, it's a sign of a team that's starting to believe in itself.
Purple Row May 5, 2018
Rockies 2, Mets 0: Meet Rockies Ace Chad Bettis™

Rockies 2, Mets 0: Meet Rockies Ace Chad Bettis™

Runs in the first and ninth innings were all the Rockies needed to win their fourth straight. Chad Bettis continued the stretch of dominance from Rockies starting pitchers and dropped his own ERA to 2.05 in a 2-0 Rockies win. For most of the game, the only offense came courtesy of a solo home run from Nolan Arenado, his eighth of the season, in the top of the first. The Rockies also added a run in the top of the ninth on an RBI single from pinch hitter David Dahl. Bettis and the Rockies bullpen shut out the Mets, making the two runs stand up and securing a series win and a winning record on...
Purple Row May 5, 2018
Rockies Game No. 34 Thread: Chad Bettis vs. Steven Matz

Rockies Game No. 34 Thread: Chad Bettis vs. Steven Matz

Lineups, discussion, and updates from Saturday’s game between the Rockies and Mets The Colorado Rockies will look to clinch a series win and a winning road trip tonight at Citi Field against the New York Mets. Chad Bettis has been the Rockies’ best starter so far this season, with a 2.43 ERA in his first six outings, and he will be on the mound against New York’s Steven Matz. First Pitch: 5:10 p.m. MT Lineups All 5️⃣ everything. pic.twitter.com/4cNBrJ1KgA— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) May 5, 2018 Here’s how we stack up. #LGM pic.twitter.com/sA5a8ngbev— New York Mets...
Purple Row May 1, 2018
Tuesday Rockpile: I’ll Remember April

Tuesday Rockpile: I’ll Remember April

Rockies news and links for May 1, 2018 Colorado Rockies: Top five standout performances from April | Rox PileAs April ends, Rox Pile’s Luke Mullins focuses on five players who had particularly impressive performances in the season’s first month. Chad Bettis, Adam Ottavino, Trevor Story, Wade Davis, and Charlie Blackmon receive the spotlight. In April, Bettis threw nearly as many innings as he did in all of 2017. While his 2.43 ERA is considered unsustainable by his 4.37 FIP, both his results and peripherals are looking better than a year ago. In Ottavino’s case, not many a reliever...

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