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Rockies' Chad Bettis Optimistic After Bout With Cancer

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) – One night in November, Chad Bettis found a lump in the wrong place before going to sleep.

The Colorado Rockies pitcher then gave himself an ultimatum: “If I found it again in the morning, I needed to step up and say anything.” 591 more words


Ian Desmond Will Spend Spring Trying To Master First Base

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Ian Desmond no doubt was a big offseason acquisition for the Colorado Rockies, a proven offensive player who should flourish at Coors Field. 479 more words


Black Makes Immediate Impact On Culture Of Rockies

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Bud Black called on young pitcher Rayan Gonzalez and put the Puerto Rican right-hander on the spot in front of everybody. 779 more words


Coors Field: A Laboratory of Innovation

     Coors Field is unlike any other sports venue in professional sports in the way that it tangibly affects on-field outcomes. Due to the high altitude in Denver, the air is thinner so the ball carries further. 1,158 more words

It's Not Official Yet, But Bud Black Talks About Holland Deal

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CBS4) – The Rockies probably aren’t going to be able to lure an All-Star pitcher in his prime to Colorado anytime soon, so why not gamble on a former All-Star like reliever Greg Holland? 106 more words


Bettis Didn't Believe Results Of Cancer Test At First

Rockies starting pitcher Chad Bettis joined CBS4 sports anchor Michael Spencer for Xfinity Monday Live this week.

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (CBS4) – Chad Bettis, who is coming off his… 280 more words


Rockies Still Tinkering With Team As Spring Training Nears

DENVER (AP) — A couple more arms for a shaky bullpen. Maybe another utility player or two. Possibly a long-term deal for outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. 640 more words