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66-53, 2nd in NL West
Markakis ties game with homer (0:22)
Arenado error allows game-winning run (0:25)
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Blackmon, Springer hit rare milestone

With RBIs being partially dependent on opportunity, racking them up as a leadoff man is no easy task. George Springer drove in his 70th run of the season Tuesday to join an exclusive club. Charlie Blackmon did so in late July, after also accomplishing the feat in 2016.

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Freeland activated for Tuesday start

The Rockies reinstated LHP Kyle Freeland (groin) from the 10-day disabled list to start Tuesday vs. the Braves. Colorado optioned LHP Zac Rosscup to Triple-A in a corresponding roster move. Freeland is 11-7 with a 3.70 ERA, 1.39 WHIP and 77/44 strikeout-to-walk ratio through 121 2/3 innings this season.


BBTN: Bettis' Win, Machado's Future, Young Stars

Keith Law talks to Eric Karabell and Boog Sciambi about Chad Bettis' return, the Phillies' rebuild, if the Orioles should sell Manny Machado to the highest bidder, Boston's young stars, Aaron Judge & more. Plus, "The Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs.

Bettis inspires with return to the mound (0:59)
Bettis was 'holding back tears until the start' (0:38)

Bettis spins gem in return from cancer surgery

Chad Bettis drew a standing ovation when he took the mound for the first time since cancer treatment, then threw seven impressive innings Monday night as the Colorado Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0.

Bettis returns after cancer treatment with seven scoreless (0:38)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

What a special night for Chad Bettis. In his return from cancer all he does is throw seven scoreless innings, throwing 90 pitches and recording 12 groundball outs. He won't get the win, however, as Julio Teheran also matched him with zeroes, giving us the chance for just the second 0-0 game through nine innings in Coors Field history.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Great story brewing in Colorado as Chad Bettis has tossed four scoreless innings in his first start of the season after undergoing cancer treatment. DJ LeMahieu made a diving stop for the final out of the fourth to save a run.

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Chad Bettis of the Rockies pitched a scoreless 1st inning against the Braves. Tonight is his 1st MLB start since being diagnosed with testicular cancer in November.

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Rockies RHP Bettis back after cancer treatment

Rockies right-hander Chad Bettis was set to start Monday night at Coors Field in his first major league game since being diagnosed with testicular cancer in November.

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Rockies option Estevez

To make room for RHP Chad Bettis on the major league roster, the Colorado Rockies optioned RHP Carlos Estevez to Triple-A Albuquerque on Monday.

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Power Rankings: Rockies on the rise

Although Charlie Blackmon and Nolan Arenado have been perhaps the only consistent bats in the Rockies' lineup, lately they've gotten significant boosts from Gerardo Parra and Jonathan Lucroy.

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Ranking contender managers: Bud Black

Black has tried to change the mindset about pitching at Coors Field, and his innovative ideas have gone a long way toward the team holding a firm grasp on a wild-card spot in mid-August.

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Rockies' Arenado hit on left hand, X-rays neg.

The Rockies can breathe a sigh of relief after X-rays came back negative on Nolan Arenado's left hand. The MLB leader in RBIs said he feared the worst after getting hit by a fastball in the team's game on Sunday against the Marlins.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.6221st
Quality Starts5216th
Batting Average.2733rd
On Base Percentage.3348th
Slugging Percentage.4407th

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