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Second baseman DJ LeMahieu #9 of the Colorado Rockies is unable to knock down a base hit off the bat of Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants during the sixth inning at Coors Field on Aug. 27, 2013. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Rough 1st Inning For Bettis In Rockies’ Loss To SF

Five solid innings by rookie pitcher Chad Bettis couldn’t make up for a rough opening on Tuesday night.


Erik Kratz #31 of the Philadelphia Phillies tags out Jordan Pacheco #15 of the Colorado Rockies at home plate during a game at Citizens Bank Park on August 21, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Bettis Denied Win In Rockies’ 5-4 Loss To Phils

Domonic Brown hit a game-ending RBI single to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 5-4 comeback victory over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday night, spoiling Chad Bettis’ bid for his first win.


Rafael Betancourt (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Rockies Closer Betancourt Activated From DL

The Colorado Rockies have activated right-handed reliever Rafael Betancourt from the 15-day disabled list.


Carlos Gonzalez (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Rockies OF Gonzalez Put On DL With Sprained Finger

Carlos Gonzalez has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Colorado Rockies because the All-Star left fielder has seen little improvement in his sprained right middle finger.


Chad Bettis  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Rockies To Call Up RHP Bettis To Start Vs. Braves

Rockies manager Walt Weiss says right-hander Chad Bettis will be called up from Double-A Tulsa to start for Colorado in his major league debut against the Braves on Thursday night.


Dan Uggla of the Atlanta Braves is mobbed by teammates after scoring the game-winning run in the 10th inning against the Colorado Rockies at Turner Field on July 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Rockies Blow 2 Leads, Lose In 10 Innings To Braves

Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado couldn’t believe he booted a routine grounder that could’ve helped the Colorado Rockies hold a four-run lead in the third inning.


Carlos Gomez #27 of the Milwaukee Brewers slides safely into second with a stolen base as shortstop Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies takes the throw at Coors Field on July 27, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rough Start For McHugh In Rockies’ Loss To Brewers

Hit hard early, fill-in starter Collin McHugh managed to put together a couple of solid innings near the end of his outing, a hopeful sign should he make another start.


Starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin of the Colorado Rockies delivers to home plate during the first inning against the Miami Marlins at Coors Field on July 23, 2013 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Rockies Lose Second Straight Against Miami

Rookie Jose Fernandez tossed seven strong innings and Christian Yelich went 3 for 4 with two RBIs in his major league debut, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.


Nolan Arenado #28 of the Colorado Rockies slides past catcher A.J. Ellis #17 of the Los Angeles Dodgers to score a run in the fifth inning at Dodger Stadium on July 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Rockies Beat Dodgers 3-0 To End LA’s Win Streak

Fresh from the minors, Juan Nicasio focused on being efficient with his pitches and throwing strikes.


Jhoulys Chacin pitches during the first inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on July 9, 2013 in San Diego.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Chacin Gets Little Help, Rockies Fall To Padres

Jhoulys Chacin was on a five-game winning streak for the Colorado Rockies and seemed primed to add to the San Diego Padres’ 10-game losing streak.