Colorado Rockies Rundown: Chad Bettis’ Start And Jose Reyes’ End
By Bobby DeMuro
Aug 23, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Rockies pitcher S. Castro (64) delivers a pitch during the seventh inning against the New York Mets at Coors Field. The Mets won 5-1. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports
Your morning rundown — news, notes, analysis, and more — on the biggest stories surrounding the Colorado Rockies for this Tuesday, August 25, 2015.
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The Colorado Rockies lost 5-3 on Monday night in Atlanta against the Braves, and further solidified the fact that they have the worst record in all of baseball at 49-74. Ouch.
Things don’t get much better for the club that’s lost 12 of their last 14, either; after two more in Atlanta and an off-day Thursday, the Rockies head to Pittsburgh for three games over the weekend before coming back home.
Good or bad, time wears on, and baseball follows… so here we are with news, notes, and analysis on seven major Rockies’ story lines from the past day.
In today’s edition:
- Chad Bettis will return to the Rockies’ rotation.
- In a related move, David Hale isn’t in the rotation any longer.
- Carlos Gonzalez is injured… again.
- Jose Reyes is talking to the media, and none of it’s good.
- Old friends Drew Stubbs and Jhoulys Chacin have found big league jobs.
- Simon Castro and Jairo Diaz are now in the Rockies’ bullpen — let’s meet ’em.
- Yohan Flande‘s family and I had an interesting exchange on Instagram.
Lots to discuss! Click through the slides here, and let’s get going on today’s news and notes around the Colorado Rockies.
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