Tag Archives: Chad Bettis

OTDIB – 08/15/89 – Dave Dravecky makes strong men throw up

Chad Bettis made headlines last night by throwing seven fantastic innings after coming back from his cancer treatment.  That was his first start. Anyone who was watching Dave Dravecky pitching on August 15, 1989 will never forget it. He was making his second start after coming back from cancer treatment and much like Chad Bettis …

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Rockies Preview – Are they for real this time?

The Rockies play host to the red-hot Dodgers as they try to keep claim to 1st place in the Western division.  The Rockies handled the World Champion Cubs pretty good taking two of three.  Before that, they knocked off the Diamondbacks two of three. As I’ve noted before the Rockies have gotten off to great …

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The Rockies, rocking adversity

The Rockies are now 10 – 5 and they have done it the hard way: Starting 1st baseman and big 2017 winter free agent acquisition Ian Desmond on the DL (should join them shortly) Starting LF David Dahl hit the DL in March. He had a great debut in 2016 and much was expected of him …

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