Rafael Betancourt

Colorado Rockies #63 - Relief Pitcher

  • Born: 04/29/75
  • Age: 39
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 215
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

Winkler will undergo Tommy John surgery

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Things just went from bad to worse for the Rockies organization on the injury front.

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Rockies sign Rafael Betancourt

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Betancourt has been using the team's facilities to aid in his recovery from Tommy John surgery and is now officially under contract.

Wednesday Rockpile: PR interviews Matt Belisle

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Top reliever Matt Belisle talks to Purple Row about pitching in Colorado,

Closer Report: Week 21 Rankings

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Betancourt injury may end career

An MRI has revealed a full UCL tear in the Rockies reliever's right elbow. Given his age and the recovery time involved, it may mean the end of a long, successful MLB career.

Tuesday Rockpile: Betancourt, Abreu notes

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A few notes from around the league - Rafael Betancourt, Jose Abreu, Michael Cuddyer, and Ryan Braun

Blake Street Stroll: The brilliance of Betancourt

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Rafael Betancourt may be done for the Rockies, but his impact on the franchise should not be overlooked.

Rock Mining, Week 20: Evaluating Walt Weiss

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As a first year manager, Walt Weiss has had his ups and downs. This is a look at how the team has done in close games this year with him at the helm.

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Rockies closer Betancourt to DL

Colorado's closer landed on the DL for the third time this season. If his injury is as bad as the team fears, the 38-year-old right-hander might not return.

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Betancourt may have torn his UCL

Betancourt will have to undergo Tommy John surgery if he tore his UCL.

Friday Rockpile: Rosario keeps hitting

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In another disappointing season, it's nice to see Wilin Rosario maintain his edge at the plate.

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Rockies' Betancourt expected back as closer

The veteran pitcher has missed a month with appendicitis, but has declared himself ready to return to closing.

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