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


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

Rockies sign Rafael Betancourt


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


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

Closer Report: Week 21 Rankings


Ray Guilfoyle ranks his top 40 closers and middle relievers for Week 21 of the MLB season.


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


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

Blake Street Stroll: The brilliance of Betancourt


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


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.


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.


Betancourt may have torn his UCL

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

Friday Rockpile: Rosario keeps hitting


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


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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