Bettis (8-6) held the Braves to a single run over 6.2 innings in Thursday's win. He struck out four while allowing four hits and three walks. Any start in which you give up just one run at Coors Field has to be considered a success, and in fact Bettis has delivered three consecutive quality starts (pitching exactly 6.2 innings every time), with two of those coming at home. So he's trending in the right direction, which is nice, but but Bettis still owns a 5.31 ERA and has been no better on the road than at home. That makes it tough to start him in fantasy.
Bettis (7-6) allowed three runs on six hits and three walks while striking out seven over 6.2 innings, but received no decision Saturday at the Braves. Bettis gave up a two-run homer in the second inning, and later gave up his third run of the night in the seventh inning, but the Rockies were able to score three runs in the eighth inning to take him off the hook for a potential loss. He's now fired quality starts in back-to-back contests to lower his ERA to 5.55. He'll make his next start Thursday against the Braves.
Bettis (7-6) surrendered two earned runs on seven hits and a walk over 6.2 innings in Thursday's 11-2 victory over the Phillies. He struck out five. The 27-year-old enjoyed a rare Coors Field quality start, inducing 13 swinging strikes along the way. Bettis has gotten July off to a strong start, after a forgettable June in which he generated a 6.84 ERA and surrendered 44 hits and 23 runs (19 earned) over 25 innings. He'll look to keep the momentum going after the All-Star break.
Bettis allowed seven runs on 12 hits and three walks across five innings in Sunday's start versus Arizona. He struck out three and did not factor into the decision. Bettis was hit early and often Sunday, as he was scored upon in four different innings and was chased from the game by a two-run single by Paul Goldschmidt with no outs in the sixth. He threw two consecutive quality starts prior to Sunday's letdown, but the overall numbers are not pretty for Bettis, who now owns a hefty 5.84 ERA. He will try to improve his effectiveness Saturday at the Dodgers.
Bettis (6-5) held the Yankees to four runs (two earned) on eight hits, with one walk and eight strikeouts over six innings in Tuesday's victory. Consecutive victories over the Yankees have pushed Bettis back up above .500 for the first time since May 30. He had no problem adjusting to the relatively hitter-friendly environment after pitching in the infamous Coors Field for three of his last four starts. Bettis will be back home against the Diamondbacks on Sunday for his next start.