Bettis back with Rockies after cancer scare

From ESPN - August 13, 2017

Colorado Rockies right-hander Chad Bettis will make his 2017 debut after battling testicular cancer.

Rockies manager Bud Black said Sunday that Bettis will face the Braves on Monday at Coors Field. The game will be Bettis' first since Sept. 30.

Bettis made five rehab starts. On Tuesday, he gave up one run over five innings before rain interrupted the game.

Bettis finished his last round of treatment in May, two months after doctors discovered his testicular cancer had spread. He had surgery in November to remove the cancer, but it returned and he was forced to leave the team in March for chemotherapy.


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