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Chad Bettis looking to become mainstay in Rockies rotation

The 26-year-old righty will be called upon to play a big role on the mound in 2016.

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Thomas Harding has a profile of Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis, who has gone from being a struggling reliever to a relied-upon starter for the club in less than 18 months. Harding says that the 26-year-old will be a be a key part of Colorado's rotation in 2016 after posting a 2.97 ERA in his final seven starts of 2015, finishing the season with a 4.23 ERA in a career-high 115 innings pitched.

Carlos Gonzalez: Breaking down trade rumors for Rockies RF - The Denver Post

In The Denver Post, Patrick Saunders breaks down the myriad trade rumors surrounding Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez, focusing specifically on reports linking him to the Cardinals, Royals and Nationals in trades and assessing what a trade of Gonzalez would mean for the Rockies in both the short and long term.

Colorado Rockies' top defensive plays of 2015 - The Denver Post

Also at The Denver Post, Jeff Bailey features the best defensive plays from the Rockies in 2015, a list that, to no one's surprise, heavily features third baseman Nolan Arenado, with four of his efforts among the 10 selected.

Colorado Rockies' 2016 Outlook is Blurry - RoxPile

At Rox Pile, Andrew Dill breaks down the Rockies' recent roster moves, assessing what they will mean for the team in 2016, coming to the conclusion that there are just too many unknowns at this point to say anything for certain with two months left between now and pitchers and catchers reporting to Salt River Field at Talking Stick for Spring Training.