Bettis Leads The Way, Rockies Blank Mets, 2-0

Chad Bettis - Mike Stobe

Chad Bettis - Mike Stobe

Colorado Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis delivers a pitch in the first inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field on May 5. (Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Chad Bettis is on a big-time roll.

The Colorado Rockies right-hander shut out the Mets over seven innings on Saturday night and the Rockies won their second straight game at Citi Field, this one by a 2-0 count.

Bettis allowed only six hits while walking one and stirking out two. In five road starts, Bettis now has an ERA of 1.35.

Nolan Arenado hit a solo home run in the first inning. David Dahl's pinch-hit single brought home an insurance run in the top of the ninth.

In between, Bettis was brilliant. He turned it over to Adam Ottavino, who worked a scoreless eighth before Wade Davis locked down his Major League-leading 13th save with a scoreless ninth.


The Rockies will go for the sweep on Sunday. Coverage of the game starts with Rockies Q&A at 10:05 a.m. MDT on KOA NewsRadio 850 AM and 94.1 FM.

After Saturday's win, KOA NewsRadio Voice of the Rockies Jerry Schemmel caught up with David Dahl.

Postgame comments from Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis.

Postgame comments from Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado.

Postgame comments from Rockies manager Bud Black, courtesy AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain.

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