Tuesday 4x4: Bettis Found Success Against Dodgers

Chad Bettis, the Rockies' Tuesday starter at Dodger Stadium, finally earned a victory against the Dodgers last year. In fact, he claimed two. The Rockies are 6-4 in the games Bettis has started against the Dodger in his career, but he had been 0-2 in the first eight.

Back-to-Back Against Dodgers

Date Opponent W L IP H R ER HR BB SO
9/2/2013 LAD L 10-8 0 0 4.2 8 5 5 0 4 4
9/28/2013 @LAD W 1-0 0 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 1
9/29/2013 @LAD W 2-1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
7/4/2014 LAD L 9-0 0 0 2.1 4 0 0 0 0 1
5/14/2015 @LAD W 5-4 0 0 5 7 4 4 0 4 3
6/3/2015 LAD W 7-6 0 0 6 5 2 1 0 3 5
7/2/2016 @LAD L 6-1 0 1 6 6 4 4 0 1 4
9/24/2016 @LAD L 14-1 0 1 4.2 8 7 5 0 4 3
9/9/2017 @LAD W 6-5 1 0 5 6 4 3 1 0 5
9/29/2017 LAD W 9-1 1 0 7 4 1 1 0 1 4
W L INN H R ER HR BB SO
Totals ERA 4.89 2 2 42.1 49 27 23 1 18 31

Source: Stats, Inc.

Bettis and German Marquez, who earned the win in Monday's 2-1 victory against the Dodgers, have excelled on the road this year. Bettis has the fourth lowest road ERA in the NL, and Marquez has the sixth lowest. 

Road Warriors

Player Team W L Pct ERA AVG
Sean Newcomb Atl 4 0 1 1.49 0.164
Jacob deGrom NYM 2 0 1 1.65 0.208
Max Scherzer Was 4 1 0.8 1.8 0.211
Chad Bettis Col 4 1 0.8 1.83 0.203
Mike Foltynewicz Atl 2 2 0.5 2.03 0.202
German Marquez Col 3 2 0.6 2.06 0.202
Chase Anderson Mil 2 1 0.667 2.19 0.169
Stephen Strasburg Was 3 1 0.75 2.33 0.24
Tanner Roark Was 1 1 0.5 2.67 0.168
Aaron Nola Phi 1 2 0.333 2.73 0.216

Source: Stats, Inc.

The Rockies go into Tuesday's games with four players among the top 19 active players in terms of batting average against the Dodgers. Carlos Gonzalez is No. 4, DJ LeMahieu (on disabled list) No. 12, Charlie Blackmon No. 16, and Nolan Arenado No. 19.

Dangerous to Dodgers

Player AVG OBP SLG
David Wright 0.348 0.444 0.516
Joey Votto 0.336 0.421 0.583
Hanley Ramirez 0.323 0.42 0.481
Carlos Gonzalez 0.311 0.382 0.55
Matt Holliday 0.309 0.397 0.533
Buster Posey 0.308 0.384 0.444
Albert Pujols 0.308 0.425 0.582
Gregor Blanco 0.303 0.376 0.363
Giancarlo Stanton 0.3 0.356 0.653
Charlie Blackmon 0.298 0.355 0.414
A.J. Pollock 0.297 0.358 0.533
DJ LeMahieu 0.296 0.348 0.378
Daniel Murphy 0.293 0.333 0.408
Yadier Molina 0.29 0.343 0.411
Carlos Ruiz 0.29 0.421 0.439
Brandon Phillips 0.29 0.322 0.423
Andrew McCutchen 0.289 0.377 0.487
Nick Ahmed 0.283 0.324 0.514
Nolan Arenado 0.283 0.343 0.505
Source: Stats, Inc.

The Rockies do enjoy playing after the sun sets. They are 20-11 in night games, second best record in MLB to the Brewers. All three games of their current series at Dodger Stadium are night games.

Moonlight Serenade

Team W L Pct Sv SvOP ERA AVG
Milwaukee Brewers 23 9 0.719 10 16 3.67 0.227
Colorado Rockies 20 11 0.645 14 18 3.77 0.234
Philadelphia Phillies 18 11 0.621 7 10 3.25 0.243
St. Louis Cardinals 14 10 0.583 7 11 3.05 0.235
Chicago Cubs 12 9 0.571 4 7 2.64 0.212
New York Mets 16 12 0.571 11 14 4.35 0.251
Washington Nationals 16 12 0.571 8 12 3.52 0.22
Arizona Diamondbacks 18 15 0.545 9 13 3.41 0.228
Atlanta Braves 16 16 0.5 8 9 3.5 0.245
San Francisco Giants 14 16 0.467 6 11 4.19 0.233
Pittsburgh Pirates 13 15 0.464 5 7 4.79 0.275
San Diego Padres 15 21 0.417 10 13 4.4 0.258
Los Angeles Dodgers 13 20 0.394 6 15 4.11 0.241
Miami Marlins 12 22 0.353 6 11 4.92 0.253
Cincinnati Reds 10 19 0.345 6 9 5.32 0.272
Source: Stats, Inc.