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Three up, three down: Bettis is back for Rockies, Stanton could be gone from Marlins

Three up, three down: Bettis is back for Rockies, Stanton could be gone from Marlins

A look at what’s trending this week in Major League Baseball:

3 UP

Welcome back: To beat cancer is inspiration enough. To sit out most of the season to beat cancer, then come back and throw seven shutout innings at Coors Field in your return? For the Colorado Rockies’ Chad Bettis, it means cheers from his peers. “Even in a groove 7 scoreless is tough to do. Doing it as soon as you come back from chemo? Biggest hat tip possible,” the Dodgers’ Brandon McCarthy tweeted. “We haven't met, but I don't have to know you to call you brother,” the Chicago Cubs’ Jon Lester tweeted. “From my family to yours, congratulations on your return.” Lester sat...

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