Ron Hainsey

On The Fly: Chad Bettis Coming To Hartford Before Return With Rockies

Chad Bettis, coming back from testicular cancer, will make a rehab start for the Yard Goats Thursday night vs. the Trenton Thunder. Bettis is expected to pitch two innings. The Colorado Rockies hope to have him back in the rotation this summer. Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro also could play for Trenton in a rehab assignment. ... This is Whalers alumni weekend at Dunkin' Donuts Park. Many former players will be there Saturday. The Yard Goats continue to pay homage to the Whalers in many ways, including the tune Brass Bonanza. "Playing Brass Bonanza after home runs is just an extension of what we have been doing all along ... from picking the Whalers colors as our...