Yankees reportedly sign RHP Chad Bettis to minor-league deal

The Yankees have signed right-handed pitcher Chad Bettisaccording to MLB.com’s Bryan HochMLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports that Bettis will head to Yankees camp on a minor-league deal.

Bettis, who turns 31 in April, has pitched his entire big-league career with the Rockies, debuting in 2013. His best season came in 2016, when the right-hander made 32 starts, going 14-8 with a 4.70 ERA.

Jul 26, 2019; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Chad Bettis (35) throws against the Cincinnati Reds during the ninth inning at Great American Ball Park. Mandatory Credit: David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports (David Kohl)

But after a testicular cancer diagnosis that offseason, Bettis missed most of that season, returning in August to make nine starts. He went 2-4 with a 5.05 ERA.