He ended up throwing 97 pitches in his six innings and gave up six hits, walking two, in taking the loss.
The Rockies filled Hale's spot on the 25-man roster by activating righty Chad Bettis, who has been on the disabled list since July 19 with elbow inflammation. Bettis, who is 5-4 with a 3.88 ERA in 13 starts this season, is scheduled to start Tuesday against the Braves in Atlanta (5:10 p.m. MT).
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