Life does not always give choices. Chad Bettis did not choose to receive a diagnosis of testicular cancer — not on his first wedding anniversary, not with his first child on the way in the spring, not after his best season as a starting pitcher for the Colorado Rockies. That is just what happened.
"Fatherhood, and an Illness, Rearrange a Pitcher’s Priorities" is from the July 22, 2017 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Tyler Kepner and narrated by Kristi Burns.