Aggressive approach

At the plate and on the bases, GJ Rockies don't suffer from passivity

Aggressiveness has helped Raimel Tapia fashion a 25-game hitting streak for the Grand Junction Rockies. The coaches preach being aggressive at the plate and on the base paths. As Tapia has found out, making adjustments is a key learning process of Rookie ball — especially once pitchers learn hitters’ tendencies.



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Aggressiveness has helped Raimel Tapia fashion a 25-game hitting streak for the Grand Junction Rockies. The coaches preach being aggressive at the plate and on the base paths. As Tapia has found out, making adjustments is a key learning process of Rookie ball — especially once pitchers learn hitters’ tendencies.

It started from Day 1. Be aggressive at the plate, even more aggressive on the bases, score runs early was the mantra of the Grand Junction Rockies. “Our manager’s philosophy is…




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