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Bats wake up in GJ Rockies’ win

By Matt Meyer

An old baseball cliche claims hitting is contagious. That hasn’t happened for the Grand Junction Rockies during the second half of the season. One player has a big game one day, and a different player supplies the offense the next. It ...


Rodgers’ trickery doesn’t work in GJ Rockies’ loss

By Patti Arnold

Yes, Brendan Rodgers dropped the baseball on purpose. And it was a heads-up play, had field umpire Sean Markle not made the out call on the soft line drive off the bat of Orem’s Jared Foster in the top of the ninth inning. “I ...


Bad combination

By Patti Arnold

Walks and errors. Once again, that deadly combination bit the Grand Junction Rockies on Tuesday night in a 9-5 loss to Idaho Falls at Suplizio Field. Mike Nikorak threw the best two innings of his young career, but started to miss spots in ...


Zimmerman, Rodgers key end to Rockies’ skid

By Tim Harty

The bats got going early. Runners were aggressive on the base paths. The pitching was good all night, no matter who was toeing the rubber. After going 1-10 in its last 11 home games, the Grand Junction Rockies looked quite comfortable Monday ...


Sunday not-so-fun day

By Matt Meyer

Sometimes, in the midst of a long losing streak, small occurrences can snowball into something bigger. That’s what happened Sunday afternoon as the Grand Junction Rockies lost 11-7 to Idaho Falls at Suplizio Field. The Rockies have lost ...


Piron’s power can’t prevent GJ loss

By Matt Meyer

At 170 pounds, Jonathan Piron is one of the lightest players on the Grand Junction Rockies’ roster. In fact, only one position player and one pitcher are listed at lower weights than the second baseman. Still, Piron has demonstrated ...

GJ Rockies end trip with another loss

By Staff

Grand Junction got off to a good start, but Great Falls pounded the Rockies in the middle innings as the Voyagers won 10-5 Thursday at Great Falls, Montana. The Rockies (25-33 Pioneer League, 5-15 second half) led 3-0 after three ...


Grand Junction Rockies lose 11th straight one-run game

By Staff

Another one-run game. Another loss. The Grand Junction Rockies’ futility in one-run contests stretched to 11 straight games with their 2-1 loss Tuesday night at Great Falls, Montana. The loss squandered a strong outing by Rockies ...

Nikorak’s struggles continue for GJ Rockies

By Staff

First-round draft pick Mike Nikorak struggled for the fifth consecutive start, giving up five runs in 2 2/3 innings Tuesday as the Grand Junction Rockies fell to Great Falls 6-2 in Montana. Nikorak has given up at least one earned run and ...

Rockies double up Great Falls

By Staff

Three consecutive doubles — in a four-pitch span — allowed the Grand Junction Rockies to score three crucial runs Monday night in their 6-3 victory over Great Falls. The Rockies (25-30 Pioneer League, 5-12 second half) took a 3-0 ...

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