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Rivals no more

By Patti Arnold

Every college has a rival. In California, they don’t get any bigger than USC-UCLA. The schools are less than 15 miles apart (roughly a 35-minute drive in Los Angeles), and they’re fierce rivals in every sport in the Pac-12 ...


GJ Rockies start fast, hold off Chukars

By Staff

The Grand Junction Rockies batted around in the first and second innings Friday night, then held on for a 16-12 win over Idaho Falls in a Pioneer League baseball game at Idaho Falls, Idaho. Rockies first baseman Roberto Ramos was a triple shy ...


Red-hot bats

By Staff

The Grand Junction Rockies pounded out 10 extra-base hits, including a pair of home runs from Ryan Stephens, as they opened their Pioneer League season Thursday with a 16-10 win over Idaho Falls. Every batter in Grand Junction’s lineup ...


Close to home

By Matt Meyer

One month before Cole Anderson had any notion of where — or if — he’d start a career in professional baseball, he was in Grand Junction. The All-American outfielder traveled to the Western Slope with his Rocky Mountain High ...


Second helping

By Patti Arnold

Jensen Park has only been in Grand Junction since Saturday, but it was still good for one of the new Grand Junction Rockies to see some familiar faces. Park, who was the Colorado Rockies’ 32nd-round draft pick out of Northern Colorado, ...

Rockies sign Mavericks’ Dakota Behr

By Staff

Dakota Behr, who pitched for the Colorado Mesa University baseball team this year, has been signed by the Colorado Rockies as a free agent and practiced Monday with the Grand Junction Rockies. Behr was a relief pitcher for the Mavericks, ...


Yan making transition from outfielder to pitcher

By Patti Arnold

There are a couple of changes you can see right away in Julian Yan from the last time he was in a Grand Junction Rockies uniform. One, he no longer has braces on his teeth. He’s filled out some, his face is more mature at 23 years old ...


GJ Rockies’ interns impress with work ethic

By Matt Meyer

Four of the five Grand Junction Rockies interns this season are current or former athletes at Colorado Mesa University. On the surface, it makes sense. Athletes spend a ton of time around athletics, and often they want to pursue a career ...

Returning Rockies

By Matt Meyer

Roberto Ramos spent last year bouncing between the Grand Junction Rockies and Class A short-season Tri-City. With the Rookie-level Rockies, he hit .208 and struggled to gain traction despite a big, smooth swing. This year, that might ...

Scott Oberg

GJ Rockies’ alumni moving up the ladder

By Patti Arnold

From the 2012 inaugural season of the Grand Junction Rockies, 14 players are still in the Colorado Rockies organization, one with the big club. Here’s a look at where former GJ Rockies who are still in Colorado’s system are ...

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