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‘Make these kids better’

By Patti Arnold

Anthony Sanders is a patient man. Managers in Rookie ball need to have that trait, plus the ability to be part father figure, part disciplinarian, part coach, part mentor. It’s his task, and the task of his coaching staff, to take ...


On the rehab trail

By Patti Arnold

Kyle Freeland’s first professional baseball season couldn’t have gone much better. He was the Colorado Rockies’ first-round draft pick in 2014, a dream for a kid who grew up in Denver, and dominated the Pioneer League for ...

GJ Rockies’ roster still in a state of flux

By Patti Arnold

Tony Diaz has no idea what the Grand Junction Rockies’ roster is going to look like this season. The developmental supervisor for Colorado’s Rookie affiliate arrived in Grand Junction on Thursday, along with 21 players from ...

Rodgers eager to play for Rockies

By Patti Arnold

In the whirlwind hour after being selected as the No. 3 overall pick in the Major League Baseball amateur draft Monday, Brendan Rodgers shook hands with Commissioner Rob Manfred, did a live television interview and then a conference call with ...

Wildcats get No. 19 seed in state lacrosse

By Staff

Girls Lacrosse Wildcats get No. 19 seed at state After an undefeated run through the Mountain League and a 14-1 overall record, Fruita Monument was selected to the Colorado High School girls lacrosse tournament. The Wildcats are seeded ...


Former GJ Rockies released, Prime wins award

By Patti Arnold

Two players from the inaugural Grand Junction Rockies Rookie-level team have been released by Colorado, including fan favorite Ryan Garvey. The son of former Major League All-Star Steve Garvey, the younger Garvey spent two years as an ...


No. 10: Eddie Butler first former GJ Rockie to pitch for big club

By Patti Arnold

Who would be the first? The first Grand Junction Rockies alum to get the call to the majors was going to be Eddie Butler or Jon Gray. It was just a matter of who — and when. As it turned out, it was June 6 when Butler, the ...

GJ Rockies’ 2015 schedule released

By Staff

The Grand Junction Rockies’ 2015 Pioneer League baseball schedule was released Wednesday. Grand Junction will open the season June 18 with a four-game series at Idaho Falls, then return for its home opener June 22 with a four-game ...

GJ Rockies season tickets on sale Monday

By Staff

Season tickets for the 2015 Grand Junction Rockies season go on sale at 9 a.m. on Monday at the Rockies office at 1315 North Ave. Tickets are $320, and all first-time season ticket buyers can lock in that price for life. Fans can select their ...

GJ Rockies’ grounds crew wins award

By Staff

City of Grand Junction sports facility supervisor Eddie Mort was selected the 2014 Pioneer League Sports Turf Manager of the Year. “Eddie and his fantastic staff display incredible passion in making sure (Suplizio Field) exceeds all ...

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