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‘Dream come true’

By Patti Arnold

Cole Norton was at the very first game the Colorado Rockies played in Denver. “I was about 2 years old,” he said. Twenty years later, Norton is wearing a Rockies jersey for real as an outfielder for the Grand Junction ...


Catching Up, July 13, 2013

By Patti Arnold

Editor’s note: Each week this summer, The Daily Sentinel will catch up with some of the 2012 Grand Junction Rockies who have moved up the organizational ladder, updating how their seasons are going. To check on your favorite former GJ ...


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Breezing to a win

By Patti Arnold

Playing the outfield was a bit of an adventure Friday night. With winds swirling around Suplizio Field, the outfielders were running in circles at times. “It was an adventure. The wind was going everywhere,” Grand Junction left ...


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Surprise ending

By Patti Arnold

Anthony Sanders liked how the momentum finally swung to his side of the field Thursday. All the Grand Junction Rockies skipper wanted was another 20 minutes or so to see if his club could finish it off. “I didn’t like the way the ...


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Bats break out

By Allen Gemaehlich

Jon Gray didn’t start his professional career the way he hoped, but his teammates took care of him. The Grand Junction Rockies offense broke loose for 10 runs on 17 hits to defeat the Billings Mustangs 10-6 in front of 2,793 people ...


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Learning curve

By Patti Arnold

Jon Gray would love to do it all over again with what he learned in his first two innings. “I’m glad it’s over, but as much as I’d like to go back and redo it, it’s over, out of the way, it’s time to start ...


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A bullpen bummer

By Patti Arnold

Blake Shouse played third base at Middle Georgia College and then came in to close out games on the mound. He was a one-inning guy, but he’s used to getting outs. When the Colorado Rockies drafted him, they saw him as a potential ...


Gray makes his Rockies debut tonight

By Patti Arnold

It’s one of the most anticipated debuts in the 20-year history of the Colorado Rockies, Rookie ball or not. Jon Gray, the No. 3 overall pick of the June amateur baseball draft, will pitch in his first professional game at 7:05 tonight ...


4-run 4th lifts Chukars past GJ Rox

By Staff

Daniel Rockett launched a two-run home run in the fourth inning, sparking a four-run rally that helped Idaho Falls to an 8-4 win over the visiting Grand Junction Rockies on Sunday. Rockett’s blast broke a 3-3 tie and preceded a double ...


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GJ Rockies outhit Chukars, but lose

By Staff

Cody Stubbs had a home run and a triple and drove in three runs to help lead Idaho Falls past the Grand Junction Rockies 8-4 on Saturday. The Chukars jumped to a 4-0 lead after three innings, then the Rockies pushed a run across in the fourth ...


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