GJ Rockies

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A Major help

By Patti Arnold

Sam Howard was waiting outside of the visitor’s clubhouse in Billings, Montana, as his teammates finished showering after a game. Michael Cuddyer strolled up and stunned the Grand Junction Rockies’ 21-year-old pitcher. “I ...


Ogden manager’s gamble results in forfeit win for GJ Rockies

By Patti Arnold

Playoff-race gamesmanship? You bet. However, that gamesmanship backfired on Ogden manager Jack McDowell after he filed a protest and refused to send his team onto the field for the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday night, insisting the ...

Pioneer, Northwest leagues teaming up for All-Star game in 2015

By Patti Arnold

The Pioneer League has an All-Star team, but no All-Star Game. That will change next summer. The Pioneer League and Northwest League announced Tuesday the short-season leagues will play a joint All-Star Game next August in Spokane, ...


Grand Junction hammers Ogden

By Patti Arnold

Forget about the playoff race. Just go play baseball. That’s what the Grand Junction Rockies are doing, and Monday night, it worked in a 9-1 victory over Ogden at Suplizio Field. The win gave Grand Junction a 1 1/2-game lead on the ...

GJ’s loss sets up key series

By Staff

The next four days at Suplizio Field should have a playoff atmosphere. Ogden beat Grand Junction 7-6 on Sunday, the Raptors’ second consecutive walk-off win, setting up a four-game series that will go a long way to determining the ...

Rare hit off Bello dooms GJ

By Staff

Yoely Bello does not give up hits to left-handed hitters. Only twice this season had a lefty connected off the Grand Junction Rockies’ reliever — until Saturday night. After Ogden manager Jack McDowell pinch hit for two ...

GJ Rockies swept in DH by Chukars

By Staff

The Grand Junction Rockies had so many chances Friday night. They couldn’t get runners home, though, losing 2-1 to Idaho Falls in the Chukars’ doubleheader sweep. In the completion of Thursday’s game, the Rockies never ...

GJ Rockies cruise past Idaho Falls

By Staff

The Grand Junction Rockies hammered Idaho Falls 18-8 on Thursday in the first seven-inning game of a Pioneer League doubleheader before the second game was suspended because of rain. It is the third rainout of the series. The suspended game, ...

Padlo’s double lifts GJ Rockies past Idaho Falls

By Staff

Kevin Padlo hit a three-run double in the fifth inning to give Grand Junction the lead for good as the Rockies defeated Idaho Falls 7-3 in a Pioneer League baseball game shortened to seven innings by rain Wednesday. After rain led to the ...


Adjustment in mentality works for GJ’s Schlitter

By Matt Meyer

After Craig Schlitter walked the first two batters he faced Monday night, Grand Junction Rockies pitching coach Ryan Kibler jogged out to mound. What could have spelled an early exit for the relief pitcher — filling in on a spot start ...

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