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Triple the fun: GJ Rockies lead league in three-baggers

By Matt Meyer

Triples are normally a rare hit in baseball. Not so for the Grand Junction Rockies. The cavernous gaps in the outfield of Suplizio Field, and a lineup that can run from top to bottom, have helped the Rookie-level team leg out plenty of ...


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A tough defeat

By Patti Arnold

The three-day All-Star break came at a good time for the Pioneer League baseball teams, but getting back to the grind was a little tough Thursday night. “Both teams looked flat,” Grand Junction manager Anthony Sanders said. ...


Suero shines for Pioneer All-Stars

By Staff

Daniel Suero batted leadoff for the Pioneer League on Tuesday at the inaugural Pioneer League-Northwest League All-Star Game in Spokane and hit a double up the line in right. The Grand Junction Rockies’ outfielder — who started in ...


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SEEING STARS

By Matt Meyer

Hunter Brothers really wants to pitch to Kevin Padlo. Brothers, in his second year with the Grand Junction Rockies, and Padlo, now with Class A Boise, will play tonight in the inaugural Pioneer League-Northwest League All-Star game in ...


Game is unique in short-season ball

By Patti Arnold

The Pioneer League offices are in Spokane, Washington, which has a baseball team in the Northwest League. The Northwest League offices are in Missoula, Montana, which has a baseball team in the Pioneer League. It seems fitting that the two ...


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GJ bullpen falters late

By Matt Meyer

Parker French pitched five solid innings for the Grand Junction Rockies on Sunday, and Michael Zimmerman was crisp after entering in the sixth for a piggyback start. The Rockies, though, gave up two runs in the top of the ninth and lost yet ...


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Lack of timely hits hurts in loss for GJ Rockies

By Matt Meyer

With no outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the fourth inning Saturday night, the Grand Junction Rockies trailed Orem 6-0. Jonathan Piron was up to bat, and first-round draft pick Brendan Rodgers waited on deck. Piron grounded out to ...


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Speaking baseball

By Matt Meyer

Players from two different countries — and numerous states — line the bench of the Grand Junction Rockies’ bullpen. English and Spanish are commonly spoken, albeit among different groups of players, but there isn’t ...


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GJ Rockies can’t cool off Orem’s bats

By Staff

Pitching was a problem for the Grand Junction Rockies on Friday night as Orem piled up 20 hits and pulled away for a 12-4 win in Orem, Utah. Grand Junction shortstop Mylz Jones tripled to lead off the game and later scored on Jensen ...


Quick start helps GJ Rockies hold off Orem’s late-game rally

By Staff

Grand Junction got a good start from pitcher Peter Lambert and withstood a late surge by host Orem as the Rockies defeated the Owlz 9-7 on Thursday night. Lambert didn’t allow a hit or a run in 3 2/3 innings. He walked three batters and ...


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