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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 ...


Causey launches Grand Junction past Voyagers

By Matt Meyer

Nate Causey crushed what Grand Junction Rockies manager Anthony Sanders called “probably the furthest-hit ball I’ve seen go out of this place” Sunday. The Rockies’ first baseman finished 2 for 5 with 3 RBI to lead ...


Hit the mitt: Polanco strikes out 10 for GJ

By Matt Meyer

Carlos Polanco had a simple explanation for his success Saturday night. “I focused on the glove, the catcher’s glove,” he said through a translator. It wasn’t always the prettiest, but Polanco battled through six ...


Bon Voyage

By Patti Arnold

Two swings took the air out of Suplizio Field on Friday night. Two big swings. Home runs by Louie Lechich and Mason Robbins, the latter a three-run, no-doubt shot, propelled Great Falls to an 8-6 victory over Grand Junction, costing the ...


Double the fun

By Patti Arnold

Things got a little too close Thursday night. Forrest Wall helped take care of that, smacking a home run off one of the elevated signs in right field to lead off the sixth inning in Grand Junction’s 8-3 victory over Billings. The win ...


Making it count

By Patti Arnold

You come in from college, where you were the Friday night starter, the ace of the staff. You’re used to throwing 100 or more pitches, striking guys out left and right. Hey, if you can go nine innings, go for it. You’re drafted, ...

Nunez’s bat lifts GJ Rox to key win

By Patti Arnold

Dom Nunez has learned to be patient at the plate and wait for his pitch. He got that pitch three times Tuesday night with runners in scoring position and delivered every time. The Grand Junction Rockies catcher went 3 for 4 and drove in a ...

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