GJ Rockies

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Just pitching in

By Patti Arnold

After the Grand Junction Rockies tipped their cap to their fans Wednesday night, they tipped them to Yender Caramo. The Idaho Falls starting pitcher beat Grand Junction 5-2 in Game 3 of the Pioneer League South Division playoffs at Suplizio ...


Jemiola’s gem forces Game 3 of Pioneer League playoffs

By Patti Arnold

Zach Jemiola paused before he took the mound Wednesday afternoon. The 19-year-old pitcher for the Grand Junction Rockies was going to savor every moment of what will undoubtedly be his final start at Suplizio Field. “I was thinking ...


Rain postpones GJ Rockies’ playoff game

By Patti Arnold

Several bags of Turface drying compound had Suplizio Field playable late Tuesday morning. Then another storm cell moved in about 1:30 Tuesday afternoon, with a steady drizzle wiping out all the work that had been done. With yet another cell ...


Mistakes cost Rox vs. Idaho Falls

By Staff

Bad throws, misplayed balls and base running mistakes all played a role Monday night in the Grand Junction Rockies’ 7-1 loss to Idaho Falls in the first game of the Pioneer League South Division playoffs. The Rockies, who won six of ...

GJ Rockies beat Ogden

By Staff

Jairo Rosario and Jose Briceno hit home runs to lead the Grand Junction Rockies to a 6-3 win over the Ogden Raptors on Sunday. With the score tied at 2-2, Rosario put the Rockies up for good with a two-run home run in the seventh inning. ...

GJ Rockies get players back for playoffs

By Patti Arnold

The band is back together for one reason. “We made it this far. Let’s get a ring,” Grand Junction Rockies outfielder Ryan Garvey said last week. Three players who were promoted to Asheville earlier this season, catcher Jose ...

Raptors beat GJ Rockies on walk-off single

By Staff

Ogden scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to edge Grand Junction 9-8 on Saturday night. Relief pitcher Jacob Newberry entered the game to start the ninth and walked the Raptors’ Zach Babbitt, then hit Jesmuel Valentin with ...

GJ Rockies win thriller

By Staff

Ryan McMahon hit a home run in his fourth straight game Friday night, but this one might have been the most dramatic. The Grand Junction Rockies’ third baseman blasted a three-run shot to right field with two out in the top of the ninth ...

Briceno hits a home run, but GJ Rockies lose to Orem

By Staff

Jose Briceno hit a three-run home run in the top of the ninth inning, but it was too little, too late for the Grand Junction Rockies. Orem pitchers limited Grand Junction (33-40, 12-23) to four hits and one run in the eight previous innings ...


Walk-off walk lifts GJ Rockies to win

By Matt Meyer

The moving dogpile that followed Raimel Tapia to first base wasn’t a coordinated effort. In fact, the Grand Junction Rockies’ extra-inning comeback was ugly and gritty, much like the entire game Wednesday night. But a bases-loaded ...

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