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Meet the Grand Junction Rockies infielders

By Staff

Miguel Diloné Nickname: Guelito Position: IF School: Instituto Iberia HS Hometown: Santiago, D.R. Drafted: 2011, free agent Height, Weight: 6-2, 175 Bats/Throws: L/R Walk-up song: “Prendan Los Motores” (Jowell y ...


Meet the Grand Junction Rockies catchers

By Staff

Jose Briceño Position: C Hometown: Beruta, Estado Miranda, Venezuela Drafted: 2009, free agent Height, Weight: 6-0, 185 Bats/Throws: R/R Walk-up song: “Soldado” (Juan Luis Guerra) Best baseball memory: When I hit my ...


Meet the GJ Rockies coaches, trainers

By Staff

Tony Diaz Development Supervisor Anthony Sanders Manager   Ryan Kibler Pitching coach   Lee Stevens Hitting coach   Sterling Monfort Assistant coach Zach Rivera Strength coach   John Duff Medical ...


Meet the Grand Junction pitchers

By Staff

Alex Balog Position: P School: University of San Francisco Hometown: Saratoga, Calif. Drafted: 2013, 2nd round (Comp B) Height, Weight: 6-6, 225 Bats/Throws: R/R Walk-up song: “That’s the Only Way I Know” (Jason ...


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Exhibition thriller

By Patti Arnold

Ramiel Tapia was trying to hit the cutoff man. The new center fielder for the Grand Junction Rockies got his first experience with balls carrying in the Colorado air Tuesday night, and also got his first game-winning hit. Tapia delivered a ...


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Youth movement

By Allen Gemaehlich

The Colorado Rockies selected 25 pitchers in the Major League Baseball draft a little more than a week ago. Many of them will begin their professional careers right here in Grand Junction, and longtime pitching coach Bob Apodaca will be ...


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Long day for Gray

By Patti Arnold

Jon Gray got off the plane and headed for the ballpark. A five-hour flight delay in Dallas didn’t allow the Colorado Rockies’ top draft pick to land in Grand Junction until late Monday afternoon. He got to Suplizio Field in time ...


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The next Bull

By Allen Gemaehlich

Jairo Rosario calls himself Little Bull, but he hopes to follow in the footsteps of his brother, Wilin Rosario, known as Baby Bull. Jairo Rosario is starting off on the same path. He is one of the new Grand Junction Rockies players this year. ...


Mesa’s Corwin earns another shot with GJ Rox

By Allen Gemaehlich

Former Colorado Mesa University relief pitcher Aaron Corwin earned another look from the Grand Junction Rockies after a tryout open to the public Saturday morning. He will pitch for the Rockies in Tuesday’s exhibition game against the ...


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Welcome to GJ

By Patti Arnold

Anthony Diaz, the young son of Tony Diaz, was shagging fly balls Friday at Suplizio Field. So was anyone who wasn’t hitting fungoes or throwing batting practice. The second edition of the Grand Junction Rockies took the field for the ...


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