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Anderson’s home run high point of defeat

By Patti Arnold

Mom’s in the stands. So’s your younger brother. The other team has a combined perfect game going, it’s your new team’s home opener and you’re looking for your first hit as a professional ballplayer. You’re ...

Chukars hand GJ first loss

By Staff

Sunday, it was Idaho Falls’ turn to have a breakout inning. The Chukars scored eight runs in the third inning to break a 2-2 tie and win their first Pioneer League game of the season, 15-5 over the Grand Junction Rockies. Grand ...


GJ Rockies’ offense still in high gear

By Staff

The first inning has been kind to the Grand Junction Rockies. For the second consecutive game, the Rockies scored multiple runs in the opening inning Saturday night, cruising to an 11-6 victory at Idaho Falls. Grand Junction pounded out a ...


Earning his spot

By Matt Meyer

He was building swimming pools in Tennessee. All of a sudden, Ryan Stephens was taking batting practice with Carlos Gonzalez and Nolan Arenado. Stephens, a 2014 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, went undrafted in the 2014 Major ...


Rivals no more

By Patti Arnold

Every college has a rival. In California, they don’t get any bigger than USC-UCLA. The schools are less than 15 miles apart (roughly a 35-minute drive in Los Angeles), and they’re fierce rivals in every sport in the Pac-12 ...


GJ Rockies start fast, hold off Chukars

By Staff

The Grand Junction Rockies batted around in the first and second innings Friday night, then held on for a 16-12 win over Idaho Falls in a Pioneer League baseball game at Idaho Falls, Idaho. Rockies first baseman Roberto Ramos was a triple shy ...


Red-hot bats

By Staff

The Grand Junction Rockies pounded out 10 extra-base hits, including a pair of home runs from Ryan Stephens, as they opened their Pioneer League season Thursday with a 16-10 win over Idaho Falls. Every batter in Grand Junction’s lineup ...


Close to home

By Matt Meyer

One month before Cole Anderson had any notion of where — or if — he’d start a career in professional baseball, he was in Grand Junction. The All-American outfielder traveled to the Western Slope with his Rocky Mountain High ...


Second helping

By Patti Arnold

Jensen Park has only been in Grand Junction since Saturday, but it was still good for one of the new Grand Junction Rockies to see some familiar faces. Park, who was the Colorado Rockies’ 32nd-round draft pick out of Northern Colorado, ...

Rockies sign Mavericks’ Dakota Behr

By Staff

Dakota Behr, who pitched for the Colorado Mesa University baseball team this year, has been signed by the Colorado Rockies as a free agent and practiced Monday with the Grand Junction Rockies. Behr was a relief pitcher for the Mavericks, ...

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