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Second-inning outburst hurts GJ Rockies in loss

By Staff

A rough second inning for Gavin Glanz resulted in a five-run outburst by Orem on Tuesday night as the Owlz claimed a 10-2 victory over the Grand Junction Rockies. The win put Orem (9-4) in sole possession of first place in the Pioneer League ...


The game saver

By Patti Arnold

Uh-oh. Grand Junction’s three-run lead nearly disappeared on one swing Monday night by Joshua Banuelos in the top of the ninth inning. Until Sam Hilliard scaled the right-field wall, that is. “Thank goodness for an athletic, ...


Special Olympics honored before GJ Rockies game

By Matt Meyer

When Tori Smith one-hopped a near-perfect pitch to Grand Junction Rockies first baseman Roberto Ramos on Monday night, it was the result of multiple organizations working to honor Special Olympics athletes. Smith, a 15-year-old Special ...



By Matt Meyer

The Grand Junction Rockies trailed Idaho Falls 3-0 after the top of the first inning Sunday, and it spiraled out of control from there. The Chukars approached a long-standing Pioneer League record in a 25-2 victory at Suplizio Field. The ...


The Behr essentials

By Patti Arnold

Bases loaded, no outs. Not exactly an ideal situation to inherit. When the Grand Junction Rockies needed a guy to come out of the bullpen with all kinds of traffic in a tough spot last week, they didn’t turn to one of their draft picks, ...


Hilliard powers GJ Rockies to win

By Matt Meyer

Sam Hilliard has been on a tear. Heading into the Grand Junction Rockies’ game against Idaho Falls on Saturday, the outfielder was hitting .500, which was tied for the Pioneer League lead. Hilliard kept that pace with a 2-for-4 day as ...


Trey magnificent

By Patti Arnold

Trey Killian pitched on the biggest stage in college baseball in his last outing, in the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. “That was amazing. My third and last year at Arkansas and to this point the most fun three years of my ...


A sparkling debut

By Matt Meyer

Home run? Check. Diving snag and Troy Tulowitzki-esque throw to first base on a deep grounder? Check. Toss in a 4-for-6 day at the plate Thursday for shortstop Brendan Rodgers, the Colorado Rockies’ top draft pick and No. 3 overall in ...


Late-night victory

By Matt Meyer

More than four hours after the first pitch, Grand Junction Rockies catcher Elvin Paulino got a second chance. His double in the bottom of the 12th inning nearly ended the game, clanking off the top-right corner of the left-field fence at ...

Grand Junction Rockies starting off season hot at the plate

By Matt Meyer

Seeing a Grand Junction Rockies’ player crush a baseball into a gap, or over the fence, has been a fairly common occurrence this season. Through six games, Grand Junction leads the Pioneer League with a .579 slugging percentage. The ...

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