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Freeland set to debut Wednesday

By Matt Meyer

His dad, mom and brother are driving over from Denver, and his girlfriend flew to Grand Junction from Ann Arbor, Michigan. Kyle Freeland is finally going to pitch for the Grand Junction Rockies. On Wednesday, the Colorado Rockies’ ...


Seven is enough

By Matt Meyer

It’ll be nice to play someone else. After a week’s worth of games against Orem, Grand Junction capped back-to-back series against its Pioneer League rival Sunday afternoon with a 11-8 win over the South Division-leading Owlz at ...


GJ comes up short against Owlz

By Matt Meyer

Trailing by two runs with runners on the corners and a 2-2 count in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Grand Junction Rockies’ Nate Causey lifted a ball above the lights and out into the night — foul. The left-handed designated ...


Attitude vs. altitude

By Dale Shrull

It’s baseball’s dirty little eight-letter word. It’s the most hated word in the game — well, it’s hated by the guys on the mound. It scares every pitcher like a swarm of bees, but its sting is much ...


Apodaca having a blast mentoring Colorado’s minor league pitchers

By Patti Arnold

Bob Apodaca has homes away from home throughout the Colorado Rockies organization. The Rockies’ former pitching coach is now the organization’s assistant pitching coordinator, working in the three lowest classifications, Grand ...


Fireworks show

By Matt Meyer

The Grand Junction Rockies nearly batted around twice in the first inning Friday night, providing some early evening fireworks for a Rockies record crowd of 6,372 fans who also were drawn to Suplizio Field for the city’s postgame Fourth ...


Orem pounds GJ Rockies

By Staff

Orem sent 10 batters to the plate during the first inning Thursday night, and Wendell Soto hit two home runs as the Owlz pummeled Grand Junction 18-4 in a Pioneer League baseball game at Orem, Utah. The Rockies (9-9) were hitless into the ...


Catching committee

By Patti Arnold

It’s only natural to want to see your name in the lineup every day. The three catchers for the Grand Junction Rockies all want to play, but they also know that come August, they’re going to be happy they aren’t behind the ...


Summer skids

By Matt Meyer

The Colorado Rockies have hit a long skid, dropping 14 of their past 16 games. The Grand Junction Rockies have had similar woes, with a 4-6 record in their past 10 games. But the Advanced Rookie club has a lot more to be optimistic about. ...

Four-run 9th lifts GJ Rox past Orem

By Staff

Luis Jean scored on a wild pitch in the top of the ninth inning Wednesday night to ignite a rally in which Yonathan Daza scored on a fielder’s choice and Kevin Padlo hit a two-run triple as the Grand Junction Rockies topped Orem ...

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