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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, ...


Yan making transition from outfielder to pitcher

By Patti Arnold

There are a couple of changes you can see right away in Julian Yan from the last time he was in a Grand Junction Rockies uniform. One, he no longer has braces on his teeth. He’s filled out some, his face is more mature at 23 years old ...


GJ Rockies’ interns impress with work ethic

By Matt Meyer

Four of the five Grand Junction Rockies interns this season are current or former athletes at Colorado Mesa University. On the surface, it makes sense. Athletes spend a ton of time around athletics, and often they want to pursue a career ...

Returning Rockies

By Matt Meyer

Roberto Ramos spent last year bouncing between the Grand Junction Rockies and Class A short-season Tri-City. With the Rookie-level Rockies, he hit .208 and struggled to gain traction despite a big, smooth swing. This year, that might ...

Scott Oberg

GJ Rockies’ alumni moving up the ladder

By Patti Arnold

From the 2012 inaugural season of the Grand Junction Rockies, 14 players are still in the Colorado Rockies organization, one with the big club. Here’s a look at where former GJ Rockies who are still in Colorado’s system are ...


‘Make these kids better’

By Patti Arnold

Anthony Sanders is a patient man. Managers in Rookie ball need to have that trait, plus the ability to be part father figure, part disciplinarian, part coach, part mentor. It’s his task, and the task of his coaching staff, to take ...


On the rehab trail

By Patti Arnold

Kyle Freeland’s first professional baseball season couldn’t have gone much better. He was the Colorado Rockies’ first-round draft pick in 2014, a dream for a kid who grew up in Denver, and dominated the Pioneer League for ...

GJ Rockies’ roster still in a state of flux

By Patti Arnold

Tony Diaz has no idea what the Grand Junction Rockies’ roster is going to look like this season. The developmental supervisor for Colorado’s Rookie affiliate arrived in Grand Junction on Thursday, along with 21 players from ...

Rodgers eager to play for Rockies

By Patti Arnold

In the whirlwind hour after being selected as the No. 3 overall pick in the Major League Baseball amateur draft Monday, Brendan Rodgers shook hands with Commissioner Rob Manfred, did a live television interview and then a conference call with ...

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