GJ Rockies

Page 4 of 63


Missoula’s Diaz jumps on one GJ mistake

By Tim Harty

One bad pitch after a lengthy delay marred an otherwise excellent outing for Grand Junction pitcher Peter Lambert on Saturday night. The second-round draft pick this past June surrendered three straight hits with two outs in the fifth inning, ...


Catching on

By Patti Arnold

Perhaps the greatest compliment a teammate could pay Chris Rabago came from pitcher James McMahon. “I wouldn’t know he was a first-year catcher,” the Grand Junction Rockies reliever said of the guy behind the plate. ...


Helton’s encouragement helps Rodgers end slump

By Patti Arnold

Brendan Rodgers was about as low as an 18-year-old kid can get Thursday night. A three-error night isn’t what he’s used to, and he was 0 for 3 with a walk heading into the ninth inning. An RBI triple helped his mood, and it got ...


The Toddfather returns

By Matt Meyer

Todd Helton can remember all coaches, good and bad, he had during his 17-year career. He can also remember 2010 when Tony Diaz, who was managing the Casper Ghosts, helped fix Helton’s swing during a rehab stint in Wyoming. “I was ...


Triple the fun: GJ Rockies lead league in three-baggers

By Matt Meyer

Triples are normally a rare hit in baseball. Not so for the Grand Junction Rockies. The cavernous gaps in the outfield of Suplizio Field, and a lineup that can run from top to bottom, have helped the Rookie-level team leg out plenty of ...


A tough defeat

By Patti Arnold

The three-day All-Star break came at a good time for the Pioneer League baseball teams, but getting back to the grind was a little tough Thursday night. “Both teams looked flat,” Grand Junction manager Anthony Sanders said. ...

Suero shines for Pioneer All-Stars

By Staff

Daniel Suero batted leadoff for the Pioneer League on Tuesday at the inaugural Pioneer League-Northwest League All-Star Game in Spokane and hit a double up the line in right. The Grand Junction Rockies’ outfielder — who started in ...



By Matt Meyer

Hunter Brothers really wants to pitch to Kevin Padlo. Brothers, in his second year with the Grand Junction Rockies, and Padlo, now with Class A Boise, will play tonight in the inaugural Pioneer League-Northwest League All-Star game in ...

Game is unique in short-season ball

By Patti Arnold

The Pioneer League offices are in Spokane, Washington, which has a baseball team in the Northwest League. The Northwest League offices are in Missoula, Montana, which has a baseball team in the Pioneer League. It seems fitting that the two ...


GJ bullpen falters late

By Matt Meyer

Parker French pitched five solid innings for the Grand Junction Rockies on Sunday, and Michael Zimmerman was crisp after entering in the sixth for a piggyback start. The Rockies, though, gave up two runs in the top of the ninth and lost yet ...

Page 4 of 63


734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Subscribe to print edition
Advertiser Tearsheet

© 2015 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy