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2-out rally in 9th lifts Orem past GJ Rox

By Staff

Ranyelmy Alberto hit a walk-off, two-run home run Wednesday night to lift Orem to a 10-9 victory over the Grand Junction Rockies in a Pioneer League baseball game at Orem, Utah. The Rockies (30-40, 10-22 second half) led 9-8 heading into the ...

Behr gets win in first pro start with GJ Rockies

By Staff

Maybe the Grand Junction Rockies should have done this a lot sooner. After making 13 relief appearances, Colorado Mesa University alum Dakota Behr made his first start on the mound as a professional Tuesday night and delivered five shutout ...

GJ Rockies lose another Sunday game

By Staff

Only one more Sunday remains in the 2015 Pioneer League season, and this season, that’s just fine with the Grand Junction Rockies. The Rookie club lost its 10th game in 11 Sundays, surrendering nine runs in the sixth inning Sunday to ...

GJ Rockies finally win 1-run game

By Staff

The 11-game skid of losing one-run games ended Saturday night for the Grand Junction Rockies, who held on for a 7-6 victory over Idaho Falls. The Rockies hadn’t won a one-run game since June 24, 10-9 over Orem in the seventh game of the ...

GJ Rockies drop game to Chukars

By Staff

Grand Junction left the bases loaded in the top of the ninth inning Friday, losing 4-2 to Idaho Falls in the opening game of an eight-game road trip, the final one of the season for the Rockies. The loss officially eliminated the Rockies ...

Bats wake up in GJ Rockies’ win

By Matt Meyer

An old baseball cliche claims hitting is contagious. That hasn’t happened for the Grand Junction Rockies during the second half of the season. One player has a big game one day, and a different player supplies the offense the next. It ...


Rodgers’ trickery doesn’t work in GJ Rockies’ loss

By Patti Arnold

Yes, Brendan Rodgers dropped the baseball on purpose. And it was a heads-up play, had field umpire Sean Markle not made the out call on the soft line drive off the bat of Orem’s Jared Foster in the top of the ninth inning. “I ...


Bad combination

By Patti Arnold

Walks and errors. Once again, that deadly combination bit the Grand Junction Rockies on Tuesday night in a 9-5 loss to Idaho Falls at Suplizio Field. Mike Nikorak threw the best two innings of his young career, but started to miss spots in ...


Zimmerman, Rodgers key end to Rockies’ skid

By Tim Harty

The bats got going early. Runners were aggressive on the base paths. The pitching was good all night, no matter who was toeing the rubber. After going 1-10 in its last 11 home games, the Grand Junction Rockies looked quite comfortable Monday ...


Sunday not-so-fun day

By Matt Meyer

Sometimes, in the midst of a long losing streak, small occurrences can snowball into something bigger. That’s what happened Sunday afternoon as the Grand Junction Rockies lost 11-7 to Idaho Falls at Suplizio Field. The Rockies have lost ...

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