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GJ Rockies drop series to Idaho Falls

By Staff

Errors and base running mistakes hurt the Grand Junction Rockies on Sunday in a 7-6 loss at Idaho Falls. The Rockies scored four runs in the top of the first inning, but four errors helped the Chukars take a 5-4 lead after three innings and ...

Jenkins powers GJ past Idaho Falls

By Staff

One night after failing to get a runner past first base, the Grand Junction Rockies made sure it didn’t happen again. A second-inning home run Saturday night by Renaldo Jenkins started the Rockies on their way to a 6-3 victory over ...


All in the family

By Eden Laase

Mike and Shannon Sneddon have family members in Colorado, Texas, California and the Dominican Republic. Their family tree is a work in progress. With every summer comes a new season for the Grand Junction Rockies, and with that season comes ...

Chukars blank GJ on 2-hitter

By Staff

Grand Junction was shut out 9-0 on Friday night at Idaho Falls, losing back-to-back games for the first time this season. The Rockies (7-5) managed only two hits against the Chukars, who pounded out 13 hits and broke the game open with a ...

Chukars turn four double plays in win over GJ Rockies

By Staff

Grand Junction put runners on base, and Idaho Falls flashed a penchant for removing them as the Chukars defeated the Rockies 6-2 on Thursday in Idaho Falls. The Chukars (4-7) turned four double plays and threw out a runner trying to steal, ...


Lucky 13th

By Matt Meyer

Max George was about eight inches from hitting his second professional home run Wednesday night, only one inning after hitting his first. George crushed a two-run home run into the left-field bleachers in the bottom of the fifth inning and ...


Stolen bases a part of GJ Rockies’ playbook

By Matt Meyer

For Grand Junction Rockies outfielder Denzel Richardson, there is no steal sign. There’s a don’t-steal sign, and a please-oh-please-don’t-run-us-out-of-this-inning sign. But the majority of the time, Richardson has a green ...


Rehab for Rafael

By Patti Arnold

Rafael Betancourt climbed on the bus with the Grand Junction Rockies on Wednesday night, bound for Idaho Falls, Idaho. Not many 11-year Major League Baseball veterans would willingly go on a Rookie level road trip, even when they’re on ...


The win’s the thing

By Matt Meyer

Tony Bryant could not catch a break Tuesday night. First, the Grand Junction Rockies’ starting pitcher took a ball off his heel. The “thwack” of the ball hitting him was audible throughout Suplizio Field.  Then, he ...


Chukars down GJ Rox, split early season series

By Patti Arnold

Idaho Falls couldn’t solve Grand Junction pitching Sunday afternoon. Monday night, the Chukars had Carlos Polanco figured out early. Polanco had trouble keeping the ball down in the zone early, and Idaho Falls made him pay, scoring ...

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