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GJ Rockies rip the Raptors

By Patti Arnold

The more the Grand Junction Rockies can push the pace of a game, the more they like it. Tuesday night, the Rockies pushed it from the get-go, taking extra bases, executing the hit-and-run and not really slowing down even when they hit the ...


Clubhouse of fighters

By Patti Arnold

Anthony Sanders is starting to see what Tony Diaz saw all last summer. The Grand Junction Rockies aren’t going to win every game, but they’re not going to go quietly, either. Despite falling behind 6-1 after two innings Monday ...


Group effort

By Patti Arnold

Zach Jemiola wasn’t feeling great before Sunday’s baseball game. That’s when he knew it could be a special day. “When I came on the field and started stretching out and playing catch I said, ‘Man, I’m kind ...


Out of sync

By Patti Arnold

Baseball coaches will tell you, you’re only as good as your pitching. Saturday night was not a good night for the Grand Junction Rockies. Starting pitcher Peter Tago, the Rockies’ 2010 first-round draft pick who has yet to find a ...


Something to prove

By Patti Arnold

If you look closely, you can almost see it. That chip on Devin Burke’s right shoulder. Ask the Grand Junction Rockies’ coaches and Burke himself, and they’ll all say the same thing: This kid’s got something to ...

Catching Up, June 28

By Patti Arnold

Editor’s note: Each week this summer, The Daily Sentinel will catch up with some of the 2012 Grand Junction Rockies who have moved up the organizational ladder, updating how their seasons are going. To check on your favorite former GJ ...


Briceno breaks out

By Patti Arnold

Jose Briceno was assigned to the Grand Junction Rockies in part to give the Rookie club a veteran catcher to work with the young pitching staff. Friday night, he showed the other part of his game. Briceno went 4 for 5 with three consecutive ...

Lack of clutch hits costly for GJ Rockies

By Staff

The Grand Junction Rockies failed to hit with runners in scoring position Thursday, dropping only their second game of the Pioneer League season, 7-1 to the Ogden Raptors. The Rockies (6-2) went 4-2 on their first road trip of the season and ...

Defense lifts GJ Rockies past Ogden

By Staff

A pair of heads-up defensive plays in the bottom of the ninth inning Wednesday night preserved the Grand Junction Rockies’ 5-4 Pioneer League victory at Ogden, Utah. After the Rockies broke a 4-4 tie in the seventh inning, the Raptors ...

Eddie Butler selected to All-Star Futures Game

By Patti Arnold

Former Grand Junction Rockies pitcher Eddie Butler was selected Wednesday to represent Colorado in Major League Baseball’s All-Star Futures Game. The game, featuring up-and-coming minor leaguers, is played during the All-Star break, ...

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