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GJ Rockies hold off Orem

By Staff

The Grand Junction Rockies responded Tuesday night after Orem cut a comfortable lead to one run, claiming a 10-7 victory in Orem to improve to 5-1. After Correlle Prime and Jairo Rosario each hit home runs in the fourth inning to push the ...


GJ Rox suffer 1st setback

By Staff

Orem scored two runs in the first inning despite not getting a hit. That helps explain how the Owlz, despite Grand Junction’s pitchers limiting them to five hits, handed the Rockies their first loss of the season, 5-3, in Pioneer League ...

Still perfect

By Staff

The Grand Junction Rockies took a 5-0 lead early, then survived a rough ninth inning as they edged Orem 6-5 in Pioneer League baseball Sunday at Orem. Grand Junction is off to a 4-0 start and is the only unbeaten team in the league. The ...


GJ Rockies move to 3-0 with road win

By Staff

The Grand Junction Rockies got five strong innings from starting pitcher Helmis Rodriguez as they won their Pioneer League road opener 7-3 at Orem on Saturday. The Rockies also got a two-run home run from catcher Jairo Rosario as they ran ...


Closing time

By Patti Arnold

Scott Oberg did a double-take at the assignment board this spring. He fully expected to be in the group of former Grand Junction Rockies players headed to Asheville, N.C., for Class A ball this season. On the Modesto roster, though, was his ...


Climbing the ladder

By Patti Arnold

On Eddie Butler’s first day in a Modesto Nuts uniform, the game was postponed because of a bomb threat. “I was thinking, ‘Who did I make mad?’ ” the former Grand Junction Rockies ace said, laughing. The club has ...


Payamps calms his nerves in U.S. debut

By Patti Arnold

Making your professional debut can be daunting. Making your American professional debut just adds to the nerves. Joel Payamps, a 19-year-old from Santiago, Dominican Republic, handled both Friday night for the Grand Junction ...


Positive aggression

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They may be young players beginning their professional career, but they haven’t been tentative. The Grand Junction Rockies have come out with an aggressive approach at the plate, and it’s working. They put together six runs on ...


GJ’s Ryan McMahon starts pro career off on right foot

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The past two weeks has been a whirlwind for Ryan McMahon. Since he was drafted in the second round by the Colorado Rockies two weeks ago, his life has changed. Thursday night, his life got back to a sense of normalcy. The 18-year-old from ...


Rock show

By Patti Arnold

Zach Jemiola pitched 7 2/3 innings last season for the Grand Junction Rockies. He’s nearly at that point after one game. The 19-year-old threw five impressive innings Thursday night and got all kinds of help in the Rockies’ 11-6 ...

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