GJ Rockies

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Familiar faces: Garvey, Jemiola, Prime back 
with Grand Junction Rockies

By Patti Arnold

Ryan Garvey spent much of last summer trying to get the inflammation out of his left hand, which was badly bruised when he was hit by a pitch. He couldn’t grip a bat, so he sat most of the second half of the season, using the ...


Diaz the developer: Former GJ Rockies manager merging into new role

By Jeff Caspersen

Tony Diaz will still watch the game with a manager’s eye. He just won’t be in the dugout all that often. The Grand Junction Rockies’ first — and now former — skipper is acclimating to his new role as the Rookie ...


The hit list: Mechanics key for hitting coach Lee Stevens

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Lee Stevens remained around the game of baseball after he retired from his playing career. That made him want to get back into it even more. “I had this conversation with my wife, literally for years, and it kind of just came to me ...

Relaxed group of Grand Junction Rockies hope for another fun year

By Patti Arnold

As I walked through the players’ lounge area in the Grand Junction Rockies front offices the other day after meeting with new manager Anthony Sanders, I got a hearty welcome from the three veterans back for their second season in Rookie ...

Grand Junction Rockies promotional schedule

By Staff

GJ Rockies Promotional Schedule Thu. June 20 Opening Day T-Shirts (City Market) Fri. June 21 Magnetic Schedule (B&H Sports) Fri. June 28 Pepsi Tote Bag Sun. June 30 Rockies Heroes/Colorado Rockies T-Shirt Tue. July 2      ...

Meet the Grand Junction Rockies outfielders

By Staff

Ryan Garvey Nickname: Garv Position: OF School: Riverside (Calif.) CC Hometown: Palm Desert, Calif. Drafted: 2012, 33rd round Height, Weight: 6-1, 190 Bats/Throws: R/R Walk-up song: “Revolution” (Kirk Franklin) Greatest ...

What’s new in Year 2 for Grand Junction Rockies?

By Patti Arnold

It’s no secret that long concession lines, especially for beer, cast a pall on the Grand Junction Rockies’ first season. Opening night in 2012, fans complained of missing too much of the game while they were waiting to buy a hot ...

Meet the Grand Junction Rockies infielders

By Staff

Miguel Diloné Nickname: Guelito Position: IF School: Instituto Iberia HS Hometown: Santiago, D.R. Drafted: 2011, free agent Height, Weight: 6-2, 175 Bats/Throws: L/R Walk-up song: “Prendan Los Motores” (Jowell y ...

Meet the Grand Junction Rockies catchers

By Staff

Jose Briceño Position: C Hometown: Beruta, Estado Miranda, Venezuela Drafted: 2009, free agent Height, Weight: 6-0, 185 Bats/Throws: R/R Walk-up song: “Soldado” (Juan Luis Guerra) Best baseball memory: When I hit my ...

Meet the GJ Rockies coaches, trainers

By Staff

Tony Diaz Development Supervisor Anthony Sanders Manager   Ryan Kibler Pitching coach   Lee Stevens Hitting coach   Sterling Monfort Assistant coach Zach Rivera Strength coach   John Duff Medical ...

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