GJ Rockies

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Former GJ Rockies receive 2013 assignments

By Patti Arnold

Now the alumni watch begins for Grand Junction Rockies fans. The Colorado Rockies assigned 13 players who played in Grand Junction last summer to Class A Asheville after spring training ended, including their top two 2012 draft picks. Another ...

GJ Rockies’ Sanders excited about first managerial job

By Patti Arnold

Anthony Sanders has a good idea of the type of player he’ll have on his first team as a professional baseball manager. The new skipper of the Grand Junction Rockies worked with several of those players in the fall instructional league ...


GJ Rockies’ Diaz gets a promotion

By Patti Arnold

Tony Diaz will return to Grand Junction this summer, but the popular field manager of the Grand Junction Rockies won’t be in the third-base coaching box. Instead, Diaz will be the development supervisor for the GJ Rockies as part of a ...


Baseball life

By Patti Arnold

It didn’t take long for David Dahl to make a plan for his baseball career. The Colorado Rockies’ 2012 first-round draft pick didn’t just go home to Birmingham, Ala., after the Grand Junction Rockies’ season ...


Versatile Rockie Pacheco loves giving back

By Patti Arnold

Jordan Pacheco wants to be the Colorado Rockies’ everyday third baseman. If it means a spot in the lineup, though, he’s more than willing to grab his first baseman’s glove or dig out the catcher’s equipment. “If ...


Camp baseball

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Michael Place may never forget his 12th birthday. The Denver boy is celebrating it today, playing catch with Colorado Rockies third baseman Jordan Pacheco at the Western Slope Baseball Camp in the Maverick Pavilion on the campus of Colorado ...


Rockies inaugural season selected 2012 top sports story

By Patti Arnold

Three months later, Tony Diaz still marvels at the first season. “It was such a special year, and that makes everybody somewhat eager to get back,” the Grand Junction Rockies manager said in mid-December, taking a quick break from ...

Dahl adds another award to trophy case

By Patti Arnold

David Dahl is serious about moving up the organizational ladder with the Colorado Rockies. The Rockies’ No. 1 draft pick last spring and the Pioneer League MVP this past summer with the Grand Junction Rockies has moved from Birmingham, ...

GJ Rockies release 2013 schedule

By Patti Arnold

Sunday home games will start later in the day next summer for the Grand Junction Rockies. The second season for the Rookie affiliate of the Colorado Rockies opens at Suplizio Field on June 20. The Pioneer League released the 2013 schedule on ...


GJ Rockies’ Tim Ray selected Pioneer League exec of year

By Patti Arnold

Almost one month after the inaugural season of the Grand Junction Rockies ended in the first round of the Pioneer League playoffs, Tim Ray is working on Year 2. Later this week, he’ll be in Ogden, Utah, for the league meetings, and he ...

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