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Lack of timely hits hurts in loss for GJ Rockies

By Matt Meyer

With no outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the fourth inning Saturday night, the Grand Junction Rockies trailed Orem 6-0. Jonathan Piron was up to bat, and first-round draft pick Brendan Rodgers waited on deck. Piron grounded out to ...


Speaking baseball

By Matt Meyer

Players from two different countries — and numerous states — line the bench of the Grand Junction Rockies’ bullpen. English and Spanish are commonly spoken, albeit among different groups of players, but there isn’t ...

Owlz take on the Grand Junction Rockies in Orem 04

GJ Rockies can’t cool off Orem’s bats

By Staff

Pitching was a problem for the Grand Junction Rockies on Friday night as Orem piled up 20 hits and pulled away for a 12-4 win in Orem, Utah. Grand Junction shortstop Mylz Jones tripled to lead off the game and later scored on Jensen ...

Quick start helps GJ Rockies hold off Orem’s late-game rally

By Staff

Grand Junction got a good start from pitcher Peter Lambert and withstood a late surge by host Orem as the Rockies defeated the Owlz 9-7 on Thursday night. Lambert didn’t allow a hit or a run in 3 2/3 innings. He walked three batters and ...


GJ Rockies’ bullpen falters in loss

By Staff

Grand Junction got a solid outing from third-round draft pick Javier Medina, but the Rockies’ bullpen got hammered at Ogden as the Raptors beat the Rockies 14-8 on Wednesday. Medina threw the first four innings and gave up two runs on ...

Grand Junction Rockies rally in ninth inning to get past Ogden

By Staff

The Grand Junction Rockies were facing yet another one-run game Tuesday night as the second half of the Pioneer League season began. In the first half, the Rockies (21-18, 1-0) lost six of seven one-run games. Instead, they flipped that ...


GJ falls in finale of first half

By Staff

Walks and errors left the Grand Junction Rockies with little hope of ending the first half of the Pioneer League season with a victory Monday, but the Rockies showed some fight that could help them start off the second half tonight. An ...


Rockies’ rally falls just short

By Matt Meyer

It took Grand Junction Rockies pitcher Parker French 28 innings to finally walk a batter. With two outs in the top of the fourth inning Sunday, French let Nick Sell slip by on six pitches, marking his first walk of the season. It was one of ...


A sloppy loss: Errors costly in GJ Rockies’ loss to Ogden

By Tim Harty

Three errors in the first inning sent Grand Junction down the wrong path, one the Rockies stayed on too long as they lost 9-4 to Ogden on Saturday night at Suplizio Field. First-round draft pick Mike Nikorak, the 27th pick overall in ...


Proving he belongs

By Matt Meyer

There’s a difference between not taking what you do seriously and not taking yourself too seriously. Jensen Park falls into the latter camp. Park, drafted out of the University of Northern Colorado in the 32nd round of the 2015 Major ...

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