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Late-night victory

By Matt Meyer

More than four hours after the first pitch, Grand Junction Rockies catcher Elvin Paulino got a second chance. His double in the bottom of the 12th inning nearly ended the game, clanking off the top-right corner of the left-field fence at ...


Grand Junction Rockies starting off season hot at the plate

By Matt Meyer

Seeing a Grand Junction Rockies’ player crush a baseball into a gap, or over the fence, has been a fairly common occurrence this season. Through six games, Grand Junction leads the Pioneer League with a .579 slugging percentage. The ...


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Ramos revives Rockies

By Patti Arnold

Roberto Ramos knew his team needed a spark. He delivered two Tuesday night in the form of a pair of two-run home runs, the first to jump-start the Grand Junction Rockies, the second to reclaim the lead in a 9-7 victory over Orem at Suplizio ...


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Top picks arrive in Grand Junction

By Patti Arnold

Brendan Rodgers glanced out the window and grinned. The top draft pick of the Colorado Rockies got his first look at Suplizio Field from the press box Monday afternoon, and it just reaffirmed his eagerness to get on the field. Rodgers, Mike ...


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Anderson’s home run high point of defeat

By Patti Arnold

Mom’s in the stands. So’s your younger brother. The other team has a combined perfect game going, it’s your new team’s home opener and you’re looking for your first hit as a professional ballplayer. You’re ...


Chukars hand GJ first loss

By Staff

Sunday, it was Idaho Falls’ turn to have a breakout inning. The Chukars scored eight runs in the third inning to break a 2-2 tie and win their first Pioneer League game of the season, 15-5 over the Grand Junction Rockies. Grand ...


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GJ Rockies’ offense still in high gear

By Staff

The first inning has been kind to the Grand Junction Rockies. For the second consecutive game, the Rockies scored multiple runs in the opening inning Saturday night, cruising to an 11-6 victory at Idaho Falls. Grand Junction pounded out a ...


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Earning his spot

By Matt Meyer

He was building swimming pools in Tennessee. All of a sudden, Ryan Stephens was taking batting practice with Carlos Gonzalez and Nolan Arenado. Stephens, a 2014 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, went undrafted in the 2014 Major ...


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Rivals no more

By Patti Arnold

Every college has a rival. In California, they don’t get any bigger than USC-UCLA. The schools are less than 15 miles apart (roughly a 35-minute drive in Los Angeles), and they’re fierce rivals in every sport in the Pac-12 ...


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GJ Rockies start fast, hold off Chukars

By Staff

The Grand Junction Rockies batted around in the first and second innings Friday night, then held on for a 16-12 win over Idaho Falls in a Pioneer League baseball game at Idaho Falls, Idaho. Rockies first baseman Roberto Ramos was a triple shy ...


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