GJ Rockies

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Lezama’s relief effort spurs GJ Rox to victory

By Patti Arnold

Angel Lezama wasn’t expecting to get a call to warm up in the first inning Saturday night. He sure didn’t think he’d be pressed into service that early, but with Zach Jemiola struggling with his control, the Grand Junction ...


Learning more than baseball

By Patti Arnold

Helmis Rodriguez can say something now he couldn’t say only a few months ago. “I believe in my team.” It’s not that Rodriguez, a left-handed relief pitcher for the Grand Junction Rockies, didn’t believe in his ...

Catching Up, Aug, 24, 2013

By Patti Arnold

Editor’s note: Each week this summer, The Daily Sentinel will catch up with some of the Grand Junction Rockies who have moved up the organizational ladder. To check on your favorite former GJ Rockies player, go to ...


Errors costly in GJ Rockies’ loss

By Patti Arnold

Diving to his left to spear a low liner was no big deal, and neither was smothering a sharp ground ball and throwing to the pitcher covering. Jordan Patterson, who has played outfield all season for the Grand Junction Rockies, spent all ...

Diaz inducted into HOF for Pioneer League

By Patti Arnold

Tony Diaz was back in uniform Friday night at Suplizio Field, back in the dugout. And for good reason — the developmental supervisor for the Grand Junction Rockies was inducted into the Pioneer League Hall of Fame. The league is ...


Four-run 4th keys Osprey’s win over GJ Rox

By Patti Arnold

A hard line drive right back at pitchers can be unnerving, and one that caromed off Alex Balog’s hip Thursday night seemed to affect the Grand Junction Rockies starter. “He took one off the hip and tried to bounce back,” ...



By Patti Arnold

It all starts with pitching. Wednesday night, the pitching for the Grand Junction Rockies was very good, arguably the best overall pitching performance of the second half. Defense and hitting followed suit, and by the end of it, the Rockies ...

Helena rips GJ Rockies

By Staff

It was another tough night on the diamond for the Grand Junction Rockies. Helena had 13 hits and took advantage of 10 walks by Grand Junction pitchers to blow out the Rockies 14-1 on Monday. The Rockies were outscored 30-8 in getting swept ...

GJ Rox lose at Helena despite stellar bullpen

By Staff

Two runs in the first inning and another in the bottom of the third proved too much for the Grand Junction Rockies to overcome on Saturday as they dropped the opener of the first season series against Helena 3-2. Helena right fielder Michael ...


Beer batter banner

By Patti Arnold

Cue the music: “Beer-Thirty!” A shout rises from behind home plate at Suplizio Field. Don Sekulich jumps to his feet and grabs the banner. “Beeeeer batter!” The purple banner, adorned with a silver-and-gold mug of ...

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