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Mistakes cost Rox vs. Idaho Falls

By Staff

Bad throws, misplayed balls and base running mistakes all played a role Monday night in the Grand Junction Rockies’ 7-1 loss to Idaho Falls in the first game of the Pioneer League South Division playoffs. The Rockies, who won six of ...

GJ Rockies beat Ogden

By Staff

Jairo Rosario and Jose Briceno hit home runs to lead the Grand Junction Rockies to a 6-3 win over the Ogden Raptors on Sunday. With the score tied at 2-2, Rosario put the Rockies up for good with a two-run home run in the seventh inning. ...

GJ Rockies get players back for playoffs

By Patti Arnold

The band is back together for one reason. “We made it this far. Let’s get a ring,” Grand Junction Rockies outfielder Ryan Garvey said last week. Three players who were promoted to Asheville earlier this season, catcher Jose ...

Raptors beat GJ Rockies on walk-off single

By Staff

Ogden scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to edge Grand Junction 9-8 on Saturday night. Relief pitcher Jacob Newberry entered the game to start the ninth and walked the Raptors’ Zach Babbitt, then hit Jesmuel Valentin with ...

GJ Rockies win thriller

By Staff

Ryan McMahon hit a home run in his fourth straight game Friday night, but this one might have been the most dramatic. The Grand Junction Rockies’ third baseman blasted a three-run shot to right field with two out in the top of the ninth ...

Briceno hits a home run, but GJ Rockies lose to Orem

By Staff

Jose Briceno hit a three-run home run in the top of the ninth inning, but it was too little, too late for the Grand Junction Rockies. Orem pitchers limited Grand Junction (33-40, 12-23) to four hits and one run in the eight previous innings ...


Walk-off walk lifts GJ Rockies to win

By Matt Meyer

The moving dogpile that followed Raimel Tapia to first base wasn’t a coordinated effort. In fact, the Grand Junction Rockies’ extra-inning comeback was ugly and gritty, much like the entire game Wednesday night. But a bases-loaded ...


Roy-al treatment

By Patti Arnold

Roy Oswalt wanted a test. It only took three pitches Tuesday night at Suplizio Field for the Colorado Rockies’ right-hander to test his left hamstring. Jesmuel Valentin grounded a ball to the hole at first base, and Oswalt was ...



By Patti Arnold

Alex Balog got himself in a jam Monday night. Then the Colorado Rockies’ second-round draft pick got tough. “He pitched tonight,” Grand Junction manager Anthony Sanders said after the Rockies’ 8-4 victory over Ogden. ...

Burke hurls gem as GJ tops Ogden

By Patti Arnold

Saturday, Devin Burke made the Pioneer League All-Star team. Sunday, he showed why. Burke, the undrafted right-hander out of Virginia Tech, needed only 58 pitches to get through six innings in the Grand Junction Rockies’ 9-2 win over ...

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