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062212 GJR Tab No. 5

Miguel De Leon bio

By Patti Arnold

Player: Miguel Angel De León Nickname: Bambam Position: 3B, 1B Jersey Number: 5 Hometown: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Height, Weight: 6-3, 210 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Best Baseball Memory: My first professional home ...


What can fans expect from Pioneer League?

By Patti Arnold

Jim McCurdy has made the trip from Pioneer League headquarters in Spokane, Wash., to Grand Junction a handful of times. He was in town in late April to check out renovated Suplizio Field, and he took in a Colorado Mesa University game. The ...


062212 GJR Tab No 25

Jeff Popick bio

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Player: Jeff Popick Position: OF Jersey Number: 25 School: Colorado Mesa University Hometown: Lakewood Height, Weight: 6-4, 220 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Best Baseball Memory: Winning the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference ...


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Matt Wessinger bio

By Patti Arnold

Player: Matt Wessinger Position: Shortstop, second baseman Jersey Number: 12 School: St. John’s University Hometown: Liverpool, N.Y. Height, Weight: 6-0, 180 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Best Baseball Memory: Walk-off win at North ...


062212 GJR Tab No. 45 (mug)

Matt Carasiti bio

By Patti Arnold

Player: Matt Carasiti Nickname: Siti Position: Pitcher Jersey Number: 45 School: St. John’s University Hometown: Berlin, Conn. Height, Weight: 6-3, 200 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Best Baseball Memory: Walk-off win at North ...


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Raul Fernandez bio

By Nick Walter

Player: Raul Fernandez Position: Pitcher Jersey Number: 16 School: n/a Hometown: Boca Chica, DR Height, Weight: 6-2, 220 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Best Baseball Memory: In 2008 because I threw 96 mph and had control over my every ...


Raul Fernandez bio

By Nick Walter

Player: Raul Fernandez Position: Pitcher Jersey Number: 16 School: n/a Hometown: Boca Chica, DR Height, Weight: 6-2, 220 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Best Baseball Memory: In 2008 because I threw 96 mph and had control over my every ...


062212 GJR coaches Diaz Saylor

GJ Rockies manager Tony Diaz more than a coach to young charges

By Patti Arnold

In the minors, it’s a fine line between developing players and developing a team. Tony Diaz has gotten pretty good at walking that line. The manager of the Grand Junction Rockies knows the fans want to see a winning baseball team. The ...


Utah teams look forward to shorter bus rides

By Patti Arnold

Yes, the minor leagues are not so fondly known as “the bus leagues.” Long, overnight bus rides from one town to the next every two or three days is just part of paying your dues to get to the big leagues. However, when the ...


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From Rookie ball to Coors Field

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It’s the beginning of a journey for the young baseball players out of high school and college. Many don’t make it to the big leagues, but for those who do, they don’t forget where it starts. Several current Colorado Rockies ...


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