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Veteran Rookies

By Patti Arnold

Jeff Popick’s goal for this season is simple: Get healthy and stay healthy. He’s been through enough injuries, including his latest, a slightly pulled hamstring that will keep him out of the Grand Junction Rockies’ lineup ...


Steady Sanders: New GJ Rockies manager excited for first season

By Patti Arnold

Anthony Sanders isn’t going into the season with a lot of preconceived ideas. When you’re a manager in Rookie baseball, you can’t. The team changes every year, but one thing is constant — the majority of the players ...


Down on the farm: Grand Junction a key cog in developing Colorado Rockies’ talent

By Dale Shrull

The future of the Colorado Rockies begins in Grand Junction. That might be a little too simplistic of an explanation, but for an organization focused on building from the bottom up, the Grand Junction Rockies will play an integral part in the ...


Familiar faces: Garvey, Jemiola, Prime back 
with Grand Junction Rockies

By Patti Arnold

Ryan Garvey spent much of last summer trying to get the inflammation out of his left hand, which was badly bruised when he was hit by a pitch. He couldn’t grip a bat, so he sat most of the second half of the season, using the ...


Diaz the developer: Former GJ Rockies manager merging into new role

By Jeff Caspersen

Tony Diaz will still watch the game with a manager’s eye. He just won’t be in the dugout all that often. The Grand Junction Rockies’ first — and now former — skipper is acclimating to his new role as the Rookie ...


The hit list: Mechanics key for hitting coach Lee Stevens

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Lee Stevens remained around the game of baseball after he retired from his playing career. That made him want to get back into it even more. “I had this conversation with my wife, literally for years, and it kind of just came to me ...

Relaxed group of Grand Junction Rockies hope for another fun year

By Patti Arnold

As I walked through the players’ lounge area in the Grand Junction Rockies front offices the other day after meeting with new manager Anthony Sanders, I got a hearty welcome from the three veterans back for their second season in Rookie ...

Grand Junction Rockies promotional schedule

By Staff

GJ Rockies Promotional Schedule Thu. June 20 Opening Day T-Shirts (City Market) Fri. June 21 Magnetic Schedule (B&H Sports) Fri. June 28 Pepsi Tote Bag Sun. June 30 Rockies Heroes/Colorado Rockies T-Shirt Tue. July 2      ...

Meet the Grand Junction Rockies outfielders

By Staff

Ryan Garvey Nickname: Garv Position: OF School: Riverside (Calif.) CC Hometown: Palm Desert, Calif. Drafted: 2012, 33rd round Height, Weight: 6-1, 190 Bats/Throws: R/R Walk-up song: “Revolution” (Kirk Franklin) Greatest ...

What’s new in Year 2 for Grand Junction Rockies?

By Patti Arnold

It’s no secret that long concession lines, especially for beer, cast a pall on the Grand Junction Rockies’ first season. Opening night in 2012, fans complained of missing too much of the game while they were waiting to buy a hot ...

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