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Second-half frustration

By Patti Arnold

The second half of the Pioneer League season, so far, has not been kind to the Grand Junction Rockies. One night after committing a whopping eight errors in an 11-10 loss to Orem, the Rockies played cleanly Thursday against Idaho Falls, save ...


Errors costly in GJ Rockies’ loss

By Allen Gemaehlich

If only they could have gotten out of their own way Wednesday night, the Grand Junction Rockies would have found a way to steal a win. Instead, the Rockies’ season-high eight errors were costly as Orem survived a sloppy slugfest for an ...


Slump-busting victory

By Allen Gemaehlich

Ryan McMahon reverted back to the days when he was in Little League and it worked. The Grand Junction Rockies’ third baseman snapped a cold spell at the plate with three hits, including a two-run triple in the seventh Tuesday night, to ...


Balog has solid debut as Rox lose

By Patti Arnold

Alex Balog said not to worry, when he stretches his back on the mound, leaning back, it’s not because it hurts or is stiff. “That’s a normal thing. I kind of lean back,” Balog said Monday after making his professional ...


Two-run home run by Orem lifts Owlz to a 3-1 victory

By Patti Arnold

Hot days with no wind are hitting days. That was not Sunday. With the wind gusting up to 31 mph and blowing straight in from center field, the Grand Junction Rockies didn’t have a base hit out of the infield until the eighth ...


The ups and downs

By Patti Arnold

Peter Tago no longer goes to the mound wanting to impress people. “It’s been up and down,” said the Colorado Rockies’ first-round draft pick in 2010, who was on the fast track from the time he signed. “I try to ...


Patterson HR paces Rox

By Staff

Jordan Patterson delivered Saturday night when the Grand Junction Rockies were down to their final strike. Patterson’s solo home run to right field on an 0-2 pitch with two out in the top of the ninth sent the game to extra innings. The ...

Catching up, Aug. 3, 2013

By Patti Arnold

Editor’s note: Each week this summer, The Daily Sentinel will catch up with some of the 2012 Grand Junction Rockies who have moved up the organizational ladder, updating how their seasons are going. To check on your favorite former GJ ...

Two former GJ Rockies charged with rape in North Carolina

By The Associated Press

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A judge has told two members of the Asheville Tourists baseball team they could face life in prison without parole after being charged in the rape of a woman in their apartment. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported ...


GJ Rockies snap 6-game skid

By Staff

The longest losing streak in the brief history of the Grand Junction Rockies ended Friday, but it took a wild pitch in extra innings to secure their 4-3 win at Orem. The Rockies had lost six in a row, and were one out away from wrapping it up ...

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