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PROPERLY PREPARED

By Patti Arnold

Tony Diaz can’t help but grin when he thinks back only a couple of years, to Johendi Jiminian’s first professional start. The young pitcher from the Dominican Republic had only been in the United States a couple of months and had ...


Walk-off HR lifts Missoula past GJ Rox

By Staff

Dane McFarland hit a walk-off home run with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning Friday night to lift Missoula to a 3-2 victory over the Grand Junction Rockies. Alec Crawford came in to pitch the ninth for the Rockies, who had a 2-1 ...


Mitsui’s cycle lifts Osprey past GJ Rox

By Staff

Five days after Grand Junction’s Max George hit for the cycle, Missoula’s Trevor Mitsui achieved the feat Thursday in the Osprey’s 12-9 Pioneer League victory over the Rockies. The teams combined for 30 hits, and after ...


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Daza’s HR lifts GJ Rox to win

By Staff

Yonathan Daza hit a three-run home run in Grand Junction’s four-run fifth inning Wednesday night as the Rockies defeated Missoula 5-3 in Missoula, Montana. The Rockies (17-12) were limited to seven hits, but four of them came in the ...


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Garcia goes gonzo

By Patti Arnold

Henry Garcia had his own personal Home Run Derby on Monday night. The Grand Junction Rockies’ big first baseman had struggled at the plate since coming back from being hit in the left hand with a pitch June 23 and missing a week. He had ...


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Marte picks up pitcher, but Grand Junction falls to Helena

By Patti Arnold

Hamlet Marte believes in picking up his pitcher. “(Carlos) Polanco was angry because of those two runs and I go to him and I say, ‘Polanco, I will hit a homer for you,’ ” said Marte, the Grand Junction Rockies’ ...


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By George, he did it

By Matt Meyer

The hard part was already done when Max George sauntered up to the plate in the eighth inning Saturday. He had the home run, a moonshot to the top of the bleachers in left field. He banged a triple off the CenturyLink sign in center field, ...


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GJ Rox speed to win

By Patti Arnold

Anthony Sanders was sprinting down the third-base line, urgently waving Terry McClure around the bases. When the skipper is sprinting, it’s easy to see why the Grand Junction Rockies run like there’s no ...


Monfort apologizes to disgruntled fans

By Patti Arnold

A firestorm of backlash after a series of emails from Colorado Rockies owner and CEO Dick Monfort to disgruntled fans prompted the team to issue a statement Friday. “I want to express my sincere apology to Rockies fans that received a ...


Errors costly for GJ Rox in loss to Osprey

By Patti Arnold

Funny how one misplayed ball turns into an onslaught of miscues. It happened Thursday night to the Grand Junction Rockies in an 11-5 loss to Missoula at Suplizio Field. The first ball hit was a routine fly ball to left, but it popped out of ...


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