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Zimmerman pitches well in first start with GJ Rockies

By Tim Harty

The young pitchers out of high school have been kept in the dugout so far this season, building up arm strength and working toward meeting the Grand Junction Rockies’ requirements for readiness. Saturday, they finally unveiled one of ...


First impression

By Patti Arnold

It’s normal for a player’s head to be spinning a little bit the first few days of his professional career. New town, new teammates, new coaches and a new way of looking at the game as a job. Imagine only six games into your pro ...


Seeking some relief

By Patti Arnold

Baseball games turn in the blink of an eye. Or as long as it takes to change pitchers. One inning of poor relief pitching cost the Grand Junction Rockies dearly Friday, spoiling a stellar starting performance by Parker French in a ...


Rain, rain go away

By Patti Arnold

The scoreboard said it all: STOP RAINING. It didn’t. The already-soaked outfield at Suplizio Field couldn’t take any more Thursday, and for the third straight day, the Grand Junction Rockies’ Pioneer League game against ...

First 300 kids at GJ Rockies’ game Sunday will receive free fishing gear

By Staff

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be giving away fishing poles and gift bags to the first 300 kids, ages 5-12, at Suplizio Field on Sunday before the Grand Junction Rockies take on the Billings Mustangs First pitch at is at 4:05 p.m. After ...


GJ can’t hold lead, loses to Ogden

By Staff

A 7-2 lead wasn’t enough Monday night for the Grand Junction Rockies, who lost 8-7 in 10 innings to Ogden and missed a chance to pick up a game in the Pioneer League South Division in the process. Division-leading Orem lost 4-2 to Idaho ...

GJ’s French earns Pioneer League honor

By Staff

Minor League Baseball French earns Pioneer League honor Parker French allowed three hits in 6 2/3 innings of shutout baseball last week against Orem and was selected the Pioneer League pitcher of the week. French, a fifth-round draft pick ...


GJ stumbles at Ogden

By Staff

Sundays continue to be a problem for the Grand Junction Rockies, who dropped a 12-2 decision at Ogden, their third straight loss on a Sunday. In three Sunday games, the Rockies have been outscored 
52-9, losing two games by 10 runs and ...


Piron, bullpen lift GJ Rockies

By Staff

Jonathan Piron had a big night Saturday for Grand Junction, going 5 for 5 and scoring three runs in the Rockies’ 10-7 victory over Ogden, and the bullpen turned in some stellar work to preserve the victory. With Piron hitting a leadoff ...

Bats wake up in victory for GJ Rockies

By Staff

There was no need to attempt a late-inning rally Friday night. After scoring two runs in the ninth inning in each of the previous two games only to lose by one run, Grand Junction got its bats going much earlier in the final game of a ...

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