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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 ...

Too little, too late for GJ Rockies again in loss

By Staff

For the second night in a row, Grand Junction rallied late Thursday night but lost by one run at Orem, Utah. The league-leading Owlz (11-4) held on to win Game 3 of the four-game series 6-5 and will go for the series sweep at 7:15 tonight. ...


Moving parts

By Patti Arnold

So many pitchers, so few innings. It’s a problem Grand Junction Rockies pitching coach Ryan Kibler isn’t complaining about, however. “I’ve never had this many available to pitch,” said Kibler, who’s been ...

GJ Rockies’ late rally falls short in Orem

By Staff

Grand Junction got its bats going in the late innings, but a ninth-inning rally fell one run short as Orem defeated the Rockies 6-5 on Wednesday night in Orem, Utah. Trailing 6-3 after the Owlz (10-4) scored two runs in the bottom of the ...

Second-inning outburst hurts GJ Rockies in loss

By Staff

A rough second inning for Gavin Glanz resulted in a five-run outburst by Orem on Tuesday night as the Owlz claimed a 10-2 victory over the Grand Junction Rockies. The win put Orem (9-4) in sole possession of first place in the Pioneer League ...


The game saver

By Patti Arnold

Uh-oh. Grand Junction’s three-run lead nearly disappeared on one swing Monday night by Joshua Banuelos in the top of the ninth inning. Until Sam Hilliard scaled the right-field wall, that is. “Thank goodness for an athletic, ...


Special Olympics honored before GJ Rockies game

By Matt Meyer

When Tori Smith one-hopped a near-perfect pitch to Grand Junction Rockies first baseman Roberto Ramos on Monday night, it was the result of multiple organizations working to honor Special Olympics athletes. Smith, a 15-year-old Special ...



By Matt Meyer

The Grand Junction Rockies trailed Idaho Falls 3-0 after the top of the first inning Sunday, and it spiraled out of control from there. The Chukars approached a long-standing Pioneer League record in a 25-2 victory at Suplizio Field. The ...


The Behr essentials

By Patti Arnold

Bases loaded, no outs. Not exactly an ideal situation to inherit. When the Grand Junction Rockies needed a guy to come out of the bullpen with all kinds of traffic in a tough spot last week, they didn’t turn to one of their draft picks, ...


Hilliard powers GJ Rockies to win

By Matt Meyer

Sam Hilliard has been on a tear. Heading into the Grand Junction Rockies’ game against Idaho Falls on Saturday, the outfielder was hitting .500, which was tied for the Pioneer League lead. Hilliard kept that pace with a 2-for-4 day as ...

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