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By Patti Arnold

He learned the game of baseball at the elbow of his father. Now, Ryan Vilade is eager to learn from the likes of Trevor Story and Nolan Arenado … eventually. “They’re the best of the best, Trevor Story and Nolan Arenado. ...

GJ Rockies recap, June 25, 2017

By Staff

Sunday at Melaleuca Field, Idaho Falls Idaho Falls 13, 
Grand Junction 4 Records Grand Junction 1-6, Idaho Falls 4-3 On the mound Logan Longwith, owner of the Rockies’ only victory this year, was roughed up by the Chukars ...

Grand Junction Rockie recap, June 24, 2017

By Matt Meyer

Ogden 9, Grand Junction 0 Saturday at Suplizio Field Records Grand Junction 1-5, Ogden 3-3 The key inning The Rockies were shut out for the first time since July of last year behind stellar pitching from Ogden. The Raptors backed their ...


Colorado proud

By Matt Meyer

In 2014, then-Legacy High School pitcher Lucas Gilbreath was taken in the 36th round by the Colorado Rockies. The Broomfield left-handed pitcher grew up a fan of the hometown team, but late-round high school draft picks have few opportunities ...


Grand Junction Rockies recap, June 23, 2017

By Patti Arnold

Ogden 12, Grand Junction 11 Friday at Suplizio Field Records Grand Junction 1-4, Ogden 2-3 Fifth-inning blues Friday afternoon, Grand Junction manager Frank Gonzales lamented the number of runs the bullpen allowed in the opening series ...


GJ Rockies recap, June 22, 2017

By Matt Meyer

Idaho Falls 13, Grand Junction 10 Thursday at Suplizio Field Records GJ Rockies 1-3, Idaho Falls 3-1 The key inning A pair of two-out walks issued by Grand Junction reliever Colton Hathcock in the top of the seventh and a triple from ...


Draft dilemma

By Patti Arnold

Draft day is a big deal for prospective pro athletes, and with most professional leagues, drafts are conducted during the offseason. They’ve become must-see television, with draft parties planned by fans and teams. Major League ...

Helena could lose Pioneer League team to Colorado Springs

By Matt Meyer

Colorado could soon have a second Rookie-level minor league baseball team. Elmore Sports Group, which owns several minor league clubs, announced plans to shuffle its minor league teams Wednesday in a move that could put the Colorado Springs ...


Grand Junction Rockies recap, June 21, 2017

By Patti Arnold

IDAHO FALLS 15, GRAND JUNCTION 5 Wednesday at Suplizio Field Records Grand Junction 1-2, Idaho Falls 2-1 Lineup shuffle It didn’t take long for several draftees who arrived over the weekend to make their professional debuts, with ...


GJ Rockies recap, June 20, 2017

By Patti Arnold

GRAND JUNCTION 17, IDAHO FALLS 11 Tuesday at Suplizio Field Records Grand Junction 1-1, Idaho Falls 1-1 At the plate It was a record-setting night, with the Rockies pounding out a club-record 23 hits, breaking the 2015 mark of 20. Every ...

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