GJ Rockies

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GJ falls in finale of first half

By Staff

Walks and errors left the Grand Junction Rockies with little hope of ending the first half of the Pioneer League season with a victory Monday, but the Rockies showed some fight that could help them start off the second half tonight. An ...


Rockies’ rally falls just short

By Matt Meyer

It took Grand Junction Rockies pitcher Parker French 28 innings to finally walk a batter. With two outs in the top of the fourth inning Sunday, French let Nick Sell slip by on six pitches, marking his first walk of the season. It was one of ...


A sloppy loss: Errors costly in GJ Rockies’ loss to Ogden

By Tim Harty

Three errors in the first inning sent Grand Junction down the wrong path, one the Rockies stayed on too long as they lost 9-4 to Ogden on Saturday night at Suplizio Field. First-round draft pick Mike Nikorak, the 27th pick overall in ...


Proving he belongs

By Matt Meyer

There’s a difference between not taking what you do seriously and not taking yourself too seriously. Jensen Park falls into the latter camp. Park, drafted out of the University of Northern Colorado in the 32nd round of the 2015 Major ...


Freeland shines in first rehab start for GJ Rox

By Tim Harty

His fastball consistently clocked in at 92 to 93 mph, and that’s all he threw in the first inning aside from one slider. In the next two innings, he added some off-speed pitches, mostly his slider, but also one change-up and one ...


Mr. Rogers’ neighborhood

By Matt Meyer

With a 1-2 count in the top of the first inning Thursday evening, Wes Rogers blooped a single into right field for the Grand Junction Rockies. Loud applause ensued. It was like the fan favorite had never left Suplizio Field. After his first ...

Blake Trahan breaks up a double play

Hilliard’s big night lifts GJ Rockies to win

By Staff

Cleanup hitter Sam Hilliard had a big night, which began with a two-run double in the first inning to send Grand Junction on its way to a 9-4 win at Billings on Tuesday night. Hilliard went 4 for 5 with two doubles, three RBI and three runs ...

Grand Junction hangs on vs. Billings

By Staff

The Grand Junction Rockies defeated the Billings Mustangs 6-4 in game three of a four-game Pioneer League series in Billings. The Rockies (17-15) established a 5-0 lead over the Mustangs after the top of the seventh. Mylz Jones started ...


GJ Rockies break out of hitting slump at Billings

By Staff

A change of venue did the Grand Junction Rockies’ bats good Saturday night. One night after managing only two hits and one run in a 5-1 loss at Helena, Grand Junction peppered Billings pitching for 13 hits in a 6-2 victory. The win ...


Nikorak solid in debut, but GJ Rockies lose

By Staff

Mike Nikorak’s professional debut was a long time coming. “It’s been the longest month, I think,” the Grand Junction Rockies’ first-round draft pick said Friday after his first pitching performance in a 5-1 loss ...

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