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Sunday not-so-fun day

By Matt Meyer

Sometimes, in the midst of a long losing streak, small occurrences can snowball into something bigger. That’s what happened Sunday afternoon as the Grand Junction Rockies lost 11-7 to Idaho Falls at Suplizio Field. The Rockies have lost ...


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Piron’s power can’t prevent GJ loss

By Matt Meyer

At 170 pounds, Jonathan Piron is one of the lightest players on the Grand Junction Rockies’ roster. In fact, only one position player and one pitcher are listed at lower weights than the second baseman. Still, Piron has demonstrated ...


GJ Rockies end trip with another loss

By Staff

Grand Junction got off to a good start, but Great Falls pounded the Rockies in the middle innings as the Voyagers won 10-5 Thursday at Great Falls, Montana. The Rockies (25-33 Pioneer League, 5-15 second half) led 3-0 after three ...


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Grand Junction Rockies lose 11th straight one-run game

By Staff

Another one-run game. Another loss. The Grand Junction Rockies’ futility in one-run contests stretched to 11 straight games with their 2-1 loss Tuesday night at Great Falls, Montana. The loss squandered a strong outing by Rockies ...


Nikorak’s struggles continue for GJ Rockies

By Staff

First-round draft pick Mike Nikorak struggled for the fifth consecutive start, giving up five runs in 2 2/3 innings Tuesday as the Grand Junction Rockies fell to Great Falls 6-2 in Montana. Nikorak has given up at least one earned run and ...


Rockies double up Great Falls

By Staff

Three consecutive doubles — in a four-pitch span — allowed the Grand Junction Rockies to score three crucial runs Monday night in their 6-3 victory over Great Falls. The Rockies (25-30 Pioneer League, 5-12 second half) took a 3-0 ...


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GJ drops another 1-run game

By Staff

It was a double-whammy Sunday for the Grand Junction Rockies. One, it was a Sunday, a day on which the Rockies have struggled all season. Two, it was a one-run game. The Rockies rallied Sunday from a 5-0 deficit to tie the game at 5-5 ...


GJ Rockies’ bats break out in win

By Staff

The Grand Junction Rockies took a 5-0 lead in the top of the first inning Saturday night and held on to beat Missoula 10-4. Grand Junction second baseman Anthony Brito led off with a double and advanced to third on Brendan Rodgers’ bunt ...


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Taking care of the fans

By Matt Meyer

Around the second inning of most Grand Junction Rockies games, Vern McGee can be seen kneeling at the bottom of Section H of Suplizio Field, near the tunnel leading to the field by home plate. He’s feeding, by hand, 56-year-old Paul ...


GJ Rockies manage only four hits in loss to Osprey

By Staff

Two days after breaking the longest losing streak in franchise history, the Grand Junction Rockies struggled to generate offense Friday night, falling to Missoula 8-0 to start a seven-game Pioneer League road trip. The Rockies (23-29, 3-11 ...


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