GJ Rockies

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Weather, Rox gang up on Great Falls

By Patti Arnold

Cole Norton crashed into the tarp in foul territory. He slid feet-first into the wall in front of the stands in the left-field corner. He chased balls that, on a normal day, might be routine fly balls, but Monday were blown well into foul ...


Catching up with little brother

By Patti Arnold

It wasn’t that long ago Wilin Rosario was toiling in the Pioneer League for the Casper Ghosts. Monday, the Colorado Rockies’ starting catcher returned to the league, watching his younger brother, Jairo, catch for the Grand ...


GJ Rockies fall flat

By Allen Gemaehlich

The offense was still off and the pitching was flat. That combination led to one of the Grand Junction Rockies’ most lopsided losses of the season, 11-3 to Great Falls on Sunday afternoon at Suplizio Field. The Voyagers (13-11) have ...


GJ Rockies’ bats silenced by Great Falls’ pitchers

By Patti Arnold

Normally for the Grand Junction Rockies, getting the leadoff man on base means runs will be scored. Saturday night was not normal. The Rockies’ leadoff man reached base in the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh innings. Only one got as ...


‘Dream come true’

By Patti Arnold

Cole Norton was at the very first game the Colorado Rockies played in Denver. “I was about 2 years old,” he said. Twenty years later, Norton is wearing a Rockies jersey for real as an outfielder for the Grand Junction ...

Catching Up, July 13, 2013

By Patti Arnold

Editor’s note: Each week this summer, The Daily Sentinel will catch up with some of the 2012 Grand Junction Rockies who have moved up the organizational ladder, updating how their seasons are going. To check on your favorite former GJ ...


Breezing to a win

By Patti Arnold

Playing the outfield was a bit of an adventure Friday night. With winds swirling around Suplizio Field, the outfielders were running in circles at times. “It was an adventure. The wind was going everywhere,” Grand Junction left ...


Surprise ending

By Patti Arnold

Anthony Sanders liked how the momentum finally swung to his side of the field Thursday. All the Grand Junction Rockies skipper wanted was another 20 minutes or so to see if his club could finish it off. “I didn’t like the way the ...


Bats break out

By Allen Gemaehlich

Jon Gray didn’t start his professional career the way he hoped, but his teammates took care of him. The Grand Junction Rockies offense broke loose for 10 runs on 17 hits to defeat the Billings Mustangs 10-6 in front of 2,793 people ...


Learning curve

By Patti Arnold

Jon Gray would love to do it all over again with what he learned in his first two innings. “I’m glad it’s over, but as much as I’d like to go back and redo it, it’s over, out of the way, it’s time to start ...

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