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Gonzalez’s growth

By Patti Arnold

The ball came off the wall and Pedro Gonzalez played it perfectly on the hop, quickly throwing the ball to the infield. In the 10th inning Monday night in the Grand Junction Rockies’ season opener, a deep fly ball got over his head, ...


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FAMILIAR TERRITORY

By Patti Arnold

Alan Trejo came to Grand Junction to play ball. Just more than 24 hours after arriving in town, he was in the opening night starting lineup Monday night for the Grand Junction Rockies. The Colorado Rockies’ 16th-round draft pick out of ...


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Grand Junction Rockies recap, June 20, 2017

By Matt Meyer

Monday at Suplizio Field Idaho Falls 8, Grand Junction 7 (10) Records GJ Rockies 0-1, Idaho Falls 1-0 The key inning For the first time in the club’s six-year history, the Grand Junction Rockies lost a season-opening game at ...


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GJ roster fills out in time for today’s opener

By Patti Arnold

Now that it’s time for the season opener, the Grand Junction Rockies finally have enough players to scrimmage. A total of 15 players from last week’s draft have either reported or are expected to be in town by batting practice ...


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Experienced pitching 
will be instrumental for
 GJ Rockies this season

By Matt Meyer

As Grand Junction Rockies manager Frank Gonzales settles into his second season, he’ll have more familiarity with the players on this year’s team. The Rockies are a little bit older this season — especially with pitching ...


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The magnificent 7

By Patti Arnold

When you walk into the Grand Junction Rockies front office, there’s a large television mounted high on a wall, usually tuned to a Major League Baseball game, especially when the parent Colorado Rockies are on the field. Under that TV ...


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Independent-ly ready

By Patti Arnold

Putting on a professional team jersey for the first time is a cool moment for any young ballplayer. For Nate Coronado, it was even more special. After two years of independent baseball, the infielder got a phone call that, like the players ...


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Fan focus

By Matt Meyer

There were only roughly 50 fans at the Grand Junction Rockies’ open practice Friday at Suplizio Field, but that’s a few dozen more people than players from the Dominican Summer League are used to. The DSL features many future ...


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Making progress

By Patti Arnold

Devin Burke sure didn’t see starting over in Rookie ball four years after signing with the Colorado Rockies. It wasn’t the plan for the Rockies, either, after the former undrafted free agent had worked his way up to Triple-A ...


IF Vilade pumped to join Rockies

By Patti Arnold

For the first time in club history, the Grand Junction Rockies will not have the Colorado Rockies’ first-round draft pick on the roster, but that’s only because Colorado didn’t have a first-rounder. There’s a good ...


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