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Grand Junction’s losing streak grows to eight games after late home run

By Patti Arnold

This is a team mired in a slump, searching for a way out. A team that falls behind early because of poor starting pitching, but rallies to take the lead, gets solid middle relief pitching, loses the lead, regains the lead and then some ...


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Sunday struggles at Suplizio

By Dale Shrull

It was a sunny afternoon, but there were few bright spots for the Grand Junction Rockies on this Sunday. Missoula hitters ripped Rockies’ pitching early and often to lead the Osprey to a 12-6 victory at Suplizio Field. Missoula (29-18 ...


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Missoula’s Diaz jumps on one GJ mistake

By Tim Harty

One bad pitch after a lengthy delay marred an otherwise excellent outing for Grand Junction pitcher Peter Lambert on Saturday night. The second-round draft pick this past June surrendered three straight hits with two outs in the fifth inning, ...


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Catching on

By Patti Arnold

Perhaps the greatest compliment a teammate could pay Chris Rabago came from pitcher James McMahon. “I wouldn’t know he was a first-year catcher,” the Grand Junction Rockies reliever said of the guy behind the plate. ...


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Helton’s encouragement helps Rodgers end slump

By Patti Arnold

Brendan Rodgers was about as low as an 18-year-old kid can get Thursday night. A three-error night isn’t what he’s used to, and he was 0 for 3 with a walk heading into the ninth inning. An RBI triple helped his mood, and it got ...


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The Toddfather returns

By Matt Meyer

Todd Helton can remember all coaches, good and bad, he had during his 17-year career. He can also remember 2010 when Tony Diaz, who was managing the Casper Ghosts, helped fix Helton’s swing during a rehab stint in Wyoming. “I was ...


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Triple the fun: GJ Rockies lead league in three-baggers

By Matt Meyer

Triples are normally a rare hit in baseball. Not so for the Grand Junction Rockies. The cavernous gaps in the outfield of Suplizio Field, and a lineup that can run from top to bottom, have helped the Rookie-level team leg out plenty of ...


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A tough defeat

By Patti Arnold

The three-day All-Star break came at a good time for the Pioneer League baseball teams, but getting back to the grind was a little tough Thursday night. “Both teams looked flat,” Grand Junction manager Anthony Sanders said. ...


Suero shines for Pioneer All-Stars

By Staff

Daniel Suero batted leadoff for the Pioneer League on Tuesday at the inaugural Pioneer League-Northwest League All-Star Game in Spokane and hit a double up the line in right. The Grand Junction Rockies’ outfielder — who started in ...


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SEEING STARS

By Matt Meyer

Hunter Brothers really wants to pitch to Kevin Padlo. Brothers, in his second year with the Grand Junction Rockies, and Padlo, now with Class A Boise, will play tonight in the inaugural Pioneer League-Northwest League All-Star game in ...


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