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GJ Rockies to buy uniforms for county high schools

By Staff

The Grand Junction Rockies have pledged to purchase new uniform for high school baseball and softball teams in Mesa County the next 12 years. In a release Saturday, the Rockies said the club will buy 25 uniforms (home and away) for varsity ...


Birth of GJ Rockies is top sports story of 2011

By Patti Arnold

It wasn’t a well-kept secret, even though no one would publicly comment on what eventually became the newest game in town. For months this past summer and early fall, negotiations were under way to finally make Grand Junction a ...

GJ Rockies will open season in Ogden

By Patti Arnold

Opening day will have to wait a few days for the Grand Junction Rockies. At least the home opener. The Rookie affiliate of the Colorado Rockies opens the 2012 season on the road, playing June 18-20 at Ogden, Utah, then June 21-22 at Idaho ...

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Rockies owner happy to have presence in Grand Junction

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The move just felt right. When Dick and Charlie Monfort started talking about moving the Colorado Rockies Rookie franchise out of Casper, Wyo., Grand Junction was a natural. “As we look around and we think of our brand, the Colorado ...

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Rookie ball an adjustment, says Central graduate Roling

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Beginning his professional baseball career in Grand Junction would have been a dream come true for Kiel Roling. The 2005 Central High School graduate was selected in the sixth round of the 2008 Major League Baseball draft by the Colorado ...

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Fans help make Rookie baseball experience a good one

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Bus rides and baseball. Dizzy bat and mascots. Minor league baseball is all about balancing the game and the fan experience, and it’ll be no different for the Grand Junction Rockies. “Our number one priority is to the fans, the ...

Fans can’t wait to watch GJ Rockies

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It didn’t take long for the public to make season ticket requests. Only a few hours after the city of Grand Junction announced the approval of a lease agreement with the Grand Junction Rockies, Executive Director Tim Ray had more than ...

City OKs Rockies’ farm club deal

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Grand Junction is no longer a baseball town without a professional baseball team. The Grand Junction Rockies will call Suplizio Field home starting in June 2012 after Monday’s unanimous vote by the Grand Junction City Council to approve ...

Casper Ghosts float into region as new Grand Junction Rockies

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Goodbye, Casper Ghosts. Hello, Grand Junction Rockies. The only thing standing in the way of a minor league baseball team settling in Grand Junction is Monday’s City Council vote. The owners of the Casper Ghosts, the Monfort Investment ...

Casper giving up the Ghosts? Rockies’ rookie club may be coming to GJ

By Staff

A minor league baseball team playing in Grand Junction appears closer to being a reality than the rumor that’s been floating for several months. City of Grand Junction and baseball officials in Grand Junction refused to confirm that the ...

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