The Grand Junction Rockies ended their first season as an independent team with a bang.
In the pivotal back-and-forth Pioneer League South Division series, Boise gained the upper hand Friday night with a 5-1 victory over the Grand Junction Rockies.
If the first game of the crucial Pioneer League South Division series between Grand Junction and Boise is any indication, the race for the second-half title will go down to the final out.
Dondrei Hubbard, Jose Gutierrez, Austin Elder and Alexis Monge all had four hits, with Hubbard driving in seven runs and Gutierrez and Monge each driving in three, as the Grand Junction Rockies rolled past the Rocky Mountain Vibes 22-5 at Suplizio Field on Sunday night.
Griffin Barnes hit a two-run, walk-off double in the bottom of the seventh inning Friday to give Rocky Mountain a wild 11-10 Pioneer League victory over the Grand Junction Rockies in the first game of a doubleheader in Colorado Springs.
After trailing 2-0 through four innings, the Grand Junction Rockies scored the game's next five runs in a 5-3 victory over the Rocky Mountain Vibes on Wednesday night in Colorado Springs.
The Grand Junction Rockies looked to be on their way to a second straight loss to Ogden on Saturday, trailing 5-1 with two outs in the sixth inning in the first game of a doubleheader at Suplizio Field.
Brett Matthews threw eight dominant innings Saturday night and Nate Scantlin continued his hot hitting, driving in a pair of runs in the fifth inning in Grand Junction's 3-1 victory over Rocky Mountain.
A pair of RBI singles Thursday night by Luke Roskam helped the Grand Junction Rockies move within one game of the lead in the Pioneer League South Division with a 4-1 victory over the Rocky Mountain Vibes.
Jake Anderson's ninth-inning single drove in the go-ahead run and Michael Townsend shut down Rocky Mountain in the bottom of the inning Wednesday in Grand Junction's 6-5 victory in Colorado Springs.