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Grand Junction to Host 2018 Northwest League/Pioneer League All-Star Game

PRESS RELEASE -The Grand Junction Rockies have been selected to host the 2018 All Star Game between the Pioneer Baseball League (PBL) and the Northwest League (NWL). Continue reading

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GJ Rockies Win Inaugural Home Opener in Front of Half-Packed House

Under normal circumstances, having your stadium only half full for your inaugural home opener would be a major disappointment.  Not so for the Rookie-level Grand Junction Rockies (Pioneer League), which defeated the Idaho Falls Chukars 10-6 in front of 4,850 at 10,000-seat Suplizio Field.  Oh, and click here for a photo of the and the team’s new mascot, Corky the Coyote, who arrived at the game via helicopter.  View news clip here.

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GR Rockies Inaugural Home Opener Tomorrow

The Rookie-level Grand Junction Rockies (Pioneer League) will host their inaugural home opener at newly-renovated Suplizio Field on Saturday, June 23.  The former Casper Ghosts relocated from Wyoming to Colorado after the 2011 season.  Suplizio is also home to the Colorado Mesa University Mavericks and JUCO World SeriesView video of Suplizio renovations here.

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Suplizio Field Renovations on Track, Secondary GJ Rockies Logo Unveiled

The $8.3 million renovation of Suplizio Field, home of the JUCO World Series and now the relocated Rookie-level Grand Junction Rockies (formerly Casper Ghosts) (Pioneer League), is well underway and should be completed on schedule.  Indeed, it’s a pretty unique project, as it will include a new duel-sided press box building to accomodate the adjacent football stadium too. Continue reading

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Grand Junction Approves Ballpark Lease With Ghosts/Rockies

Casper (WY) is now officially teamless. In a shocking development (sarcasm intended), the Grand Junction (CO) City Council unanimously approved a lease deal between the city and the Rookie-level Casper Ghosts/Grand Junction Rockies (Pioneer League) to play at Suplizio Field beginning next season.  The stadium, home of the JUCO World Series, is currently undregoing $8.5 million in renovations. Read more here.

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Casper Mayor Wants Answers From Ghosts

The mayor of Casper (WY) wants Dick and Charlie Monfort, owners of the Rookie-level Casper Ghosts (Pioneer League) and MLB’s Colorado Rockies, to dispel or confirm growing rumors that the team is relocating to Grand Junction (CO) and Suplizio Field, home of the JUCO World Series.  Rumors have been swirling for some time that the team would eventually be moved Continue reading

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Grand Junction’s Suplizio Field to Get Upgrades, New Team on Deck?

Suplizio Field in Grand Junction (CO), the home of the JUCO World Series, is slated to receive a number of upgrades.  According to JUCO Chairman Jamie Hamilton, the improvements will keep the annual championship tournament at Suplizio for the next 25-years.  It could also open the door to a new minor league team, as Hamilton said he was approached eight months ago by an ownership group, but apparently the park Continue reading

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