Grand Junction Rockies return for 2014 season

By: Krystle Sonmore Email
By: Krystle Sonmore Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. The Grand Junction Rockies are back and ready for the start of a new season.

Last year's coaching staff returns, along with three players - Dom Nunez, Wesley Jones, and Terry McClure. While athletes from the draft still await assignments, the majority of the roster has already suited up and hit Suplizio Field to get in some practice time.

The past two seasons Grand Junction has struggled to put together two strong halves of play. Both times the team has come close to a championship series but fallen short.

This time around they're ready to shake things up and take their season through September.

"This is an exciting time," said manager Anthony Sanders. "A lot of the young kids have never even played baseball in the lights before with the crowd, so it's going to be an experience, and we get to evaluate them as they go."

The Rockies open their season on the road against Ogden Monday, June 16. Their home opener is Friday, June 20.

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
KKCO NBC 11 News
2531 Blichmann Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81505

Station Phone: 970.243.1111
Business Fax: 970.243.1770
Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793
News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 262628621 -
Gray Television, Inc.