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Jackalopes Draft Gilman out of PBL Tryout Camp

PL Grand Junction Jackalopes February 12, 2024 - The first Pioneer League Tryout Camp of 2024 is in the books. The Grand Junction Jackalopes selected right-handed pitcher Nathan Gilman with the fifth pick. "Gilman was #1 on our list." Jackalopes manager Chris Knabenshue said. "I was surprised he was there with the 5th pick." Gilman, 26, got a taste of the PBL in 2022, pitching 5.1 innings for the Idaho Falls Chuckers. "I can't put it into words how excited I am to be coming to Grand Junction," Gilman said. Aside from his time in the PBL, Gilman spent time with ... Full Story

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Jackalopes Sign Two Former CMU Mavericks

PL Grand Junction Jackalopes December 14, 2023 - Two former Mavericks are coming "home" to the Grand Valley as professionals. The Grand Junction Jackalopes are pleased to announce the signing of Conrad Villafuerte and Matthew Turner to the 2024 roster. Villafuerte and Turner played collegiately at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction. Villafuerte from 2019-2022, and Turner from 2018-2022. Villafuerte will enter his first professional ball season after batting .422 and recording an OPS of 1.208 in his senior year last spring. The Fountain Valley, CA native wa... Full Story

Fruita Native Sackett Signed

PL Grand Junction Jackalopes December 6, 2023 - The Grand Junction Jackalopes are pleased to announce the signing of Fruita, Colorado native Druw Sackett to the 2024 roster. "Your baseball journey never goes how you want it to, and having the opportunity to continue to play baseball is special," Sackett said. The infielder played his final two collegiate seasons for Division One North Dakota State University. In 2023 he hit .298 with 15 home runs, a team-best 53 RBI, and 51 runs scored. All this and his defense at four different positions netted Sackett a first-team... Full Story

Chris Knabenshue Re-Hired as Jackalopes Manager

PL Grand Junction Jackalopes November 14, 2023 - GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado - The Grand Junction Jackalopes are pleased to announce that Chris Knabenshue will reprise his role of manager for the 2024 season. "I'm fired up. I'm looking forward to being back at the helm," Knabenshue said. Knabenshue led the Jackalopes to within three games of a postseason birth in 2023. After a tough first half, Knabenshue and the Jakes righted the ship and finished with a 25-23 record in half number two. The team came as close as one game out of the playoffs with seven games remain... Full Story

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New Grand Junction Rockies President Joe Kubly (left) and 2016 Manager Frank Gonzales
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Grand Junction Jackalopes (PL) League: Pioneer League
Home: Grand Junction, Colorado
Class: Independent
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Grand Junction 15 at Rocky Mountain 11 Final
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Grand Junction 4 at Rocky Mountain 8 Final
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Rocky Mountain 11 at Grand Junction 7 Final
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Rocky Mountain 7 at Grand Junction 14 Final
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Rocky Mountain 13 at Grand Junction 5 Final
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