GJ Rockies: Team starts series on wrong foot

The Grand Junction Rockies were shut out in three of the final four innings as they fall to the Idaho Falls Chukars on the road, 6-4.

Jorge Oviedo went 4.0 innings giving up five earned runs on 11 hits while suffering the loss.

Janser Lara pitched a quality start for Idaho Falls going 6.0 innings giving up three runs on five hits while striking out seven.

Andrew Beckwith was stellar out of the bullpen for the Chukars going three innings giving up just one run on three hits.

Joey Bartosic went 3-for-4 with an RBI. Jeff Moberg hit a home run in the loss as well.

The Rockies have three more games against the Chukars. Thursday's game has a 7.15 P.M. start time.

Despite the loss the Rockies had three plaeyrs make the Post-Season Pioneer League All-Star Team.

Second baseman Shael Mendoza, shortstop Alan Trejo and outfielder Casey Golden all made the cut.

Heading into tonight's game Mendoza was hitting .371 with a team-high 23 stolen bases.

Trejo was batting .347 with seven home runs and 32 RBI's.

Golden set the franchise record for the most home runs in a GJ Rockies' season with 16 on Tuesday.

His teammate Chad Spanberger tied that feat Tuesday night as well.

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