Rockies to move Rookie team to Grand Junction
The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the Colorado Rockies will move their Rookie level affiliate from Casper to Grand Junction for the 2012 season. The move is reportedly awaiting approval by the Grand Junction city council, which will vote on the matter Monday.
Casper has been home to the Rockies’ Rookie team since 2001.
UPDATE, 10/17: The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports that the city council approved a lease agreement that will bring the Rockies’ affiliate to Grand Junction. The Rookie league team will begin play at Suplizio Field in June 2012.