Leadoff Links

With Opening Day just around the corner, here’s a quick look around the web at some recent Rockies related headlines: Carlos Gonzalez Reaches Mountaintop | ESPN.com  A feature piece on the former Sky Sox meteoric rise to baseball stardom. Jon Heyman’s Crystal Ball | SI.com  Heyman predicts the Rockies to make the playoffs as the National League Wild-Card team and Ubaldo…

McKenry Traded

Yesterday evening the Rockies traded catcher Michael McKenry to the Boston Red Sox for Minor League pitcher Daniel Turpen. McKenry was the Sky Sox primary catcher last season, playing in 99 games and hitting .265 with 10 home runs and 49 RBI. McKenry was drafted by the Rockies in the seventh round of the first…

2011 Spring Training Notes

Welcome to another season of Sky Sox baseball! The 2011 campaign promises to be an exciting one and we look forward to bringing you a closer look at the happenings in Colorado Springs and beyond. With the Rockies just a few days away from breaking camp, lets empty the notebook and recap some of the…