Leadoff Links

Here are a few pertinent links for your weekend reading enjoyment: ESPN’s Jason Stark gives his recap of the season’s first month and names the Rockies the Team of the Month. Also gives props to former Sky Sox Jonathan Herrera for a great under-the-radar month. Sports Illustrated has a feature story this week about the Rockies, with…

Sox Scribbles: Trouble in Tucson

The Sky Sox have dropped the first two games of their four-game set with the Tucson Padres with both losses coming during the late inning. On Thursday, the Sox rallied after being down two runs entering the ninth to tie the game at four apiece and sent the game to extra innings. In the tenth, the Sox scored…

Sox Scribbles: Sweep Success

The red-hot Sky Sox completed a four-game sweep of the Las Vegas 51s Tuesday night with a dominating 17-3 victory. The win marked the sixth in a row for the Sox who have now won eight of their last ten games. There were no shortage of offensive stars for the Sox on this night. Charlie Blackmon led the…

Garner Returns

Sox outfielder Cole Garner returns to the lineup tonight after missing the last 10 games. He was off to a great start to begin the year hitting .400 (18-for-35) with nine RBI through the first nine games of the year. He will start in leftfield and bat seventh tonight.

Sox Scribbles: Mile High Five

The Sox won their fifth straight game and second series in a row Monday with a 6-5 victory over the Las Vegas 51s.  In wet and cold conditions, the Sox overcame a 5-3 deficit with three runs in the seventh on two sacrifice flies by Eric Young Jr. and Josh Fields and an RBI double by Charlie…

Sox Scribbles: Fab Four

The Sky Sox won their fourth straight game Sunday afternoon as they defeated the Las Vegas 51s 10-4. Greg Reynolds (2-0, 2.25) won his second second game of the season for the Sox and was in complete control during his six innings of work. Over two starts Reynolds has struck out ten while only walking…

Sox Scribbles: April (snow) Showers Bring…

The Sky Sox won a snow shortened affair last night against the Las Vegas 51s 2-1. With two outs in the Sox seventh, a sudden onslaught of snow created near white-out conditions on the field.  The game was delayed for 30 minutes before umpires called the game. The Sox scored both of their runs in…

Sox Scribbles: Road Warriors

The Sky Sox defeated the Tacoma Rainiers 6-5 in the final game of their four-game series and won a road series for the first time in almost a year. The Sox capitalized on three Rainiers errors in the third inning to score five runs, highlighted by a two-run double by Ian Stewart. The last time…

Sox Scribbles: A Baker’s Dozen

The Sox put a 13-1 hurting on the Tacoma Rainiers last night behind a first inning grand slam by Ian Stewart and five hits by red-hot first baseman Mike Jacobs. The slam was the first hit for Stewart in a Sox uniform since joining the team Wednesday and the first Sky Sox grand slam since…