Sox Scribbles: Thunderstruck

The Omaha Storm Chasers completed a four-game sweep of the Sky Sox Tuesday night with their second consecutive 12-9 victory in the series. It was deja vu all over again as they say. For the second straight game, the Sky Sox took a 4-0 lead after the first inning on two-run home runs by Mike…

Sox Scribbles: Mous-Tracks

The Sky Sox dropped their second straight game to the Storm Chasers Sunday afternoon 12-5 in large part due to the powerful bat of Omaha third baseman Mike Moustakas. Moustakas went 2-for-5 with a towering two-run home run, two runs scored and three RBI. One of the most highly anticipated prospects in the Royals system, Moustakas…

Sox Scribbles: Caught in the Cycle

The Sky Sox dropped game one of their four game series with the Omaha storm chasers 16-11 Saturday night. Omaha was sparked by Lorenzo Cain’s cycle including a first inning grand slam off of Sox starter Alan Johnson. It was the third slam Alan has given up in a Sky Sox uniform tying him for…

Sox Scribbles: Beware of flying objects

The Sky Sox took the series finale against the Iowa Cubs 19-9 behind a prolific performance by the offense. An eight run third inning, behind four home runs (two-run shots by Chris Nelson (4), Josh Fields (7), and Willy Taveras (4) and a solo homer by Matt Macri) erased a 4-0 deficit. The homeruns by Fields and Macri were…

Sox Scribbles – Friday the 13th

Whether it’s wearing a certain piece of clothing during a hot-streak or not stepping on the foul lines as you enter and exit the field, the list of baseball superstitions is endless. Today marks the 17th game the Sky Sox will play on Friday the 13th. In their previous 16 games on this date, the Sox are…

Pacheco starting, Wigginton returns to Rox

Jordan Pacheco will make his first start for the Sky Sox since being hit in the head on May 5th against Fresno. Pacheco was held out for the last seven games for precautionary reasons but did not suffer a concussion. He’s catching and batting seventh tonight against the I-Cubs.  To make room on the roster, infielder…

Sox Scribbles: Let’s Play Two

The Sky Sox split a double-header against the Iowa Cubs Thursday, winning the first game 11-5 and losing 11-10 in game two. In game one, every Sox starter had at least one hit while Eliezer Alfonzo and Chris Nelson paced the offense. Nelson hit his second bases loaded double in a week and finished 2-for-4 while Alfonzo smacked…

Today’s Game Postponed

Today’s game against the Iowa Cubs has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game has been rescheduled as part of a double-header tomorrow afternoon starting at 4:00 PM MT. Both games will be seven innings each (extra innings if necessary). The Sky Sox and I-Cubs have played seven double headers in their history with…

Sox Scribbles: Here come the bats

After being shutout in three of their previous eight games, the Sky Sox bats welcomed a return to the friendly confines of Security Service Field. The sox exploded for 13 runs in a 13-6 drubbing of the Iowa Cubs Tuesday night. Trailing 3-2 in the fourth, the Sky Sox scored six runs highlighted by a Josh…