Sox Scribbles: Iowa Cubs Series Preview

The Sky Sox open an eight-game home stand tonight starting with four games against the Iowa Cubs. Greg Reynolds (2-0, 5.40) takes the hill for the Sox against veteran lefty Doug Davis. The Sox will be looking to snap a four game losing streak and avenge a four-game sweep against the Cubs from last season.

Sox Scribbles: Sacramento Swoon

The Sky Sox lost their fourth straight game to the Sacramento River Cats and eighth straight on the road in a 9-0 defeat Monday afternoon. Sky Sox starter Alan Johnson (1-2, 4.15) had a rough outing allowing seven runs on nine hits in five innings. A five-run third inning proved to be the pivotal moment in…

Sox Scribbles: Whoa Nelly

The  Sky Sox scored six runs in the eighth inning, overcoming a three run deficit, to win 9-6 over the Fresno Grizzlies Thursday night. Trailing 6-3 entering the eighth, the Sox would tie the game on a two-run single by Brad Emaus and a pinch-hit RBI single by Matt Pagnozzi. With the bases loaded, Chris…

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The Sox will attempt to salvage a series split with the Fresno Grizzlies tonight in the final game of their four-game series. Greg Reynolds (2-0, 4.24) takes the hill for the Sox against lefty Matt Yourkin (2-2, 5.81). First pitch is about 25 minutes away. Yesterday, the  Sky Sox fell to the Grizzlies 4-3 in front…

Sox Scribbles: Down On Maine Street

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox defeated the Fresno Grizzlies 13-5 to snap a season high five-game losing streak Tuesday night.  Four Sky Sox players recorded three hits to pace the Sox offense: Eric Young Jr. (3-for-5, 3R, RBI), Charlie Blackmon (3-for-4, 3R, 2RBI), Chris Nelson (3-for-4, 3R, 3RBI) and Josh Fields (3-for-5, R, 2RBI). Brad…

Sky Sox Pregame Notes

Sox catcher Jordan Pacheco was out prior to batting practice today, making throw after throw down to second base. Pacheco made between 75-100 throws and many of them were right on the money to the second base bag. The Fresno Grizzlies stole four bases off of Pacheco and Sky Sox pitchers Clayton Mortensen, Bruce Billings, and Andrew Johnston…

Sox Scribbles: Shutout in the Springs

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox were shutout for the first time in 2011 as the Fresno Grizzlies prevailed 6-0 Monday night. The loss was the fifth in a row for the Sky Sox. A scoreless pitchers duel was interrupted in the fifth inning when Fresno second baseman Brock Bond worked a 12 pitch at-bat against Clayton Mortensen, culminating…

Stewart to the Rockies

Ian Stewart was promoted to the Rockies after last nights game, a move that shouldn’t come as a huge surprise. Rockies Manager Jim Tracy told Stewart that his stay with the Sky Sox would be a relatively short one and was meant to help Stewart work on his timing at the plate. Stewart hit .361…

Sox Scribbles: Swept out of Tucson

The Tucson Padres defeated the Colorado Springs Sky Sox 9-3 Sunday night to complete a four game sweep in front of 1,873 fans at Hi Corbett Field. The Sky Sox took a 2-0 lead in the first inning on RBI singles by Chris Nelson and Brad Emaus. Trailing 2-1 in the third inning, the Padres…