Sox Scribbles: Taveras Stays Hot But Sox Lose

The Sox lost their third game in a row to the Las Vegas 51s Wednesday by a score of 12-6. Willy Taveras continued his torrid play, going 2-for-5 with a home run, double and three RBI. Over the past 11 games, Taveras is hitting .392 (20-for-51) with four home runs, eight runs scored and nine RBI and…

Sox Scribbles: Searching for Offense

The Sky Sox dropped their second consecutive game to the Las Vegas 51s 7-2 Tuesday night. The Sox have scored a total of two runs in the two games and could be starting to miss the production of current Rockies Charlie Blackmon, Eric Young Jr., Chris Nelson, and injured outfielder Cole Garner. Willy Taveras has…

Sox Scribbles: Blanked in Vegas

The Sox dropped game one of their series with the Las Vegas 51s 3-0 Monday night behind a complete game shutout by Brett Cecil. The Sox were only able to muster four hits against Cecil, including two single by Mike Jacobs. The loss was the first for the Sox this season against Las Vegas, having…

Sox Scribbles: Three Aces

The Sky Sox won the final game of their four-game set with the Reno Aces Sunday afternoon 7-6 thanks to a five-run eighth inning. With the Aces leading 6-2 entering the bottom of the eighth, they removed starter Tom Layne in favor of reliever Kam Mickolio. The Sky Sox had enjoyed little success against Layne as he allowed just…

Garner back on DL

Outfielder Cole Garner is headed back to the disabled list for the second time this season the Sky Sox announced today. Garner re-aggravated an injury to his left hand during yesterday’s 14-4 loss to Reno while swinging the bat in the first inning. The hand has been an issue for Garner for much of the…

Sox Scribbles: Notes and Observations

Ryan Rohlinger hit a three-run double and the Sky Sox pitching staff allowed a season-low three hits in a 6-4 victory over first place Reno. Since returning from a three-week stint on the disabled list, outfielder Cole Garner has picked up right where he left off after a scorching April. Garner has a hit in all…

Sox Scribbles

The Sky Sox defeated the first place Reno Aces 13-6 Thursday night behind a strong start from rehabbing Rockies starter Esmil Rogers and a seven-run eighth inning. Trailing by a run in the first, Willy Taveras hit his third-straight leadoff home run, setting a new Sky Sox record for most consecutive games with a leadoff home…

Wheeler Making Noise With Drillers

Tulsa Drillers outfielder Tim Wheeler is enjoying a tremendous 2011 season. Today he was named the Texas Leagues’ May Topps Player of the Month. Here is the official release from Topps:  Tim Wheeler (23) of Sacramento, Calif., led Texas League hitters with a .389 batting average, 79 total bases, 18 extra-base hits and a 1.169 OPS last month. The…

Rogers To Make Rehab Start With Sox

Rockies starter Esmil Rogers will make a rehab start with the Sky Sox tonight against the Reno Aces. Rogers was 3-1 with the Rockies before hitting the disabled list. Reno currently leads the Pacific Northern division by nine games over the Sox. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM tonight.