Sox Scribbles: Not your average Joe

In last night’s 13-9 Sky Sox loss to Tacoma, newly acquired outfielder Joe Mather hit a two-run home run and collected three RBI while finishing 1-for-4 in his Sky Sox debut. The Sox will look to take the finale of their three-game set with Tacoma tonight as Clayton Mortensen returns to the Sky Sox after…

Sox Notes 7/5/11

A few notes from today: Rockies starter Esmil Rogers, who has been resting a rib cage injury for the last few weeks, looked healthy while throwing a simulated game this afternoon. He routinely hit 94 mph with his fastball and touched 96 mph on a few instances. No word on when Rogers will return to normal action.…

Sox Scribbles: Four on the Fourth

The Sox snapped a five-game losing streak last night, defeating the Tacoma Rainiers 9-4 behind a home run and four RBI from Mike Jacobs. Jacobs’ home run, an opposite field three-run shot, gave the Sox a 3-2 lead in the first. In the process, Jacobs took over the team lead with 15 home runs. He…

Sox Scribbles: On The Move

Happy Fourth of July from the Sky Sox! We have an overflow crowd expected tonight with the best fireworks in Minor League Baseball! In case you missed it, there’s been quite a few moves involving the Sky Sox over the past week. Eric Young Jr. and Chris Nelson have returned after extended stints with the…

Sox Scribbles: Not Miller’s Time

In last night’s 2-1 Las Vegas victory over the Sky Sox, closer Jim Miller blew his third save of the season and picked up his fourth loss. It was the third time in the last 12 games that Miller has blown a save and taken the loss in the same game, also accomplishing the dubious…