Sox Scribbles: Attendence Milestone

With last night’s paid attendance of 5,734, the Sox surpassed 300,000 in attendance for the 2011 season. It is the fourth-straight year that the team has reached that milestone and tied for with the 2010 season for the fewest amount of games to reach 300,000 fans (63).

Sox Scribbles: More Johnson Milestones

Despite picking up the loss last night against Tacoma, starter Alan Johnson continues to ascend some of the Sox all-time pitching lists. With the loss, Johnson is now tied for sixth in losses (24) with Mike Saipe. He also walked four batters to became the second player with 250 strikeouts and 150 walks in a Sky…

Sox Scribbles: Street and Lindstrom conclude rehab tonight

Rehabbing Rockies relievers Huston Street and Matt Lindstrom are scheduled to pitch in tonight’s opening game against the Tacoma Rainiers before rejoining the big league club on Thursday. They previously pitched in Monday’s game against the Salt Lake Bees, with Street pitching a scoreless inning while striking out one while Lindstrom allowed two runs on three hits…

Sox Scribbles: Walk-off madness

In last night’s 9-7 win over Salt Lake, outfielder Ryan Spilborghs became the first Sky Sox player to hit a lead-off homer and a walk-off homer in the same game. There has been one other instance where a lead-off homer and a walk-off homer were involved in the same game, but involved two different Sky Sox batters.…

Sox Scribbles: Street and Lindstrom on the mend

Injured Rockies pitchers Huston Street and Matt Lindstrom will begin rehab assignments with the Sky Sox tonight. Both relievers are scheduled to pitch that night and on Wednesday, August 24. Street, 28, has been on the disabled list since August 9 with a right triceps strain and will be making his first appearance in a game…

Sox Scribbles: Winning the Williamson Way

After picking up the win in last night’s 6-2 victory over New Orleans, RHP Joey Williamson is now 2-0 with a 1.64 ERA in his last two starts including a win over Oklahoma City on the 13th. Over his last two starts spanning 11.0 total innings, Williamson has allowed just two earned runs and eight…

Sox Scribbles: Offensive struggles continue

After leading the PCL in numerous offensive categories for much of the season, the Sox have seen their production dip in recent weeks. The Sox have failed to reach double digits in runs scored in the last 25 games after reaching the mark 25 times in the first 99 games of the season. In their…

Sox Scribbles: Congrats to Jim Thome on #600

Last night former Sky Sox Jim Thome hit his 599th and 600th runs of his career, becoming the eighth player in baseball history to accomplish the feat. Here is the writeup by espn.com. Thome who was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 13th round of the 1989 Amateur Baseball Draft played for the Sky Sox in…