Sky Sox Notes for 4/30 @ Sacramento

Observations from yesterday’s 3-4 Loss in Series Finale at Fresno: STELLAR STARTERS:  Sky Sox starters have given up two earned runs or less in 18 of the 24 games this season (and only ten combined earned runs in their last six games).  Christian Friedrich, Carlos Torres and Alex White all have made at least four…

Sky Sox Notes for 4/24 @ Las Vegas

Observations from last night’s 14-2 win in Las Vegas: GRAND SLAM HISTORY: With Matt McBride’s grand slam in the eighth inning to cap the Sky Sox 14-2 rout of Las Vegas, the Sky Sox have hit two grand slams so far in the series with Wil Nieves grand slam on Saturday, the first time the…

Pacheco to Make 2012 Debut Behind the Plate

Jordan Pacheco has started at third base in all four appearances with the Sky Sox in 2012, as well as playing either third base or first base in his four starts for the Rockies before being optioned down to Colorado Springs, but Pacheco will return to catcher for tonight’s homestand finale against the Tucson Padres. Pacheco…

Sky Sox Notes for 4/20 vs Tucson

Observations from yesterday’s game: 10-2 Loss to Tucson, Snaps 5-Game Win Streak STRIKEOUTS IN LOSS: Sky Sox starter Rob Scahill set a Sky Sox record yesterday for most strikeouts in a losing effort with 11 K’s in his 5.1 innings of work against Tucson.  The total was one shy of the home record of 12,…

Sky Sox Notes: 4/18 vs Tucson

Observations from last night’s game: 8-1 Rout of Tucson in Series Opener MOSCOSO’S K’S: Sky Sox starter Guillermo Moscoso notched his first win of the season, going 6.2 innings and striking out 10 Tucson Padres, the most strikeouts of any Sox starter this season.  The ten strikeouts is the most by a Colorado Springs starter…

Sox Notes for 4/17 vs Tucson

Observations from last night’s games: Sox Sweep Doubleheader Yesterday’s 2-1 win in the first game of the doubleheader featured two pitchers who notched complete games, Las Vegas right-hander Jesse Chavez and Sox left-hander Christian Friedrich, the first complete games by any PCL pitchers so far this season.  The complete game was the first complete game…

Sky Sox Notes for 4/14 vs Las Vegas

Observations from last night’s game: 14-0 Loss to Las Vegas in 2012 Home Opener The 14-0 loss in the Sky Sox home opener was the worst home opener loss in team history, doubling the previous record of seven runs, and is the only time the Sky Sox have been shut out in the home opener. …

Observations from last night’s game: 2-0 Shutout of Tacoma The Sky Sox held the Rainiers to three total hits, the first time since Colorado Springs have held an opponent to three hits or less since August 22, 2010 against the Fresno Grizzlies.  The blanking of Tacoma also matched the Sky Sox total for shutouts all…

Sky Sox Notes: 4/10 @ Tacoma

Observations from last night’s game: 4-2 loss in series opener to Tacoma The Sky Sox were held to one hit through the first seven innings by Tacoma left-hander Anthony Vasquez Infielder Brandon Wood was a lone bright spot offensively for the Sky Sox last night, notching his second consecutive two-hit game.  The former first-round pick…

Sky Sox Notes: 4/9 @ Tacoma

Observations from last night’s game: 5-2 win in series finale at Reno Utility player Matt McBride notched his second straight 3-for-4 game, with a run scored and one RBI.  McBride has started two games so far this season in the cleanup spot for the Sky Sox, and in those two games he has batted .750…