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A Minute in Maryvale: 2.23.17

While Colorado Springs experienced a winter whiteout Thursday morning, the Brewers finished their final day of practice before the first exhibition game of 2017 starts Friday afternoon. In the twitter-sphere, Sky Sox of years past have been the subjects of many articles across many platforms. Brent Suter, who was named Saturday’s starting pitcher for the…

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The Brew Crew Reunites

Now that pitchers and catchers have reported to the Maryvale Baseball Park in West Phoenix, it’s about time for the rest of the Crew to make an appearance. Friday, February 17, marks the official report date for the Brewers’ position players, with Saturday, February 18, marking their first workout. Here is what some of the…

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Happy Day-After-Valentine’s-Day!

Hello Sky Sox Nation, We¬†hope everyone had a phenomenal Valentine’s Day/Singles Awareness Day! In case you wanted one more piece of love, here’s Brewers prospect Brett Phillips: I’m Cravy about you ūüėć #BrewersValentines pic.twitter.com/rnx1Sl1Xye ‚ÄĒ Maverick Phillips (@Brett_Phillips8) February 15, 2017 And in case you needed any more loving, just head over to the Milwaukee…

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Sky Sox Enjoying Big League Life

By Aaron Cheris Just making it to the Major Leagues is a tremendous accomplishment for any ballplayer and it is the culmination of years of hard work and sacrifice. On the other hand, staying in the big leagues and being successful will require just as much, if not more, dedication, determination and work. Early in…

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Hader Striking His Way Toward Big Leagues

By Aaron Cheris Josh Hader has found his groove. After his promotion to Colorado Springs from¬†Double-A Biloxi on June 11, the Sky Sox lefty has been one of the¬†best pitchers in¬†the league, despite his 1-6 record. As of August 31, Hader’s 156 strikeouts this season ranks third in all of Minor League Baseball, and he…

Sox walk it off again, top Round Rock 6-5 in 10 innings

Eric Young Jr. Running Up The Record Books

By Aaron Cheris From a young age, Eric Young Jr. knew he wanted to be a professional athlete. While his father, Eric Young Sr., was playing in the Major Leagues, the younger Young was soaking in the environment of professional sports, and he was dreaming of a potential future for himself. ‚ÄúI knew being in…

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Suter Earns His Big League Shot

By Aaron Cheris Brent Suter woke up from a dream to realize that his lifelong dream had came true. Scheduled to get the start for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Thursday night, the southpaw¬†slept in ahead of what he though would be an ordinary game day. But when he woke up, he would get…

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Brinson Thriving With New Organization

By Aaron Cheris Brinsanity has taken over Colorado Springs. At the recent August 1 trade deadline, it was widely reported that the Milwaukee Brewers were expected to trade star catcher Jonathan Lucroy. The question then became who the Brewers would get in return. As the minutes to the deadline ticked down, Lewis Brinson was getting…

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Suter Showing How It’s Done On Mound

By Aaron Cheris One might expect a Harvard graduate to overthink certain things. Sky Sox pitcher Brent Suter likes to do¬†exactly the opposite. Over the past few weeks, the 26-year-old Harvard graduate has established himself as the ace of an improved Colorado Springs Sky Sox pitching staff In his last 10 games, the Sky Sox…