Sox sweep Omaha

Arcia Fueled By Love Of The Game

By Aaron Cheris There is nothing Orlando Arcia enjoys more than playing baseball. At 21, the Sky Sox shortstop is one of baseball’s top prospects, and he is on the cusp of making his dream of playing in the Major Leagues come true. His passion and excitement for the game is evident every time he…

Freeman, Pena Find Roles Not On Mound

By Aaron Cheris For most pitchers, gameday is a simple routine. If you are in the bullpen, your day usually consists of shagging balls during batting practice, and hoping you get a shot on the mound as the game progresses. For a couple Sky Sox relievers, the first game of a doubleheader on Tuesday, June…

Express top Sox 6-5

Barnes Excited For Shot In The Show

By Aaron Cheris Every ballplayer dreams of the moment they get the call to the Major Leagues. It’s the culmination of a lifetime of hard work, dedication and sacrifice. For Sky Sox relief pitcher Jacob Barnes, that call came on Wednesday afternoon at Security Service Field. For Barnes, the moment began with a meeting with…

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Healthy Peterson Producing In Return

By Aaron Cheris Less than two weeks into the 2016 season, Sky Sox outfielder Shane Peterson hit a major bump in the road. He had to be sent to the disabled list with an injury. The injury hobbled Petereson, but  he knew what had to happen to get back on the field. “It’s frustrating because you…

Sox come back to top Round Rock 6-4

Orf Thriving In First Sky Sox Action

By Aaron Cheris Ever since Sky Sox infielder Nate Orf was promoted to Colorado Springs from Double-A Biloxi, he hasn’t looked back. In 19 games with Biloxi to start the season, Orf batted .268 with just one run batted in and 15 hits. Since his promotion on April 28, he has been one of the Sky…