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Nichols Recalls Sky Sox Days

By Aaron Cheris Rod Nichols has seen his share of good, bad, and ugly days in Colorado Springs. Now the pitching coach for the Iowa Cubs, Nichols spent parts of four seasons with the Sky Sox from 1988-92 when they were the Triple-A affiliate for the Cleveland Indians. Over those four seasons, Nichols compiled a 25-19 record…

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Consistency A Key For Burgos

By Aaron Cheris The Colorado Springs Sky Sox have had many roster moves this season. Players have accomplished their dreams and were called up to the Brewers, and others took the next step toward that dream with a promotion to the Sky Sox from Double-A Biloxi. For many players, Colorado Springs became a place to…

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Quick Hits: Early Runs Help Cubs Dump Sox 6-5

The Sky Sox have this terrible habit of giving up runs over the first three innings of a game. Entering play Wednesday, Colorado Springs had been out scored 140-to-84 over the first three innings, including 60-to-32 in the FIRST INNING. Unfortunately, the trend continued with the Cubs scoring four runs in innings 1-3 en route…