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Former Sky Sox Blackmon has career day with Rockies

What a day for former Sky Sox Charlie Blackmon. The former second-round draft pick who made the Colorado Rockies Opening Day roster went berserk in their 12-2 win against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday afternoon in the team’s home opener at Coors Field. Blackmon finished the game with six hits in six at-bats, smacking three…

Sky Sox 8/14 Notebook

CUDDYER RETURNS TO SECURITY SERVICE FIELD FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2002: Rockies outfielder Michael Cuddyer will start a Major League Rehab assignment with the Sky Sox today, and will be making his first ever appearance for the Sox. Cuddyer last played a minor league game in 2008 when he rehabbed with the Rochester Red Wings…

Sky Sox 8/8 Notebook

CULBERSON FITTING RIGHT IN:  New Sky Sox infielder Charlie Culberson, who was acquired by the Colorado Rockies in exchange for Marco Scutaro nearly two weeks ago, has a hit in all of his first seven games with the Sky Sox since July 31.  Since his first game against his former team the Fresno Girzzlies on…

Sky Sox 8/7 Notebook

BLACKMON’S BACK WITH A VENGENCE: Since Sky Sox outfielder Charlie Blackmon returned to the Sky Sox on July 4 from injury he leads the PCL in runs scored at 35 and in hits at 49, while he is tied for the most total bases in the league during that span with 77.  Also during that…

Sky Sox Offensive Onslaught in July

The Sky Sox were one of three teams in the Pacific Coast League to post 17 wins during the month of July (Albuquerque and Reno), and the offense led the way for Colorado Springs.  The Sox led the PCL in runs scored in the month of July at 206, the only team in the league…

Sky Sox 7/28 Notebook

SOX OFFENSE RED HOT IN JULY: The Sky Sox have totaled 180 runs during the month of July, 17 more than any other team in the PCL, and are averaging 7.2 runs per game this month.  The Sky Sox are tied for second in team hits in the month of July with Oklahoma City at…

Sky Sox 7/27 Notebook

ACES TAKE SEASON SERIES: The loss by the Sox in extras last night seals the season series win for the Aces, and in the four seasons the Aces have been in the PCL Colorado Springs has only won the season series in 2010 at 9-7 (Reno took 11 of 16 last season and won the…

Sky Sox 7/24 Notebook

FIRST SEASON HOME SWEEP IN TEAM HISTORY: With a 9-1 win in yesterday’s series finale against the Tacoma Rainiers the Sky Sox finished the season a perfect 8-0 against the division rival Rainiers, the first time in franchise history the Sox have swept all eight games at Security Service against an opponent in one season. …

Stu Cole 2nd in All-Time Manager Wins

With the two wins in yesterday’s doubleheader, Sky Sox manager Stu Cole moved in to second place all-time in managerial wins at 225 in his nearly four seasons at the helm of Colorado Springs.  Cole passed former Sox manager Tom Runnels for second on the list, the man who Cole replaced halfway through the 2009…

Sky Sox Notebook 7/19

SOX HOT BATS AGAINST THE BEES:  The Sky Sox have lost six of the eleven games against the Bees this season but the Sky Sox offense is batting .350 against Salt Lake in the eleven meetings, the highest average against any of their 12 different PCL opponents so far in 2012.  The Sky Sox have…