Sox fall to Iowa Cubs 8-6 after a 4+ hour rain delay and a game that went 3:20.

Rockies Spring Training Storylines

Spring Training is in full bloom and games will already be underway by the end of next week. With the Rockies’ pitchers and catchers reporting last Saturday and the full squad coming together Friday, we take a brief look at some storylines coming out of camp thus far. Young Guns – Although they might not…

Sky Sox Notes for 5/10 @ Nashville

Observations from yesterday’s game: 6-2 Loss in Nashville, Series at 1-1 RECORD-SETTING RELIEVER: Before he allowed three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning yesterday, the 1-2-3 seventh inning by Colorado Springs reliever Mike Ekstrom set a new Sky Sox record for scoreless innings to start a season at 19.1 innings.  The previous record…

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…

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…

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…