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. “I 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…

Sox split a pair with Iowa

Dillard Recounts Hall of Fame Battle

By Aaron Cheris Sky Sox pitcher Tim Dillard has faced thousands of hitters over the course of his professional career. He rarely had the opportunity to pitch to a Hall of Famer. But one such opportunity came in 2007. In 2007, with the Brewers for his first big league spring training, Dillard got the opportunity to…

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Wilkerson Excited For New Chapter

By Aaron Cheris Thursday, July 7 was shaping up to be another ordinary game day for Pawtucket Red Sox starting pitcher Aaron Wilkerson. The 27-year-old Texan was getting ready to start for the PawSox in Durham, N.C., when he got news that would change the course of his career. “I was getting stretched out, getting…

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Sky Sox Having A Blast On And Off Diamond

By Aaron Cheris Team chemistry can often be the difference between a winning team and a losing team. The Colorado Springs Sky Sox feel the same way. Just ask any one of the players, and he will tell you how much fun this team is. “We’re having a blast inside and out. It’s awesome,” pitcher…

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The Magnificent Closer

By Aaron Cheris The challenge of pitching in altitude in Colorado Springs can be difficult for many pitchers. Sky Sox closer Damien Magnifico is no different, but he has taken the challenge and done his best to succeed despite the perceived obstacles. “When I come out here and pitch, I don’t think about it,” Magnifico…

Sox, rain, top Omaha 4-2

Wren Running Free For Sky Sox

By Aaron Cheris After getting off to a slow start in Colorado Springs after his call up from Double-A Biloxi, Kyle Wren has found his groove at the plate. The 25-year-old Sky Sox outfielder is in the middle of one of the best streaks of his career. Wren currently has a 13 game hitting streak…

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Garcia Filling In Well Behind Plate

By Aaron Cheris When the Colorado Springs Sky Sox lost their top catcher, Manny Pina, they had to turn to Double-A Biloxi to find a replacement. Rene Garcia arrived in Colorado Springs on June 16, and immediately had an impact. In his Sky Sox debut that night, Garcia drove in the tying run with a…