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Rockies in the Winter Leagues

As Spring Training approaches, several players in the Colorado Rockies organization fine-tuned their games in various winter leagues across the globe. Here’s a quick look at how some Rockies have performed to date this winter. Australian Baseball League Ryan Casteel, Catcher – After a breakout season in 2013 for the Modesto Nuts where he hit…

Sox Scribbles: Sweep Success

The red-hot Sky Sox completed a four-game sweep of the Las Vegas 51s Tuesday night with a dominating 17-3 victory. The win marked the sixth in a row for the Sox who have now won eight of their last ten games. There were no shortage of offensive stars for the Sox on this night. Charlie Blackmon led the…

Sox Notch First Victory of 2011

The Sox are in the win column after defeating the Tucson Padres 5-3 behind a solid outing from starter Alan Johnson and fourinnings of scoreless relief from the bullpen. A clutch two-out, two-run single by Matt Macri broke a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the eighth and Andrew Johnston pitched the ninth to pick up his first save of the…

Sox Scribbles – Opening Day 2011 Recap

The Sky Sox lost their home opener Thursday by the robust score of 18-14. Lets empty the notebook and look at some of the highlights and tidbits from the night that was. The game marked the highest scoring season opener in Sky Sox history (home or away). The previous high was a 13-10 home opening…

Sky Sox Opening Day 2011

Opening Day 2011 has arrived, a tradition that’s as American as apple pie. It’s such a special day for fans because it marks the beginning of a new baseball season, the chance for new memories to be made every night, warm days, comfortable nights, and the hope that this will be “our year”. The 2011 season will…

McKenry Traded

Yesterday evening the Rockies traded catcher Michael McKenry to the Boston Red Sox for Minor League pitcher Daniel Turpen. McKenry was the Sky Sox primary catcher last season, playing in 99 games and hitting .265 with 10 home runs and 49 RBI. McKenry was drafted by the Rockies in the seventh round of the first…

2011 Spring Training Notes

Welcome to another season of Sky Sox baseball! The 2011 campaign promises to be an exciting one and we look forward to bringing you a closer look at the happenings in Colorado Springs and beyond. With the Rockies just a few days away from breaking camp, lets empty the notebook and recap some of the…

Chris Nelson Called Up

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Street Perfect for Sox

Rehabbing Rockies closer Huston Street was perfect for the Sky Sox in Friday night’s rehab appearance – his most recent step in recovering from a right shoulder injury. Throwing 12 pitches, eight for strikes, Street made quick work of the…