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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…

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Around the PCL: Omaha Storm Chasers

This is part four of a seven-part series previewing the seven American Conference teams in the Pacific Coast League the Colorado Springs Sky Sox will play this season. With the recent realignment of the PCL, the Sky Sox switched back to the American Conference after nine years in the Pacific Conference. The fourth featured team…

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Colorado Rockies Offseason Acquisitions

Spring training is right around the corner, baseball fans! Just 16 days to be exact. With pitchers and catchers reporting February 15, let’s take a quick look at the many transactions the Rockies made since last season to get you up to speed. RHP LaTroy Hawkins, 41, appeared in 62 games for Colorado in 2007…

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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…

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Around the PCL: Iowa Cubs

In 2014, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox will switch conferences for the first time since 2004. With the move of the San Diego Padres’ Triple-A affiliate — the Tucson Padres — to El Paso, Texas, the PCL underwent realignment of the Pacific and American conferences this past off-season to make traveling a little more feasible.…