Consistency A Key For Burgos

By Aaron Cheris The Colorado Springs Sky Sox have had many roster moves this season. Players have accomplished their dreams and were called up to the Brewers, and others took the next step toward that dream with a promotion to the Sky Sox from Double-A Biloxi. For many players, Colorado Springs became a place to…

Suter Showing Strength On Mound

By Aaron Cheris In order to be a successful team, you need to have a southpaw starter in their rotation to switch things up and keep hitters off-balance. The Colorado Springs Sky Sox have their lefty in 26-year-old Brent Suter. In his second season with the Sky Sox, Suter has spent time in the bullpen and…

Will Finding A Way In Return

By Aaron Cheris Sky Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks got off to a rocky start to his season. Just five games into the season, Middlebrooks found himself on the disabled list with an oblique injury that took nearly two weeks to heal. Since then, Middlebrooks has had a tough time finding his rhythm on the…

Barnes Excited For Shot In The Show

By Aaron Cheris Every ballplayer dreams of the moment they get the call to the Major Leagues. It’s the culmination of a lifetime of hard work, dedication and sacrifice. For Sky Sox relief pitcher Jacob Barnes, that call came on Wednesday afternoon at Security Service Field. For Barnes, the moment began with a meeting with…

Healthy Peterson Producing In Return

By Aaron Cheris Less than two weeks into the 2016 season, Sky Sox outfielder Shane Peterson hit a major bump in the road. He had to be sent to the disabled list with an injury. The injury hobbled Petereson, but  he knew what had to happen to get back on the field. “It’s frustrating because you…

Pitchers Helping Themselves At The Plate

By Aaron Cheris Sky Sox shortstop Orlando Arcia is currently on an 11 game hitting streak, but that is definitely not the most unlikely hitting streak on the Sky Sox at the moment. In their last five games against National League affiliates, Sky Sox pitchers have gotten six hits during a current five game hitting…

Orf Ready To Learn At Triple-A

By Aaron Cheris With a lot of roster shuffling going on in the Brewers organization in the past few days, the Sky Sox had a few roster changes. A couple players went up to Milwaukee to get their shot in the Major Leagues. A few players also took the next step toward Miller Park with…

A Chat With The Master Dubsmasher

By Aaron Cheris Tim Dillard has seen a lot. One of the longest tenured members of the Brewers organization, Dillard was drafted by the Brewers in 2001, but didn’t sign until the Brewers redrafted him in 2002. Since 2003, he has only pitched in affiliated baseball for the Brewers organization, and has spent at least part…

Sky Sox The Comeback Kings of 2016

By Aaron Cheris The late Yogi Berra once famously said, “It ain’t over till it’s over.” The Colorado Springs Sky Sox have taken that message to heart early in the 2016 season. Through the season’s first two weeks, no Pacific Coast League team has been better at making late comebacks than the Sky Sox. Three…

Arcia Has Signature Sky Sox Moment

By Aaron Cheris Orlando Arcia is currently one of baseball’s top prospects and the top prospect in the Milwaukee Brewers organization. The shortstop is in the midst of his first season at the Triple-A level, and he hopes to impress in Colorado Springs to earn a trip to Milwaukee. After popping up to leave the…