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…

Sky Sox Notes for 4/24 @ Las Vegas

Observations from last night’s 14-2 win in Las Vegas: GRAND SLAM HISTORY: With Matt McBride’s grand slam in the eighth inning to cap the Sky Sox 14-2 rout of Las Vegas, the Sky Sox have hit two grand slams so far in the series with Wil Nieves grand slam on Saturday, the first time the…

Sky Sox Notes for 4/20 vs Tucson

Observations from yesterday’s game: 10-2 Loss to Tucson, Snaps 5-Game Win Streak STRIKEOUTS IN LOSS: Sky Sox starter Rob Scahill set a Sky Sox record yesterday for most strikeouts in a losing effort with 11 K’s in his 5.1 innings of work against Tucson.  The total was one shy of the home record of 12,…

Sky Sox Notes: 4/9 @ Tacoma

Observations from last night’s game: 5-2 win in series finale at Reno Utility player Matt McBride notched his second straight 3-for-4 game, with a run scored and one RBI.  McBride has started two games so far this season in the cleanup spot for the Sky Sox, and in those two games he has batted .750…