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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

The Sky Sox practiced on their home field on Tuesday.

Photos from Tuesday’s Practice

The Sky Sox have returned to Colorado Springs. On Tuesday afternoon, the team took to Security Service Field for a practice before heading on the road to begin the 2016 season. The Sky Sox start the season on an eight game road trip before returning to Security Service Field for their home opener against the…