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1 year 5 months ago

Sky Sox lose road trip finale

Fresno, Calif. - Brett Pill drove in a career-high five runs as the Fresno Grizzlies halted their three-game losing streak with a 7-5 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Monday afternoon at Chukchansi Park. Each one of Pill's run producing hits came at opportune times, starting with...

2 years 3 months ago

Sox three-hit Rainiers in 3-1 win

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox (51-48) completely shut down the Tacoma Rainiers (41-58) offense limiting them to three hits in a 3-1 win, with Sky Sox starter Nick Schmidt tossing six scoreless innings of one-hit baseball in the longest shutout start of his Triple-A career. Schmidt (2-2, 6.55 ERA)...

2 years 10 months ago

Sky Sox receive presitgious Bob Frietas Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The Colorado Springs Sky Sox are proud to announce that the franchise has been named the recipient of the prestigious Bob Freitas Award for the Triple-A classification by Baseball America, the baseball industry's premier publication. This national award is one of the most significant in Minor...

2 years 11 months ago

Sky Sox release next season's schedule

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The Colorado Springs Sky Sox have released their 2012 regular season schedule and are working hard to build on the record setting success of the 2011 season when the Sky Sox drew a franchise record 339,000 fans. All the exciting action on the field with the...

3 years 2 months ago

Street and Lindstrom to rehab with Sky Sox

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Colorado Rockies relief pitchers Huston Street and Matt Lindstrom are scheduled to begin a rehabilitation assignment with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Monday as the Sky Sox take on the Salt Lake Bees in a 6:05 P.M. start at Security Service Field. Both relievers are...

3 years 2 months ago

Spilborghs to rehab with the Sky Sox

The Colorado Rockies announced today that outfielder Ryan Spilborghs is scheduled to begin a rehabilitation assignment with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox Saturday as the Sky Sox take on the Salt Lake Bees in a 7:05 PM start at Security Service Field. Spilborghs, 31, has been on the disabled...

3 years 2 months ago

Sox split doubleheader with Nashville

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox split their double-header with the Nashville Sounds, losing game one 19-0 and winning game two Thursday night at Security Service Field. After game one was postponed due to rain, the two teams had to wait through a two hour and thirty eight minute rain...

3 years 2 months ago

CarGo set for rehab stint in Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez is scheduled to begin a rehabilitation assignment with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox Wednesday, as the Sky Sox take on the Nashville Sounds in a 7:05 p.m. start at Security Service Field. The young slugger is schedule to play with the...

3 years 3 months ago

Sky Sox swept by Aces

RENO, Nev.- Reno used timely hitting and another stellar performance by the bullpen to hold off Colorado Springs Sunday afternoon, earning its first series sweep of the season with a 6-4 win at Aces Ballpark. Despite Colorado Springs taking an early lead for the third-straight game and hitting three...

3 years 4 months ago

Rox option Fowler to Sky Sox

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have activated outfielder Dexter Fowler from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Fowler had been out since June 7 with a strained left abdominal. The Rockies announced the move Monday before starting a three-game interleague series in Cleveland. In...

3 years 4 months ago

Father's Day at the ballpark

Hundreds of dads in Colorado Springs spent their afternoon at the ballpark. The Sky Sox opened up the outfield before the today's game so that dads could play catch with their kids. Father's day weekend is always one of the busiest for the ball club. It probably doesn't hurt...

3 years 5 months ago

Sky Sox cancel game after all

Ten minutes after confirming that the game was still on, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox now say that their game with the Iowa Cubs is canceled. The teams will play a double header tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. Customers with tickets to today's game will receive a rain check that...

3 years 5 months ago

Game on for Sky Sox

The gloomy weather won't stop Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Iowa Cubs from playing baseball at Security Service Field this morning. Sox pitcher Josh Muecke (1-3 ERA 5.59)takes the mound against Cubs pitcher Jay Jackson (1-1 ERA 5.31). With temperatures expected to be in the low 30's at...

3 years 11 months ago

Sky Sox release 2011 schedule

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The Colorado Springs Sky Sox have released their 2011 regular season schedule and are working hard to build on the record setting success of the 2010 season when the Sky Sox drew a franchise record 328,003 fans. All the exciting action on the field with the...

4 years 1 month ago

Rox call up veteran Payton

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have purchased the contract of Jay Payton from Triple-A Colorado Springs, bringing the veteran outfielder back to the majors for the first time since 2008. The team also purchased the contract of catcher Paul Phillips on Tuesday and recalled right-hander Edgmer Escalona, along with...

4 years 2 months ago

Rockies extend affiliate agreement with Sky Sox

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Colorado Rockies have extended their Player Development Contract through the end of the 2012 baseball season, team officials announced today. The two-year agreement extends from October 1, 2010 until September 30, 2012. "The Colorado Rockies Organization is very...

4 years 2 months ago

Rox recall Herrera

PHOENIX (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have designated left-hander Randy Flores for assignment and recalled infielder Jonathan Herrera from Triple-A Colorado Springs. The moves were made Friday before the Rockies opened a series in Arizona. Herrera, up for his second stint in the majors this season after being on the...

4 years 2 months ago

Rox call up Reynolds from Sky Sox

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Former Austin Peay left-handed pitcher Matt Reynolds has been called up to the major leagues by the Colorado Rockies. Reynolds, a 20th round selection in the 2007 draft, was 1-3 with a 2.62 ERA and seven saves and holds in 50 games with the AAA Colorado...

4 years 2 months ago

Sky Sox ready for "Goose" Gossage Night

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - On Saturday, August 7, the Sky Sox will be honoring Colorado Springs' own hometown baseball hero Rich "Goose" Gossage with a special Hall of Fame celebration. As part of the festivities, the Sky Sox will be giving away collectible figurines of Goose to the first...

4 years 2 months ago

Sky Sox bounce back to beat River Cats

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Colorado Springs starter Esmil Rogers allowed two runs over 7.2 innings as the Sky Sox toppled Sacramento 5-3 on Wednesday night at Raley Field. River Cats starter Clayton Mortensen allowed three runs (two earned) over 7.0 innings, and suffered a costly error by shortstop Steve...

4 years 2 months ago

Bees breeze past Sox in Salt Lake

Three Bees relief pitchers combined to allow only one run in eight and one-third innings to help Salt Lake to a 6-1 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Monday night in Salt Lake City . Bees’ starter Amalio Diaz was knocked out by the game's second batter, as...

4 years 3 months ago

Sky Sox beat up Bees in Salt Lake

Colorado Springs scored early and often, as the Sky Sox rolled to a 12-1 win over the Salt Lake Bees on Friday night. Colorado Springs strung together four consecutive two-run innings to open up an 8-1 lead, as all nine members of the Sky Sox starting lineup had at least...

4 years 3 months ago

River Cats sweep Sox

The Sacramento River Cats completed a four-game sweep of the Colorado Springs Sky Sox with a 14-9 win on Thursday afternoon at Security Service Field in front of 5,637 fans. The sweep was the first ever for either team against the other in the all-time series, spanning 115 games. ...

4 years 3 months ago

Tulowitzki to rehab with the Sky Sox

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The Colorado Rockies announced Monday that All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will begin a rehabilitation assignment with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Wednesday, July 21. Tulowitzki, 25, is scheduled to play for the Sky Sox against the Sacramento River Cats (Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland A's)...

4 years 3 months ago

Tonight's Sky Sox game postponed

Tonight's game between the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Reno Aces has been postponed because of airline travel issues involving the Sky Sox. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Saturday, July 10th with the first game starting at 5:00 p.m. The games will...

4 years 3 months ago

Fresno rallies to beat Sky Sox

FRESNO- After spotting Colorado Springs a four-run lead in the first, the Fresno Grizzlies came roaring back to beat the Sky Sox, 8-6 at Chukchansi Park in Fresno Monday night. Daryl Maday's first Triple-A start got off to a rocky beginning, as he allowed four runs on just two hits...

4 years 3 months ago

Rox recall Fowler

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have recalled outfielder Dexter Fowler from Triple-A Colorado Springs and optioned infielder Chris Nelson to the Sky Sox. Fowler played in 46 games with the Rockies earlier this season, batting .217 with one homer and four RBIs. Nelson, the Rockies' first-round pick in...

4 years 4 months ago

Rainiers blank Sky Sox

Tacoma starter Chris Seddon threw the first nine-inning shutout at Security Service Field in over eight years as the Rainiers blanked the Colorado Springs Sky Sox 7-0 Tuesday night. Seddon's stellar performance was the story of the night as the righty thoroughly shut down the Sky Sox offense tossing...

4 years 4 months ago

Sky Sox drop opener of homestand

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox dropped the first leg of their homestand on Monday night losing 11-6 to the Tacoma Rainiers With the defeat, the Sky Sox slip to 30-33 while the Rainiers improve to 31-30. Steve Pallazolo (1-1, 3.18) was credited with his first win of the season...

4 years 4 months ago

Street starts for Sky Sox on Friday

The Colorado Rockies announced today that their closer, Huston Street, is expected to start for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox this Friday, June 4th at Security Service Field as part of his Major League rehab assignment. The relief pitcher is scheduled to throw one inning to start the game before...

4 years 4 months ago

Aces take opener from Sky Sox

The Sky Sox got out to a 4-1 lead but could not close and lost 7-6 to the Reno Aces in the opener of a four-game series at Security Service Field Tuesday night. Aces' reliever Jordan Norberto (3-0) was credited with the win while Alan Johnson (4-2, 2.98) took...

4 years 4 months ago

Demoted Dexter Fowler explodes for the Sky Sox

Finishing out their series with Portland on a strong note, the Sky Sox routed Portland 20-8 Monday afternoon at Security Service Field. The offensive explosion was highlighted by newcomer Dexter Fowler and first baseman Brad Eldred. The Rockies sent Fowler down to the Sky Sox yesterday. Fowler went 4-for-4...

4 years 4 months ago

Sox edge Beavers in pitchers duel

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox were able to capitalize on Kurt Birkins' second straight quality outing, defeating the Beavers 3-2 Sunday afternoon at Security Service Field. . Pitching was the name of the game. Birkins threw five innings of two-run ball. Portland plated their only runs in the third....

4 years 4 months ago

Sky Sox finish road trip 0-8

OMAHA, NE - The Omaha Royals had to rally for two runs in the bottom of the ninth to "bump" off Colorado Springs 3-2, Thursday night to the delight of 6,923 fans. With two outs in the ninth and the bases full, Scott Thorman delivered a game-winning RBI single...

4 years 4 months ago

Sox lose seventh straight

OMAHA, NE - The Omaha Royals erupted for five runs in the first inning and cruised to an 8-1 win over Colorado Springs in front of 2,395 fans Wednesday night at Rosenblatt Stadium. The Royals have won four in a row to improve to 5-2 on the homestand, while the...

4 years 5 months ago

Sky Sox drop sixth straight on the road

OMAHA, NE - For the first time this season, the Omaha Royals have won three straight games at home. A large share of the credit for Tuesday's 2-1 victory over Colorado Springs goes to starter Philip Humber and reliever Blaine Hardy. Humber (3-3) pitched eight innings of one-run ball,...

4 years 5 months ago

Sox drop fifth straight on the road

OMAHA, NE - Anthony Lerew and Victor Marte combined to hold Colorado Springs to a single run and the Omaha Royals took the series opener 4-1 Monday night at Rosenblatt Stadium. Lerew (3-2) scattered nine hits - all but one of them singles and the only one that did...

4 years 5 months ago

Cubs edge Sky Sox in pitcher's duel

Iowa starter Andrew Cashner (3-0, 0.95) out-dueled Colorado Springs starting pitcher Alan Johnson (4-1, 2.25) and led the Cubs to a 1-0 victory over the Sky Sox Saturday night at Principal Park. With the win, Iowa pushed its winning streak to five and they have now won 11 of their...

4 years 5 months ago

Cubs pound Sky Sox in Des Moines

The Iowa Cubs blasted past the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, 11-7, Thursday night at Principal Park Thursday night in Des Moines. Welington Castillo hit a grand slam for the Cubs in the five-run fifth inning that saw Iowa bat around. Castillo recorded six RBI in the win. Iowa's...

4 years 5 months ago

Sox take finale from Express

Finishing off a knock-down, drag-out series at Security Service Field, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and Round Rock Express got into another knuckle-basher - the Sky Sox prevailing 11-10. Round Rock picked up right where they left off after dominating Tuesday's restart, getting out to a quick 1-0 lead....

4 years 5 months ago

Sky Sox game with Isotopes cancelled

Friday's game between the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Albuquerque Isotopes has been cancelled due to rain. Because this was the final meeting between the two teams in 2010 the game will not be replayed. Tickets for Friday's game are considered rain checks and can be exchanged for...

4 years 5 months ago

Sky Sox blank River Cats

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Sacramento couldn't score the tying run from third base with no outs in the ninth inning in a 1-0 loss to Colorado Springs on Monday night. After Chris Carter reached first base on a wild pitch third strike, Michael Taylor advanced pinch-runner Corey Brown to...

4 years 5 months ago

Sky Sox bring back "Bark in the Park"

As the dog days of summer begin to approach, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox are happy to announce that "Bark in the Park" nights at Security Service Field are once again returning for the 2010 season. On three select Wednesdays this season, May 12th, August 4th and August 25th, fans...

4 years 5 months ago

Sox make it two straight over Grizzlies

Though outmanned and outgunned in the first two games of their four game series against Fresno, the Sky Sox looked to carry over the momentum of Wednesday night's win to Thursday afternoon. The current homestand has been a trying one for the Sox. Combating debilitating losses in the rotation...

4 years 5 months ago

Sox bounce back to beat Grizzlies

Avenging their back-to-back losses at the hands of the Fresno Grizzlies, the Sky Sox took the third game of their four-game series Wednesday night at Security Service Field, prevailing 6-2. After a quiet first two innings, Fresno broke the 0-0 stalemate with an RBI single by second baseman Brock...

4 years 5 months ago

Aces pound Sky Sox in finale in Reno

RENO, Nev.- A pair of three-run homers by Pedro Ciriaco and Carlos Corporan propelled the Reno Aces to a 10-3 victory over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on a windy Tuesday afternoon at Aces Ballark. With the Sky Sox leading 1-0 in the fourth, Corporan belted a three-run blast...

4 years 5 months ago

Sky Sox bounce back to beat Aces

RENO, Nev.-The Reno Aces fell behind early and the Aces bats couldn't come back, as Reno fell 9-4 to Colorado Springs Monday night at Aces Ballpark. The Sky Sox jumped ahead 4-0 before the Aces recorded an out in the first inning, eventually taking a 6-0 lead after one....

4 years 6 months ago

Sox lose wild one in Reno

RENO, Nev.- The Reno Aces trailed 10-5 heading into the bottom of the 10th inning, but a Jeff Bailey walk-off home run capped a six-run rally, giving the Aces an 11-10 victory over Colorado Springs Sunday afternoon at Aces Ballpark. With the game tied at five headed to extra...

4 years 6 months ago

Sox and Tcaoma rained out

Friday's game between the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (9-6) and the Tacoma Rainiers (6-9) at Security Service Field has been postponed because of snow. The game will be made up when the Rainiers next return to Colorado Springs on, Wednesday, June 16, as part of a double-header scheduled to begin...

4 years 6 months ago

Sox edge Tacoma in rain shortened game

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox downed the Tacoma Rainiers in a wet, six-inning game, 5-4, at Security Service Field Thursday night. Thursday night's win marked the Sox fifth win in their last six games. Following a 1:19 delay in the bottom of the sixth, the officials called the game...

4 years 6 months ago

Sox drop slugfest to Las Vegas

The Sky Sox lost a barn burner at Security Service Field on Monday night, 9-8, spoiling an exceptional start by recently rostered starter Esmil Rogers. Rogers was pulled after a masterful five innings, recording four strikeouts, walking none, and yielding just one hit. Leading 1-0 in the top...

5 years 1 month ago

Rockies add Giambi, 3 others to active roster

The Colorado Rockies have added former AL MVP Jason Giambi to its active roster. The Rockies on Tuesday also added right-hander Joel Peralta, left-hander Randy Flores and catcher Paul Phillips. The 38-year-old Giambi signed a minor league contract with the Rockies Aug. 24 and was assigned to Triple-A Colorado Springs....

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