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3 weeks 6 days ago

Sky Sox set new 8-day attendance record

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - After selling out for the fourth time this season on Thursday night, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox officially set a new eight-day home stand attendance record with 51,919 spectators. The previous record, which was set from August 27-September 3, 2012, drew 47,610 fans to Security Service...

2 months 3 days ago

Sky Sox announce 2013 Heroes Classic

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The Colorado Springs Sky Sox, in conjunction with Verizon Wireless, Memorial Hospital and the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA), have announced that the 2014 Heroes Classic is set for Saturday, June 21. The third annual charity softball game will be held at Security Service...

2 months 3 weeks ago

Sky Sox silence Sounds 1-0 in 13 innings

It took 13 innings but the Colorado Springs Sky Sox finally came through with a run as they defeated the Nashville Sounds 1-0 on Thursday afternoon at Security Service Field. Dan Houston (2-2) picked up the win after working a perfect 13th inning and Jeremy Jeffress (0-1) took the loss....

3 months 2 days ago

Sky Sox top Memphis 7-4

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox (10-13) took the lead in the very first at-bat of Monday's game against the Memphis Redbirds (11-13) and would keep it throughout the entire game to beat the Redbirds on their home turf, 7-4. On just the second pitch of the series opener, RF...

3 months 5 days ago

Sky Sox lose to I-Cubs 9-2

With the Sky Sox (9-12) trailing by just a run for much of the night, the Iowa Cubs (12-9) broke the game open with a big four-run seventh inning Friday night at Security Service Field to defeat Colorado Springs, 9-2. The I-Cubs jumped out to a 2-0 lead in...

3 months 3 weeks ago

Sky Sox lose to Round Rock 7-1

The Round Rock Express road seven solid innings from starter Nick Tepesch (2-0) and a five-run third inning to power past the Colorado Springs Sky Sox 7-1 on Wednesday evening at the Dell Diamond. Tepesch picked up his second win of the season in as many starts by...

3 months 3 weeks ago

Sky Sox drop season opener to Zephyrs, 2-1

The Minor League Baseball season is officially underway and Thursday's Sky Sox opener in New Orleans delivered a classic duel between pitchers, but a late-inning Sky Sox rally fell short as Colorado Springs lost to the Zephyrs, 1-0. LHP Christian Friedrich got the nod for Colorado Springs (0-1), and...

6 months 2 days ago

Sky Sox announce 2014 coaching staff

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The Colorado Springs Sky Sox have announced their coaching staff for the 2014 campaign and the faces will be very familiar to Sky Sox fans as the entire 2013 staff returns to Security Service Field. Manager Glenallen Hill returns for his second season after taking over...

9 months 6 days ago

Sky Sox announce field renovations

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The Colorado Springs Sky Sox announced today that they have begun to renovate the playing surface and field drainage system at Security Service Field. The last renovation of the field took place in 2004 and after ten seasons of use in over 700 baseball games it...

11 months 15 hours ago

Sky Sox lose in home finale

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox (66-73) fell behind early and lost to the Las Vegas 51s (80-60), 10-7, in front of 7,834 fans at Security Service Field in their last home game of the season Thursday. With the crowd of 7,834 fans, the team set their all-time record for average...

11 months 1 week ago

PCL realignment will affect Sky Sox

ROUND ROCK, Texas - The league office has announced, in conjunction with the scheduled move of the Tucson franchise to El Paso starting in 2014, a realignment of the conferences and divisions within the Pacific Coast League. The makeup of the PCL conference divisions for the 2014 schedule will be...

11 months 2 weeks ago

Sky Sox Redbirds game postponed

Wednesday's game between the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Memphis Redbirds has been postponed due to unplayable field conditions. The game is scheduled to be made up Thursday as part of a doubleheader starting at 3:30 p.m, with both games being seven-inning contests. Tickets for tonight's game are considered...

1 year 1 month ago

Sky Sox shut out Bees

Three Colorado Springs pitchers combined on a six-hit shutout, as the Sky Sox blanked the Salt Lake Bees 7-0 on Tuesday afternoon. Starter Chris Volstad (3-1) pitched the first seven innings and allowed just four hits with one walk and one strikeout. The first two Salt Lake batters; Andrew Romine...

1 year 2 months ago

Sky Sox to host high school all-star games

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The Colorado Springs Sky Sox are proud to announce that Security Service Field will host the 52nd Annual Southern Colorado High School All-Star Games, the longest running High School All-Star event in Colorado. This year's classic will be the second consecutive year the event has been...

1 year 2 months ago

Rockies option Rutledge to Colorado Springs

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have optioned infielder Josh Rutledge to Triple-A Colorado Springs, with outfielder Michael Cuddyer (kuh-DY'-ur) potentially coming off the disabled list Friday. Rutledge opened the season on the Rockies' roster and batted .242 with three doubles, five home runs and 13 RBIs in 43 games....

1 year 2 months ago

Sky Sox beat I-Cubs 5-1

Starting pitcher Chris Volstad (W, 1-0) threw five scoreless innings to help lead the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (19-13) over the Iowa Cubs (12-19) 5-1 Thursday in front of a season-high 6,171 fans. After a scoreless first inning the Sky Sox scored the first run of the day in...

1 year 2 months ago

Sky Sox fall to I-Cubs 8-6

After a four hour and eight minute rain delay, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (18-13) dropped the second game of their series against the Iowa Cubs (12-18), 8-6, at Security Service Field on Wednesday in front of 5,847 fans. The game was originally scheduled to begin at 11:05 a.m.,...

1 year 2 months ago

Sky Sox lose at Salt Lake

The Salt Lake Bees defeated the Colorado Springs Sky Sox 2-1 on Thursday night, earning the series split as Jimmy Swift's pop fly to right brought home Roberto Lopez for the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning. With the score tied 1-1, Lopez led off the ninth...

1 year 2 months ago

Sky Sox edged by Bees

The Salt Lake Bees rallied to score five runs in the seventh and were able to hang on for an 8-7 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Wednesday night to snap the team's seven-game losing streak. The Sky Sox plated three runs in the top of the seventh...

1 year 2 months ago

Sky Sox triple up Bees

Colorado Springs jumped out to an early lead and never trailed, as the Sky Sox downed the Salt Lake Bees 9-3 on Tuesday night. Colorado Springs plated four runs in the first, one in the second and two more in the fourth off of Salt Lake starter Orangel Arenas. The...

1 year 3 months ago

Sky Sox double up Bees

Colorado Springs jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, as the Sky Sox rolled to a 12-6 win over the Salt Lake Bees on Monday night. The first six batters of the game all delivered hits and five of them scored. Charlie Blackmon added a two-run homer...

1 year 3 months ago

Tonight's Sky Sox doubleheader postponed

Tuesday's doubleheader between the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Las Vegas 51s has been postponed due to extremely cold temperatures. The games will be made up as part of a doubleheaders when Las Vegas next returns to Security Service Field from August 26-29. Dates and times for those doubleheaders...

1 year 3 months ago

Wednesday's Sky Sox game also postponed

The game scheduled for Wednesday, April 10 at 11:05 AM between the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Tucson Padres has been postponed because of forecasted cold weather and unplayable conditions. The present conditions in Colorado Springs with snow, high winds and freezing temperatures that postponed today's game also factored...

1 year 3 months ago

Today's Sky Sox game postponed

Tuesday's game between the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Tucson Padres has been postponed due snow and cold temperatures. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Thursday, April 11. Both games will be scheduled for seven innings with the first game starting at the...

1 year 4 months ago

Sky Sox announce Waldo Canyon Classic

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The Colorado Springs Sky Sox, in conjunction with the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA), Memorial Hospital and CenturyLink, are proud to announce the creation of the Waldo Canyon Classic. This celebrity softball game will be held at Security Service Field on Saturday, June 22...

1 year 11 months ago

Sky Sox Fall 5-2 to the Express

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox (64-57) dropped the second game of a four-game set with the Round Rock Express (54-67) Saturday by the score of 5-2 as a Sky Sox ninth-inning rally was cut short. The Sox brought the tying run to the plate with one out and runners on...

2 years 1 day ago

Sox get swept by Fresno in twin bill

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox (56-53) lost both games of a doubleheader with the Fresno Grizzlies (57-51), with the Sox dropping the first game 4-3 with the tying run in scoring position in the final inning and the Grizzlies taking the momentum of the first win and blowing out the...

2 years 1 week ago

Sky Sox sweep twin bill with Tacoma

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox (53-48) swept a doubleheader with the Tacoma Rainiers (41-60) Sunday, winning the first game with a late-inning offensive surge 9-6 and taking the final game of the pair with their tenth walk-off win on a bases-loaded RBI single by Sky Sox third baseman Brendan Harris...

2 years 1 month ago

Rockies' Tulowitzki re-injured on rehab assignment

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki appears to have aggravated a left groin injury during a rehabilitation assignment with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox. Tulowitzki was playing against the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Reno Aces, on Wednesday afternoon in Colorado Springs. According to...

2 years 1 month ago

Troy Tulowitzki to rehab with Sky Sox

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The Colorado Rockies announced Tuesday that All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will begin a rehabilitation assignment with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Wednesday, June 13. Tulowitzki, 27, is scheduled to play for the Sky Sox against the Reno Aces (Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks) in...

2 years 1 month ago

Padres Nip Sky Sox, 3-1

The Tucson Padres outdueled the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and won just their second game in seven tries against the Sox as they won 3-1 on Monday night at Security Service Field in front of 1,703 fans. Jorge Reyes (4-6) picked up the victory for the Padres after tossing...

2 years 1 month ago

Sky Sox lose at Salt Lake

Eric Hurley tossed seven scoreless innings to help lead the Salt Lake Bees to a 7-1 win over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox on Thursday night. Hurley (5-4) gave up just three hits with eight strikeouts and one walk, as he allowed only two Sky Sox runners to get as...

2 years 2 months ago

Sky Sox pound Bees

Colorado Springs pounded out a season-high 27 hits, as the Sky Sox routed the Salt Lake Bees 22-8 on Wednesday afternoon. Colorado Springs jumped on starter Eddie McKiernan for eight runs in the first three innings to take an 8-0 lead. Salt Lake cut the deficit in half with four...

2 years 2 months ago

Sky Sox & Redhawks Postponed Due to Rain

Wednesday's game between the Oklahoma City Redhawks and the Colorado Springs Sky Sox has been postponed due to rain. It will be made up as part of a doubleheader tomorrow afternoon with the first game starting at 4:05 PM. The second game will start approximately thirty minutes after the conclusion...

2 years 2 months ago

Hawks Top Sox 5-3 With Late Rally

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox (23-21) fell out of first place in the Pacific Northern Division by losing the series opener to the Oklahoma City Redhawks (25-19) Monday, with a pinch-hit two-RBI single by Redhawks infielder Mike Hessman with two outs in the ninth inning breaking up a 3-3 ballgame....

2 years 2 months ago

Sky Sox grounded by Redbirds

MEMPHIS, TN - Memphis avoided another four-game sweep while blanking Colorado Springs with a 6-0 win Tuesday night at AutoZone Park. Redbirds starter Shelby Miller dominated the Sky Sox through his six innings pitched, scattering three hits and two walks while fanning six for his second quality start and...

2 years 2 months ago

Brown leads Sox by Birds

MEMPHIS, TN - Memphis and Colorado Springs battled back and forth Monday night at AutoZone Park before the Sky Sox emerged with a 5-3 victory as the ‘Birds dropped their ninth straight game, matching their season high. After Memphis tied the game for a second time in the sixth...

2 years 2 months ago

Sky Sox Blank Birds

MEMPHIS, TN - Colorado Springs shutout Memphis 3-0 Sunday afternoon at AutoZone Park in front of 11,035 fans. The Sox claimed the lead in the second inning with an RBI-single by Will Nieves and added two more in the third off a passed ball by catcher Mitch Canham as...

2 years 2 months ago

Sky Sox lose at Sacramento

West Sacramento, Calif. - Josh Donaldson's second consecutive three-hit night helped the Sacramento River Cats defeat the Colorado Springs Sky Sox at Raley Field Wednesday afternoon, 8-3. Sacramento took the lead early and never trailed, scoring two in the bottom of the first. Donaldson finished 3-for-4 with two runs,...

2 years 3 months ago

Sky Sox sweep doubleheader with 51s

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox swept their first doubleheader of the 2012 season with a pair of one-run victories Monday, winning the first game in dramatic fashion 2-1 with a walk-off home run and holding on to win a close second game 3-2. The Sky Sox pitching staff held the...

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