Save this content for laterSave this content on your device for later, even while offline Sign in with FacebookSign in with your Facebook account Close

Drew Pomeranz's gem wasted, Colorado Sky Sox rally to win in ninth

By: The Gazette
June 16, 2013 Updated: June 16, 2013 at 7:55 pm
0

Drew Pomeranz was nearly unhittable for 62/3 innings and Colorado Springs rallied for three runs in the ninth inning as the Sky Sox defeated the Las Vegas 51s 9-7 Sunday at Cashman Field in Las Vegas.

Pomeranz allowed just three hits and walked two while striking out 11 before being lifted after throwing 107 pitches. It was an encouraging start for the hard-throwing left-hander, who had posted a 7.24 ERA over his previous five starts.

Corey Dickerson, Matt McBride and Ryan Wheeler each drove in two runs as the middle of the Sky Sox batting order produced. McBride and Tim Wheeler each had three hits.

Charlie Culberson and Ben Paulsen opened the top of the fifth inning with back-to-back solo homers to give Colorado Springs the lead. Charlie Blackman added an RBI single and scored on Dickerson's triple. McBride doubled home Dickerson to complete the five-run frame.

McBride added another RBI double in the seventh, but Las Vegas rallied for six runs in the eighth, five off of Sky Sox reliever Michael Solbach, to tie the score.

Dickerson's RBI double in the ninth reclaimed the lead before Ryan Wheeler drilled a two-run homer to center field.

Coty Woods (3-1) pitched 12/3 innings of relief to get the win. Mike McClendon retire the final batter for his second save.

The Sky Sox had 17 hits, eight for extra bases.

Register to the Colorado Springs Gazette
Incognito Mode Your browser is in Incognito mode

You vanished!

We welcome you to read all of our stories by signing into your account. If you don't have a subscription, please subscribe today for daily award winning journalism.

Register to the Colorado Springs Gazette
Subscribe to the Colorado Springs Gazette

It appears that you value local journalism. Thank you.

Subscribe today for unlimited digital access with 50% fewer ads for a faster browsing experience.

Already a Subscriber? LOGIN HERE

Wake up with today's top stories in your inbox

Wake up with today's top stories in your inbox

Already a print subscriber?
Already a digital subscriber?
 
This is your last FREE article for the month
This is your last FREE article for the month

Subscribe now and enjoy Unlimited Digital Access to Gazette.com

Only 99 cents for Unlimited Digital Access for 1 month
Then $2.31/week, billed monthly, cancel anytime
Already a print subscriber?
Already a digital subscriber?

 
You have reached your article limit for the month
You have reached your article limit for the month

We hope that you've enjoyed your complimentary access to Gazette.com

Only 99 cents for Unlimited Digital Access for 1 month
Then $2.31/week, billed monthly, cancel anytime
Already a print subscriber?
Already a digital subscriber?

 
articles remaining
×
Thank you for your interest in local journalism.
Gain unlimited access, 50% fewer ads and a faster browsing experience.