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Colorado Springs blanked on just two hits

Sports: Rockies/Sky Sox Updated: Sat, Apr 19, 2014

A day after scoring 10 runs amid a number of big offensive outings, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox were blanked 3-0 on two hits by the host New Orleans Zephyrs ...

Tulo backs Chatwood and Rockies pound Phillies

Sports: Rockies/Sky Sox Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

Troy Tulowitzki hit a three-run home run after No. 3 hitter Carlos Gonzalez was intentionally walked in front of him, Tyler Chatwood pitched ...

Williams gives Sky Sox second straight walk-off win

Sports: Rockies/Sky Sox Updated: Fri, Apr 18, 2014

A different night, and a different hero, but the result was the same for the resilient Sky Sox. For the second game in a row, Colorado Springs ...

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