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Commentary: If Sky Sox leave there exists a logical candidate to take their place

Sun, Jan 31, 2016 - 3:43 PM 0

There could still be affiliated minor league baseball in Colorado Springs, even if the Sky Sox do skip town. Figuring out which team could serve as a...

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David Ramsey: Triple-A baseball was never built to last in Colorado Springs
David Ramsey: Triple-A baseball was never built to last in Colorado Springs

By: David Ramsey - 0 8 hr ago

Triple-A baseball in Colorado Springs was not built to last. And, as we know, it will not last. The Triple-A version of the Sky Sox is fleeing to San...

Poll: What do you think about Triple-A baseball leaving Colorado Springs?
Poll: What do you think about Triple-A baseball leaving Colorado Springs?

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 22, 2017

The 30-year run of Triple-A baseball in Colorado Springs will end in 15 months. The Elmore Sports Group announced Wednesday it is responding to...

Baseball rules change will bring top draft picks to town after Sky Sox switch to Rookie League
Baseball rules change will bring top draft picks to town after Sky Sox switch to Rookie League

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, Jun 22, 2017

Changes made at the collective bargaining table in 2012 likely went unnoticed by most baseball fans, but they will soon be of utmost importance to...

Paul Klee: Sky Sox move stinks — and makes sense
Paul Klee: Sky Sox move stinks — and makes sense

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, Jun 22, 2017

They’re still going to have Two-Dollar Tuesdays. For $2 you get a parking spot, game ticket, or a beer. Sox the Fox isn’t going anywhere; neither is...

Triple-A baseball leaving Colorado Springs; Sky Sox will join a new league
Triple-A baseball leaving Colorado Springs; Sky Sox will join a new league

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, Jun 22, 2017

The 30-year run of Triple-A baseball in Colorado Springs will end in 15 months. The Elmore Sports Group announced Wednesday it is responding to...

Elevation and the Sky Sox: Why did it work in the past? Why not now? Why will it in the future?
Elevation and the Sky Sox: Why did it work in the past? Why not now? Why will it in the future?

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

It's the elevation, stupid. OK, D.G. Elmore wasn't quite that blunt and didn't quite rework the classic political phrase, but that was the emphasis...

Sky Sox hitting coach Ned Yost IV shares bond beyond baseball with father, manager of the Royals
Sky Sox hitting coach Ned Yost IV shares bond beyond baseball with father, manager of the Royals

By: Garrett Kroeger - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Ned Yost and his oldest son Ned Yost IV's names are not the only thing that ties the two together. Baseball bonds them as well. Yost IV's entire...

Veteran Tim Dillard a key piece of the 'family' for the Sky Sox
Veteran Tim Dillard a key piece of the 'family' for the Sky Sox

By: Michael Persak - 0 Sun, Jun 11, 2017

Tim Dillard's viral videos have built him into something of a celebrity. But in the Sky Sox clubhouse on Tuesday, Dillard was also a selfless...

Prospect watch for the Sky Sox's next series opponent
Prospect watch for the Sky Sox's next series opponent

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Thu, Jun 8, 2017

The Sky Sox host Iowa in a four-game series that begins Friday - it includes a doubleheader Saturday that will be the Cubs' second twinbill in a...

Finally healthy, top Sky Sox prospect Lewis Brinson heating up with the weather
Finally healthy, top Sky Sox prospect Lewis Brinson heating up with the weather

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Jun 7, 2017

Lewis Brinson felt perfectly home when he landed in Denver early this week after an eight-game road trip. Not only is the top Sky Sox prospect...

Sky Sox explain strategy behind prospect Josh Hader's abbreviated starts
Sky Sox explain strategy behind prospect Josh Hader's abbreviated starts

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Jun 7, 2017

When it comes to Josh Hader’s status, the Sky Sox are doing everything short of posting a flashing sign blaring, “Nothing to see here.” The...

Former Sky Sox player ties MLB record with four home runs in a game
Former Sky Sox player ties MLB record with four home runs in a game

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Jun 7, 2017

An unlikely former Colorado Springs Sky Sox player tied a famed big league record on Tuesday. Scooter Gennett, who played 17 games with Colorado...

Pitching again carries Colorado Springs Sky Sox in victory
Pitching again carries Colorado Springs Sky Sox in victory

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 4, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY - Sky Sox pitchers closed a memorable road trip with another gem, toping Oklahoma City 3-1 on Sunday. Colorado Springs threw three...

Role of Colorado Springs Sky Sox could shift with Brewers a surprise contender
Role of Colorado Springs Sky Sox could shift with Brewers a surprise contender

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Sun, Jun 4, 2017

The collection of talent populating the Sky Sox roster – and sprinkled throughout Milwaukee’s system – can be traced in large part to a sell-off mode...

Prep all-star baseball games make one-year return to Memorial Park
Prep all-star baseball games make one-year return to Memorial Park

By: Kevin Carmody - 0 Mon, May 29, 2017

For most of its history, the annual Southern Colorado High School All-Star Games held court at Spurgeon Field in Memorial Park, so Monday's return to...

Colorado Springs Sky Sox blank host Nashville Sounds
Colorado Springs Sky Sox blank host Nashville Sounds

By: - 0 Mon, May 29, 2017

NASHVILLE, TENN. - Kyle Wren drove in three runs and four pitchers combined to shut out the Sounds as the Colorado Springs Sky Sox defeated Nashville,...

New Orleans Baby Cakes power to win over Sky Sox
New Orleans Baby Cakes power to win over Sky Sox

By: - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

The New Orleans Baby Cakes hit five home runs on their way to a XX-X Pacific Coast League baseball win over Colorado Springs on Wednesday night at...

Late-bloomer Garrett Cooper cleaning up in middle of Sky Sox lineup
Late-bloomer Garrett Cooper cleaning up in middle of Sky Sox lineup

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

Sitting Garrett Cooper for a week with a hamstring injury was like locking a bull in a cage. When sprung loose from the disabled list, the Sky Sox...

WATCH: Sky Sox turn first triple play in nearly 30 years
WATCH: Sky Sox turn first triple play in nearly 30 years

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, May 24, 2017

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox turned their first triple play at home in nearly 30 years, but ironically enough it was a series of defensive miscues that...

Colorado Springs Sky Sox roll past host Albuquerque Isotopes
Colorado Springs Sky Sox roll past host Albuquerque Isotopes

By: - 0 Mon, May 22, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE - Yadiel Rivera drove in four runs and the bullpen combined to throw five shutdown relief innings to help the Colorado Springs Sky Sox...

Albuquerque steady in win
Albuquerque steady in win

By: - 0 Sat, May 20, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE - A three-run fourth inning and a pair of errors from Albuquerque's Trevor Story weren't enough for the Sky Sox in a 5-3 defeat on the road...

Sky Sox set to unveil new feature at stadium
Sky Sox set to unveil new feature at stadium

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Fri, May 19, 2017

Ever miss a towering home run because you were putting ketchup on your hot dog? The Sky Sox will soon have you covered. On June 5, the team will...

Two Colorado Springs Sky Sox have 2 RBIs, but not enough in loss at El Paso
Two Colorado Springs Sky Sox have 2 RBIs, but not enough in loss at El Paso

By: - 0 Mon, May 15, 2017

Colorado Springs' Yadiel Rivera and Kyle Wren each drove in a pair of runs, but El Paso took game one of the four-game series 10-5 in front of 6,170 at...

A look at the top prospects for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox next opponent
A look at the top prospects for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox next opponent

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, May 10, 2017

SKY SOX OPPONENT'S PROSPECT WATCH After a rare off day on Wednesday, the Sky Sox (20-8) will look to continue the team's best start as it takes a...

Sky Sox pitcher Woodruff bypasses growing pains of Triple-A, elevation
Sky Sox pitcher Woodruff bypasses growing pains of Triple-A, elevation

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, May 9, 2017

It’s not supposed to be this easy. But Brandon Woodruff keeps making it appear that way. Like a newborn who immediately sleeps peacefully through the...

Sky Sox winning at a record pace, and here's what it means
Sky Sox winning at a record pace, and here's what it means

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Mon, May 8, 2017

The lights in the Sky Sox clubhouse go out, the disco ball shines and the tunes of “Epic Sax Guy” blare. On the road, it’s the same routine, sans...

Colorado Springs Sky Sox rally past host Oklahoma City
Colorado Springs Sky Sox rally past host Oklahoma City

By: - 0 Wed, May 3, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY - Down two after two innings, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox scored five runs over two innings to defeat the Oklahoma City Dodgers 6-3 on...

Colorado Springs Sky Sox win in Oklahoma City in 14 innings
Colorado Springs Sky Sox win in Oklahoma City in 14 innings

By: - 0 Wed, May 3, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY - Ivan De Jesus and Stephen Kohlscheen provided some extra-inning heroics as the Colorado Springs Sky Sox outlasted the Oklahoma City...

Iowa uses seventh-inning rally to take rain-shortened series against Sky Sox
Iowa uses seventh-inning rally to take rain-shortened series against Sky Sox

By: - 0 Mon, May 1, 2017

DES MOINES, IOWA - The Iowa Cubs used a two-run seventh inning Monday to defeat the Sky Sox. After Jeimer Candelario's solo home run put Iowa (11-12)...

Tuesday weather causes Sky Sox, Air Force baseball games to be postponed
Tuesday weather causes Sky Sox, Air Force baseball games to be postponed

By: - 0 Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Tuesday's 6:40 p.m. contest between the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Nashville Sounds was postponed due to rain and will be rescheduled as part of...

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