Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 6/17/12
This is the fifth post in my 2012 “Down on the Farm” series that chronicles visits to various minor league parks throughout America. (Prior articles, including the entire 2011 edition, can be accessed here.) Sometimes the right day, time, and setting can make all the difference. I was heading south on I-25 last Wednesday for a business trip and realized the Pacific Coast League’s Colorado Springs Sky Sox had a getaway 12:30p.m. game against the first place Reno Aces.   Upon arrival, I realized I wasn’t the only one with said idea as Security Service Field’s large parking lot was nearly full 45 minutes before first pitch.  Soon after, I deduced there were reasons for this: - The top pitching prospects for Colorado and Arizona — 23-year-old Drew Pomeranz and 21-year-old Trevor Bauer, with his unique pre-game routine – would square off. - Two-time Rockies all-star Troy Tulowitzki was making a one-day rehab appearance. (“Tulo” would hit a mammoth home run and single before re-aggravating
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