Colorado Springs 6, Tucson 4

• Highlight: Colorado Springs' Tommy Field hit a three-run double to key a five-run eighth inning that gave the Sky Sox the lead for good.

• Big number: 0 - Times right-hander Brad Boxberger suited up for Tucson between being sent down Wednesday from San Diego after a demotion to rejoining the MLB Padres again on Thursday.

• Tonight's starters: Game 1: RHP Rob Scahill, Colorado Springs (0-0, 0.00); LHP Colt Hynes, Tucson (6-9, 5.87). Game 2: LHP Dan Merklinger, Colorado Springs (0-0, 0.00); RHP Thad Weber (0-0, 0.00), Tucson.