Congrats to Christian Friedrich! You are the leader in the clubhouse for the 2014 Head Shot of the Year!
This one is almost on par with the all-time great Edgar Gonzalez pic:
Why is Edgar’s better? This was the pose for all 3 head shots I took. He was asked if he wanted to change it and he said he like this one. Friedrich took 2 normal ones and tossed this one in afterwords.
The Colorado Springs Sky Sox have their home opener on Friday, April 11th against the Round Rock Express. Game time is 635pm. Head on out to Security Service Field at Mile High and enjoy some decent weather April baseball. You know, before the field freezes and that old East Wind comes a torquing the ball again.
And here is your 2013 winning shot of Charlie Blackmon (currently tearing it up with the Rockies):