State College Spikes

The South rises

STATE COLLEGE — Ross Adolph and the South came out of the gate with an early offensive outburst that was similar to the fireworks show that followed a 7-1 win over the North in the New York-Penn League All-Star Game Tuesday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. After hometown second baseman ...

Big game, big day at Medlar

STATE COLLEGE — For the second time in 10 seasons, State College played host to the New York-Penn League All-Star Game. General Manager Scott Walker admits a lot of work went into the game, but knew he had something to be proud of when the first pitch was thrown Tuesday at Medlar Field at ...

Home team enjoys all-star outing

STATE COLLEGE — It’s special to be an all-star in professional baseball, regardless of the level of play. Three Spikes players — Nick Dunn, Edwin Figuera and Delvin Perez — had the unique experience of playing in the New York-Penn League All-Star Game with a sense of home field ...

Spikes have all-star fun on tap

STATE COLLEGE — Today, the Minor League Baseball world descends upon Happy Valley for the 2018 New York-Penn League All-Star Game. The All-Star slate of activities includes a full itinerary as representatives from the Spikes and six other NYPL teams on the South squad take on the seventh ...

Spikes surge on the road

AUBURN, N.Y. — A four-run third inning and Eli Kraus’s five shutout innings on the mound helped propel the State College Spikes to a big lead, and they held on to top the Auburn Doubledays, 9-3, on Sunday afternoon at Falcon Park for their ninth consecutive victory on the road. The Spikes ...

Spikes fall short in bid for sweep

STATE COLLEGE — The State College Spikes’ win streak was stopped at five with a 3-2 loss to the West Virignia Black Bears on Friday night. A crowd of 4,923 saw the Spikes (24-30) take the opening lead of the game on Stanley Espinal’s RBI single in the first inning. State College then ...

Ynfante leads Spikes to win over Bears

UNIVERSITY PARK - Stanley Espinal produced his first four-hit game for the State College Spikes and Nick Dunn added three hits as the Spikes topped the West Virginia Black Bears, 8-7, Thursday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park for their fifth consecutive victory. The Spikes’ (24-29) ...

Walk-off win for Spikes on bad pitch

UNIVERSITY PARK — State College twice erased one-run deficits and after a deflating end to the eighth, the Spikes didn’t make the same mistake twice in a 3-2 walk-off win over West Viriginia in New York-Penn League baseball Wednesday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. It started as an ...

Spikes halt losing skid at Mahoning Valley

ILES, Ohio — Stanley Espinal’s three-run double in the fifth inning gave the State College Spikes the lead as they held on for a 4-3 victory over the Mahoning Valley Scrappers to stop a six-game losing streak Sunday at Eastwood Field. Espinal’s two-out, bases-loaded extra-base hit to ...

Pitcher’s duel goes against Spikes

UNIVERSITY PARK — Diego Cordero allowed just one run over 7 1/3 innings of work, but it was the only run of the game as the State College Spikes took a 1-0 loss to the Auburn Doubledays on Friday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Cordero (2-2) delivered his longest start for the Spikes ...