State College Spikes

Auburn tops Spikes after late rally stalls

From staff reports STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Scott Politz produced yet another gem on the mound with seven shutout innings for the State College Spikes, but the Auburn Doubledays scored three runs in the eighth to take a 3-1 decision on Monday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. State ...

Solid pitching helps Spikes sweep two games from Doubledays

From staff reports UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The State College Spikes downed the Auburn Doubledays in both ends of a Sunday doubleheader at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, rallying from a three-run deficit in their last at-bat to take a 4-3 win on a Stanley Espinal walk-off triple before ...

Spikes drop series finale, 9-1

From staff reports STATE COLLEGE — Brylie Ware put the State College Spikes out in front with an RBI double in the second inning, but the Mahoning Valley Scrappers took it from there and ended up victors by the score of 10-3 on Friday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Ware’s ...

Five Spikes selected for NYPL All-Star Game

From staff reports STATE COLLEGE  — The State College Spikes will send five players to the 2019 New York-Penn League All-Star Game on Wednesday, August 21 at Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George in Staten Island, N.Y. Pitchers Andre Pallante and Hector Villalobos will join ...

Spikes defeat Scrappers behind solid pitching performance

UNIVERSITY PARK – State College got back on the winning track after taking the middle game of the series with a 5-2 victory over Mahoning Valley Thursday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. The Spikes (30-29) took the lead for good with two runs in the second, thanks to plenty of help ...

Scrappers too much for State College

UNIVERSITY PARK — Mahoning Valley stunned State College by rallying from a 5-1 deficit to end the Spikes two-game winning streak with a 7-5 rain-delayed victory Wednesday evening at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. The Scrappers (27-30) scored five runs in the seventh to take their first lead ...

Spikes tally eight runs in win

From staff reports UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The State College Spikes started Tuesday night’s game with five runs in the first inning and kept the upper hand throughout the contest en route to an 8-6 victory over the Williamsport Crosscutters at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Two Williamsport ...

State College edges Crosscutters, 4-2

Pat Borders liked the thought process and decision-making which got catcher Logan O’Hoppe and pitcher Gabriel Yanez to agree on an 0-1 change-up in the top of the eighth inning. But the execution of the pitch just wasn’t there. Yanez’s pitch center-cut the plate and State College’s ...

Spikes defeated by rival Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Kendall Simmons hit a grand slam and Bryson Stott added two home runs as the State College Spikes fell to the Williamsport Crosscutters, 10-3, on Sunday night at BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field. Stott sent his first home run over the left-center field wall in ...

Pages turns game to Spikes

STATE COLLEGE — Pedro Pages is one of the top catchers in the New York-Penn League and on Friday night, he proved it to all the fans at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Pages broke a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the eighth with a two-run double, giving the State College Spikes a 5-3 victory over ...