State College Spikes

Spikes’ big first inning seals win

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – The State College Spikes overwhelmed the Mahoning Valley Scrappers with a six-run first inning, and Brylie Ware smashed his first professional home run to help the Spikes to their fourth straight road win with an 8-4 decision on Wednesday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano ...

Spikes’ offense tames Scrappers

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The State College Spikes trailed Tuesday night’s game on three different occasions, but a six-run eighth inning capped a 15-hit outburst and sent the Spikes past the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, 13-9, at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Down 9-7 after allowing three runs ...

Spikes rally falls short in contest with West Virginia

From staff reports GRANVILLE, W.V. – The State College Spikes were unable to overcome a 5-0 first-inning deficit as they took an 8-5 loss at the hands of the West Virginia Black Bears on Sunday afternoon at Monongalia County Ballpark. Dariel Gomez reached base four times for the Spikes ...

Late rally lifts Black Bears over Spikes

GRANVILLE, W.V. – Pedro Pages went 4-for-4 with two doubles in just his second professional game, but the State College Spikes dropped a 6-5 decision to the West Virginia Black Bears on Friday night at Monongalia County Ballpark. Pages, the St. Louis Cardinals’ 2019 sixth-round draft ...

Spikes sweep twinbill against Cutters

STATE COLLEGE — The sound off was the familiar click. The unmistakable sound of a baseball launched into orbit. State College’s Dariel Gomez knew without a doubt the baseball was gone. So did Williamsport pitcher Blake Bennett. Gomez’s 370-foot rocket gave the Spikes a 7-6, walk-off win ...

Spikes remain unbeaten on the road

WILLIAMSPORT — After starting the season with a pair of games, Williamsport and State College returned to Bowman Field Tuesday night to continue the Sawbuck Series. Unable to determine the winner in regulation, the two clubs gave the fans one inning of bonus baseball with the Spikes coming ...

Spikes hot bats grab twinbill

AUBURN, N.Y. – Andrew Warner smashed two home runs and ran his RBI total to a league-leading ten over the first four games of the year to lead the State College Spikes to 11-9 and 7-0 wins over the Auburn Doubledays in a makeshift doubleheader on Monday at Falcon Park. Warner, whose ...

Rain delays Spikes

AUBURN, N.Y. – Rain in the Central New York area forced the State College Spikes and Auburn Dobuledays to halt their game on Sunday afternoon at Falcon Park in the top of the second inning with State College leading, 6-5. The game will now be resumed as part of a makeshift doubleheader on ...

Cardinals announce coaching staff for Spikes’ 2019 season

From staff reports STATE COLLEGE — New manager Jose Leon will lead the State College Spikes’ 2019 coaching staff, the St. Louis Cardinals announced Friday. Leon becomes the 10th manager in Spikes history after serving as hitting coach for the Cardinals’ number-one Dominican Summer League ...

Spikes fight for win in final game

WILLIAMSPORT — It was a fitting way to end the 2018 season for State College. Battling, scrapping and taking whatever the opponent gave them is the way the Spikes concluded the campaign Monday afternoon with a 1-0 win over Williamsport before 1,645 fans at Bowman Field. With the two ...