State College Spikes

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 ...

Double trouble: Spikes fall in doubleheader to Doubledays

UNIVERSITY PARK — On the heels of manufacturing a five-game win streak, State College has fallen on hard times with four straight losses. Things have gone south for the Spikes as they dropped both games of a doubleheader Thursday at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Auburn broke open a close ...

Errors cost Spikes in loss to Muckdogs

UNIVERSITY PARK — If there was ever such a thing as an unearned win, Batavia may have secured that title Wednesday afternoon against State College. In its 5-4 win over the Spikes ina New York-Penn League baseball game at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, the Muckdogs were given a few extra ...

Win streak ends at five for Spikes

UNIVERITY PARK — Like all good things, winning streaks in baseball eventually come to an end. After winning five in a row, State College fell short Tuesday night as Batavia edged the Spikes, 4-1, at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. For the second night in a row, the Spikes featured good ...

Holba helps Spikes extend winning streak to five

UNIVERSITY PARK — Just like hitting, winning can be contagious in the game of baseball. When you combine outstanding pitching with error-less defense and timely hitting, the result is usually a win. After closing out their most recent road trip with four straight wins, State College ...