State College Spikes

Spikes even score then fall to Vermont

STATE COLLEGE — The State College Spikes battled back from a 3-0 deficit to tie the game, but Aaron Arruda’s double in the ninth inning gave the Vermont Lake Monsters a 4-3 victory on Friday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. The Spikes (11-16) took advantage of Vermont (14-13) ...

Spikes shut down Muckdogs

BATAVIA, N.Y. — Jim Voyles, Hector Villalobos, Will Changarotty and Kevin Hamman combined on a five-hit shutout as the State College Spikes notched their third shutout of the year and captured their second consecutive series victory with a 3-0 win over the Batavia Muckdogs Monday night at ...

Home runs not enough for Spikes

BATAVIA, N.Y. — Brady Whalen smashed his second home run in as many nights and Andres Luna went deep for this first State College Spikes home run. But the Batavia Muckdogs used a big seventh inning to down the Spikes, 8-3, Sunday afternoon at Dwyer Stadium. Whalen’s two-run blast to left ...

Diaz homers in Spikes’ 4-2 loss

AUBURN, N.Y. — Imeldo Diaz smashed a solo home run for his first long ball in a State College Spikes uniform but the Auburn Doubledays edged past the Spikes for a 4-2 victory in the finale of a three-game series at Falcon Park on Friday. The Spikes (8-13) were seeking their first series ...

Spikes toss Auburn; rain shortens game

AUBURN, N.Y. — Delvin Perez produced his first three-hit game for the State College Spikes and the Spikes used a pair of big innings to rout the Auburn Doubledays, 8-0, in a game that rain shortened to 7 1/2 innings on Thursday night at Falcon Park. Perez collected a trio of singles to lead ...

Voyles goes seven for Spikes’ win

AUBURN, N.Y. — Jim Voyles tossed seven quality innings of one-run ball and Wadye Ynfante went deep with a solo shot as the State College Spikes defeated the Auburn Doubledays, 3-1, to score a victory on the Fourth of July at Falcon Park. The Spikes’ (7-12) victory stopped the ...

Spikes fall to Scrappers at home

UNIVERSITY PARK — When the Mahoning Valley Scrappers and State College Spikes hooked up in a New York-Penn League baseball game, it was anything but a classic. As a matter of fact at times, it was downright ugly. When the final out was recorded, the Scrappers slipped by the Spikes for a 9-7 ...

Timely hitting key in Spikes’ home win

UNIVERSITY PARK — Combining solid pitching with situational hitting, State College won its third game in a row Sunday night, a 5-2 conquest of the Mahoning Valley Scrappers before 2,117 fans at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. “I think these guys have been in this situation for a while and ...

State College ends 7-game losing skid on walk-off

STATE COLLEGE — Borrowing the words of the late Jim Valvano, “Whatever you do, never give up.” Subscribing from Valvano’s philosophy, the State College Spikes snapped their seven-game losing skid Friday with a 6-5 walk-off win over the Williamsport Crosscutters before 4,421 fans at ...

Late runs not enough for Spikes

WILLIAMSPORT — The beat goes on for State College. The Spikes were hoping that a day off and a change of venue might provide the spark that would help them turn things around. Mired in the midst of a losing streak that now spans seven games, things unfortunately didn’t change for the ...