State College Spikes

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 ...

Spikes snap eight-game slide

WILLIAMSPORT — For the first six innings of Sunday’s game between State College and Williamsport, the Spikes found themselves clinging to a 1-0 lead over the Crosscutters. During that time Spikes lefty Eli Kraus and Cutter righty Francisco Morales were matching each other ...

Four hits for Diaz in Spikes’ loss

UNIVERSITY PARK — Imeldo Diaz recorded four hits in the Spikes’ 7-2 loss to the West Virginia Black Bears in the team’s home finale on Friday night. Diaz produced his first four-hit game as a professional since last August with Rookie-level Johnson City to power the Spikes’ (34-39) ...

Figuera’s efforts not enough for Spikes

UNIVERSITY PARK — Edwin Figuera collected three hits, including a triple, but the State College Spikes were officially eliminated from postseason contention with a 5-3 defeat at the hands of the West Virginia Black Bears on Thursday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. The Spikes’ ...

Hollins, Reynolds too much for Spikes

ATAVIA, N.Y. — Lars Nootbaar produced his 14th run batted in over his last six games for the State College Spikes, but early home runs from Bubba Hollins and Sean Reynolds gave the Batavia Muckdogs a lead they would not relinquish as they defeated the Spikes, 8-1, Tuesday night at Dwyer ...

Spikes fall to Muckdogs, in playoff race

BATAVIA, N.Y. — Lars Nootbaar continued his late-season surge with three runs batted in and his second professional home run, but the Batavia Muckdogs got two homers from Sean Reynolds and delivered an 11-6 defeat to the State College Spikes Monday night at Dwyer Stadium. The Spikes (34-35) ...

Record 11 K’s in loss for Spikes

BATAVIA, N.Y. — Jacob Schlesener set a new State College Spikes single-game record with 11 strikeouts and Lars Nootbaar drove in two runs to power a late comeback try, but the Spikes fell to the Batavia Muckdogs, 3-2, on Sunday afternoon at Dwyer Stadium. Schlesener (2-5), who had matched ...

Nootbaar leads Spikes’ comeback

STATE COLLEGE — In the greatest comeback in State College Spikes history, Lars Nootbaar set a franchise record with seven runs batted in to help the Spikes charge back from a 7-0 deficit in the first to defeat the Auburn Doubledays, 11-10, Friday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. The ...

Walk-off win for Spikes

STATE COLLEGE — Alexis Wilson scored the game-winning run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth as the State College Spikes drew to within two games of first place in the New York-Penn League Wild Card race with a 3-2 walk-off win over the Auburn Doubledays on Thursday night at Medlar ...

Spikes get back into the win column

WILLIAMSPORT — Mother Nature tried, but she wasn’t successful. Interfering with a 29-minute rain delay, she couldn’t stop the State College Spikes from bouncing back on to the win track as they came on strong down the stretch for a 6-1 win over the Williamsport Crosscutters at Bowman ...