State College Spikes

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 ...

Spikes’ road win streak snapped

WILLIAMSPORT — Wadye Ynfante put the State College Spikes ahead with his third home run of the year, but the Williamsport Crosscutters surged in the middle innings to take an 8-1 victory Tuesday night at BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field and finish the Spikes’ franchise-record road ...

Spikes win two, sweep ’Cutters

UNIVERSITY PARK — It was bonus baseball time at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park Monday night as State College and Williamsport treated the fans to 14 innings of baseball. It took 4 1/2 innings to complete the suspended game that was eventually won 3-0 by the Spikes, while it took an extra ...

Holba, Espinal carry Spikes to 12th straight win on the road

NILES, Ohio — Stanley Espinal drove in three runs to key the State College Spikes offense as the Spikes extended their franchise-record road winning streak to 12 in a row with a 5-3 victory over the Mahoning Valley Scrappers to complete a sweep Sunday afternoon at Eastwood Field. The Spikes ...

Spikes win 10th straight road game

NILES, Ohio (AP) — Franyel Casadilla allowed just three hits over seven innings, leading the State College Spikes over the Mahoning Valley Scrappers in a 9-3 win on Friday. Casadilla (3-1) picked up the win after he struck out three and walked one while allowing one run. Trailing 1-0, the ...

Rain halts Spikes game after 4 innings

STATE COLLEGE — Rainstorms in the State College area rendered the field unplayable and forced the State College Spikes and Williamsport Crosscutters to halt their game on Thursday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park after four innings and State College leading, 3-0. The game will now be ...

’Cutters get by Spikes in later innings

STATE COLLEGE — When Williamsport and State College get together in a New York-Penn League baseball game, you can expect just about anything to happen. Thursday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park it was one of those nights as the Crosscutters prevailed 5-3 over the Spikes in the Sawbuck ...