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Jose Leon to return as Spikes manager in 2020

Newcomers Kiekhefer, Broussard join returnees Olsiewicz, Trapp on staff
January 7, 2020

Jose Leon will return to the bench for a second straight year as State College Spikes manager, the St. Louis Cardinals announced on Monday. Leon joins new pitching coach Dean Kiekhefer , new hitting coach Jason Broussard, and a pair of familiar faces in athletic trainer Joey Olsiewicz and strength and conditioning coach

Trace McSorley bobblehead orders now available for pickup

Head to Medlar Field at Lubrano Park to claim reserved bobbleheads
December 6, 2019

State College Spikes fans that ordered Trace McSorley bobbleheads at the end of the season can now pick them up at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park during normal business hours.Medlar Field at Lubrano Park is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday through December 20. Fans coming

Are you ready for the best Spikes Flex Book offer ever?

Get 15 tickets for the price of 10 with a 15th Season Flex Book
November 12, 2019

The State College Spikes are celebrating 15 seasons of making deer friends in Happy Valley, and you can join in the celebration with the best Spikes Flex Book offer - EVER!Order a 15th Season Flex Book by December 31, 2019, and you'll receive an unprecedented 15 tickets for the price of

Statement from the Spikes regarding recent news

November 21, 2019

Over the past several weeks, multiple media outlets have reported about the reduction of Minor League Baseball teams for 2021 and beyond, including the State College Spikes and 41 other clubs throughout the United States.MiLB is early in the negotiations with Major League Baseball, and the process is ongoing, with

Mike Shildt named 2019 NL Manager of the Year

2006 Spikes bench coach honored after leading Cards to division title
November 13, 2019

Mike Shildt, who served as the bench coach for the inaugural edition of the State College Spikes in 2006, completed his first full season at the helm of the St. Louis Cardinals by being named the 2019 National League Manager of the Year.Shildt, who edged out Craig Counsell of the

Spikes release 2020 schedule, Season Seats now on sale

2020 Opening Night to take place on Thursday, June 18
August 30, 2019

The State College Spikes 2020 schedule has been released by the New York-Penn League. Fans can make sure to catch all 38 home games by purchasing 2020 Season Seat Memberships, now on sale through the Spikes Ticket Office by phone at (814) 272-1711.The 2020 home slate begins with an Opening

Spikes name 2019 year-end award winners at home finale

Pages, Figueroa, Ralston, Warner honored during pre-game ceremony
September 4, 2019

The State College Spikes announced their 2019 year-end award winners before Sunday's regular season home finale at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Infielder Martin Figueroa and catcher Pedro Pages shared the club's Most Valuable Player award, while right-handed pitcher Jack Ralston earned the Spikes' Pitcher of the Year award and

Spikes finish season 39-36 as 2019 finale ends in a tie

Lightning and rain halt play with score tied, 3-3, in Williamsport
September 4, 2019

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The State College Spikes saw their 2019 season finale against the Williamsport Crosscutters on Monday afternoon stopped by weather in the middle of the ninth inning with the score tied, 3-3, thereby assuring them of finishing with a 39-36 record.Lightning halted play as the bottom of the

Blair Thomas bobbleheads have arrived

Fans with bobblehead vouchers may redeem them at Medlar Field
August 17, 2019

The Blair Thomas Bobbleheads have arrived, and State College Spikes fans can pick them up at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park starting with Saturday's 7:05 p.m. game.Fans with a voucher for the bobblehead can use their ticket voucher they received at the July 26 game to come out to the

Spikes thrill big crowd with win in 2019 home finale

5,595 fans catch 11-1 victory over Crosscutters on Sunday
September 4, 2019

A crowd of 5,595 fans, the second largest of the season, saw the State College Spikes surge to an 11-1 victory over the Williamsport Crosscutters on Sunday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park in the Spikes' final home game of the 2019 season.The Spikes (39-36) jumped out in front

Spikes eliminated from playoff hunt after extra-inning defeat

Crosscutters take 3-2 decision in 10 innings to oust Spikes
August 31, 2019

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The State College Spikes took advantage of Williamsport Crosscutters miscues to come back on Saturday night at BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field, but Nate Fastnacht's game-ending single in the 10th gave Williamsport a 3-2 win that ended the Spikes' hopes for a spot in the 2019

Half-price White Claw to close out summer, baby

Half-Price Happy Hour (6-8 p.m.) every remaining home game on days that end with Y, starting Friday, Aug.16
August 14, 2019

Pitch those glasses, because "White Claw Summer, Baby" hits Central PA for every remaining State College Spikes home game starting on Friday, August 16. Fans of age can enjoy half-price White Claw Hard Seltzer from 6-8 p.m. while supplies last, but only on days that end with Y - that's

Spikes surge late to top Scrappers, 10-3

Duce collects four hits, Pages reaches base five times to lead attack
August 30, 2019

NILES, Ohio - Matt Duce collected four hits and Pedro Pages reached base five times to lead the State College Spikes' offense, and the Spikes scored eight unanswered runs over the seventh and eighth to erase a deficit and defeat the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, 10-3, on Friday night at Eastwood

Solano named NYPL Pitcher of the Week

Right-hander throws eight shutout innings Saturday to earn award
August 29, 2019

Major League Baseball Advanced Media announced earlier this week that State College Spikes pitcher Enmanuel Solano has been named the New York-Penn League's Pitcher of the Week for the week of August 19-25, 2018.Solano won the award after tossing eight scoreless innings to tie a Spikes record against the Batavia

Spikes to partner with LiveSource for 2019 charity auctions

New platform to give fans mobile bidding options worldwide
January 15, 2019

The State College Spikes will be partnering with LiveSource to give fans a full array of convenient options for bidding on their charitable auctions in 2019, including the Spikes' signature theme jersey auctions.The LiveSource platform will streamline the bidding process for Spikes fans across the globe, from posting to payment

Spikes Holiday Blowout Sale continues to bring on the savings

Discounts on every item in-store and online, including 50% off replica jerseys
December 4, 2019

Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have passed by, but the State College Spikes' Holiday Blowout Sale continues on with even more great deals, as fans can get up to 50% off on items throughout the Spikes' online store and inside Off the Rack Outfitters at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.Every item

Black Friday sale offers 50% off across entire online store

Fans can also get 40% off on Saturday & Sunday, 50% off Black Monday
November 27, 2019

This Black Friday, State College Spikes fans can make sure everyone in the family reps the Spikes, because the entire online store will be available for 50% OFF from midnight to 11:59 p.m. Friday!Plus, not only are the Spikes are kicking off a holiday season full of savings by giving fans this offer

Bring the kids to Safe and Seen on Sunday, Oct. 27

Spikes, Centre LifeLink EMS to host free family trick-or-treating event
October 9, 2019

The State College Spikes are once again partnering with Centre LifeLink EMS to give fans a chance at free family fun for the Halloween season with Safe & Seen at the Ballpark. The family trick-or-treating event is scheduled for Sunday, October 27 from 3-5 p.m. at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park,

Spikes, WHVL, NFFF to host 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Event to take place September 28 at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park
September 16, 2019

The State College Spikes are proud to partner with WHVL-TV and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) to host the inaugural Central Pennsylvania 9/11 Stair Climb. The event will be held on Saturday, September 28 at the home of the Spikes, Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, which is located on the campus of Penn

Flores homers, Spikes stay in playoff hunt

State College tops Mahoning Valley, 8-1, to draw within two of division lead
August 29, 2019

NILES, Ohio  - Luis Flores gave the State College Spikes a lead they would not relinquish with a three-run homer in the second, and the Spikes trimmed their deficit in the New York-Penn League Pinckney Division to two games with four left in the regular season as they topped the

Spikes fall to Black Bears in extra innings

West Virginia scores three runs in 10th to win, 6-3
August 28, 2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The State College Spikes took the West Virginia Black Bears to extra frames on Tuesday night, but the Black Bears' 10th-inning burst gave them a 6-3 win over the Spikes at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.The Spikes (36-34) are now two games behind first-place Batavia in

Spikes keep pace with 3-2 win over Black Bears

State College remains two games back of division lead
August 26, 2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The State College Spikes used productive outs and a solid pitching effort from five different hurlers to stay near the top of the New York-Penn League Pinckney Division with a 3-2 win over the West Virginia Black Bears on Monday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano

Vinsky's walk-off single gives Spikes win over W.V.

State College cuts deficit in division to two games
August 25, 2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The State College Spikes, with 5,183 fans on hand to see a team in the throes of a playoff hunt, erased a 3-1 deficit in the ninth with a trio of runs capped by David Vinsky 's bases-loaded, walk-off single to take a 4-3 victory from

Solano stellar as Spikes shutout Muckdogs

State College starter produces eight outstanding innings
August 24, 2019

BATAVIA, N.Y. - Enmanuel Solano scattered four hits over a State College Spikes record-tying eight shutout innings, and Stanley Espinal 's seventh-inning RBI double gave him all the support he needed as the Spikes kept their playoff hopes alive with a 1-0 win over the Batavia Muckdogs on Saturday night at Dwyer Stadium.Solano

Spate of doubles not enough in 7-5 loss to Muckdogs

Spikes fall four games back of division lead
August 23, 2019

BATAVIA, N.Y. - The State College Spikes smashed four doubles in one inning and five for the game, but the Batavia Muckdogs used a power surge of their own to take a 7-5 decision on Friday night at Dwyer Stadium.The defeat dropped the Spikes (33-33) four games back of the