Jose Leon to return as Spikes manager in 2020

Newcomers Kiekhefer, Broussard join returnees Olsiewicz, Trapp on staff

January 7, 2020 9:36 AM ET

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 Don Trapp on the Spikes' 2020 coaching staff.

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Trace McSorley bobblehead orders now available for pickup

Head to Medlar Field at Lubrano Park to claim reserved bobbleheads

December 6, 2019 9:38 AM ET

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 for their bobbleheads can park in the designated spaces for Spikes patrons in the Porter North lot, then use the Team Office gate, located past Gate J, to enter the stadium.

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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 10:09 AM ET

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.

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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 1:14 PM ET

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 on Black Friday, but there will be even more reason to shop at the Spikes' online store this weekend with 40% OFF the entire online store on Saturday, November 30 and Sunday, December 1.

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Statement from the Spikes regarding recent news

November 21, 2019 11:10 AM ET

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 nothing finalized to this point and perhaps not for quite some time. However, we are compelled to reassure our fans and stakeholders that we are open for business for the 2020 season, providing the 15th Season of fun, affordable family entertainment at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.

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Mike Shildt named 2019 NL Manager of the Year

2006 Spikes bench coach honored after leading Cards to division title

Photo by Steve Manuel

November 13, 2019 12:34 PM ET

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 Milwaukee Brewers for the award, led a Cardinals team that held a .500 record at the majors' All-Star break to a torrid 48-26 record over the last 74 games to capture the NL Central title.

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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 3:02 PM ET

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 10!

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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 11:56 AM ET

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, rain or shine.

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

Event to take place September 28 at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park

The Central Pennsylvania 9/11 Stair Climb will feature climbers like these, pictured make their way through Belmont Park for the 2017 National Stair Climb, raising funds for fallen first responders through climbing the stairs at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on September 28. (Kyra Neeley/NFFF)

September 16, 2019 1:50 PM ET

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 State University.

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

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

Junior Gonzalez went a season-long six innings in the Spikes' season-ending 3-3 tie at Williamsport. (Steve Manuel)

September 4, 2019 12:21 PM ET

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.

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