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Spikes Don’t Take Advantage of Opportunities, Lose 7th in a Row

Spikes Don’t Take Advantage of Opportunities, Lose 7th in a Row

Waldron had a rough first, and the Spikes offense couldn't take advantage of their opportunities in the 3-2 loss.

The State College Spikes suffered their seventh loss in a row tonight, falling 3-2 to the Auburn Doubledays.  Tyler Waldron had a rough first inning for State College, allowing all three runs to score in the inning.  Meanwhile, the Spikes had plenty of opportunities throughout the game, but only managed two runs, stranding 11 runners on base, including six runners left in scoring position.

Waldron started off the first inning getting the leadoff batter to ground out.  That was followed up by a double from Auburn shortstop Gustavo Pierre.  After a ground out to first, Waldron allowed three straight two-out hits, with two doubles and one single, bringing in the three ru...

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