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2012 State College Spikes Season Preview

2012 State College Spikes Season Preview

Luis Heredia will make the jump to State College at the age of 17.

In the past few years, the State College Spikes have been heavy with pitching prospects, with not a lot of the system's top hitting prospects. There will be a few notable hitters this year, but for the most part, the pitching trend should continue. Leading the way are top international prospect Luis Heredia, and 2011 over-slot pitchers Clay Holmes, Jake Burnette, and Jason Creasy. On the offensive side, we should see a lot of the 2012 draft picks, highlighted by compensation pick Barrett Barnes.

The State College roster should change throughout the year as new players are signed from the draft. For now, here is what the roster looks like on opening day.
Infield
In the lower levels, there aren't really set positions ...

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