Spikes Overrun By Late ‘Cutters Rally in 9-5 Defeat

SPIKES OVERRUN BY LATE ‘CUTTERS RALLY IN 9-5 DEFEAT BOX SCORE GAME LOG STATE COLLEGE – Cole White accounted for four of the State College Spikes’ five runs, but a six-run eighth inning propelled the Williamsport Crosscutters to a 9-5 win at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on Wednesday night. White’s two-run double in the third inning, coupled with the runs he scored in the third and in the fifth, helped put State College (20-19) ahead,...

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Minors Moves 7/28

Catching up on some minor league transactions… -The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Travis Chick, a right handed pitcher who started the 2010 season in the Los Angeles Angels’ camp before being released and going to Independent ball.  Chick will play in Indianapolis, providing the Indians with pitching depth. -Derek Hankins has been promoted from AA to AAA.  Hankins had a 1.82 ERA this year in 79 innings, pitching mostly out of...

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Interview with 4th Round Pick Nick Kingham

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Nick Kingham in the fourth round of the 2010 draft, continuing their trend of taking prep pitchers in the middle rounds.  Kingham was rated the #186 prospect in the draft by Baseball America, and has a commitment to Oregon, which means he will likely command an over-slot bonus.  Pirates Prospects recently had a chance to interview Nick on being drafted, his history of pitching, and how the negotiations...

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State College Spikes Game Notes – July 28 vs. Williamsport

Wednesday, July 28 – 7:05 p.m. Williamsport Crosscutters – Philadelphia Phillies (22-16) @ State College Spikes – Pittsburgh Pirates (20-18) Game #39 / Home Game #20 LHP Colton Cain (0-0, 3.00) vs. RHP David Buchanan (1-0, 3.05) Tonight’s Promotions: Half-Price Wednesday presented by Froggy 101, Golf Umbrella Giveaway presented by Boyles Insurance Agency (First 1,000 Fans, All Ages), Mystery at the Ballpark, Centre...

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WV Power Game Notes- 7/28/10

West Virginia Power (13-19, 44-58) at Lakewood BlueClaws (21-11, 63-39) Game 103 | July 28, 2010 | FirstEnergy Park | Lakewood, NJ Radio: Power Baseball Network and wvpower.com TODAY’S MATCHUP RH Melkin Laureano (2-3, 3.13) vs. RH Josh Zeid (5-4, 3.20) Laureano- Allowed 3 R on 7 H with 3 BB and 3 K over 6.0 IP in 7/23 ND vs. SAV (6-3 Gnats in 10) Zeid- Surrendered 0 R on 1 H with 0 BB and 2 K over 1.0 IP in 7/25 ND @ DEL (3-1 ‘Birds)...

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