John Eshleman

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    Taillon Overpowers Richmond Flying Squirrels in 7-0 Victory

    The Altoona Curve defeated the Richmond Flying Squirrels 7-0 on Sunday night behind an impressive start from heralded prospect Jameson Taillon.  The 2010 first-round draft pick moved to 2-0 in his two starts since moving to AA Altoona, going six scoreless innings while striking out seven with no walks.  In his two...

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    Clay Holmes Impressive in Spikes Win

    Clay Holmes led the State College Spikes to a 7-4 victory versus the Williamsport Crosscutters on Thursday night.  The 6’ 5” righty surrendered only one hit through five shutout innings, while striking out four and walking none.  Holmes had plenty of run support, as the Spikes staked him three runs in the...

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    Luis Heredia Good, Spikes Bats Better in Blowout Victory

    Luis Heredia picked up his first win of the season as the Spikes drubbed the Staten Island Yankees 11-2 to finish off a three-game sweep. Heredia was not as sharp as some previous outings, but he still managed only one earned run in five innings. The Spikes offense benefited from two big...

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    Spikes Rally Behind Yhonathan Barrios, Bullpen for 5-3 Win

    The Spikes came from behind to beat the Staten Island Yankees 5-3 at Medlar field on Thursday night. Starter Jake Burnette spotted the Yankees a 3-0 lead, and Yankee starter Corey Black was impressive in his five scoreless innings. In the sixth, the Spikes scored three to tie the score behind singles...

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    Joely Rodriguez and Adrian Sampson Pitch Spikes to Victory

    After a six-game road trip to Tri-Cities and Vermont, the Spikes returned home with a 3-2 victory over the Staten Island Yankees on Wednesday night. Joely Rodriguez got the win, giving up two runs (one earned) and showing good overall command. 2012 5th round draft pick Adrian Sampson came on to the...

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    Clay Holmes Labors In Third Start Of Pro Career

    The State College Spikes lost 5-3 to the Batavia Muckdogs on Monday night, their first home defeat of the season. Starting pitcher Clay Holmes wasn’t as sharp as his previous two scoreless outings, and several sloppy plays cost the Spikes throughout the game. In addition, the team managed only five hits, all...

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    Another Strong Start For Luis Heredia

    The State College Spikes defeated the Batavia Muckdogs 1-0 in 10 innings on Sunday night, the first time in Spikes history that a scoreless game was carried into extra innings. The Spikes were led by another strong start from heralded prospect Luis Heredia, and relievers Josh Smith, Kyle Haynes, and Jordan Cooper...

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