Baseball America 2010 Draft Report Card

Baseball America released their draft report card (subscription required) today, detailing the early results of how the 2010 draft worked out for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  In summary: -A lot of focus was placed on Jameson Taillon and Stetson Allie, for obvious reasons.  They were both mentioned in the best fastball department, with Taillon ranking first and Allie ranking second.  Taillon’s fastball was 93-97 MPH last season,...

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Spikes’ Santos Named NYPL Player of the Week

SPIKES’ SANTOS NAMED NYPL PLAYER OF THE WEEK State College Outfielder the Fifth Spike this Season to Earn Weekly League Honors STATE COLLEGE, PA – Major League Baseball Advanced Media announced on Monday that State College Spikes outfielder Adalberto Santos has been named the New York-Penn League’s Player of the Week for the week of August 23-29, 2010. Santos earned the award by hitting 8-for-18 with two doubles, a triple and a...

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State College at Aberdeen, August 13-14

Aberdeen 3, State College 2 (11 inn.) State College 1, Aberdeen 0 State College split the first two games of a weekend series at Aberdeen, home of Billy Ripken and his late father, Cal, Sr.  The Spikes lost the first game in 11 innings, 3-2, but came back the next night with a 1-0 win. A couple asides here before I start.  For one, the radar gun at Ripken Stadium sure seemed slow to me on Friday night.  Either the pitchers set an...

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Trio Of Spikes Names To 2010 NYPL All-Star Game Roster

TRIO OF SPIKES NAMED TO 2010 NYPL ALL-STAR GAME ROSTER Curry, Santos and Ramos to play for National League side in annual short-season showcase STATE COLLEGE, PA – For the second year in a row, the State College Spikes will send three representatives to the New York-Penn League All-Star Game, as infielder Matt Curry, outfielder Adalberto Santos, and left-handed pitcher Jhonathan Ramos were all chosen on Friday to play for the National...

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Spikes’ Record Comeback Produces 7-6 Win Over Doubledays

SPIKES’ RECORD COMEBACK PRODUCES 7-6 WIN OVER DOUBLEDAYS BOX SCORE GAME LOG AUBURN, NY – Trailing 6-0 entering the eighth inning, the State College Spikes made the largest comeback in team history, with Matt Curry driving in the game-winning run with an infield single in the tenth inning in a 7-6 win over the Auburn Doubledays on Sunday night at Falcon Park. State College (22-21) started its rally with a five-run eighth inning,...

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