The State College Spikes fell flat in Luis Heredia's second start in the New York-Penn League Tuesday in Batavia, N.Y. The Spikes fell to 6-3, while Batavia improved to 4-5. State College made some miscues in the field that spiraled into runs for Batavia, allowing the Muckdogs to secure a 3-1 win at Dwyer Stadium. It was the second game of a three-game set.
Heredia pitched five innings tonight.
The 6-foot-6 Mexican right-hander, just 17 years-old, continued to impress in his second start. He showed great maturity, calmness, and patience, according to his coaches and teammates. He allowed eight hits, two runs (one of which was unearned), struck out three, and didn't walk anyone over his five innings of work. His fastball sat 91-92 in the first inning. He touched 93 dur...
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