NILES, Oh. -- The State College Spikes (7-6) lost 3-1 to the Mahoning Valley Scrappers (6-7) on Saturday night. The Spikes had a good start from right-hander Jake Burnette, but the offense only combined for one run on four hits as they were swept in the three game series.


Jake Burnette

Jake Burnette made his third start of the season with the State College on Saturday and allowed two runs over five innings in the Spikes 3-1 loss.

The two lone runs that Burnette allowed came in the first inning. He went on to toss four frames after the shaky first with three strikeouts. After retiring his first two batters quickly, Burnett allowed a triple that was ripped down the right field line. His next batter crushed a two-run line drive home run to right field.

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