The State College Spikes won their home opener tonight, with a 5-2 victory against Williamsport. The Spikes came from behind in the sixth inning, thanks to a bases loaded infield single by Ryan Hornback which, combined with a throwing error by the third baseman, put State College up 3-2. The Spikes scored two more in the seventh inning to add some insurance.

Joely Rodriguez got the start, struggling with his command. Rodriguez gave up two runs on three hits in four innings, with five walks and three strikeouts. Logan Pevny got the win, throwing two shutout innings, allowing one hit and striking out two. Jodaneli Carvajal and Raul Fortunato combined to go 5-for-7 at the top of the order, scoring four of the five runs.

 
Joely Rodriguez
Joely Rodriguez struggled with his command...

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