A night after posting a solid win, the State College Spikes dropped the final game of their two-game mini-series with the Batavia Muckdogs Wednesday at Batavia's Dwyer Stadium. The Spikes lost 6-3 as they managed 10 hits off Batavia left-hander Tyler Melling, who was named to the NY-Penn League All-Star Team. But the Spikes hurt themselves with three errors in the first four innings.
Jason Creasy, a 2011 eighth-round pick, started for the Spikes. Believe it or not, the 6-foot-4 right-hander struggled because he was throwing too many strikes. He threw 43 pitches in three innings, allowing seven hits and five earned runs with one strikeout and one walk. His fastball was a consistent 87-91 in the three innings. He also flashed a promising slider that sat 80-81. He also thre...
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