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Spikes Game Delayed by Sheep

Of every delay imaginable, perhaps the least likely to be foreseen is one caused by a stray sheep. The State College Spikes (Short Season A; NY-Penn League), however, experienced that firsthand on Thursday, when a wandering sheep delayed their contest against the visiting Batavia Muckdogs.  (more…)

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Promotions Watch: Football Night

Within a matter of weeks, the NFL and college football seasons will begin, signaling the end of the Minor League Baseball for 2015. Over the few weeks, teams around the minors will celebrate the return of football with Football Night, a promotional staple that features several standouts worthy of inclusion in this week’s Promotions Watch. […]

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State College Spikes attract largest crowd in Medlar Field history

Another attendance record to note: the State College Spikes (short season A; NY-Penn League) attracted a franchise-record 6,066 fans last night to Medlar Field at Lubrano Park for the regular-season home finale. The crowd got their money’s worth: the Spikes recorded a a walk-off win in the 15th inning, as they defeated the Batavia Muckdogs, […]

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Spikes, Cards announce affiliation extension through 2016

We expect many of these in coming weeks: The State College Spikes (short season A; NY-Penn League) and the St. Louis Cardinals announced a two-year extension of their player development contract (PDC) through 2016. “On behalf of our ownership group and management team, we are thrilled to announce the continuation of our outstanding relationship with […]

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