E-T Staff Report

Brock Holt, a Stephenville native, wasted no time posting his first hit as a professional baseball player Tuesday night as he led off the first inning with a single for the State College Spikes, a Class A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Holt finished 1-4 at the plate as the Spikes fell to 1-4 with a 2-1 loss to the Mahoning Valley Scrappers.  The starting second baseman was 1-9 after his first two professional games.