Josh Lopez and Dennis Ortega have played baseball together since they were 14 years old — first in Valencia, Venezuela, and then for the State College Spikes as catchers. Both have traveled a long way to make a better life for their friends and family who are struggling back home. Daniel A. Nelson dnelson@mcclatchy.com
Josh Lopez and Dennis Ortega have played baseball together since they were 14 years old — first in Valencia, Venezuela, and then for the State College Spikes as catchers. Both have traveled a long way to make a better life for their friends and family who are struggling back home. Daniel A. Nelson dnelson@mcclatchy.com

State College Spikes teammates find common ground far from home

August 25, 2017 6:14 PM