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Baseball playoff schedule

Connetquot's John Fiederlein (21) connected in the bottom

(Credit: Alan J. Schaefer)

Friday June 1

Nassau Class A finals

Game 3 at Farmingdale State

No. 8 Island Trees vs. No. 16 Plainedge, 4 p.m.

Series, 1-1

Monday June 4

Long Island Class B finals at Farmingdale State

Babylon vs. Oyster Bay, 4 p.m.

Long Island Class C finals at Dowling Sports Complex

Pierson/Bridgehampton vs. East Rockaway, 4 p.m.

Tuesday June 5

Long...

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Wednesday baseball playoff schedule

MASSAPEQUA - MAY 23, 2011: After making two

(Credit: Photo by Joseph D. Sullivan)

Nassau Class AA finals best-of-three series

No. 2 MacArthur vs. No. 4 Calhoun

Game 2 at Farmingdale State, 7 p.m.

Nassau Class A finals best-of-three series

No. 8 Island Trees vs. No. 16 Plainedge

Game 2 at Farmingdale State, 4 p.m.

Suffolk Class AA finals

No. 3 Eastport-South Manor at No. 1 Connetquot, 4 p.m.

(If Connetquot wins, it is champion. If...

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Updated baseball playoff schedule

Shoreham's Mike O'Reilly singles in the sixth inning.

(Credit: George A. Faella)

Tuesday May 29

CHSAA championship Game 3 at St. John the Baptist

No. 1 St. Anthony's vs. No. 2 Holy Trinity, 3 p.m.

Nassau Class AA finals best-of-three series

No. 2 MacArthur vs. No. 4 Calhoun

Game 1 at Farmingdale State, 4 p.m.

Nassau Class A finals best-of-three series

No. 8 Island Trees vs. No. 16 Plainedge

Game 1 at Farmingdale State, 7 p.m.

Suffolk...

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Nassau baseball playoff matchups

Nassau Class AA  Best-of-three quarterfinals Tuesday May 15 Game 1 No. 11 Baldwin at No. 1 Massapequa No. 8 Hicksville at No. 2 MacArthur No. 7 Carey at No. 3 Bellmore JFK No. 5 East Meadow at No. 4 Calhoun Nassau Class A Best-of-three quarterfinals Wednesday May 16 Game 1 No. 16 Plainedge at No. 1 Clarke No. 8 Island Trees at No. 2 Wantagh No. 7 Garden City at No. 3 South Side No. 6 Bethpage...

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Island Trees-Division Game 2, the live blog

Howdy folks,

Laura Albanese here from Farmingdale State as No. 3 Island Trees tries to even it up against Division, which defeated the Bulldogs, 5-1, yesterday.

UPDATE: Island Trees wins, 12-6. Game 3, Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Island Trees leads 12-6 in sixth.  

Top Sixth: Nigro with a bloop RBI single to score the runner from third with one out. It's his fourth...

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Baseball's Memorial Day Matinee, a preview

I know it's summer when I'm spending a sun-soaked day in the Farmingdale State press box. Tis that time of year again - one of the biggest, baddest days in high school baseball and we here at Newsday have got y'all covered.

I thus present to you, a preview:

NASSAU

Class AA final, Game 1

Who: No. 2 MacArthur takes on No. 4 Carey

When: 11 a.m.

Where:...

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Previewing second round matchups in Nassau baseball

It's high school sports, so let's do some homework.

I'll warn you ahead of time: the preview is pretty comprehensive, so rather than reading 1,000-plus words of me talking about teams you don't care about, notice that all the schools are bolded so you can jump around to whatever interests you. Why? Because I care.

CLASS AA

No. 10 Syosset (10-7) vs. No. 1 Calhoun (18-1) -

As...

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Playoff Matchups

The scores are in and the playoff picture is just a little bit clearer. Here are your baseball matchups for Monday.

Class AA - Best of three

No. 10 Syosset at No. 1 Calhoun

No. 8 Baldwin at No. 2 MacArthur

No. 6 Plainview JFK at No. 3 Oceanside

No. 5 Farmingdale at No. 4 Carey

 

Class A - Note: Winning 1-thru-8 seeds get the bye. These are all single...

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Class A brackets explained

This is the Class A baseball playoff bracket. Why yes, it is ridiculously complicated. And that, ladies and gentlemen, is where I come in. Bust out your flowcharts!

Class A, as opposed to AA and B, works on a pseudo-double elimination format. So, to quote many an old school hip hop song, let's break it down.

FIRST ROUND -

I'm a 1-to-8 seed! Congratulations! To borrow another line...

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Upset special: Syosset over Massapequa

Four hours into the first round of the Nassau playoffs and we have our first big upset.*

First, the highlight:

Syosset 7, Massapequa 2: Tommy Morris allowed two earned runs on eight hits with five strikeouts and four walks in the complete game for No. 10 Syosset (10-7) as it upset over No.7 Massapequa in the first round of the Class AA playoffs. The Braves turned three double plays -...

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