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Ducks starting pitcher Bob Zimmermann delivers delivers a (Credit: George A. Faella)

Ducks starting pitcher Bob Zimmermann delivers delivers a pitch during Game 3 against the Blue Crabs. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Ducks vs. Blue Crabs

The Ducks lost their chance at a series sweep as they fell to the Blue Crabs 7-5 Friday at Bethpage Ballpark in Game 3 of the Liberty Division championship. The Ducks lead the series 2-1.

Ducks starting pitcher Bob Zimmermann delivers delivers a
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Ducks starting pitcher Bob Zimmermann delivers delivers a pitch during Game 3 against the Blue Crabs. (Sept. 28, 2012)

The Ducks' Timo Perez bloops a broken bat
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The Ducks' Timo Perez bloops a broken bat single to centerfield during Game 3 against the Blue Crabs. (Sept. 28, 2012)

The Ducks' Bryant Nelson makes contact during Game
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The Ducks' Bryant Nelson makes contact during Game 3 against the Blue Crabs. (Sept. 28, 2012)

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The Long Island Ducks' Brandon Sing celebrates with
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The Long Island Ducks' Brandon Sing celebrates with teammates after hitting a home run in the ninth inning of a game against the Blue Crabs. (Sept. 27, 2012)

The Long Island Ducks celebrate after beating the
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The Long Island Ducks celebrate after beating the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs 3-1 at the Regency Furniture Stadium. (Sept. 27, 2012)

Long Island Ducks pitcher Matt West watches as
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Long Island Ducks pitcher Matt West watches as the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs' Richard Mercado circled the bases after a solo home run in the fifth inning of a game at the Regency Furniture Stadium. (Sept. 27, 2012)

Long Island Ducks pitcher Matt West delivers a
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Long Island Ducks pitcher Matt West delivers a pitch to a Southern Maryland Blue Crabs' batter in the first inning of a game at the Regency Furniture Stadium. (Sept. 27, 2012)

Long Island Ducks pitcher Matt West throws to
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Long Island Ducks pitcher Matt West throws to a Southern Maryland Blue Crabs batter in the first inning of a game at the Regency Furniture Stadium. (Sept. 27, 2012)

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The Long Island Ducks' Mitch Canham slides safely
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The Long Island Ducks' Mitch Canham slides safely into home as the ball sailed past the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs' Richard Mercado in the eighth inning of a game at the Regency Furniture Stadium. (Sept. 27, 2012)

The Long Island Ducks' Mitch Canham slides safely
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The Long Island Ducks' Mitch Canham slides safely into home as the ball sailed past the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs' Richard Mercado in the eighth inning of a game at the Regency Furniture Stadium. (Sept. 27, 2012)

The Long Island Ducks' Mitch Canham is greeted
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The Long Island Ducks' Mitch Canham is greeted by teammate Dan Lyons after scoring on a passed ball in the eighth inning of a game against the Blue Crabs. (Sept. 27, 2012)

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