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Ducks' relief pitcher Ian Snell pitches in the (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Ducks' relief pitcher Ian Snell pitches in the top of the seventh. (June 23, 2013)

Ducks vs. Skeeters

The Ducks lost to the Sugar Land Skeeters, 8-4, Sunday in the final game of their series at Bethpage Ballpark.

Ducks' third baseman Bryant Nelson can't handle a
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Ducks' third baseman Bryant Nelson can't handle a grounder hit by Adam Godwin, allowing Eduardo Perez to make it to third and load the bases in the top of the sixth. (June 23, 2013)

Ducks' starting pitcher Bill Murphy delivers in the
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Ducks' starting pitcher Bill Murphy delivers in the top of the first. (June 23, 2013)

Skeeters' Reid Gorecki rounds third and is congratulated
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Skeeters' Reid Gorecki rounds third and is congratulated by manager Gary Gaetti after hitting a two-run homer in the top of the first. (June 23, 2013)

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Ducks' first baseman Ben Broussard hits a solo
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Ducks' first baseman Ben Broussard hits a solo homer in the bottom of the fifth. (June 23, 2013)

Skeeters' Reid Gorecki is congratulated at home by
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Skeeters' Reid Gorecki is congratulated at home by teammate Aaron Bates after hitting a two-run homer in the top of the first. (June 23, 2013)

Ducks' relief pitcher Ian Snell pitched in the
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Ducks' relief pitcher Ian Snell pitched in the top of the seventh. (June 23, 2013)

Ducks' starting pitcher Bill Murphy delivers in the
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Ducks' starting pitcher Bill Murphy delivers in the top of the second. (June 23, 2013)

Ducks' relief pitcher Ian Snell pitches in the
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Ducks' relief pitcher Ian Snell pitches in the top of the seventh. (June 23, 2013)

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Ducks' shortstop Dan Lyons goes to his right
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Ducks' shortstop Dan Lyons goes to his right to grab a grounder hit by Jeff Dominguez in the top of the fifth. (June 23, 2013)

Ducks' first baseman Ben Broussard rounds third and
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Ducks' first baseman Ben Broussard rounds third and is congratulated by manager Kevin Baez in the bottom of the fifth. (June 23, 2013)

Skeeters' Reid Gorecki rounds third and heads for
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Skeeters' Reid Gorecki rounds third and heads for home after hitting a two-run homer in the top of the first. (June 23, 2013)

Ducks' Joash Brodin connects in the bottom of
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Ducks' Joash Brodin connects in the bottom of the first. (June 23, 2013)

Ducks' Adam Bailey connects for a single in
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Ducks' Adam Bailey connects for a single in the bottom of the fourth. (June 23, 2013)

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Skeeters' catcher Koby Clemens and pitcher Greg Aquino
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Skeeters' catcher Koby Clemens and pitcher Greg Aquino confer on the mound in the bottom of the second. (June 23, 2013)

Ducks' relief pitcher Ian Snell pitches in the
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Ducks' relief pitcher Ian Snell pitches in the top of the seventh. (June 23, 2013)

Skeeters' Reid Gorecki rounds third and is congratulated
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Skeeters' Reid Gorecki rounds third and is congratulated by manager Gary Gaetti after hitting a solo homer in the top of the seventh. (June 23, 2013)

Ducks' Bill Hall hits a double in the
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Ducks' Bill Hall hits a double in the bottom of the first. (June 23, 2013)

Ducks' Ben Broussard rounds third as Skeeters' pitcher
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Ducks' Ben Broussard rounds third as Skeeters' pitcher Adam Miller returns to the mound after delivering a two-run homer during the bottom of the first. (June 22, 2013)

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Ducks starting pitcher James Houser delivers during the
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Ducks starting pitcher James Houser delivers during the top of the second. (June 22, 2013)

Ducks' Ben Broussard crushes a belt high fastball
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Ducks' Ben Broussard crushes a belt high fastball to right for a two-run homer during the bottom of the first. (June 22, 2013)

Ducks' left fielder Bill Hall takes a high
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Ducks' left fielder Bill Hall takes a high and tight pitch to the shoulder in the bottom of the first. (June 22, 2013)

Long Island Ducks' Joash Brodin is forced at
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Long Island Ducks' Joash Brodin is forced at second by Sugar Land Skeeters' second baseman Jeff Dominguez on a fielder's choice during the bottom of the first. (June 22, 2013)

Ducks' Ben Broussard meets teammate Josh Barfield at
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Ducks' Ben Broussard meets teammate Josh Barfield at home after hitting a two-run homer during the bottom of the first. (June 22, 2013)

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Long Island Ducks starting pitcher James Houser delivers
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Long Island Ducks starting pitcher James Houser delivers during the top of the first. (June 22, 2013)

Ducks' Joash Brodin is forced at second by
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Ducks' Joash Brodin is forced at second by Skeeters' second baseman Jeff Dominguez on a fielder's choice in the bottom of the first. (June 22, 2013)

Ducks second baseman Josh Barfield reaches first on
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Ducks second baseman Josh Barfield reaches first on a fielder's choice during the bottom of the first. (June 22, 2013)

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