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Ducks' centerfielder Kraig Binick (24) pokes a bloop (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Ducks' centerfielder Kraig Binick (24) pokes a bloop single to right field scoring Matt Esquivel (99) from second base in the bottom of the third. The Ducks defeated York 1-0. (Sept. 28, 2011)

Atlantic League Championship: York 2, Ducks 1

The Long Island Ducks take on the York Revolution in the Atlantic League Championship Series.

Long Island Ducks outfielder Matt Esquivel, center, greets
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Long Island Ducks outfielder Matt Esquivel, center, greets third baseman Matt Padgett, left, after scoring a run in the fifth inning against the York Revolution. (Sept. 30, 2011)

Long Island Ducks pitcher Bob Zimmerman pitches against
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Long Island Ducks pitcher Bob Zimmerman pitches against the York Revolution in the first inning of Game 3 in the Atlantic League Championship series. (Sept. 30, 2011)

A York Revolution pitch falls short in front
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A York Revolution pitch falls short in front of Long Island Ducks catcher J.R. House during the fifth inning of Game 3 in the Atlantic League Championship series. (Sept. 30, 2011)

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York's Scott Grimes (22) with the sacrifice but
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York's Scott Grimes (22) with the sacrifice but in the top of the sixth. (Sept. 29, 2011)

Ducks starting pitcher Josh Banks (40). (Sept. 29,
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Ducks starting pitcher Josh Banks (40). (Sept. 29, 2011)

York's Ramon Castro (19) with the stand-up triple
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York's Ramon Castro (19) with the stand-up triple in the top of the sixth. (Sept. 29, 2011)

York's Ramon Castro (19) connects for a stand-up
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York's Ramon Castro (19) connects for a stand-up triple in the top of the sixth. (Sept. 29, 2011)

York's Chris Nowak (38) rounds third and high
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York's Chris Nowak (38) rounds third and high fives coach Enohel Polanco after hitting a homer in the top of the third. (Sept. 29, 2011)

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York's Ramon Castro is congratulated at home by
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York's Ramon Castro is congratulated at home by Scott Grimes (22) and Bryant Nelson (34) after his three-run homer in the top of the third. (Sept. 29, 2011)

Ducks centerfielder Lew Ford (20) climbs the wall
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Ducks centerfielder Lew Ford (20) climbs the wall in an attempt to grab the home run ball hit by York's Ramon Castro in the top of the third. (Sept. 29, 2011)

York's Ramon Castro (19) with a three-run homer
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York's Ramon Castro (19) with a three-run homer to center in the top of the third. (Sept. 29, 2011)

York's Scott Grimes (22) with a bloop single
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York's Scott Grimes (22) with a bloop single up the middle in the top of the third. (Sept. 29, 2011)

Ducks centerfielder Lew Ford (20) take a cut
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Ducks centerfielder Lew Ford (20) take a cut in the bottom of the second. (Sept. 29, 2011)

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John Rodriguez (25) with a single up the
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John Rodriguez (25) with a single up the middle in the bottom of the second. (Sept. 29, 2011)

York starting pitcher Lorenzo Barcelo (28). (Sept. 29,
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York starting pitcher Lorenzo Barcelo (28). (Sept. 29, 2011)

Ducks' Kennard Jones (9) reaches first on a
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Ducks' Kennard Jones (9) reaches first on a fielder's choice in the bottom of the third. (Sept. 29, 2011)

Ducks manager Kevin Baez (10) takes the ball
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Ducks manager Kevin Baez (10) takes the ball from starting pitcher Josh Banks (40) in the top of the third. (Sept. 29, 2011)

Ducks rightfielder Kraig Binick (24) makes the grab
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Ducks rightfielder Kraig Binick (24) makes the grab with his back to the wall in the top of the first. (Sept. 29, 2011)

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York's Chris Nowak (38) high fives Val Majewski
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York's Chris Nowak (38) high fives Val Majewski (23) at home after hitting a homer in the top of the third. (Sept. 29, 2011)

York's Scott Grimes (22) steals second as Ducks
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York's Scott Grimes (22) steals second as Ducks shortstop Javier Colina (22) waits for the throw. (Sept. 29, 2011)

Ducks starting pitcher Josh Banks (40). (Sept. 29,
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Ducks starting pitcher Josh Banks (40). (Sept. 29, 2011)

Ducks' centerfielder Kraig Binick (24) pokes a bloop
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Ducks' centerfielder Kraig Binick (24) pokes a bloop single to right field scoring Matt Esquivel (99) from second base in the bottom of the third. The Ducks defeated York 1-0. (Sept. 28, 2011)

Ducks starting pitcher Mike Loree pitched 7 innings
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Ducks starting pitcher Mike Loree pitched 7 innings while giving up 7 hits, struck out 7, and gave up 0 runs. The Ducks defeated York 1-0. (Sept. 28, 2011)

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Ducks Kraig Binick (24) is tagged out by
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Ducks Kraig Binick (24) is tagged out by York first baseman Chris Nowak (38) after being picked off first base in the bottom of the third. The Ducks defeated York 1-0. (Sept. 28, 2011)

Ducks' Matt Esquivel (99) scores from second base
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Ducks' Matt Esquivel (99) scores from second base in the bottom of the third after centerfielder Kraig Binick (24) poked a bloop single to right field. The Ducks defeated York 1-0. (Sept. 28, 2011)

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