Monthly Archives: September 2011

Game 2 recap

The following is an abridged version of the York Daily Record game story for Game 2 of the Atlantic League Championship Series. CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — Sometimes, the slump and strikeouts and groundouts mess with a ballplayer’s head. Luck can … Continue reading

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Cold spell ends in Long Island

The following is an abridged version of the York Daily Record notebook for Game 2. CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — The York Revolution entered Thursday night with the worst team batting average of the four Atlantic League playoff teams. The Revs … Continue reading

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Look ahead: Pitching probables

Ducks lead best-of-five Atlantic League Championship Series 1-0 Game 2: Revs RHP Lorenzo Barcelo (0-1, 3.94 ERA) vs. Ducks RHP Josh Banks (0-1, 13.13 ERA), 6:35 p.m. at Bethpage Ballpark Game 3: Ducks RHP Bob Zimmermann (1-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. … Continue reading

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Game 1: Ducks win 1-0

Here is an abridged version of the York Daily Record game story. The complete version can be found at www.ydr.com. CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. –- The difference in the game happened to be a flick of the wrist. York Revolution starting … Continue reading

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Why Game 1 matters

Almost every team that has won Game 1 of the Atlantic League Championship Series has gone on to win the title. The 2001 Somerset Patriots were the only team that recovered after losing Game 1 to win the championship. That … Continue reading

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Championship news from Strong Island

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — 4:30 update: Misting rain. Wind blowing in toward home from RF corner. Tarp on the field. A couple Ducks players in right field are walking around, doing some running. One York roster move: Revs placed outfielder … Continue reading

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Championship series preview

The following is an abridged version of the York Daily Record’s preview of the Atlantic League Championship Series. For the complete version, please check out www.ydr.com. York knows just how valuable it can be to sign a young, unheralded player … Continue reading

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York beats Lancaster — finally

Here’s the abridged version of the York Daily Record’s game story from York’s 5-4 10-inning victory against Lancaster in the Atlantic League Freedom Division Championship Series. It marked the first time a minor league baseball team from York defeated a … Continue reading

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Recap of the divisional series

York manager Andy Etchebarren penciled in Eric Eymann in right field and Liu Rodriguez at second base after left-handed hitter Jose Herrera and switch-hitter Chris Walker struggled at the plate in this series. Lancaster turned to another left-handed pitcher, and … Continue reading

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The (missed) call

Revs fans heckled home plate umpire Delfin Colon for much of Game 1 of the Freedom Division Championship Series. Much of the fans’ ire had to do with balls and strike calls. Colon is probably the most respected umpire in … Continue reading

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