The Atlantic League playoffs have begun. In the Liberty Division, the Long Island Ducks are facing the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (who won a 1 game playoff with Bridgeport to advance as the wild care winner), while the Freedom Division sees the Lancaster Barnstormers meeting the York Revolution. These are best of five series'.
In the Liberty Division, the Ducks took the first game at home 6-3 despite being out-hit by the Blue Crabs 13 to 9. So. Maryland came back to win the second game 8-6, again out-hitting Long Island 12 to 8 while seeing their pitching strike out 11. The series now shifts to Maryland for the next three games.
Over in the Freedom Division, York came back in game 1 from a 2-1 deficit to tie the game in the bottom of the 8th and win in the bottom of the 9th with a final score of 3-2. In game two, the Barnstormers took another early lead, but the Revolution would score four unanswered runs and win 4-1 to take a two games to none lead. This series now heads to Lancaster for the next three games.
Here's a link to the Barnstormers channel on IBN Sports: http://www.ibnsports.com/baseball/barnstormers.aspx?
a link to the Blue Crabs channel, also on IBN: