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BINICK LIFTS DUCKS IN WADDLE-OFF WIN

Long Island evens series in dramatic affair

(Central Islip, N.Y., Aug. 16, 2013) – The Long Island Ducks beat the York Revolution 5-4 in waddle-off fashion on Friday night in the second game of a four-game series at Bethpage Ballpark.

GAME AUDIO: Ramon Castro's solo homer, Kraig Binick's RBI single and Binick's waddle-off single

POSTGAME VIDEO: Kevin Baez, Ramon Castro and Kraig Binick talk about the win

Ramon Castro opened the scoring with a solo home run in the fourth inning off York starter Pedro Liriano. Kraig Binick added a RBI single later in the inning to stretch the lead to two. Long Island doubled their lead in the fifth on a pair of bases loaded walks by Revolution pitching.

The Revs tied the ballgame with a four-run eighth inning. Matt Spencer hit a two-run single, Ruddy Yan had a RBI fielder’s choice, and the tying run scored on a throwing error.

It stayed that way until the bottom of the 11th inning when P.J. Phillips singled, stole second base and came home to score on Binick’s walk-off single to left.

Neither starter factored in the decision. Ducks starter Matt Way left the game after throwing two shutout innings, allowing one hit and striking out four. Liriano gave up four runs on eight hits in four innings pitched. Nick DeBarr (3-10) picked up the win, throwing a scoreless inning of relief, and Edward Paredes (1-2) took the loss, giving up a run on two hits in one-third of an inning.

Binick led the Ducks with three hits while Castro and Willis Otanez had two.

The Ducks continue their four-game series against York on Saturday night. Game time is slated for 7:05 p.m., with the Bethpage Ballpark gates opening at 6:05. Following the game, all fans in attendance will be treated to a Grucci Fireworks Extravaganza, presented by Atlantic Nissan. It's also Dick's Sporting Goods Saturdays at the ballpark! Ducks staffers will be handing out coupons for $10 off a purchase of $50 or more at Dick's Sporting Goods to fans following the fireworks show. Southpaw Bill Murphy takes the ball for the Ducks against York right-hander Corey Thurman.

Tickets for the game and all Ducks regular season home games are now on sale. Fans can purchase their tickets by visiting the Bethpage Ballpark box office, calling 631-940-TIXX or by CLICKING HERE. Fans unable to make the can follow all the action live on the radio home of the Ducks, 103.9-FM, WRCN, and online with streaming video and audio on the Ducks official YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/ducksbaseball.

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Duck Tales: Willis Otanez picked up his first two-hit game as a Duck this season. His last two-hit game as a Duck came on September 19, 2010…Kraig Binick recorded his third three-hit game of the season. He also earned his second consecutive multi-hit game and tenth overall. It was his third two-RBI game in 2013 as well…Ramon Castro notched his 16th two-hit game and his 19th multi-hit game…The 11 inning game was the longest extra-inning game played at Bethpage Ballpark this season. The two previous extra-inning games at the Duck Pond were 10 inning affairs, both of which the Ducks won (May 29 vs. Camden and July 19 vs. Camden). Long Island improved to 3-5 this season in extra inning games…The walk-off win was the seventh of the year and the second of the year for Binick. The third-year Duck previously hit a walk-off single on July 2 against the Somerset Patriots.

 

GAME DATE: 08/16/2013
York Revolution  4 AT Long Island Ducks  5 (EXTRA INNINGS)

                                 YTD                                   YTD
York               AB  R  H BI   AVG  L Island           AB  R  H BI   AVG
K.Kirkland 3B       6  0  1  0  .249  J.Barfield SS       5  0  0  0  .313
O.Castro SS         5  0  1  0  .279  B.Nelson 3B         4  1  1  0  .286
W.Batista 2B        6  1  1  0  .307  B.Hall DH           3  1  0  0  .263
M.Teahen 1B         6  1  2  0  .286  W.Otanez 1B         5  0  2  0  .250
C.Tracy DH          1  0  1  0  .299  R.Strieby LF        4  0  0  1  .275
 A.Perez DH,PR      4  1  2  0  .306  R.Castro C          5  1  2  1  .257
M.Spencer LF        5  1  2  2  .269  A.Bailey RF         5  1  1  0  .254
M.Hernandez RF      4  0  1  0  .262  R.Navarrete 2B      3  0  0  1  .241
S.Paniagua C        5  0  1  0  .286   P.Phillips 2B      1  1  1  0  .232
R.Yan CF            5  0  1  1  .237  K.Binick CF         5  0  3  2  .275
                   47  4 13  3                           40  5 10  5

York                 0 0 0   0 0 0   0 4 0   0 0 -  4 13  0
L Island             0 0 0   2 2 0   0 0 0   0 1 -  5 10  2
2B--K.Kirkland (23), S.Paniagua (16). HR--R.Castro (8). RBI--M.Spencer  2
(41), R.Yan (32), R.Strieby (11), R.Castro (30), R.Navarrete (27), K.Binick
 2 (14). SB--R.Yan (6), P.Phillips (11). E--J.Barfield (9), W.Otanez (1). 
LOB--York 13, L Island 9. 
                                                                YTD
                                 IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR     ERA
 York
P.Liriano                       4.0   8   4   4   4   2   1    4.94
A.Slama                         2.0   0   0   0   1   2   0    4.50
Y.Novoa                         1.1   0   0   0   0   3   0    4.31
S.Penney                        0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0    3.22
R.Lewis                         1.0   0   0   0   0   1   0    1.62
J.Rincon                        1.0   0   0   0   0   1   0    2.89
E.Paredes (L,1-2)               0.1   2   1   1   0   1   0    3.54
                             10.1    10   5   5   5  11   1
 L Island
M.Way                           2.0   1   0   0   0   4   0    4.04
B.Zimmermann                    2.0   2   0   0   2   3   0    5.46
J.Houser                        1.0   1   0   0   0   0   0    2.84
I.Snell                         2.0   2   0   0   0   5   0    4.66
J.Lansford                      3.0   5   4   3   1   3   0    3.99
N.DeBarr (W,3-10)               1.0   2   0   0   0   1   0    7.19
                               11    13   4   3   3  16   0
WP--P.Liriano 2 (5), B.Zimmermann (1). SO--K.Kirkland 3, O.Castro,
W.Batista 2, M.Teahen 2, M.Spencer 2, M.Hernandez 3, S.Paniagua 2, R.Yan,
J.Barfield, B.Hall 2, W.Otanez, R.Strieby 3, R.Castro, A.Bailey 2,
R.Navarrete. BB--O.Castro, C.Tracy, M.Hernandez, B.Nelson, B.Hall 2,
R.Strieby, R.Navarrete. BF--P.Liriano 23 (335), A.Slama 7 (43), Y.Novoa 4
(210), S.Penney 2 (189), R.Lewis 3 (161), J.Rincon 3 (200), E.Paredes 3
(97), M.Way 7 (332), B.Zimmermann 10 (269), J.Houser 4 (334), I.Snell 8
(199), J.Lansford 16 (205), N.DeBarr 5 (421). P-S--P.Liriano 101-56,
A.Slama 41-22, Y.Novoa 17-12, S.Penney 7-5, R.Lewis 7-7, J.Rincon 10-8,
E.Paredes 15-11, M.Way 25-20, B.Zimmermann 35-21, J.Houser 11-9, I.Snell
34-22, J.Lansford 61-37, N.DeBarr 17-12. 
T--4:03.  A--4647
 
Umpires: Plate Ump - Aaron Freeman, Field Ump #1 - Chase Edmondson, Field Ump #2 - AJ Rogers

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