| || Bad News For Robinson and Kansas City |
Thursday, October 12th, 2023
It was learned today in Kansas City that right fielder Frank Robinson would miss more time because his recovery from shoulder soreness was not going as well as expected. The Royals, however, were quick to relay that the setback did not seem to be serious and that Robinson would only miss 4 days more.
For the year Robinson has hit .275 with 10 home runs, 59 RBIs and scored 81 runs.
| || LCS Goes the Distance, New York (G) Prevails |
Tuesday, October 10th, 2023
The New York (G) Giants and Florida Marlins put on a classic LCS that was in question until the final game.
In the end, New York (G) won the deciding contest by a score of 12-8, to take the series 4-3.
"It doesn't get much tighter than that. To win a series in the last game is a thrill," said Eddie Stanky, who earned series MVP honors for New York (G). "Our guys are breathing a little easier now."
For the series, Stanky hit .478 with a .600 on-base percentage. He had 0 home runs, drove in 4 RBI and scored 4 runs.
The New York (G) Giants will play against the New York (Y) Yankees in the next round. New York (Y) won their series against the Seattle Mariners 4 games to 2. The World Series is scheduled to begin on October 11th, 2023.
| || New York (Y) Advances to World Series |
Monday, October 9th, 2023
The New York (Y) Yankees have advanced to the World Series, defeating the Seattle Mariners 4-2 to wrap up the LCS.
New York (Y) won the final game 1-0 at Yankee Stadium I to clinch the series.
"We wanted to get it done tonight and not stretch this series any further. Seattle is a dangerous team and you can't give them too many opportunities," said Warren Fitzgerald, who was named series MVP for the Yankees.
The Seattle players all quickly left their Yankee Stadium I dressing room, with few offering much comment at all to the media.
For the series, Fitzgerald had a 0.00 ERA over 16 innings pitched. He added 12 strikeouts with a 2-0 record.
The New York (Y) Yankees don't know who they will face in the next round. They will play the winner of the Florida Marlins - New York (G) Giants series. That series is tied at 3 games apiece. The World Series is scheduled to begin on October 10th, 2023.
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