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POST-SEASON BASEBALL HITS ONE OUT OF THE PARK

October 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Live sports specials continued to build muscle on Wednesday as 6.91 million viewers watched the New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins by a score of 6-4 to usher in post-season baseball. Total viewers for the American League Divisional Series game were up 5 percent over last year’s first game, which featured the same two clubs. Earlier in the day an average of 4.21 million viewers watched the Philadelphia Phillies’ Roy Halladay throw only the second no-hitter in postseason history in the National League opener against the Cincinnati Reds. By the last half-hour of the game, as word got around of Halladay’s performance, viewers increased to 5.46 million