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Daily Tribe News/Playoffs Thread: October 10, 2011

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Prince Fielder's two-run homer was a key blow in Milwaukee's win over St. Louis in Game One of the NLCS.
Prince Fielder's two-run homer was a key blow in Milwaukee's win over St. Louis in Game One of the NLCS.

St. Louis Cardinals at Milwaukee Brewers - October 9, 2011 | MLB.com MIL Recap
The Brewers scored six runs in the fifth inning to take the lead, and never looked back. The big blows were two two-run homers, one Prince Fielder and the other by Yuniesky Betancourt. Betancourt had a typical (read: bad) season at the plate in 2011, but he's hit very well thus far in the postseason.

Detroit Tigers lose Magglio Ordonez to broken ankle for rest of postseason: ALCS Insider | cleveland.com
The Tigers have lost two of their outfielders in the last several days. First, Delmon Young after he injured his oblique in Game 5 of the ALDS, and now Magglio Ordonez is out for the rest of the playoffs with a broken ankle.

Twitter / @Buster_ESPN: Reds prepared to listen to offers for Votto
Although this is a rumor, this winter would be the time for the Reds to deal the 2010 NL MVP. Votto is a free agent after the 2013 season, and the Reds have a replacement in Yonder Alonso.

Today's Games:

American League Championship Series

Detroit at Texas, 4:19 PM (Game 2, TEX 1-0) - FOX

Scherzer vs. Holland

National League Championship Series

St. Louis at Milwaukee, 8:05 PM (Game 2, MIL 1-0) - TBS

Jackson vs. Marcum