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Six days without a playing a game between April 13 and 20 did nothing to help the Buffalo Bisons batters. The Bisons were shutout until the ninth Tuesday night in a 5-1 loss to the Durham Bulls before 3,588 at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. It was the third straight loss for the Bisons, who have produced only a single run in each of the defeats. Buffalo was limited to …

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When Pat Malacaro was a freshman at Canisius High School, he was looking for a summer job. He found one as a substitute bat boy for the Buffalo Bisons. Nineteen years later, he is now the Voice of the Bisons, earning the gig as the team's play-by-play announcer after Ben Wagner earned his own promotion to the Toronto Blue Jays broadcast team after 11 years in Buffalo. …

Three Durham home runs produced half of the Bulls’ runs while the Buffalo Bisons could manage only four hits in an 8-1 loss in the opener of a three-game International League series Monday night before 3,472 at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in North Carolina. Out of gas: Bisons starter Joe Biagini kept his team in the geme for five innings, but seemed to run out of gas in th…

The Buffalo Bisons and Norfolk Tides each cracked eight hits Sunday afternoon at Harbor Park in Norfolk. Va. The Tides, however, made theirs count more and came away with an 8-1 victory over the Herd in the final game of the three-game International League series between the teams. The Buffalo hits, including a triple and three doubles were worth more bases than Norfolk…

Darnell Sweeney lined a two-run homer to right in the top of the 11th inning, sending the Buffalo Bisons on their way to an 8-6 victory over the Norfolk Tides on Saturday night befoe, 7,073 at Harbor Park in Norfolk, Va. Sweeney’s homer off Matt Wotherspoon, the fifth Norfolk pitcher, came after minor league baseball’s new tie-breaker rules for extra inning games helped b…

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Some Niagara University students aren’t just getting their feet wet in the real world, they’re living in it. From planning a promotional schedule to finalizing ticket prices, 23 student interns are the reason the Niagara Power will be back on in June after a two-year hiatus. Niagara University announced in October that its College of Hospitality and Tourism Managemen…

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There was a little bit of rust for Buffalo Bisons Friday night. After a week off thanks to weather issues, the Herd took the field against the Norfolk Tides in Virginia, falling 5-2. Norfolk built a 3-0 lead through the first two innings before Dalton Pompey got the Bisons on the board with a solo home run in the third. It was the first game for Pompey this season. T…

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The Bisons are attempting to restart the 2018 home season with "Opening Weekend 2.0" from April 27 to 29 at Coca-Cola Field during a three-game series with Pawtucket, the team announced. The team has had five games postponed already thanks to weather and has only played twice at home this season. According to a news release, the team will have two-for-one ticket exch…

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There are no bye weeks in baseball. Unless the weather creates one for you. The Buffalo Bisons are scheduled to get back on the field Friday when they play the Norfolk Tides at Harbor Park in Virginia. The Herd last played a week ago, Friday, April 13. That was an 11-1 win over the Indianapolis Indians at Coca-Cola Field. Rain, snow, ice, and cold caused the postpone…

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Name to Know Vladimir Guerrero Jr., the 19-year-old third baseman for the Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats, was named the Eastern League Player of the Week. Through nine games, he's hitting .369 with two home runs and 12 RBIs. He's the No. 3 prospect in the Toronto Blue Jays organization. New Hampshire started the season 7-2. Numbers Game 3: Number of call-ups to Toro…

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Danny Jansen had trouble reading the scoreboard from behind home plate during a spring training game in 2016. The catcher chalked it up to being tired and that it was a night game. He was 20 and headstrong. The last thing he wanted to acknowledge was a problem with his sight. "I was stubborn," Jansen said. "As a baseball player, eyes are so important to us. You do…

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Oh Mother Nature. She's clearly not in the baseball mood yet. Snow, ice and cold forced the Buffalo Bisons to cancel both their Tuesday and Wednesday games with the Louisville Bats. The teams were scheduled to play at 6:05 p.m. Tuesday and a doubleheader on Wednesday at Coca-Cola Field. That makes five straight postponed or canceled games due to rain, snow, ice, a…

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Rain, rain, go away. It's keeping the Buffalo Bisons from being able to play. The Bisons postponed Monday night's game against the Louisville Bats. It's the third  consecutive day the Bisons have postponed due to weather. The game will be made up as as single-admission doubleheader starting at 11:05 a.m. Wednesday. Both games will be scheduled for seven innings. Gate…

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It's been a difficult April for baseball. After getting in the first two games of the season at Coca-Cola Field, the Buffalo Bisons postponed their game with the Indianapolis Indians on Sunday. That means the teams lost two of the four games in the series. It's even more problematic when looking at the way in which in the International League decided to schedule A…