The Buffalo Bisons closed out their second homestand on Sunday, going 4-1 in the five games played at Coca-Cola Field, with one rainout. The team has a day off on Monday before heading to Norfolk as the IL league leaders.
Here is where the Bisons are at 15 games into the season:
1. Hello first place. The Bisons have been in first place in the International League Nor…
For the second time this season, the Buffalo Bisons hit four home runs in the game, the most important of which came with two outs in the eighth.
That's when a blast from Mike Ohlman left the yard in center field. That solo shot put the Herd up 5-4 and the defense closed out the win over the Columbus Clippers at Coca-Cola Field on Sunday afternoon.
"There was a littl…
Going to the game? Here's what you need to know:
Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays) vs. Columbus Clippers (Cleveland Indians) at Coca-Cola Field
First pitch: 1:05 p.m. Sunday. Gates open: Noon.
Promotions: It’s Kids Club Sunday. After the game all kids in attendance can run the bases.
Weather: The forecast for Sunday is sunny and 65 degrees. Weather.com updat…
Baseball was on Dick Smith’s mind right to the end. So was kindness.
One of the last acts Smitty made before he died in late February was to request that instead of flowers or memorials, donations be made in his memory to the Greater Buffalo Baseball Hall of Fame and be used to purchase baseballs for the PAL summer league, the Parochial School
fall baseball league and …
T.J. House showed his unflappable ability to bear down in leading the hot Buffalo Bisons to their fourth straight win Saturday.
The 27-year-old worked out of three jams as the Bisons improved to 10-4 by beating the Columbus Clippers, 5-0.
With runners in scoring position against House this season, batters are just 1 of 16 with six strikeouts.
“You just have to…
Through Friday's games. Last week's rankings in parenthesis.
1. Baltimore Orioles. Brach 3 for 3 in saves with Britton out. (1)
2. Houston Astros. Quickly soared to top of AL West with 8-1 run. (7)
3. Washington Nationals. Monster numbers through 16 games for Harper (.407-7-20). (8)
4. Colorado Rockies. Story slam/Blackman inside-the-parker an NL first in same …
Dwight Smith Jr. went 0 for 4 Saturday but had the at-bat of the game in the Buffalo Bisons’ 5-0 victory over the Columbus Clippers.
The Bisons broke the game open with four runs in the sixth inning thanks to disciplined hitting by the 24-year-old right fielder.
With two out and the bases loaded, Smith fell behind in the count, 0-2. He laid off three breaking balls…
The Buffalo Bisons continue their homestand and series with the Columbus Clippers. Here's what you need to know for today's game:
Today's game: 1:05 p.m. (Gates open at noon)
Weather: A cool but nice day on tap according to weather.com. Mostly cloudy skies. High 53. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph
Promotion: Foul Ball Day. Prizes will be given out for each foul ball …
The Buffalo Bisons continue to crank out the offense.
For the fourth time this season, the Herd scored nine or more runs, posting a 9-3 win over the Columbus Clipper at Coca-Cola Field Friday night.
The Bisons are now 8-1 when they score four or more runs and improved to 9-4 overall, leading the International League North Division.
"I keep going back to spring tra…
His Triple-A debut didn't come with a lot of flash and fanfare. He didn't hammer two home runs in his first game like teammate Rowdy Tellez. But that's just fine. Dwight Smith Jr. is going to go about things his quiet way with a consistency that has him as one of the best hitters in the International League to start the season.
Smith entered Friday's game leading the Bu…
On the first scheduled day off of the season Rowdy Tellez was cooking at his temporary home in Buffalo. The 22-year-old was busy preparing his meals for the week so he could avoid eating out and the diet pitfalls that hide on restaurant menus.
The nutritional component of being a professional athlete is another lesson, another layer of growth for Tellez. And it's one he…
The Buffalo Bisons get back on the field Friday night, opening a three-game series with the Columbus Clippers (the affiliate of the Cleveland Indians.)
Today's game: 6:05 p.m. (gates open at 5 p.m.)
Weather: Cloudy and becoming windy, according to weather.com. High 49. Winds SW at 20 to 30 mph.
Promotion: It's the first fridaynightbash! of the season with post-…
An all-day rain in downtown Buffalo meant no baseball between the Bisons and Norfolk Tides Thursday afternoon at Coca-Cola Field. It was the only trip of the season to Buffalo for the Tides, and the game will be made up during the Herd's trip to Norfolk next week. The teams will play a seven-inning doubleheader beginning at 5:05 p.m. on Tuesday.
Drying out the clubhouse…
The Buffalo Bisons and Norfolk Tides play the rubbermatch of their series at Coca-Cola Field Thursday. The teams split the first two games. Here's what you need to know for today's matinee:
Today's game: 1:05 p.m. (Gates open at noon)
Weather: Another iffy forecast according to weather.com. Cloudy early with thunderstorms developing later in the day. High 66. Wind…