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Through Thursday's games. Last week's rankings in parenthesis. 1. Los Angeles Dodgers. A five-game losing streak. Doesn't mean anything come October. They're just bored. (1) 2. Washington Nationals.  A shutout and a home run for Strasburg to complete sweep of Marlins. (2) 3. Houston Astros. In wake of Harvey, a broken city will look to their Series quest for mome…

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I'm old enough to remember the days of manual typewriters, carbon paper, glue pots and air tubes in the floor to send stories to the composing room. As if it was part of an old movie reel, and not the real-life 1980s. Things are so different now that I spent part of Wednesday night live streaming a mascot race over my phone. Talk about two ends of a journalistic spectrum. …

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When the season started, Roemon Fields was the fourth outfielder in Double-A New Hampshire.  By the end of August, he was the Most Valuable Player for the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons and was the catalyst to their home finale win. Fields singled, stole second then advanced to third on an error in the eighth inning. That set the tone for the Herd's rally. He scored on a sing…

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It's the last Buffalo Bisons game at Coca-Cola Field for 2017. Here's what you need to know as the Herd closes the books on their home season against the Pawtucket Red Sox: Game time: 7:05 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.) Weather: A cool one for the finale, according to the folks at weather.com. Cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Slight chance of a …

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And with that, the losing streak is over. In the last race of Celery's career, the vegetable earned its first career win. "This is just a dream come true," Celery told The Buffalo News after the win. "The crowd was amazing. They were really behind me throughout this journey and I know I couldn’t have gotten this victory without their support for so long. I’ve nev…

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Before Celery took the field for the final time, the Buffalo Bisons and Pawtucket Red Sox played an extra-inning baseball game. It took 12 innings to decide the game, with Pawtucket scoring four runs to break a 3-3 tie and take a 7-5 win. All of the PawSox runs came with two outs in the 12th. With the bases loaded, Bryce Brentz singled scoring a run. Shane Opitz, w…

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It's the day everyone has been waiting for: Celery's last race. In addition, the Buffalo Bisons and Pawtucket Red Sox will play a game before the beloved WCC Race. Here's the skinny: Game time: 7:05 p.m.  (Gates open at 6 p.m.) Weather: A beautiful day for baseball according to weather.com. Sun and a few passing clouds. High around 75. Probables: The Bisons are s…

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It's been 10 days since Nick Tepesch took the mound. The 28-year-old righty was on paternity leave as his wife gave birth to their second child. His return to the mound went seamlessly. Tepesch pitched six shutout innings with seven strikeouts to lead the Buffalo Bisons to a 4-0 win over the Pawtucket Red Sox at Coca-Cola Field Tuesday night. "I was commanding my …

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It was 1989 and Coca-Cola Field was one year old. Geri Meacham remembered coming to Buffalo, a mixed-blessing of a Triple-A assignment for her husband, infielder Bobby Meacham. In the midst of the new stadium and the hope that Buffalo would land a Major League team, the Bisons put on a show for their fans that at times had little to do with baseball. "I remember comi…

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It's the most anticipated night in Coca-Cola Field history since May of 2010 when Stephen Strasburg pitched his final minor league game before getting called up to the Washington Nationals. The park was buzzing as Strasburg made the start for the Syracuse Chiefs against the Buffalo Bisons. The park will be buzzing again on Wednesday, but this time for Celery's last r…

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The Bisons continue their final homestand of the season Tuesday night host the Pawtucket Red Sox. Here's what you need to know: Game time: 7:05 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.) Weather: Weather.com says Buffalo will have partly cloudy skies in the morning giving way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 76. Promotion: TWOsdays Purchase two tickets for the price …

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The Buffalo Bisons started their final homestand of the season with a bit of the offensive doldrums. The Herd managed just four hits and was shut out for the 16th time of the season in a 2-0 loss to the Pawtucket Red Sox Monday night at Coca-Cola Field. Jon Berti and Roemon Fields had back-to-back hits in the third, but that rally stalled. Michael Saunders had a two-…

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The Buffalo Bisons kick off their final homestand of the season on Monday against Pawtucket. The only thing at stake with eight games remaining in the season is who will finish third in the International League North and who will finish fourth, as the Red Sox currently sit two games ahead of Buffalo. Here are the details: First pitch: 7:05 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.) …

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The Buffalo Bisons relinquished a 3-1 lead Sunday in Rochester, dropping the rubber match of a three-game set against the Red Wings, 4-3. The hosts scored one run in the sixth and a pair in the seventh, and Buffalo couldn't push a run across the plate in its last meeting of the year with its thruway rival. The Bisons (61-73) have already secured themselves at least a fo…

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Rochester jumped out to a first-inning lead and the Buffalo Bisons could never close the gap, dropping a 6-3 decision to the Red Wings at Frontier Field Saturday night. Early lead: Rochester took a 3-0 lead in the first getting RBI singles from Leonardo Reginatto and Levi Michael and an RBI ground out from J.B. Shuck. On the board: The Bisons got on the board in the …