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The Buffalo Bisons came in with a .205 team batting average, last in the International league, and just four home runs.Despite a 7-3 record, the Scranton/Wilkes-BarreRailRiders weren’t much better, batting at a .223 clip with just three home runs.The last thing you’d expected was a slugfest with the teams combining for 29 hits including 13 extra-base blows and the Biso…

Bisons and Baseball

The weather was fantastic. The results were not.The first four games of the season for the Bisons in Buffalo were played in sunshine with temperatures in the 60s and 70s – an unusual greeting from April to baseball at Coca-Cola Field.But the Bisons’ output failed to match their surroundings. The Herd put up just one win over four days and closed out the homestand with …

A four-run ninth inning gave the Pawtucket Red Sox a 7-4 win over the Buffalo Bisons at Coca-Cola Field Sunday afternoon. It was the third straight loss for the Herd which went 1-3 during its opening homestand. The Bisons took a 4-3 lead in the eighth on a two-run home run from Matt Dominguez. But the Herd failed to hold the lead. Reliever David Aardsma gave up a double,…

(Through Thursday’s games. Pre-Opening Day rankings in parenthesis)1. Washington Nationals. Harper is first in MLB history whose 100th homer was a slam. (2)2. Chicago Cubs. Even without Schwarber and with Rizzo struggling, lineup still pounding the ball. (3).3. Kansas City Royals. Making his money: Kennedy 2-0, 0.66 with 14 Ks in first two outings. (1)4. Baltimore Oriole…

The Bisons close out their season-opening home stand with a Sunday afternoon game. They are coming off a 5-2 loss to Pawtucket on Saturday and are 1-2 on their homestand. Bisons vs. Pawtucket Red Sox Coca-Cola Field First pitch: 1:05 p.m. Gates open: noon Promotion: Anderson's Kids Weekend. Buster's Kids' Club. Kids run the bases after the game. Starting pitchers…

He walked on the field for the pre-game ceremony to receive his Rawlings Minor League Golden Glove Award as the best fielding third baseman last year. Only thing was Matt Dominguez was playing first base Saturday afternoon.He noted that to Pat O’Conner, the President and CEO of Minor League Baseball who was at Coca-Cola Field to make the presentation. O’Conner laughed …

Bisons and Baseball

You want to build to October. But you can’t just pick up from October when you start again in April. It’s hasn’t been easy to watch some of the big stories of last year’s final weeks deal with their expectations and get things started on a new season.The Mets were 2-5, with manager Terry Collins openly admitting he pressed hard for a midweek matinee win over the Ma…

  They took an early lead but the Buffalo Bisons failed to hold it, dropping a 5-2 decision to the Pawtucket Red Sox at Coca-Cola Field Saturday afternoon. It was the second straight loss for the Herd. Buffalo fell to 1-2 on the home stand and has lost four of its last five games. Domonic Brown crushed a two-run home run in the first inning to give the Herd the 2…