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And the long wait is over. Carrot is the replacement for Celery at Coca-Cola Field. Or is it? Carrot made its debut Thursday afternoon in the Buffalo Bisons' home opener as part of the popular WCC Race. Carrot was introduced in the middle of the fourth inning. But during the race at the end of the fifth inning, Beef on Weck came out of nowhere to win the first race o…

Bisons and Baseball

Our team is at Coca-Cola Field for today's Buffalo Bisons home opener at 2 p.m. against the Indianapolis Indians. Follow updates below from us as well as several additional accounts. https://twitter.com/TBNSports/lists/bisons-coverage Check out our Bisons and Baseball page for more coverage, including these Bisons and baseball stories preview stories: http://bu…

Bisons and Baseball

For this anniversary, Gabriel's Gate was the right place to talk baseball. On a quiet Tuesday, Paul Battaglia showed up at the same Allen Street restaurant where he and an informal group of young architects and dreamers used to gather in Buffalo 40 years ago. Battaglia was joined by fellow architects Brian Brady and Peter Flynn, and by Tim Tielman, a longtime preserv…

Bisons and Baseball

The 2018 baseball season in Buffalo begins Thursday as the Bisons host the Indianapolis Indians in their home opener at Coca-Cola Field. First pitch is scheduled for 2:05 p.m., although morning rain in the forecast could play games with the Herd's schedule. Again. Recall that the Bisons had their first three games of the season in Rochester postponed after snow and cold…

Bisons and Baseball

A grand slam from Dwight Smith Jr. in the sixth inning helped the Buffalo Bisons to a 14-8 win over the Pawtucket Red Sox in McCoy Stadium Wednesday afternoon. The Bisons scored nine of their 11 runs on home runs. It started with a solo shot by Darnell Sweeney in the third followed by a two-run shot from Teoscar Hernandez which gave the Bisons a 3-0 lead. Pawtucket r…

Contact. The Bisons didn’t make much, in winning the season opener over the Pawtucket Red Sox on Monday night at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, R.I. Tuesday, they made even less in a 3-1 loss to the Sox. After striking out 20 times on Monday the Bisons fanned 10 times Tuesday, but they had only four hits against three Pawtucket pitchers and didn’t score until Tim Lopes’ two-…

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PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Minor league baseball’s new extra-inning tie-breaker rule helped the Buffalo Bisons win their season opener, 4-3, in 12 innings Monday night before an announced crowd of 1,476 in 47-degree weather at McCoy Stadium. Tim Lopes singled home Jason Leblebijian with the winning run after Leblebijian was placed at second base to start the inning under the new r…

Bisons and Baseball

The Bisons' season opener at Rochester was postponed for a third consecutive day Sunday by snow and cold temperatures. The team will try against Monday night in Pawtucket for the start of a three-game series. Game time is 6:15 p.m. The Bisons' home opener is scheduled for Thursday at 2:05 p.m. at Coca Cola Field against Indianapolis. The postponed games will be ma…

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ROCHESTER – Last season was the worst of his young professional baseball career. For the first time, Rowdy Tellez had to deal with failure on a consistent basis. He struggled at the plate, unable to find his groove as a Triple A rookie. But the 23-year-old first baseman is grateful for the experience, and for the Toronto Blue Jays allowing him to work it out the entire …

Bisons and Baseball

ROCHESTER – Opening Day will have to wait, again, for the Buffalo Bisons and Rochester Red Wings. Cold conditions and wet (well frozen) grounds at Frontier Field caused Saturday's game to be postponed. The scheduled opener on Friday night was also postponed with snow and cold. "It's almost like you feel you come to the ballpark expecting not to do anything," Bisons m…

Bisons and Baseball

There wasn't a lot of glam to the Buffalo Bisons offense last year. The Herd ranked last in the International League with just 78 home runs and was second-last on the circuit with 544 runs scored. But manager Bobby Meacham isn’t concerned about home runs or power hitting. He says his team is going to outwork the other team, and that means taking advantage of every oppor…

Bisons and Baseball

Snow in Rochester has delayed the start of the baseball season for the Buffalo Bisons. Friday's Opening Day between the Herd and the Red Wings at Frontier Field was postponed as winter reappeared in Western New York. In addition, the game time for Saturday has been changed to a 3:05 p.m. first pitch. (It was originally scheduled for 1:05 p.m.) The teams will play one ga…

Bisons and Baseball

Joe Biagini stood at the edge of the media scrum, his 6-foot-4 frame towering over the small gathering of reporters in the Coca-Cola Field hallway asking Buffalo Bisons manger Bobby Meacham about the opening of the 2018 season. Biagini took advantage of a pause to launch his question: "Coach how do you feel about the attractiveness of the Opening Day starter for your…

Bisons and Baseball

The smiles are big, even if the air is cold on baseball fields in April. The new season always brings freshness and possibility, and if you play in Western New York, a bit of snow. But there's something that feels more promising about the Buffalo Bisons as they begin 2018 with a scheduled 6:05 p.m. first pitch Friday in Rochester against the Red Wings at Frontier Field.…

Bisons and Baseball

Joe Biagini will be the Opening Day starter for the Buffalo Bisons, the team announced late Wednesday afternoon. Biaigini will pitch when the Herd plays against the Rochester Red Wings at Frontier Field on Friday. First pitch is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. The announced starting rotation has Biagini followed by lefty Ryan Borucki, righty Deck McGuire, righty Taylor Guerr…