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Morning Pitch: Bisons and Syracuse meet for fridaynightbash!

Going to the game? Here's what you need to know:

Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays) vs. Syracuse Chiefs (Washington Nationals)

Coca-Cola Field

First pitch: 6:05 p.m.

Gates open: 5 p.m.

Weather: As of Friday morning, the forecast for 6 p.m. was 64 degrees, 0 percent chance of precipitation. updates for 14203

Promotions: Happy Hour from 5-6:30 with food and drink specials. fridaynightbash! with post-game fireworks.

Starting pitchers: LHP Scott Diamond (2-2, 2.83) vs. LHP Aaron Laffey (2-0, 2.00)

Last game: Quick hits: Syracuse 14, Bisons 6 | Adjustment helps Bisons' Lake at the plate

Bisons Prospects: Andy Burns started the year ranked 27th among Blue Jays prospects by Baseball America.

Nationals Prospects: Thursday's starting pitcher, Austin Voth, is the Nationals' No. 9 rated prospect by Baseball America. Shortstop Trea Turner is ranked second while catcher Pedro Severino is 11th.

Injury update: Dalton Pompey sat out his eighth straight game with a heel injury on Thursday. He is expected back in the lineup on Friday.

WCC Race: It's the year of Atomic who is 11-0 after winning again Thursday night.

The homestand: The Bisons and Syracuse are playing a four-game series which concludes this weekend with games at 1:05 Saturday (Dog Day) and 1:05 Sunday (Mother's Day Pampering in the Park).

Tickets: $11-13,, Coca-Cola Field Box Office.

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