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Morning Pitch: Bisons close out series with afternoon game

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

Norfolk Tides (Baltimore Orioles) at Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays)

Coca-Cola Field

First Pitch: 1:05 p.m.

Gates open: Noon.

Weather: According to the report, the forecast calls for mainly sunny skies. High 84F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.

Starting Pitchers: Buffalo will start righty Chris Leroux (7-6, 3.96) and Norfolk will counter with righty Tyler Wilson (0-0, 21.60).

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The homestand: The Herd is home through Sunday. They begin a four-game series with Gwinnett on Thursday.

Familiar face: Pedro Beato pitched for the Bisons in 2012 and 2013. He'll suit up for Norfolk this week.

Familiar name: Yes, Mike Yastrzemski is the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl.

Top prospect: Trey Mancini is considered the best prospect on the Norfolk roster. He is a big first baseman with good power.

WCC Race Report: Blue Cheese takes out Wing from behind and sprints ahead of Atomic for the win.

Tickets: $10-13,, Coca-Cola Field Box Office.

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