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Morning Pitch: Bisons open three-game series with Scranton Tuesday

Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays) vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Rail Riders (New York Yankees)

Coca-Cola Field

First pitch: 7:05 p.m.

Gates open: 6 p.m..

Weather: calls for mostly sunny skies. High 82. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.

Promotions: TWOsdays. Get two tickets for the price of one with aa receipt from Ted's Hot Dogs at the Bisons ticket window. The two-for-one food item will be nachos. There will also be postgame pyrotechnics.

Starting pitchers: RHP Scott Copeland (3-2, 3.47) vs. LHP Jordan Montgomery (4-1, 0.58).

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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre prospects: Top Yankees prospect Clint Frazier will not be playing in Buffalo as he was placed on the disabled list with a hamstring injury. The outfield however is filled with prospects including Mason Williams (No. 23), Ben Gamel (No. 24) and Jake Cvave (No. 25) all ranked on the organizational prospect list. Tuesday's starter, lefty Jordan Montgomery is ranked No. 20.

World Series connection: Scranton starter Phil Coke, scheduled to pitch on Thursday, was part of the 2009 World Series title with the Yankees. He also pitched in the 2012 World Series with Detroit.

The homestand: This is the final homestand of the season. The series with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre begins Tuesday (7:05 p.m.) and continues Wednesday (7:05 p.m) and Thursday (6:05 p.m.)

Tickets: $10-13 at and the Coca-Cola Field box office.

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