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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is becoming a broken record. The 19-year-old hit a home run for the fourth night in a row, this time changing it up and hitting it to right field. His efforts weren't enough though, as the Bisons fell 6-3 to the Toledo Mud Hens. Toledo took the lead early on and never looked back. They scored their first run in the first inning off of a line dri…

Buffalo's sports superheroes united on Saturday night, as Rasmus Dahlin and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. met for the first time. Dahlin, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NHL draft, and Guerrero Jr., the No. 1 MLB prospect, talked and took a photo together on the field before the Bison's game against Toledo at Coca-Cola Field. It was superhero theme night at the ballpark, …

Bisons and Baseball

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has found his groove in Triple-A. The third baseman homered for the Buffalo Bisons — his third straight game with a home run — as the Herd earned a 5-4 win over the Toledo Mud Hens at Coca-Cola Field Friday night. Guerrero's solo shot to left field in the bottom of the first tied the game, 1-1. Toledo took a 4-1 lead in the third but the Herd ch…

Toronto Blue Jays fans will always remember the catch. In Game 3 of the 1992 World Series, Devon White made a leaping catch in center field, denying David Justice of the Atlanta Braves a hit. The famous catch secured White into the memory of Blue Jays fans, who to this day recognize him whenever he's in Canada. "I have a great relationship with the fans of Toronto," …

Bisons and Baseball

Nine games into his Triple-A career with the Buffalo Bisons, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is living up to the hype. The 19-year-old phenom and No. 1 prospect has always been known for his abilities with a bat. So far, that's still holding true. But the third baseman is also making plays on defense and was even the No. 8 play on SportsCenter's Top 10 list Tuesday night for a di…

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What started out as a good night ended up just the opposite as the Bisons allowed eight runs over the final four innings in a 9-5 loss to the Gwinnett Stripers on Thursday at Coca-Cola Field. The Stripers finished with 18 hits and Alex Jackson and Phil Gosselin drove in three runs each as Gwinnett took two of three games in the series. The Stripers took a 1-0 lead af…

Bisons and Baseball

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., baseball's No. 1 prospect, hit his second home run in as many nights for the Buffalo Bisons at Coca-Cola Field. This one was a laser down the left-field line inside the foul pole.

Bisons and Baseball

Blue Jays fans got a glimpse into the future Wednesday night, as Vladimir Guerrero Jr. powered the Buffalo Bisons to a 6-1 win over the Gwinnett Stripers. The 19-year-old had himself a night, going 3-for-4 from the plate and crushing his first home run since joining the Bisons last week. With two outs on the board in the first inning, he hit a double to bring in Dann…

The Buffalo Leibs and Royal Printing were both eliminated from the AAABA National Tournament held in Johnstown, Pa., on Wednesday. The Leibs lost to Johnstown's Paul Carpenter, 14-4. The score was tied at 4-4 in the sixth, but then Johnstown scored 10 unanswered runs in the next two innings to take the win. Anthony Hernandez had two hits in the loss for the Leibs. Za…

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It took seven games, but Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his first Triple-A home run Wednesday night for the Buffalo Bisons against the Gwinnett Stripers. The 19-year-old phenom already had a single and a double in the game when he stepped to the plate in the fifth inning. Guerrero Jr. then crushed the ball, sending it just a few feet to the left of the scoreboard. “…

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Pitcher Joe Roa has been retired and out of professional baseball since 2005. So when it came time to find him to tell him of a big career honor, the Bisons initially struggled to give Roa the good news that he was going into the Buffalo Baseball Hall of Fame. "They got a hold of my wife, Allison, on Facebook," Roa said with a laugh by phone recently from his suburban D…

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The Buffalo Bisons stranded 10 runners on the bases in a 2-0 home loss to the Gwinnett Stripers on Tuesday night. An announced 7,780 watched at Coca-Cola Field as the Herd was shut out for the 11th time this season. The Stripers got out to an early lead, as Rio Ruiz’s single in the first and Alex Jackson’s double in the second each scored one. Miguel Socolovich go…

Two out of the three local teams in the All-American Amateur Baseball Association tournament took home victories on Tuesday, bringing both to 1-1 in pool play. Royal Printing rode a complete game, 11-strikeout performance from Jarod Burmaster to a 3-2 victory against Maryland State. Manny Montes completed his 3-for-4 performance with a game-winning RBI in the ninth inni…

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Vladdy update Heading into the week Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has made a nice adjustment to the Triple-A level. The 19-year-old third baseman, and the top prospect in all of minor league baseball, is batting .286 (4 for 14) through his first six games with the Bisons. He has driven in two runs, scored three, with one double. He’s drawn eight walks and struck out just twice …

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Baseball wasn’t fun anymore for Sean Reid-Foley. And if he’s being completely honest, he didn’t feel like playing the game anymore as his 2017 season unfolded with the Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats. But Reid-Foley kept playing, even as his results looked on the border of disastrous – at least for a pitcher with major league aspirations who is ranked among the top 1…