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Bisons and Baseball

The past few months have been a crazy blur for Buffalo Bisons pitcher Conor Fisk. He entered the season with the goal of playing in Double-A, but after just one month was called up to Triple-A. He has since become one of the Bisons' most consistent and reliable relievers, with the ability to deliver when the team needs him the most. In his first seven games in Buff…

Bisons and Baseball

The Buffalo Bisons entered Sunday’s game with the hope of getting their 41st win of the season and entering the All-Star break at .500. But that hope didn’t translate into success, as the Herd fell 3-0 to the Syracuse Chiefs. The Bisons had chances Sunday, five to be exact, to put a run on the board or even tie the game. Each time they left a runner in scoring position …

Bisons and Baseball

No soup for the Buffalo Bisons. The Herd’s losing streak has reached five games as Buffalo dropped a 4-1 decision to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs on Saturday night at Coca-Cola Field in the International League. A crowd of 6,256 attended Seinfeld Night at the home of the Bisons. They saw the Triple-A debut of the Bisons’ Conor Fisk, who appeared in 19 games — all re…

Bisons and Baseball

Right-hander Nick Tepesch, making his first start for the Buffalo Bisons, had little margin for error against Lehigh Valley ace Enyel de los Santos in the first game of their doubleheader Tuesday night. Tepesch allowed only four hits over five innings, but unfortunately two came in the first inning along with the only walk given up by Buffalo pitching. That was more tha…

Colleges

The first ever meeting between Canisius and the Minnesota Golden Gophers in baseball was one to forget for the Golden Griffins. Minnesota scored five times in the second inning to take control and did not let up en route to beating Canisius, 10-1, Friday night in an NCAA Tournament contest at Siebert Field in Minneapolis. The defeat means the Griffs must win today’s …

Bisons and Baseball

A six-run fifth by Charlotte led to the undoing of the Buffalo Bisons as the Knights rallied from an early deficit to claim a 10-4 win at Coca-Cola Field on Friday night. A leadoff walk to Michael Saunders helped open the door for the big inning by Charlotte. Alex Presley delivered the big hit, a two-out three-run homer to pace the Knights’ 13-hit attack. Noteworthy:…

High Schools

Williamsville East wasted little time seizing control of its Section VI Class A-1 baseball final against West Seneca West. The Flames (19-1) are now one win away from advancing to the state tournament for the second time in three years. They face Class A-2 champion Maryvale on Saturday at Niagara Falls High School for the overall Section VI Class A championship. Will…

Colleges

Canisius is one win away from playing for the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference baseball championship. The Golden Griffins advanced in the winner's bracket of the tournament Thursday by crushing Quinnipiac, 11-3, at Richmond County Bank Ballpark on Staten Island. Canisius used a six-run ninth to turn a close game into a rout. The Griffs face top-seeded Monmouth at n…

Bisons and Baseball

The Buffalo Bisons continued their winning ways as Rowdy Tellez embraced the role of game-day hero Monday night as the Herd defeated Syracuse, 8-5, at Coca-Cola Field. Tellez’s homer to left with two out in the bottom of the seventh broke a 5-5 tie. The Herd tacked on two more runs after that as they stretched their winning streak to five in row. Tellez went 2 for 3 …

Bisons and Baseball

A field day by Roemon Fields enabled the Buffalo Bisons to end their four-game losing streak with a little room to spare. Fields' speed produced the go-ahead run and then enabled him to make the game-saving defensive play as the Bisons defeated Pawtucket, 5-4, at McCoy Stadium in an International League game. The win means the Herd earned a split of the rain-shortene…

Bisons and Baseball

The good news for the Buffalo Bisons on Tuesday night is that for the first time in four days they did not lose. The bad news: their four-game losing streak remains. Mother Nature triumphed as the Bisons’ International League contest against Pawtucket at McCoy Stadium was postponed due to rain. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader at 4:35 p.m. June 19. …

Bisons and Baseball

The 22-inning scoreless streak is history but winning remains elusive for the Buffalo Bisons. Despite receiving a pair of home runs from Dalton Pompey, the Herd dropped a 6-5 decision in 10 innings to the host Pawtucket Red Sox before 2,924 at McCoy Stadium. The PawSox scored twice in its half of the 10 to walk off with win and hand the Bisons their sixth loss in sev…

Bisons and Baseball

The Buffalo Bisons and Lehigh Valley IronPigs needed all of 121 minutes to get through their International League baseball game Friday night. It was a pitchers’ duel, though, that ultimately did not go in the Bisons’ favor. The IronPigs scored all the runs in this game during the third inning to take a 3-0 victory before 9.885 at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, Pa. L…

They're going to try it again. After having five straight games postponed following their Opening Day loss, the Buffalo Bisons are set to open a three-game series at Coca-Cola Field Friday at 6:05 p.m. against Pawtucket. The three games have been dubbed Opening Weekend 2.0. Fans are able to receive 2-for-1 ticket exchanges at the Coca-Cola Field Box Office for any ticke…

Business

Spring is just about here, the snow will finally melt from baseball diamonds, and the crack of the baseball bat will fill the air. It's an especially sweet sound for Superior Bat Co., a Jamestown company tucked away in an old factory that makes wooden baseball bats under the brand name A-Bat. Superior started making bats in 2003. Grace Wheeler runs it as a busine…