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By Amy Moritz » Sunday, September 4, 2016

In the penultimate game of the season, the Buffalo Bisons suffered a 1-0 loss to the Pawtucket Red Sox at McCoy Stadium. The Herd has lost six in a row and 13 of its last 15 games. Run by error: Scott Copeland was charged with no earned runs in the loss, but it was his error which allowed Pawtucket to score its only... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders clinched the International League North Division title Thursday night. The Railriders defeated the Buffalo Bisons, 6-1, at Coca-Cola Field. Combined with Rochester defeating Lehigh Valley, 1-0, Scranton took the divisional title. The RailRiders took a 4-0 lead in the second,... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Thursday, September 1, 2016

It was a rough year. And that might be putting it mildly. The Buffalo Bisons closed up the 2016 season at Coca-Cola Field Thursday night with a 6-1 loss to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. They head to the road for four more games before the season mercifully comes to an end. The Herd will finish with a losing... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Thursday, September 1, 2016

Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays) vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Rail Riders (New York Yankees) Coca-Cola Field First pitch: 6:05 p.m. Gates open: 4:30 p.m. Weather: Weather.com calls for a few clouds early, otherwise mostly sunny. High 73. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.. Promotions: It's the last home game of the... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders continued their dominance against the Buffalo Bisons with a 14-2 win at Coca-Cola Field Wednesday night. The Bisons are just 1-11 in their last 12 against the RailRiders and have been outscored 74-21 in those games. Pounding out the runs: The highlights of Scranton's offensive... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Wednesday, August 31, 2016

On paper it was a manager's dream -- a team stocked with talent and prospects, with young players eager to learn and filled with Major League potential. But don't think manager Al Pedrique just had to pen the lineup card each game as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders rolled through to the best record in the... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Wednesday, August 31, 2016

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: Weather.com calls for scattered thunderstorms, most of which be out of the area by first pitch. Game-time temperatures will be in the low... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, August 30, 2016

In his Triple-A debut,  Nestor Cortes pitched 5 2/3 no-hit innings to pace the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Rail Riders in a 4-0 win over the Buffalo Bisons at Coca-Cola Field Tuesday night. Cortes hit the first batter he faced -- Dalton Pompey. He settled in, picking up his first strike out when Chris Colabello failed to... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, August 30, 2016

In his Triple-A debut,  Nestor Cortes pitched 5 2/3 no-hit innings to pace the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Rail Riders in a 4-0 win over the Buffalo Bisons at Coca-Cola Field Tuesday night. Cortes hit the first batter he faced -- Dalton Pompey. He settled in, picking up his first strike out when Chris Colabello failed to... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, August 30, 2016

BATAVIA − A few hundred people cluster at Dwyer Stadium on a hot August Monday night. The Batavia faithful have come out to watch baseball and support their team, even with the Muckdogs having the worst record in affiliated baseball. They are encouraging, understanding the circumstances of short-season Class A ball and... Read More

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About the reporters

Mike Harrington, a Canisius College graduate who began his career as a News reporter in 1987, has covered the Buffalo Bisons since 1992 and Major League Baseball since 1995. A member of the Baseball Writers' Association of America, Harrington has reported on more than 30 MLB postseason series — including every game of the World Series in this century — and all three of the Bisons' championship runs in their modern era. He is a connoisseur of the famous Stadium Mustard at Cleveland's Progressive Field.

Amy Moritz, a native of Lockport, has covered colleges for The Buffalo News since 1999. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism/mass communication from St. Bonaventure University and a master's degree in humanities from the University at Buffalo. An endurance athlete, she has completed several triathlons, half marathons and marathons.