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By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The Toronto Blue Jays made their roster moves official on Tuesday for the annual September call-ups. From the pitching staff lefty Daniel Norris, lefty Sean Nolin and righty Kendall Graveman were recalled along with infielder Ryan Goins and outfielder Anthony Gose. Toronto also selected the contracts of catcher George Kottaras… Read more »

By Amy Moritz » Monday, September 1, 2014

SYRACUSE — It’s the last day of the regular season and the Buffalo Bisons will look to go out on a winning note as they play the IL North Division champs Syracuse at 2 at NBT Bank Stadium. The Herd lost a heartbreaker Sunday night. After rallying from a 3-0… Read more »

By Amy Moritz » Sunday, August 31, 2014

SYRACUSE — It’s the last two games of the regular season. And the Buffalo Bisons are still in the playoff race. The Herd hasn’t been in this exciting of a position since 2007 when their playoff hopes were dashed on the second-last day of the regular season. The Bisons are hoping… Read more »

By Amy Moritz » Saturday, August 30, 2014

ROCHESTER — While the Buffalo Bisons are dealing with a playoff race, their newest member is dealing with returning from injury. Again. Joining the Bisons today is pitcher Brandon Morrow, on a Major League Rehabilitation assignment. Morrow has been sidelined since May 3 with a torn tendon sheath on his right… Read more »

By Amy Moritz » Friday, August 29, 2014

ROCHESTER — Their destiny is no longer entirely in their hands. The Buffalo Bisons Tragic Number is now three. Which means if Pawtucket wins three out of its last four games, the Herd is done, regardless of what Bisons do. Then there’s Rochester, the Herd’s opponent tonight and Saturday, sitting two… Read more »

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, August 26, 2014

It’s the last dance at Coca-Cola Field. Unless, of course, the Buffalo Bisons close out their first playoff spot since 2005. But before we start planning any playoff games, the Herd is facing its most crucial game of the season to date. Win and the Herd is tied with Pawtucket… Read more »

By Amy Moritz » Monday, August 25, 2014

If defense wins champions, maybe offense gets you to the playoffs. The Buffalo Bisons have pounded out the runs in the last three games and after Sunday’s dramatic win are now in a virtual tie with Pawtucket for the International League wild card spot. The Bisons have nine games left… Read more »

By Amy Moritz » Monday, August 25, 2014

The Jamestown Jammers are no more. Rich Baseball Operations announced Monday that it is relocating its short-season Class-A New York-Penn League franchise to Morgantown, West Virginia. The move represents a partnership between Rich Baseball Operations and West Virginia University. The team will play their home games in the new baseball… Read more »

By Amy Moritz » Saturday, August 23, 2014

It feels like a playoff game around Coca-Cola Field today. That’s because this series could determine the playoff fate for the Buffalo Bisons. The Herd has not made the International League playoffs since 2005. The last time they were a serious contender was 2007 when they were eliminated from playoff… Read more »

By Amy Moritz » Friday, August 22, 2014

If you missed Daniel Norris pitch in Buffalo on Thursday, you will get your chance again on Tuesday. While the talk was of moving Norris to the bullpen for the rest of the season, the lefty said he would be starting on Tuesday at Coca-Cola Field in an interview with… Read more »
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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.