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By Amy Moritz » Sunday, May 22, 2016

Thirty years apart, the Kansas City Royals played the foil to the Toronto Blue Jays. Last year, it was the Royals who ousted the Blue Jays in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series, and going on to win the World Series. In 1985, the series went to Game 7 but the Royals still bested the Blue Jays en route... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Sunday, May 22, 2016

For the second time in three games, the Buffalo Bisons walked off Coca-Cola Field with a win. Sunday afternoon it was Casey Kotchman with an RBI single to drive in the winning run with one out in the ninth as the Herd defeated the Pawtucket Red Sox, 2-1. The Herd had tied the game in the fourth on a double from Matt... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Sunday, May 22, 2016

Going to the game? Here's what you need to know: Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays) vs. Pawtucket Red Sox (Boston Red Sox) Coca-Cola Field First pitch: 1:05 p.m. Gates open: noon. Weather: As of  Saturday afternoon the forecast for Sunday from weather.com was cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Saturday, May 21, 2016

The cheers were plentiful whenever Devon Travis made contact with the ball. A hard flyout to center field? Plenty of claps from the crowd as the majority of the fans at Coca-Cola Field were clad in Toronto Blue Jays jerseys. It seemed appropriate on the fourth promotional “Blue Jays Weekend” celebrating the... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Saturday, May 21, 2016

The Buffalo Bisons three-game winning streak came to an end Saturday afternoon with a 7-4 loss to the Pawtucket Red Sox at Coca-Cola Field. The Bisons took 3-2 lead in the fourth, taking advantage of fielding errors by first-baseman Sam Travis and third baseman Chris Dominguez to score twice. Pawtucket used a... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Thursday, May 19, 2016

Going to the game? Here's what you need to know: Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays) vs. Pawtucket Red Sox (Boston Red Sox) Coca-Cola Field First pitch: 6:05 p.m. Gates open: 5 p.m. Promotions: The Bisons teamed up with Consumer's Beverages and Labatt to extend the club's Canadian at par policy from May... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Wednesday, May 18, 2016

With a powerful day at the plate from catcher A.J. Jimenez, the Buffalo Bisons earned a 7-5 win over the Toledo Mud Hens at Coca-Cola Field Wednesday afternoon. Jimenez went 4 for 4, driving in four runs and scoring two. He scored the go-ahead run in the fifth to make at 6-5 game. He led off the inning with a double,... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Going to the game? Here's what you need to know: Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays) vs. Toledo Mud Hens (Detroit Tigers) Coca-Cola Field First pitch: 1:05 p.m. Gates open: noon Promotions: The Bisons teamed up with Consumer's Beverages and Labatt to extend the club's Canadian at par policy from May... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, May 17, 2016

With two of the best pitchers in the International League dueling, Tuesday's matchup between the Buffalo Bisons and Toledo Mud Hens would come down to which team could hit the other's bullpen harder. It was Toledo which took advantage of the reliever first, tagging Bo Shultz for three runs in the eighth en route to a... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Going to the game? Here's what you need to know: Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays) vs. Toledo Mud Hens (Detroit Tigers) Coca-Cola Field First pitch: 6:05 p.m. Gates open: 5 p.m. Promotions: TWOsdays. Get two tickets for the price of one when you present a receipt from Ted's Hot Dogs to the Bisons ticket... 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.