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Stories by Mike Harrington

By Mike Harrington » Saturday, August 15, 2015

TORONTO -- The Yankees-Blue Jays showdown was tempered by Friday night's news about the cancer diagnosis of former Toronto manager John Farrell. Farrell, the former Bisons pitcher and Cleveland... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Saturday, August 15, 2015

TORONTO – More than three hours before the first pitch, reporters filed into John Gibbons’ office for the daily pregame briefing. And kept filing in. About two dozen of us were crammed into the... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Tuesday, August 4, 2015

An Aug. 4 birthday note: Former Bisons legend Luke Easter, the 1950s-era star whose No. 25 is one of three retired numbers on the left-field fence of Coca-Cola Field, would be 100 years old... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Friday, July 17, 2015

Be sure to read my story in Friday's editions on Chris Coste and Greg LaRocca, Bisons teammates from the early 2000s who will be inducted into the Buffalo Baseball Hall of Fame before Friday's game... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Friday, July 3, 2015

  Music, fireworks, ceremony and even some pretty entertaining baseball. It was about the best night you could imagine Friday at Coca-Cola Field as the Buffalo Bisons beat the Syracuse... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Friday, July 3, 2015

On a night where the offense flourished, the bullpen locked things down for the Buffalo Bisons in an 8-4 victory over the Syracuse Chiefs on Independence Eve at a jam-packed Coca-Cola... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Tuesday, May 26, 2015

It doesn't matter if it's in Toronto or somewhere else. Dioner Navarro can't help any big-league team until he's healthy. So the Blue Jays catcher was pretty happy to get in seven innings behind... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Pitching and defense failed the Buffalo Bisons for the second straight night as the Indianapolis Indians breezed to a 10-5 win over the Herd Tuesday in Coca-Cola Field. Indianapolis took the lead... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Monday, May 25, 2015

This is one of those litmus-test homestands for the Buffalo Bisons, who have been paper tigers much of the time this season. The Herd opened a seven-game stay against two of the International... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Monday, May 25, 2015

A tight strike zone from plate umpire Jon Byrne, some rough defense behind him and some pitches that caught too much of the plate conspired to hand International League earned-run average leader... 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.