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By Mike Harrington » Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Baseball's postseason got under way Tuesday night with plenty of noise from a sellout crowd in the Bronx. Three hours later, the fans slowly filed out after the New York Yankees' season ended quietly... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Thursday, October 1, 2015

We're headed to the final four days of baseball's regular season, with one eye on the skies as Hurricane Joaquin bears down on the East Coast and the other on the standings in some unsettled... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Saturday, September 26, 2015

TORONTO -- After Friday night's 5-3 over Tampa Bay, the Blue Jays didn't sit around and wait. Their magic number to clinch a wild-card berth was one, or so they thought but it would take a loss by... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Wednesday, September 23, 2015

TORONTO -- There's a massive game taking place tonight in Rogers Centre (7 p.m. on YES) to wrap up this wild Blue Jays-Yankees series, but it has now taken on completely different overtones with the... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Tuesday, September 1, 2015

TORONTO -- The Blue Jays made five recalls from the Bisons as big-league rosters expanded and it was notable that infielder Matt Hague, named today as Buffalo's second International League MVP since... Read More

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

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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.