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Stories by Mike Harrington

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

By Mike Harrington » Monday, May 11, 2015

The Buffalo Bisons return to Coca-Cola Field tonight at 6 against the Durham Bulls and Blue Jays fans should note that Daniel Norris is making his 2015 home debut. And while Norris' outing will... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Friday, May 1, 2015

If you look at some of the numbers, the Toronto Blue Jays pulled a surprise Friday afternoon when they optioned top pitching prospect Daniel Norris back to the Buffalo Bisons. After all, Norris... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Friday, May 1, 2015

It was the worst night of the season for the Buffalo pitching staff Friday in Coca-Cola Field, as the Bisons gave up a season-high 13 hits in a 9-7 loss to the Louisville Bats. The Buffalo bullpen... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Friday, May 1, 2015

Buffalo Bisons infielder Chris Colabello has been named International League player of the month, the first Herd batter so honored by the league in nearly nine years. Colabello hit .338 in April... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Thursday, April 30, 2015

It seems like it doesn't matter who gets the call. Whether the Buffalo Bisons signal for a long man, a set-up job or their closer, relief is immediately at hand. The latest display of the Herd's... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Thursday, April 30, 2015

  The Buffalo Bisons earned a split of a four-game series by rallying for a 5-3 win over the Norfolk Tides on a sun-splashed Thursday afternoon in Coca-Cola Field. The Bisons overcame a 3-1... 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.