Birds trim Herd

Cooper1.jpgThe Buffalo Bisons, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, were defeated by the Memphis Redbirds, 2-1, Friday afternoon from Port St. Lucie, FL.

Long-time Bison Jason Cooper scored the Herd’s only run. The outfielder was 1-2 on the day, scoring on a doubleplay off the bat of first baseman David Wabick. Outfielder Fernando Martinez finished the game 1-4 while third baseman Shawn Bowman was 2-3. Buffalo pounded out 12 hits in the loss.

On the mound, RHP Ryan Coultas, LHP Edward Camacho and RHP John Madden all pitched two innings of scoreless baseball.

News & Notes
Tomorrow is the Bisons annual Family Day Open House (Noon- 3:00 p.m.). FREE to the public. Click here for details!

The Bisons are now 0-1-1 in their 11-game exhibition schedule.

There are just 20 days until the Bisons open the 2009 season on Thursday, April 9 against the Pawtucket Red Sox (3:05 p.m.). Tickets are now on-sale at bisons.com or by calling THE-HERD at (843-4373).

~ Ben Wagner

1 Comment

Is there anywhere to get the box scores for these spring training games? MiLB.com doesn’t seem to be keeping them.

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