Herd wins opener, two Cintron homers
The Buffalo Bisons, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, opened up the 2010 spring exhibition schedule with a 6-5 victory over the New Orleans Zephyrs (Marlins) on Friday afternoon from Port St. Lucie, FL.
The Bisons face the Memphis Redbirds tomorrow in Jupiter, FL. for the second game of their 10-game exhibition schedule.
Bisons INF Alex Citron was the hitting hero for the Herd, going 2-3 with a pair of home runs and 3RBI. The switch hitter homered from both the left side and right side of the plate.
On the mound, LHP Bobby Livingston threw three shutout innings, striking out three batters.
There are just 26 days until the Bisons’ 2010 Home Opener on Wednesday, April 14 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).