Bisons stay perfect in spring
The Buffalo Bisons improved to 5-0 this spring with a 7-3 victory over the New Orleans Zephyrs on Friday afternoon from Jupiter, FL.
On Friday, the Bisons snapped a 3-3 tie with four runs in the top of the ninth inning. OF JASON PRIDIE’S two-run double proved to be the game-winning hit for the Herd. Pridie finished the game 3-5 with three runs scored.
INF MIKE CERVENAK went 2-5 with a double and an RBI while INF ALEX CINTRON was 2-4 with a run scored for the Bisons.
On the mound, RHP R.A. DICKEY started for the Herd and allowed three runs on six hits in six innings of work. LHP MIKE O’CONNOR got the win with two shutout innings, striking out three.
The Herd has four more games on their spring exhibition schedule, each to be played at the Mets’ spring training home in Port St. Lucie, FL. Buffalo faces the Memphis Redbirds on Sunday, March 28 at 1:00 p.m.
There are just 19 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).