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Bisons, Niese Shutout Redbirds, 6-0

April 1, 2009 - International League (IL) - Buffalo Bisons News Release

The Buffalo Bisons, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, defeated the Memphis Redbirds (Cardinals), 6-0, on Wednesday afternoon from Jupiter, FL

The Bisons will conclude their spring exhibition schedule on Tuesday against Memphis at Port St. Lucie, FL.

LHP Jonathon Niese combined with three relievers on the shutout. Niese worked the first six innings while RHP Kyle Snyder, RHP Eddie Kunz and LHP Connor Robertson all chipped in an inning of relief.

OF Fernando Martinez, INF Rob Mackowiak and OF Cory Sullivan all had two hits and drove in a run for Buffalo. OF Jason Cooper added two hits in the win.

There are just 8 days until the Bisons open up 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).

Date Opponent Location Score

March 18 v New Orleans Port St. Lucie, FL T, 3-3

March 19 CAMP DAY Port St. Lucie, FL

March 20 v Memphis Port St. Lucie, FL L, 1-2

March 21 @ New Orleans Jupiter, FL RAIN

March 22 @ Memphis Jupiter, FL L, 3-11

March 23 CAMP DAY Port St. Lucie, FL

March 24 @ New Orleans Jupiter, FL T, 4-4

March 25 CAMP DAY Port St. Lucie, FL

March 26 @ Memphis Jupiter, FL L, 2-3

March 27 v New Orleans Port St. Lucie, FL T, 4-4

March 28 CAMP DAY Port St. Lucie, FL

March 29 v Memphis Port St. Lucie, FL L, 3-5

March 30 CAMP DAY Port St. Lucie, FL

March 31 @ New Orleans Jupiter, FL RAIN

April 1 @ Memphis Jupiter, FL W, 6-0

April 2 v Memphis Port St. Lucie, FL


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