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Hear the Herd after big win in home opener

Lots of smiles in the Buffalo clubhouse after Wednesday's 12-3 romp past Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in the home opener. Lots of shaking heads too after a wildly changing weather day too.

The Bisons hit four homers, two by Zach Lutz, and set a franchise record for runs in a home opener as Wally Backman got a win in his first home game as Buffalo manager.

Listen in below to our postgame chats with Backman, Lutz and Valentino Pascucci.

Wally Backman

Zach Lutz

Val Pascucci

---Mike Harrington

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Mike Harrington

Mike Harrington

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.

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Amy Moritz

Amy Moritz

Amy Moritz, a native of Lockport, has covered the Bisons for The Buffalo News since 2002. 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.

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