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Glenn makes Triple-A debut with the Herd

by Amy Moritz

The Buffalo Bisons picked up some help today as outfielder Brad Glenn was promoted from Double-A New Hampshire. The 26-year-old is making his Triple-A debut with the Bisons this afternoon, starting in left and batting seventh as the Herd hosts Rochester in Coca-Cola Field (1:05 p.m., TWC, Radio 1520).

Glenn was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2009 and was named an Easter League mid-season all-star with the Fisher Cats this year. He played in 111 games with New Hampshire, batting .264 with 28 doubles and 17 home runs while driving in 64 runs.

Playoff Watch: The Bisons are now 2 1/2 games behind Rochester in the International League standings. Pawtucket, also winners on Wednesday, moved two games behind the Red Wings and hold a half-game lead over the Herd in the Wild Card race.

Thruway Cup: The Bisons continue to lead the Thruway Cup race with a four-game lead over Rochester. Buffalo is 15-9 against Rochester and Syracuse. Just in case you were wondering. Because it's the cup.

Germano Gets Start: Justin Germano looks to follow up his best outing of the season when he takes to the mound today. On Saturday, Germano struck out eight batters over eight innings to defeat the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Since June, he has a 3.40 ERA in 13 starts with 61 strikeouts.

Improvement By the Numbers for Gose: Manager Marty Brown noted on Wednesday that Anthoy Gose has played well in the last few weeks. Here are the numbers to back that up: Since July 25, Gose has averaged .287 (25 of 87) with five doubles, four triples, a home run and 13 runs scored. He has scored in seven straight games and has been successful in his last 10 steal attempts.

Today's Starting Lineup:
Mike McCoy -- SS
Anthony Gose -- CF
Jim Negrych -- 2B
Clint Robinson -- 1B
Moises Sierra -- RF
Ricardo Nanita -- DH
Brad Glenn -- LF
Ryan Goins -- 2B
Mike Nickeas -- C 


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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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