By Keith McShea
The Buffalo Bisons told The News this morning that fewer than 3,000 tickets remain for tonight's Independence Eve game.
The 20th annual event features the team's largest fireworks show of the season along with a performance by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus.
The gates will open at 4:30 p.m. for the 6:05 game with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
All tickets cost $24 and are available by calling THE-HERD at 843-4373, by visiting the Coca-Cola Field Box Office or via bisons.com.
The Bisons swept a doubleheader against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Wednesday, 1-0 and 2-1. The Bisons are 45-40 in the International League's North Division, 5-1/2 games behind first-place Syracuse. Esmil Rogers (2-1, 3.10) of the Bisons starts against Chris Leroux (1-2, 7.94).