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Bisons Fall to Zephyrs, 6-3
Pascucci, Lutz double in defeat
03/18/2012 5:08 PM ET
Manager Wally Backman and the Bisons coaching staff watch Sunday's action.
Manager Wally Backman and the Bisons coaching staff watch Sunday's action. 
The Buffalo Bisons were defeated by the New Orleans Zephyrs, 6-3, on Sunday afternoon from Jupiter, FL. The Bisons are off tomorrow and will resume their spring exhibition schedule on Tuesday against the Zephyrs.

The Bisons are now 0-1-1 this spring.

Outfielder MATT DEN DEKKER was 2-4 with an RBI single. The 24-year old split last season between Single-A St. Lucie and Double-A Binghamton and combined to post 32 doubles, 11 triples and 17 home runs in 139 games.

Infielder ERIC CAMPBELL went 2-4 with a home run while outfielder COREY WIMBERLY went 1-2 with a walk and three stolen bases. Wimberly was signed as a free agent this off season after stealing 15 bases in 58 games with Indianapolis last season.

Infielders ZACH LUTZ and VALENTINO PASCUCI each finished the day 1-3 with a double.

Righty ARMANDO RODRIQUEZ started for Buffalo and tossed two scoreless innings. However, the Bisons could not hold on to an early 3-0 advantage.

There are just 24 days until the Bisons Home Opener on Wednesday, April 11 against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (2:05pm). All tickets and ticket packages for the 2012 season are on sale now at Bisons.com.

-the herd-

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.
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