Scott Copeland solid in Buffalo Bisons loss
Buffalo Bisons (0-2)
Rochester Red Wings (2-0)
The Buffalo Bisons start 2015 off with a loss, postponed game, and a 9th inning walk off loss. With two out in the bottom of the 9th, Twins catching prospect Josmil Pinto, hit a two-run shot over the left-centre field wall. Red Wings 2 The Herd 0
At the Plate 2B Ryan Goins had a 2-hit day and is hitting .429 on the young season. Overall, the Bisons out hit the Red Wings 6-to-2 and was 1-for-4 with runners in scoring position.
On the mound 27-year-old Scott Copeland allowed a single in the 5th inning to Josmil Pinto and that’s it. Scott struck out 3 batters, walked one over 7 innings while inducing 12 ground balls and 4 fly balls. His command was impressive with Copeland throwing 52 of his 89 pitches for strikes. Steve Delabar pitched a perfect 8th inning and Bo Schultz struck out the first two batters he faced, but walked Eddie Rosario before being taken yard to end the game.
Prospect watch: This is an easy one….The Twins had Josmil Pinto ranked #6 in 2014. He collected the Red Wings only hits on the day.
Next game: Bisons Randy Wolf vs Rochester Jason Wheeler