Bisons Fall to Zephyrs, 6-3

Pascucci, Lutz double in defeat

By Blake Arlington / Buffalo Bisons | March 18, 2012 1:08 PM ET

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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