Martinez Can't Power Herd to Win

Bisons fall 8-7 despite F-Mart's two homers

Martinez has five hits in the Herd's first three games.

By Blake Arlington / Buffalo Bisons | March 20, 2011 8:26 PM ET

OF FERNANDO MARTINEZ homered twice as the Bisons lost Sunday afternoon to the New Orleans Zephyrs (Triple-A affiliate of the Florida Marlins).

The Bisons are now 0-3 in their 13-game spring training schedule.

Martinez finished Sunday's contest 3-4 with the two home runs, two RBI and a walk. Also homering for the Herd was INF ZACH LUTZ (1-2, RBI)

LHP CASEY FOSSUM started for the Bisons and gave up two runs in three innings of work.

There are just 18 days until the Bisons' 2011 Home Opener on Thursday, April 7 against the Syracuse Chiefs (3:05 p.m.). Tickets are now on-sale at or by calling THE-HERD at (843-4373).

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