Team sets modern era record for runs (27), hits (29)

April 18, 2013 – The Buffalo Bisons defeated the Syracuse Chiefs by a 27-9 score on Thursday afternoon from NBT Bank Stadium in Syracuse, NY. Here is a list of the team record that fell as part of the victory.

Most Runs in a Game, Modern Era (27) –Breaks the old record of 25, set in a 25-13 win in Rochester on April 29, 2004.

Most Hits in a Game, Modern Era (29) –Breaks the old record of 27, set in a 15-9 win in 10 innings in Indianapolis on April 18, 1985. The record for a nine-inning game was 25, set in the 25-13 win in Rochester on April 29, 2004.

***The International League reports that no IL club has scored 27 runs or recorded 29 hits in over 40 years***

Largest Margin of Victory, Modern Era (18) –Breaks the old record of 16, set in a 17-1 win in Toledo on July 17, 2012.

Most Runs in an inning (10 in 7th inning) –Ties the record, first set in the 3rd inning of a 14-0 win on May 6, 2001 against Richmond

Jim Negrych, Hits for the Cycle –Negrych goes 4-7 with a walk and four runs scored. It is the first Bisons cycle since Justin Turner hit for the cycle on September 6, 2010 in Rochester. It was the fifth regular season cycle in the Buffalo modern era, all of which have come on the road.

Moises Sierra, 6-hit game –Only the third, six-hit performance over the last 77 years of Bisons baseball. The other two were Justin Turner on September 6, 2010 in Rochester and Howard “Butch” Meyers on June 29, 1936 in Rochester. Sierra finished the game 6-6 with a double, a triple, five runs scored and three RBI.

Ryan Langerhans, Moises Sierra, 5-run game –The only other Bisons batter in the modern era to score five runs in one game was Brett Abernathy on June 19, 2004 vs. Indianapolis.

Luis Jimenez, 8-RBI game –Tied for the second-most RBI for a Bison in the modern era, matching Earl Snyder on June 13, 2002 in Syracuse and falling one shy of Dusty Wathan’s team record of nine set June 2, 2005 vs. Toledo.

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