Bisons & Blue Jays to Formally Introduce New Affiliation Partnership

September 21, 2012 Updated Sep 21, 2012 at 11:34 AM EDT

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Bisons & Blue Jays to Formally Introduce New Affiliation Partnership

September 21, 2012 Updated Sep 21, 2012 at 11:34 AM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - The Buffalo Bisons and Toronto Blue Jays will be officially introducing their new affiliation partnership after signing a two-year player development contract earlier this week.

2 P.M. today at the Pettibones Grille & Catering Center, inside of Coca-Cola Field, there will be a press conference with the heads of each organization on hand to talk about the event.

Buffalo Bisons owners Bob and Mindy Rich, Rich Baseball Operations President Jonathan Dandes, and Buffalo Bisons VP/General Manager Mike Buczkowski.

From the Toronto Blue Jays:
Toronto Blue Jays President & CEO Paul Beeston

Toronto Blue Jays Senior VP/General Manager Alex Anthopoulos

Toronto Blue Jays VP/Baseball Operations, Assistant GM Tony LaCava

Toronto Blue Jays Director of Minor League Operations Charlie Wilson

Toronto Blue Jays Field Coordinator Doug Davis

Toronto Blue Jays Consultant/World Series Champion Manager Cito Gaston

Toronto Blue Jays Special Assistant/Hall of Fame Second Baseman Roberto Alomar

Toronto Blue Jays Special Assistant/Cy Young Award Winner Pat Hentgen

City Officials:
City of Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz.