Bisons Announce 2012 Spring Training Schedule

January 27, 2012 Updated Jan 27, 2012 at 4:23 PM EDT

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Bisons Announce 2012 Spring Training Schedule

January 27, 2012 Updated Jan 27, 2012 at 4:23 PM EDT

Buffalo, N.Y. (WKBW release) -- The Buffalo Bisons on Friday announced their 2012 Spring Training schedule.

The Herd will play a total of 12 games against the Triple-A affiliates of the Miami Marlins and the St. Louis Cardinals, March 17 – April 1.

The New York Mets will open their 2012 Spring Training at Port St. Lucie, Fla. when pitchers and catchers report on Monday, February 20. Mets position players are scheduled to arrive at Digital Domain Park on Saturday, February 25.

The exhibition schedule will start on Saturday, March 17 in Port St. Lucie, FL against the Memphis Redbirds (St. Louis). The Herd will play six games versus the Redbirds and six against the New Orleans Zephyrs (Miami). The Bisons will play all their home games in the Mets complex at Port St. Lucie FL. All games, home and road, will be played at 1:00 p.m.

The Marlins and Cardinals each have their spring training facility in Jupiter, FL.

                                Date                      Opponent                           Location
                                March 17             vs. Memphis                      Port St. Lucie, FL
                                March 18             @ New Orleans                Jupiter, FL
                                March 20             vs. New Orleans               Port St. Lucie, FL
                                March 21             @ Memphis                       Jupiter, FL
                                March 22             @ New Orleans                Jupiter, FL
                                March 24             vs. Memphis                      Port St. Lucie, FL
                                March 25             vs. New Orleans               Port St. Lucie, FL
                                March 26             @ Memphis                       Jupiter, FL
                                March 28             vs. New Orleans               Port St. Lucie, FL
                                March 30             @ Memphis                       Jupiter, FL
                                March 31             @ New Orleans                Jupiter, FL
                                April 1                   vs. Memphis                      Port St. Lucie, FL