A Superb pitching effort by Bisons righty Nelson Figueroa was wasted by an ugly 9th inning by his team, leading to a 7-2 loss to Durham.
Figueroa went 6-and-two-thirds innings, with nine strikeouts, and 126 pitches.
Buffalo took a 2-2 tie in to the top of the ninth inning but allowed five unearned runs to cross the plate. The Herd also made four errors in the contest.
Tim McNab took the loss for the Bisons.
Buffalo and Durham close out their four-game series on Sunday afternoon at 1:05pm downtown.