BUFFALO, N.Y.-It was huge day for the Buffalo Bisonsas they introduced their new manager, signed a player from Buffalo and unveiled their new logo.
FormerBisons skipper Marty Brown returns to manage the Bisons, this time with the Toronto Blue Jays as the Bisons parent club. Brown managed the Bisons for three seasons, 2003-2005, and won the 2004 International League Governors' Cup Championship. Brown and the Bisons were with the Cleveland Indians during that time.
TheBlue Jaysalso signed St. Francis graduate Jim Negrych who made the Triple A All Star team while with Syracuse lastseason. Negrych signed his contract at Tuesday's press conference at Pettibone's grill at Coca Cola Field.
Blue Jays general managerAlex Anthopouloswas on hand for the announcements. Anthopolos drove down from Toronto afterhosting a news conference to introduce John Gibbons as the Blue Jays new manager..