Bisons lose Norris, Boyd in Blue Jays trade for Price

Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Daniel Norris (32) throws the ball in a spring baseball game against the split squad New York Yankees in Dunedin, Fla., Saturday, March 14, 2015. The Jays defeated the Yankees 1-0. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The surging Buffalo Bisons lost two of the team’s five starting pitchers today, part of the blockbuster trade that sent David Price from Detroit to the Blue Jays.

Daniel Norris and Matt Boyd both are heading to the Tigers organization as part of the deal. Boyd was scheduled to start tonight for Buffalo against Syracuse.

In 16 starts this season for the Bisons, Norris went 3-10 with a 4.27 ERA and 78 strikeouts in 90.2 innings.

Boyd had a great start to his time in AAA, going 3-1 with a 2.77 ERA in six starts. He struck out 37 and gave up just 32 hits in 39 innings with the Bisons.

Todd Redmond will start in Boyd’s place tonight against Syracuse. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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