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Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ Wolff earns ninth win of the season (8-2) vs. Winston-Salem Dash

Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ Wolff earns ninth win of the season (8-2) vs. Winston-Salem Dash

MYRTLE BEACH’S FIVE-RUN FIRST LEADS WAY TO VICTORY   MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 29, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, defeated the Winston-Salem Dash 8-2 on Friday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The Pelicans decreased their magic number to two in order to clinch the second half Southern Division title. Myrtle Beach scored three runs before Dash starter Nick Blount recorded an out in Friday’s five-run first inning. The Pelicans led the rest of the way, and the lead never shrunk to fewer than four runs. The Pelicans (36-31, 80-55) opened up the contest in the first inning with five runs. Chris Grayson extended his hitting streak to six games, leading […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ blunders lead to loss in extras

Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ blunders lead to loss in extras

DAVID LYON GOES 3-FOR-3, HOME RUN SHY OF CYCLE   MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 28, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, suffered the loss 4-3 to the Winston-Salem Dash in an eleven-inning game on Thursday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The Pelicans decreased their magic number to three games in order to clinch the second half Southern Division title, as the Salem Red Sox lost to the Frederick Keys. David Lyon was a home run away from the cycle in Thursday’s contest. After a scoreless first, the Dash (29-37, 59-76) picked up a leadoff double from Keon Barnum in the second inning. With two outs, Pelicans’ starter Chad James thenhit a […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans put four on Postseason All-Star Team, Gallo named MVP

Myrtle Beach Pelicans put four on Postseason All-Star Team, Gallo named MVP

GALLO NAMED MVP; ALFARO, GARIA, AND WILLIAMS ALSO MAKE ROSTER MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 28, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, are pleased to announce that four Pelicans have been named to the Carolina League Year-End All-Star team, and slugging third baseman Joey Gallo has also been named league MVP, despite a call-up to Double-A before the All-Star Break. The Pelicans, tied with the Potomac Nationals, had the most players named to the team, as catcher Jorge Alfaro and outfielders Chris Garia and Nick Williams also made the All-Star roster. Gallo still leads the league in homers with 21, doing so in just 58 games with the Birds. Gallo, 20, won Carolina League […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans cruise, need four wins to clinch second half

Myrtle Beach Pelicans cruise, need four wins to clinch second half

DE LEON HITS FIRST CAROLINA LEAGUE HOME RUN MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 27, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, crushed the Winston-Salem Dash 16-5 on Wednesday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The Pelicans decreased their magic number to four games in order to clinch the second half Southern Division title. The Birds registered 19 hits on the evening and hit two homers for the third straight game. Luis Mendez, Preston Beck, and Chris Grayson all turned in three-hit performances in the rout of the Dash, and shortstop Michael De Leon hit his first long ball as a Pelican. The Pelicans (35-30, 79-54) scored first in the contest. Graysonhit a triple off […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans move past Salem Dash with victory

Myrtle Beach Pelicans move past Salem Dash with victory

DE LEON DRIVES IN GO-AHEAD RUN IN HIS PELICANS DEBUT   MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 26, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, defeated the Winston Salem Dash 7-2 on Tuesday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Michael De Leon went 1-4 in his Class A-Advanced debut; his RBI single in the sixth inning put the Birds ahead for good. With Tuesday’s win, Myrtle Beach moved ahead of the Salem Red Sox, giving the team a one game lead in the second half Southern Division standings. The Pelicans (34-30, 78-54) wasted no time getting on the board. Chris Grayson hit a first-pitch leadoff home run off of Dash starter, Tyler Danish.  The home […]

Mother nature, error takes game from Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Mother nature, error takes game from Myrtle Beach Pelicans

TWO UNEARNED RUNS UPEND BIRDS IN SIX-INNING GAME   LYNCHBURG, VA August 23, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, suffered a rain-shortened 2-0 defeat at the hands of the Lynchburg Hillcats on Saturday night at Calvin Falwell Field. The Birds allowed two unearned runs in the fourth, the game was delayed in the sixth, and ultimately called due to inclement weather. Both starting pitchers worked out of jams in the early going. Blair Walters of Lynchburg allowed a first-inning walk, surrendered two runners in the second and three in the third, but avoided a run from coming across. The best early chance for the Pelicans (32-29, 76-53) came in the second.   Christopher […]

Ryan Bores leads Pelicans to record-setting win

Ryan Bores leads Pelicans to record-setting win

PELICANS WIN 44TH ROAD WIN, MOST IN TEAM HISTORY   LYNCHBURG, VA August 22, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, earned an 8-2 win over the Lynchburg Hillcats on Friday night at Calvin Falwell Field. Starter Ryan Bores matched a season and career-high with seven innings of one-run ball en route to his first Carolina League win. The win was the club’s 44th road victory, setting a new team record for road wins in a season. After a scoreless first, the Pelicans (32-28, 76-52) posted four runs in the second against Lynchburg starter Jarrett Miller. Kellin Deglan collected the first off three hits to open the scoring with a two-run single to make […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans leave Myrtle Beach happy with 3-2 win

Myrtle Beach Pelicans leave Myrtle Beach happy with 3-2 win

PARRA EARNS TEAM-LEADING TENTH WIN MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 21, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, salvaged the three-game series with a 3-2 over the Wilmington Blue Rocks on Thursday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Pelicans starter Luis Parra won his tenth game of the season, matching current Frisco RoughRiders pitcher Andrew Faulkner for the team lead in wins and second-most in the Carolina League. The Pelicans (31-28, 75-52) took the lead in the bottom of the first inning. Lewis Brinson led off with a single to center. With one out, Preston Beck drove a 2-2 pitch from Blue Rocks starter Miguel Almonte into the Pelicans bullpen in right field for […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans drop season-worst fifth consecutive game

Myrtle Beach Pelicans drop season-worst fifth consecutive game

BIRDS BULLPEN PITCHES FOUR SCORELESS INNINGS MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 20, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, dropped game two 3-1 to the Wilmington Blue Rocks on Wednesday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Despite the loss, the Pelicans remained in sole possession of first place in the Southern Division, as the Salem Red Sox also lost. The Blue Rocks (28-27, 61-62) opened the scoring in the top of the second inning. With one out, Frank Schwindel hit his first Carolina League home run to left field to put Wilmington ahead 1-0.   The Pelicans (30-28, 74-52) tied the game in the bottom of the second on a solo home run by […]

Anger Management + Ice Bucket Challenge = HAPPY

Anger Management + Ice Bucket Challenge = HAPPY

MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 19, 2014  – The stars have aligned for another magical night at TicketReturn.Com Field as the Pelicans celebrate Minor League Baseball’s first Happy Day. In addition to celebrating all things “Happy,” just days after Pelicans Manager Joe Mikulik’s anger fueled ejection went viral, the Birds will continue their Play It Forward initiative as the entire team participates in the Ice Bucket Challenge to benefit the ALS Association. Joe Mikulik: If You’re Happy & You Know It “The ubiquity of Pharrel’s hit song was the inspiration for Happy Day,” said General Manager Andy Milovich. “Holidays exist throughout the year for everything imaginable and we felt there should be a day to celebrate happiness.” Happy Day is slated […]