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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 […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans swept for first time since April

Myrtle Beach Pelicans swept for first time since April

SALEM CLUBS THREE HOMERS, ROUTS BIRDS   SALEM, VA August 17, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, surrendered three home runs, including an inside the park homer, in a 9-1 loss to the Salem Red Sox on Sunday at LewisGale Field. The Red Sox swept the Pelicans in the three-game set, marking the first series sweep of Myrtle Beach since April 3-6, which also came to Salem.   Pelicans starter Chad James pitched well on Sunday, but Salem (27-25, 60-60) jumped out to a lead against him in the first. With one out, Carlos Asuaje smacked a double. He reached third on a single to right by Reed Gragnani and trotted home on […]

Salem Red Sox explode for 21 hits, 17 runs to take series from Birds

Salem Red Sox explode for 21 hits, 17 runs to take series from Birds

RYAN CORDELL COLLECTS CAREER-HIGH FOUR RBI IN FOUR-HIT DEBUT SALEM, VA August 16, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, allowed a season-high 21 hits in a 17-9 loss to the Salem Red Sox on Saturday night at LewisGale Field. In the losing effort, right fielder Ryan Cordell matched a career-best with four hits, including a home run, and drove in a career-high four RBI in addition to notching an outfield assist in his Pelicans debut. With the loss, the Pelicans fell in the three-game and season-series to Salem, and the Red Sox pulled within two games of first place. Despite the defeat, the Pelicans (30-25, 74-49) scored first on Saturday. Chris Garia reached […]

Walk-off wild pitch snaps nine-game road winning streak

Walk-off wild pitch snaps nine-game road winning streak

GAME-WINNING RUN COMES UNEARNED OFF OF BIRDS ‘PEN   SALEM, VA August 15, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, were knocked off 3-2 in extra-innings in their series opener against the Salem Red Sox at LewisGale Field on Friday night. The loss snapped a known franchise record-setting nine-game road winning streak. They have lost three of their last four games, and all three losses have come by one run. In his return to the starting rotation, Victor Payano put forth one of his best starts of the year. The southpaw allowed only two hits over five innings; he walked just one, and fanned three. One of the two hits he allowed, however, was […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans shut out Carolina Mudcats

Myrtle Beach Pelicans shut out Carolina Mudcats

WOLFF AND PARRA BLANK CAROLINA IN SERIES FINALE MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 14, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, defeated the Carolina Mudcats 1-0 on Thursday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. History was made Thursday when the Pelicans had their first consecutive sellouts in franchise history. Sam Wolff and Luis Parra combined to pitch the Pelicans’ ninth shutout of the season. The Pelicans (30-23, 74-47) recorded only two hits on the night off of Carolina starter Adam Plutko, which was a season-low for the Birds. Royce Bolinger hit a single to right center field, but was erased when trying to stretch the hit into a double. In the next at-bat, Nick […]

Carolina Mudcats sweep Myrtle Beach Pelicans in doubleheader

Carolina Mudcats sweep Myrtle Beach Pelicans in doubleheader

MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 13, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, lost both contests to the Carolina Mudcats 3-2 and 6-5 on Wednesday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The sellout of 6,599 fans set a new franchise record for most sellouts in season with six on the year. The Mudcats turned to Jerrud Sabourin for offense on the evening, as he collected four hits, two doubles, and four RBI. Carolina (25-26, 54-64) produced three runs in the first inning against Myrtle Beach southpaw Chad Bell. Yhoxian Medina and Yandy Diaz reached the base paths with no outs to lead off the game on a single and a walk. Carolina took advantage […]

Final results CGA’s Senior Four-Ball Tournament at Myrtle Beach National-South Creek

Final results CGA’s Senior Four-Ball Tournament at Myrtle Beach National-South Creek

WEST END, NC August 13, 2014 – Final results from the Carolinas Golf Association’s Senior Four-Ball Tournament at Myrtle Beach National-South Creek in Myrtle Beach, SC  on Monday, August 11, 2014. Gross scores are listed. Tournament format is 18 holes of four-ball stroke play, both gross and net.  90 percent of a player’s course handicap is used to determine net scores. Entry is open to any male amateur golfer who has reached his 55th birthday by the tournament date, is a member of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association, and has a current USGA Handicap Index® at a CGA member club. The field is divided into divisions based on age and total team course handicap: […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Carolina Mudcats series opener rained out

Myrtle Beach Pelicans and Carolina Mudcats series opener rained out

DOUBLEHEADER SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY AT 6:05 P.M.   MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 12, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, had their game with the Carolina Mudcats postponed due to rain on Tuesday. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Wednesday, August 13. Both games will be seven-inning contests. Gates will open at 5:00 p.m., and the first pitch is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. Fans with tickets to tonight’s game can exchange those tickets for a ticket of equal or lesser value to any future Pelicans regular season game during the 2014 regular season or beyond, subject to availability. Tickets to Wednesday’s regularly scheduled contest will be good for […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans take two and record-setting ninth straight road game

Myrtle Beach Pelicans take two and record-setting ninth straight road game

PELICANS SWEEP MUDCATS, FINISH ROAD TRIP 6-0   ZEBULON, NC August 10, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, took two from the Carolina Mudcats on Sunday, winning the suspended game in 14 innings 3-2 and taking game two 5-1 at Five County Stadium. The Pelicans have won seven straight games and nine straight road contests, which sets a new franchise record for consecutive road wins. Saturday’s suspended game picked up in the bottom of the eleventh inning in a 2-2 tie. Abel De Los Santos pitched all four innings for the Birds, allowing just two baserunners. A runner reached on an error and he walked another and fanned three Mudcats in the process. […]

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