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Five-run ninth propels Myrtle Beach Pelicans past Frederick Keys 8-6

Five-run ninth propels Myrtle Beach Pelicans past Frederick Keys 8-6

DAVID LYON COLLECTS CAREER HIGH FIVE RBI   MYRTLE BEACH, SC JUNE 12, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, plated five runs in the ninth inning in a come-from-behind win 8-6 in Frederick in the series opener at Harry Grove Stadium on Thursday night. Catcher David Lyon doubled twice and knocked in a career-high five runs helping the Pelicans to their 44th win of the year. The club can tie a franchise record for wins in a half win a win on Friday. Myrtle Beach (44-21) took an early lead. After Keys starter Mark Blackmar got the first two men out, Preston Beck drew a walk, and Blackmar plunked Jorge Alfaro. Lyon followed […]

Jorge Alfaro double leads Myrtle Beach Pelicans past Lynchburg Hillcats 6-3

Jorge Alfaro double leads Myrtle Beach Pelicans past Lynchburg Hillcats 6-3

TRUINFEL DISPLAYS POWER WITH A TWO HOMER NIGHT   MYRTLE BEACH, SC June 11, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, defeated the Lynchburg Hillcats, 6-3 on Wednesday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Jorge Alfaro doubled in two runs and Alberto Triunfel launched two homers to lead the come from behind win. The Hillcats (33-33) started the contest with two runs and opened up an early lead. Victor Payano faced Kevin Ahrens with Jose Peraza and Kyle Wren on the corners. Payano committed a throwing error on a pickoff attempt at first base. Peraza scored on the play, and Wren moved up to second base.  The southpaw induced a ground ball off […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans vs Lynchburg Hillcats – June 10, 2014

Myrtle Beach Pelicans vs Lynchburg Hillcats – June 10, 2014

Myrtle Beach Pelicans (42-20, 19-13 home) First Place, CL Southern, 12.5 GA, Clinched first half Lynchburg Hillcats (32-32, 15-14 away) Fourth Place, CL Northern, 3.5 GB, Elim #: 3 Tuesday, June 10, 2014 • 7:05 p.m. TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark • Myrtle Beach, SC LHP Andrew Faulkner (4-0, 2.28) vs. RHP Jarett Miller (2-6, 4.60) Game #63 • Home Game #33 • Night Game #54 • Game vs. Lynchburg #5 WRNN AM 1450 ESPN Myrtle Beach • www.MyrtleBeachPelicans.com • TuneIn Radio App • MiLB.tv ABOUT ANDREW The only South Carolina native on the roster, Andrew Faulkner is in his first season with the Pelicans after spending the last two years a state to the north with the Hickory Crawdads. […]

Brown ties record, doesn’t look back on way to second Milton Martin Honda Classic title

Brown ties record, doesn’t look back on way to second Milton Martin Honda Classic title

Kentucky’s Winings, Auburn’s Kizzire finish 3 back. Brown grabs early Utah Championship exemption lead with win.   GAINESVILLE, GA June 9, 2014 – There’s no place like home and apparently for Brandon Brown, one of the NGA Tour all-time career earnings and wins leaders, Gainesville Georgia reminds him an awful lot of his hometown Shelbyville, Kentucky. The Eastern Kentucky alum tied the course record 62 in the opening round of the 2014 Milton Martin Honda Classic and finished the four day event at 20 under par for his eighth career NGA Tour Pro Series win and second in Gainesville, with his first coming in 2011. “This is definitely a nice place to come to,” stated the two-time NGA Tour Money […]

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Myrtle Beach Pelicans shut out the Lynchburg Hillcats

Myrtle Beach Pelicans shut out the Lynchburg Hillcats

OFFENSIVE SURGE IN SIXTH LEADS WAY TO VICTORY MYRTLE BEACH, SC JUNE 9, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, started off the three-game series with the Lynchburg Hillcats with a 5-0 victory on Monday night at Ticketreturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Alexander Claudio displayed a strong performance in his fourth career start, hurling five scoreless innings. Claudio has not allowed an earned run in his last 22 innings pitched. The Pelicans are now 4-0 against the Hillcats this season. The Pelicans (42-20) and Hillcats (32-32) matched zeroes over the first three frames.   With runners at the corners in the bottom of the fourth, Christopher Bostick hit into a fielder’s choice, beating out […]

Carolina League honors Joey Gallo for outstanding May

Carolina League honors Joey Gallo for outstanding May

THIRD BASEMAN LEADS THE MINORS IN HOMERS, SMACKED 12 in MAY   MYRTLE BEACH, SC JUNE 7, 2014 – The Carolina League announced on Friday that Myrtle Beach Pelicans third baseman Joey Gallo has been named the Carolina League Player of the Month for May. It is Gallo’s fifth award of the season, having been named the League’s Player of the Week three times already and the Rangers Minor League Player of the Month in April.  The Carolina League Player of the Month award is voted on by the eight league managers. Gallo, 20, hit a MiLB-leading 12 home runs while batting .326 in the month of May. He drove in 26 runs in 28 games over the last month, […]

Alfaro sparks Pelicans comeback in Carolina

Alfaro sparks Pelicans comeback in Carolina

ZEBULON, NC MAY 25, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, came from three down in the final two frames to knock off the Carolina Mudcats 5-4 on Sunday night. Jorge Alfaro clubbed a game-tying three-run homer in the eighth, and the Pelicans scored two in the ninth, hanging on for the win. For the third time in the series, the Mudcats (22-25) scored in the first inning. Carolina collected four straight hits to open the game off of Chi Chi Gonzalez. LeVon Washington singled home the first run and Alex Monsalve tripled home another. Gonzalez had allowed one run in the last 14 innings but gave up two runs in the first. D.J. […]

Carolina Mudcats Falter in Seventh as Pelicans Even Series, 6-2

Carolina Mudcats Falter in Seventh as Pelicans Even Series, 6-2

Zebulon, NC May 24, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans broke a two-all tie in the seventh inning with four runs to wrangle the Carolina Mudcats 6-2 on Saturday night at Five County Stadium. The Mudcats (22-24) fall 7.5 games behind the first place Pelicans (30-17) with the loss. The Pelicans scored the final five runs to spoil a quality start from Shawn Morimando. The lefty allowed two runs on four hits across six innings. He walked three and struck out four. Morimando has five quality starts in 10 outings. Rob Nixon (1-3) was tagged with the loss after surrendering the decisive runs in the seventh. He finished after two-thirds of an inning, allowing three hits and walking two. Alexander […]

Claudio corrals Carolina Mudcats in 6-2 win

Claudio corrals Carolina Mudcats in 6-2 win

FOUR-RUN SEVENTH BREAKS TIE, PELICANS AVENGE GAME ONE LOSS ZEBULON, NC MAY 24, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, broke a 2-2 tie with a four-run seventh inning to take game two of the series with the Carolina Mudcats 6-2 on Saturday night at Five County Stadium. Alexander Claudio matched a season-high in innings and strikeouts, tossing five scoreless frames with seven strikeouts to keep the Mudcats from scoring after the fourth. The game was a back-and-forth affair in the early going. Just like on Friday, the Mudcats (22-24) scored in the first inning, but so did the Pelicans. The two starters, Myrtle Beach’s Sam Wolff and Carolina’s Shawn Morimando both came in […]

Louisville native Jared Wolfe leading Down The Stretch at Bluegrass Open presented by Lucky 8 Stables

Louisville native Jared Wolfe leading Down The Stretch at Bluegrass Open presented by Lucky 8 Stables

Prestonsburg’s Martin 2 back; Atkins, Brown, Skirpstas tied 3rd, Hak, Hall, Winings T6 SHELBYVILLE, KY May 24, 2014 – Murray State alum Jared Wolfe (Louisville, Ken.) stumbled out of the block early Saturday playing his first seven holes at one over par and watching UK alum Andy Winings (Brownsburg, Ind.) and Morehead State alum Ryan Martin (Prestonsburg, Ken.) take their turns at the top of the leaderboards scattered throughout the Shelbyville Country Club championship layout. That’s when the Thoroughbred from Louisville, whose made nine starts on the Web.com Tour this year, kicked his game into high gear, eagling the par 5 eighth hole and making back to back birdies on 15 and 16 to finish the day at 3 under […]

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