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Lynchburg Hillcats cruise past Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Lynchburg Hillcats cruise past Myrtle Beach Pelicans

MYRTLE BEACH LEAVES ON FOURTEEN RUNNERS ON IN LOSS   MYRTLE BEACH, SC JULY 13, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, dropped a 7-1 decision to the Lynchburg Hillcats in the third game of the four-game series on Sunday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. A three-run second and four-run fourth inning led the Hillcats to victory. The Pelicans were unable to capitalize with runners in scoring position leaving the bases loaded twice in the contest and 14 men on in total. The Pelicans (14-11, 58-35) jumped on the board first with a leadoff Chris Garia solo shot in the first inning, putting the Birds out in front 1-0.   In the […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans turn triple play en route to victory

Myrtle Beach Pelicans turn triple play en route to victory

FIVE-RUN FIFTH INNING PROPELS PELICANS TO COMEBACK VICTORY   MYRTLE BEACH, SC JULY 12, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, defeated the Lynchburg Hillcats 8-6 on Saturday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The Pelicans turned a 5-4-3 triple play in the fourth inning and held on to the victory despite a late Hillcats rally. Victor Payano earned his first win since May 11 by tossing five innings allowing two runs, striking out three, and walking three. The Hillcats (9-14, 43-50) got on the board first in the first inning. With David Nick at third base, Jose Martinez doubled down the right field line put Lynchburg ahead 1-0.   The Pelicans (14-10, […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans hang on to one-run win over Lynchburg Hillcats

Myrtle Beach Pelicans hang on to one-run win over Lynchburg Hillcats

FAULKNER BESTS SIMS IN PITCHERS’ DUEL   MYRTLE BEACH, SC JULY 11, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, opened the homestand with a 2-1 victory over the Lynchburg Hillcats on Friday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The Pelicans got five scoreless innings out of Andrew Faulkner and kept the Hillcats hitless with runners in scoring position, stranding 14 baserunners. Faulkner surrendered a two-out triple to Jose Martinez in the first inning but got out of the jam, and his offense then staked him to an early lead.   Chris Garia began the first with an infield single. On a 1-0 pitch, Edwin Garcia punched a double to left field that was […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans rally too little, too late

Myrtle Beach Pelicans rally too little, too late

MYRTLE BEACH LEAVES GO-AHEAD RUN ON IN NINTH, LOSES SERIES   WINSTON-SALEM, NC JULY 10, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, lost the series finale 3-2 to the Winston-Salem Dash at BB&T Ballpark on Thursday night. The Pelicans collected three hits but left the tying and go-ahead runs on in the ninth and lost the series three games to one. The Pelicans (12-10, 56-34) threatened with two runners on in the first but failed to score off of right-hander Terance Marin. The Dash (12-10, 42-49), meanwhile, went right to work against southpaw Martire Garcia. Dash center fielder Jacob May launched his second home run of the season to lead off the ballgame for […]

Big Laughs Theatre and Pelicans Host Hypnosis Night on Sunday – Seeking Volunteers

Big Laughs Theatre and Pelicans Host Hypnosis Night on Sunday – Seeking Volunteers

BIG LAUGHS THEATRE AND PELICANS HOST HYPNOSIS NIGHT ON SUNDAY VOLUNTEERS TO RECEIVE FREE ADMISSION AND TICKETS TO SHOW   MYRTLE BEACH, SC JULY 11, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, are excited to announce the team’s first Hypnosis Night, presented by Big Laughs Theatre, which will take place this upcoming Sunday, July 13.   Before the game, the award-winning Rich and Elizabeth Wylde from Big Laugh’s Wild 4 Hypnosis Show will hypnotize 10-15 fans in a controlled environment.   Once the group is hypnotized, they will bring them on the field where Rich and Beth will lead them in skits from their family friendly, Wild 4 Hypnosis Mild Family Show. The hypnotized […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Add Additional Dollar Beer Nights

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Add Additional Dollar Beer Nights

fan experience prompts additions MYRTLE BEACH, SC July 9, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, are pleased to announce that they are adding additional $1.00 beer nights to the 2014 line-up.  Additional nights will include: Friday, July 11 Monday, July 14 Friday, August 1 Monday, September 1 Prior to the season the Pelicans worked with the league office to make significant changes to their 2014 schedule.  These changes resulted in the team having at least one home game each week, and allowing every tourist the opportunity to experience a Pelicans game while in Myrtle Beach.   “For us, it’s all about providing a great experience to our fans,” stated Senior Director of Community […]

Potomac Nationals survive Birds’ late rally

Potomac Nationals survive Birds’ late rally

ALFARO HOMERS IN PELICANS LOSS   MYRTLE BEACH, SC JUNE 25, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, dropped a 7-4 decision to the Potomac Nationals on Wednesday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Jorge Alfaro strung together two of the five hits for the Pelicans on the night. Alfaro’s first inning homer was one of two extra-base hits on the night against the Nationals pitching staff. The Pelicans (4-3, 48-27) started the contest with an Alfaro solo home run to left field. The home run was the first time Myrtle Beach had a leadoff home run in the first inning of a game this season. The Pelicans took a 1-0 lead.   […]

MiLB President Responds to Comments by NCAA’S Emmert

MiLB President Responds to Comments by NCAA’S Emmert

PELICANS AND MiLB TEAMS TAKE USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO DISPROVE EMMERT MYRTLE BEACH, SC June 23, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans and teams across Minor League Baseball took to Twitter on Thursday, June 19th in response to comments made by NCAA President Mark Emmert. The Pelicans and other teams showed their disapproval of Emmertʹs comments by tweeting pictures and using #MiLB and #ReallyMark. The barrage of tweets supporting MiLB started when Pelicans owner Chuck Greenberg, @chuckgreenberg, tweeted ʺNCAA Prez Mark Emmert says minor league sports fail at fan support/experience #MiLB #ReallyMark?ʺ Greenbergʹs tweet, which included the picture to the left, was cited by Sports Business Daily as the Tweet of the Week. The Pelicans followed the lead of their […]

Ryan Merritt Masterful over Birds

Ryan Merritt Masterful over Birds

PELICANS COLLECT SEASON-LOW THREE HITS Pelicans vs Mudcats June 22 2014 Postgame Notes ZEBULON, NC June 22, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, fell 6-1 in the series and road trip opener to the Carolina Mudcats on Sunday afternoon at Five County Stadium. The Birds were held silent by Ryan Merritt until the eighth inning, and a five-run seventh inning dashed the chances of a rally. Myrtle Beach mustered just three-hits, a season low.   Pelicans starter Victor Payano matched zeros with Merritt in the first two frames. He allowed three hits and a walk in the first two innings but kept the Mudcats off of the scoreboard.   Carolina (3-1, 32-39), however, […]

Carolina Mudcats Back Merritt’s Dominant Performance

Carolina Mudcats Back Merritt’s Dominant Performance

By Darren Headrick / Carolina Mudcats (919-269-2287/mudcatsradio@carolinamudcats.com) Mudcats vs Pelicans June 22, 2014 Box Score ZEBULON, N.C. —Ryan Merritt matched a career-best with eight innings on Sunday afternoon and the Carolina Mudcats rewarded the effort with a 6-1 victory over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans at Five County Stadium. The Mudcats (3-1, 32-39) collected 12 hits. The Pelicans slip to 2-2 in the second half and 46-26 overall. Merritt (7-2) takes home his first win since May 22 by limiting the Pelicans to a run on three hits. Preston Beck was the only batter to reach for Myrtle Beach before the eighth inning. Beck finished with a single and walk against Merritt. The southpaw finished his day after 87 pitches. He […]

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