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Morehead City Marlins and Edenton Steamers rained out

Morehead City Marlins and Edenton Steamers rained out

MOREHEAD CITY, NC July 24, 2014 – Thursday’s game between the Morehead City Marlins and Edenton Steamers has been postponed due to inclement weather. A makeup date is still to be determined. This marks the seventh regular season game that has been rained out during the 2014 season, and the second against the Steamers. All tickets for the postponed game will be honored at any remaining 2014 regular season Marlins’ game. The Coastal Plain League is the nation’s hottest summer collegiate baseball league. Celebrating its 18th season in 2014, the CPL features 14 teams playing North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. The CPL gives college players the chance to refine their skills with the use of wooden bats. Players are […]

Wilson Tobs Pink Jersey Auction

Wilson Tobs Pink Jersey Auction

Tobs’ Players Pink Jerseys Paint the Park Pink >> With the Pink Ladies << WILSON, NC July 24, 2014 – Starting at $75, you can bid on the Tobs’ pink jerseys, that they will have worn during tonight’s game against the Peninsula Pilots as we encourage our fans to help us raise money and awareness towards Breast Cancer. Bidding will start at 4:00 pm and end at 9:00 pm. Can’t make it to the game to bid? No problem. We are opening up the bidding online. Just email us at TobsPinkAuction@gmail.com with the players’ jersey you want to bid on and the amount of money you wish to bid. *You have to bid at least in increments of $5 but […]

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Charleston RiverDogs Host Hagerstown Suns in Upcoming Four-Game Homestand

Charleston RiverDogs Host Hagerstown Suns in Upcoming Four-Game Homestand

Featured promotions include Gullah Heritage Night, Rainbows Day & Holiday Celebration CHARLESTON, SC July 24, 2014 – Following a seven-game road trip, the Charleston RiverDogs return to Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park from Thursday, July 31 through Sunday, August 3. This four-game homestand includes a visit from the Hagerstown Suns while the RiverDogs celebrate a veritable cornucopia of festive events and celebrations. Thursday, July 31, 7:05 pm: The RiverDogs kick off this homestand with another Budweiser Thirsty Thursday, courtesy of 95SX. The Ashley View Pub will host $1 drafts and entertainment from DJ Natty Heavy and Wild Wing Café will also sponsor a wing-eating contest in the Ashley View Pub. Prior to Thursday’s contest, a sailor reenlistment ceremony will take […]

Frederick Keys rout Myrtle Beach Pelicans and win season series

Frederick Keys rout Myrtle Beach Pelicans and win season series

ESPOSITO LEADS KEYS WITH TWO HOME RUNS   MYRTLE BEACH, SC JULY 23, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, lost 10-2 to the Frederick Keys on Wednesday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Jason Esposito led Frederick with two home runs and four RBI. With the win, the Keys won the season series with the Pelicans with one game to play. Frederick (16-16, 48-51) started the scoring in the first inning. After Pelicans starter Chad James struck out Johnny Ruettiger, Adrian Marin singled and Trey Mancini was hit by a pitch. Two batters later, Esposito hit a three-run home run to left field to give the Keys a 3-0 lead.   Frederick […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans GM set for in-game Prostate Exam

Myrtle Beach Pelicans GM set for in-game Prostate Exam

FIERCE FALLON’S FACEBOOK PAGE SURPASSES 10K LIKES MYRTLE BEACH, SC JULY 23, 2014 – Last Friday, July 19, Vice President and General Manager of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Andy Milovich accepted a challenge to receive an in-game prostate exam while singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame”. The catch? Fierce Fallon’s Facebook Page had to reach 10,000 ‘Likes’ by Thursday at 12:00 PM EST. Supports quickly jumped onboard and blew past the 10K goal shortly after 4:00 PM on Monday afternoon. Milovich is now set to receive the exam during tomorrow’s Prostate Cancer Awareness Night. The exam will be administered by Dr. Glenn Gangi of Atlantic Urology Specialists in Conway, SC.   Thursday’s timeline of events will include Milovich on-air […]

Time Is Running Out on Voting for the Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame

Time Is Running Out on Voting for the Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame

Deadline to cast ballots is Aug. 8 CHARLESTON, SC July 22, 2014 – Time is running out for fans who wish to vote for the Charleston Baseball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014. On-line voting continues through 5 pm on Friday, Aug. 8. On Friday, Aug. 15, the three individuals selected for enshrinement will be inducted prior to the RiverDogs’ game against the Rome Braves. Two of the inductees will be chosen through fan voting while the committee will vote in one member. The finalists for the Class of 2014 as determined by the Hall of Fame’s advisory committee, in alphabetical order, are Pete Ayoub, Lee Curtis, Kiki Cuyler, Reese Havens, David Hoffman, Billy Swails, Jr., and Torre Tyson. To […]

Ninth-inning runs push Morehead City Marlins to victory over Asheboro Copperheads

Ninth-inning runs push Morehead City Marlins to victory over Asheboro Copperheads

ASHEBORO, NC July 22, 2014 – A two-run ninth inning broke a seven-all tie Wednesday between the Marlins and Copperheads, propelling Morehead City to a 9-7 win—their third straight win and sixth in the last seven games. Asheboro reliever Brandon Warren had two outs in the top half of the eighth inning when he surrendered a double to Dalton Britt. That brought Jacob Bruce to the dish, who topped a ball to deep short that was thrown wide to first from Connor Justice, giving the Marlins an 8-7 lead. They tacked on another run one batter later when Nick Lombardi smashed an RBI single of his own, making it a 9-7 game for closer Matt Tindall, who set down the […]

Frederick Keys shut out Myrtle Beach Pelicans for third time this season

Frederick Keys shut out Myrtle Beach Pelicans for third time this season

ORIOLES TOP PROSPECT BUNDY HURLS SIX SCORELESS FRAMES   MYRTLE BEACH, SC JULY 22, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, suffered a 4-0 shutout in a loss to the Frederick Keys on Tuesday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Baltimore Orioles top prospect Dylan Bundy earned his first victory of the season, pitching six scoreless innings for the Keys. Pelicans starter Victor Payano took a shutout into the sixth inning, before allowing his only run.   The Pelicans and Keys held each other scoreless for five innings. Payano allowed only one runner to get in scoring position over the first five innings. The Pelicans had two runners on in the fourth and […]

Charlie Montoyo becomes Durham Bulls All-Time wins leader

Charlie Montoyo becomes Durham Bulls All-Time wins leader

Eighth-Year Skipper Wins 614th Game at the Helm of the Bulls, Supplants IL Hall of Famer Evers DURHAM, NC July 21, 2014 – With the Durham Bulls’ 5-1 triumph over the Rochester Red Wings tonight, Charlie Montoyo earned his 614th victory as manager of the storied franchise, breaking Bill Evers’ record for the most managerial wins in team history.   Montoyo, who has posted a record of 614-492 in his eight seasons as Durham’s manager, notched his 613th win in his 1,103rd game with the franchise this past Friday at Gwinnett. He reached the 613-win plateau in 43 fewer games than it took Evers, an International League Hall of Famer who posted a 613-533 record with the organization over eight […]

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Myrtle Beach Pelicans avoid series sweep of Carolina Mudcats

Myrtle Beach Pelicans avoid series sweep of Carolina Mudcats

Faulkner matches Merritt with league-leading tenth win MYRTLE BEACH, SC July 21, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, defeated the Carolina Mudcats 5-1 in the final game of a three-game series on Monday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Andrew Faulkner earned his tenth win of the season, tying Carolina’s starter Ryan Merritt for the Carolina League lead. David Lyon’s three-run home run capped off a five-run fourth inning leading the Pelicans to victory. The Mudcats (19-13, 48-51) continued their trend of scoring first in the series, chalking up one run in the third inning. Myrtle Beach southpaw Andrew Faulkner struck four Mudcats before James Roberts hit a leadoff solo shot to […]