Bus crash postpones game but Pelicans’ show goes on

pel-splashpatrioticEarly Tuesday morning, the Carolina Mudcats’ bus, traveling overnight from Salem, Virginia, to Myrtle Beach flipped over. As a result, Tuesday’s contest between the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, and the Mudcats has been postponed.

A date to make up the game has not yet been determined. In lieu of the game, the Pelicans will open the gates with free admission to all fans. Limited concessions will be open, and both $2sday Brewsday and Taco Tuesday are still on as scheduled, with $2.00 craft draft beer served from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and a taco special available.

As of 1:20 p.m. Tuesday, the Carolina Mudcats front office confirmed that all players and coaches were accounted for, had been treated and released, and the team has arrived safely in Myrtle Beach.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Carolina Mudcats and the entire Braves family,” said Pelicans President and General Manager Andy Milovich.

Gates will open at 6:00 p.m. and close at approximately 8:00 p.m. The Kids Zone with inflatable amusements will be open and free of charge. Fans of all ages can partake in a pre-game catch on the field beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Fans should enter through the main gate, Gate 1, located near right field at the main parking lot.

Anyone with tickets or vouchers for Tuesday’s game can exchange them for a ticket of equal or lesser value to any future Pelicans regular season game during the 2015 regular season or beyond, subject to availability.

The series with the Mudcats is expected to resume on Wednesday at 7:05 p.m.

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