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Pelicans GM to undergo in-game prostate exam

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are making yet another off-speed pitch promotion during the upcoming homestand. Let’s just call this one the one-finger slider. Pelicans Vice President and General Manager Andy Milovich has agreed to receive an in-game prostate exam while singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the team’s Prostate Cancer Awareness Night on Thursday, July 24. Early... 

Mudcats deal Pelicans their worst defeat of season

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans suffered their worst defeat of the season Saturday night, dropping a 17-2 decision to the Carolina Mudcats the first game of a three-game series at Pelicans Ballpark. Carolina registered a season-high 17 runs and 18 hits, which included a cycle from Jerrud Sabourin, who had five hits on the night. The Mudcats (18-12, 47-50) jumped on the board first in the second inning. With... 

Newcomer James pitches Pelicans to blowout win

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans tagged the Winston-Salem Dash bullpen for eight runs, including six unearned tallies, on the way to a 10-1 series clinching win at BB&T Ballpark on Friday night. Chad James earned the win in his Rangers organizational debut, and Christopher Bostick knocked an inside the park home run in the win. Both hurlers tossed scoreless first innings, but the Pelicans (16-13, 60-37)... 

Winston-Salem cashes in on Pelicans’ miscues in 8-3 win

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans surrendered four unearned runs and lost 8-3 to the Winston-Salem Dash on Thursday night at BB&T Ballpark. Victor Payano surrendered just two earned runs over five frames and did not walk a hitter until the fifth inning but suffered the loss. The Dash (14-14, 44-53) jumped out to an early lead on Payano. With one out, Keenyn Walker beat out an infield single. With two down,... 

No-hitter helps James earn second shot with Pelicans

At this time last week, Chad James was pitching for the Frontier League’s Evansville (IN) Otters. Today he joins the Myrtle Beach Pelicans as the latest signee of the Texas Rangers. The left-hander had his contract purchased by the Rangers on Sunday after James threw the first no-hitter in the 20-year history of the Otters on Wednesday. He struck out a career-high 14 batters in the 10-0 win over... 

Faulkner’s scoreless streak snapped but Pelicans win

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans earned a 6-2 win in the opening game of the series with the Winston-Salem Dash at BB&T Ballpark on Wednesday night. Andrew Faulkner was scored upon for the first time since July 1 when he allowed a third-inning run but went on to win the game, his ninth and fifth in five starts. He is now tied for the league lead in wins and moved to the top of league in ERA, dropping... 

Pelicans’ Williams honored as CL Player of the Week

Myrtle Beach Pelicans outfielder Nick Williams was named Carolina League Player of the Week by Minor League Baseball for the Week of July 7-13. Williams led the eight-team circuit in batting (.458), doubled twice, hit a triple, and smacked his ninth and 10 home runs during the week. He also knocked in six runs, scored seven times, and stole a base. This is the fourth time a Pelicans player has won... 

Ex-Pelican Gallo puts force on display at Futures Game

Former Myrtle Beach Pelicans third baseman Joey Gallo put on a show in Sunday’s All-Star Futures Game in Minneapolis. After entertaining the crowd during batting practice with several deep bombs out of Target Field, Gallo hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the sixth inning to lead the U.S. Team to a 3-2 win over the World Team. The Texas Rangers’ prospect was named the game’s MVP, in... 

Pelicans strand 14 on base in big loss to Lynchburg

Just call it the Grand Strand. The Myrtle Beach Pelicans 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 after stranding 14 baserunners on the night. 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... 

Pelicans turn triple play; fan also walks away a winner

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans turned a triple play in the fourth inning of their 8-6 win over the Lynchburg Hillcats on Saturday night. The triple play made a winner of David Murphy of Marietta, Georgia who won a tablet, a laptop, and an HDTV in the HTC Triple Play. This is the second season that the Pelicans have partnered with HTC for the promotion.  Though no triple play was turned last season, one... 
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