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Rankings tab Pelicans’ new parent club best in minors

ESPN’s Keith Law released his 2015 rankings of the MLB farm systems, and picked the Chicago Cubs, the parent club of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, as having the best farm system in the game. Law’s rankings are based on “players who are currently in the systems and have not exhausted their rookie year of eligibility.” Coming into 2014, Law ranked the Cubs fourth on the list, but... 

Pelicans take a promotional swing at ‘Deflate-gate’ scam

Last year it was extending a baseball contract to Super Bowl winning quarterback Russell Wilson; this year it’s weighing in on the New England Patriots’ “Deflete-gate” scandal. The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, announced #DeflateCancer Night, one of the six nights in the team’s Strike Out Cancer Series, on Wednesday, April 15... 

Former big-leaguers join Pelicans’ managerial staff

In conjunction with the Chicago Cubs, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, are pleased to announce the field staff for the Pelicans for the upcoming 2015 season. Mark Johnson leads the coaching staff as the manager in the team’s first year as a Cubs affiliate. Most recently, Johnson was named the Manager of the Year in the Midwest League for his work... 

Pelicans prostate exam wins MiLB Promotion of the Year

On Wednesday, Ballpark Digest continued its announcement of the yearly awards, recognizing the Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ Prostate Cancer Awareness Night as the Promotion of the Year. Prostate Cancer Awareness night made local, regional, and national headlines when the Pelicans Vice President and General Manager Andy Milovich accepted a challenge to receive an in-game prostate exam while singing “Take... 

Pelicans’ ballpark places in top five of national ranking

Stadium Journey magazine released its MiLB Ballpark Rankings, and TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark, the home of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, ranked fourth out of 160 minor league ballparks on the list. Since the publication began ranking the ballparks back in 2011, the Pelicans have been in the top five in each of the four years. Last month,... 

Baseball America, Carolina League recognize Pelicans

As part of their annual prospect review, Baseball America ranked the top 20 prospects in the Carolina League for the 2014 season, and the Pelicans had a league-best eight players on the list, including the top player, third baseman Joey Gallo, and the second-ranked prospect, catcher Jorge Alfaro. Also on the list was right-handed pitcher Alex “Chi Chi” Gonzalez (10), outfielder Nick Williams (11),... 

Lady Saints sweep region, open defense of state title

The Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach volleyball team completed a clean sweep of SCISA Region 2A by taking a 3-0 victory over host Dillon Christian on Tuesday. The Lady Saints won by scores of 25-7, 25-17, and 25-14 to cap their third straight undefeated season in region play. They have not lost a match against a SCISA opponent since the 2012 State Final. Leading the way for the Lady Saints was Rebekah... 

Pelicans’ Alberto, Milovich win glove-related honors

Myrtle Beach Pelicans shortstop Hanser Alberto was named one of nine recipients of the Rawlings Gold Glove Award® for his defensive excellence on Monday. Alberto spent the first half of 2014 with the Pelicans and parts of the 2012 and 2013 seasons as well.  Alberto is the only Pelican to win the award during the four-year Rangers era and only the second Texas Rangers minor league to win it. Alberto... 

Pelican Ballpark four-peats; Seahawks share team logo

Stadium Journey released its ranking of the ballparks in the Carolina League on Tuesday, and the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Ballpark, the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, ranked first out of the eight teams in the league. Since the publication began ranking the ballparks in the league in 2011, the Pelicans have taken the top spot each year. Once a year Stadium Journey ranks each ballpark... 

Pelicans drop Rangers ties to become affiliate of Cubs

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are pleased to announce that the team has reached an agreement on a player development contract with the Chicago Cubs for two years, encompassing the 2015 and 2016 seasons. “The Cubs are an iconic national brand,” remarked Pelicans General Manager and Vice-President Andy Milovich.  “The success of our business is determined by fan interest, the quality of baseball,... 
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