Home » Pelicans

Pelicans ace Clifton named Carolina League’s top arm

Myrtle Beach Pelicans right-hander Trevor Clifton has been named the Carolina League’s Pitcher of the Year, the league office announced Saturday. Clifton becomes the first Pelican to win the honor since Robbie Ross in 2011, and the fourth Myrtle Beach pitcher to take the award. Clifton leads the Carolina League in ERA at 2.87, nearly a full run better than second-place Jordan Stephens of Winston-Salem.... 

Pelicans top Dash to clinch sixth straight playoff berth

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, have clinched a berth in the 2016 Carolina League Playoffs thanks to their 2-1 victory over Carolina at Five County Stadium and Winston-Salem’s 2-0 loss to Frederick at NYMEO Field at Harry Grove Stadium. This marks the franchise’s sixth consecutive postseason appearance, the longest active streak in the Carolina... 

Seahawks debut at No. 2; Chiefs, Tigers get respect

Myrtle Beach made a good first impression on pollsters in the inaugural South Carolina media football rankings of the season. Initial skeptics who thought last year’s Seahawks were a two-man team instead installed Myrtle Beach as the No. 2 team in Class 4A following Saturday’s 35-19 victory over Class 5A power Byrnes. The Seahawks (1-0), who sent offensive leaders Brandon Sinclair and... 

Pelicans shut out Mudcats behind Clifton’s 10-K gem

Trevor Clifton tied a career-high with ten strikeouts Tuesday as the Myrtle Beach Pelicans rolled by the Carolina Mudcats 7-0 at Five County Stadium. Clifton (7-7) went 6.2 innings of shutout ball, allowing only three hits and two walks en route to the victory. The right-hander’s ERA dropped to 2.87, best in the Carolina League by 0.83. His ten-strikeout performance was his second of the... 

Rice plays hero twice to lift Pelicans to comeback win

Ian Rice smashed the game-tying home run in the ninth inning and then lined a walk-off single in the 10th to lead the Myrtle Beach Pelicans to a thrilling 7-6 win over the Lynchburg Hillcats Sunday in front of 4,750 at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. With Myrtle Beach (71-55, 35-21) trailing 6-4 heading into the bottom of the ninth, Yasiel Balaguert led off the inning by pulling a... 

Pelicans work more magic, down Dash’s comeback bid

David Bote charged from third on a slow roller, barehanded the pickup and fired a sidearm throw to catcher Erick Castillo to cut down the potential tying run at the plate in the ninth inning, helping the Myrtle Beach Pelicans hold on for a 6-5 win over the Winston-Salem Dash on Wednesday at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Bote’s extraordinary play came with runners on the corners... 

Pelicans win in comeback, walk-off, extra-inning style

Yasiel Balaguert lined a walk-off single in the 10th inning to cap a three-run comeback in a 4-3 Myrtle Beach Pelicans win over the Winston-Salem Dash Tuesday TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. With the game tied in the bottom of the tenth, Donnie Dewees smoked a single up the middle off Dash (52-70, 24-28) reliever Taylore Cherry (0-1) to start the inning. After Dewees stole second,... 

Stinnett pitches Pelicans past Dash in homecoming

Jake Stinnett went seven innings of one-run baseball and the Myrtle Beach Pelicans rallied for a five-run bottom of the seventh to beat the Winston-Salem Dash 5-1 in Monday’s home series opener at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. With Winston-Salem (52-69, 24-27) leading 1-0 in the bottom of the seventh, Bryant Flete and Ian Rice both singled to center to put runners at first... 

Pelicans win 18th of last 22 in comeback over Mudcats

Donnie Dewees notched four hits Saturday as the Myrtle Beach Pelicans persevered past the Carolina Mudcats 7-6 in 11 innings at Five County Stadium. With the score knotted at six, Dewees led off the 11th with a single. David Bote walked and two batters later, the pair executed a double steal. With the infield in, Bryant Flete hit a grounder to first. Carolina (44-75, 15-34) first baseman Isaias... 

Hot bats follow Pelicans on road in win over Mudcats

Donnie Dewees collected three hits, including a home run, and all nine Pelicans reached at least once as Myrtle Beach blitzed the Carolina Mudcats 7-5 in Friday’s series opener at Five County Stadium. The Pelicans have won 17 of their last 21 games to take control of the Carolina League Southern Division’s second-half standings with three weeks left in the regular season. With the score... 
© 2016 Grand Strand Sports Report · RSS
Myrtle Beach Web Design
Kayaking in Myrtle Beach