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Pelicans cut magic number to two with early knockout

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans defeated the Winston-Salem Dash 8-2 on Friday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The Pelicans decreased their magic number to two in order to clinch the second half Southern Division title. Myrtle Beach scored three runs before Dash starter Nick Blount recorded an out in Friday’s five-run first inning. The Pelicans led the rest of the way, and the lead... 

Four Pelicans make All-Star; Gallo captures MVP award

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, are pleased to announce that four Pelicans have been named to the Carolina League Year-End All-Star team, and slugging third baseman Joey Gallo has also been named league MVP, despite a call-up to Double-A before the All-Star Break. The Pelicans, tied with the Potomac Nationals, had the most players named to the team, as catcher... 

Big inning propels Pelicans to sole possession of first

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans defeated the Winston Salem Dash 7-2 on Tuesday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Michael De Leon went 1-for-4 in his Class A-Advanced debut; his RBI single in the sixth inning put the Birds ahead for good. With Tuesday’s win, Myrtle Beach moved ahead of the Salem Red Sox, giving the team a one-game lead in the second half Southern Division standings. The... 

Two homers spark happy homecoming for Cordell

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans scored four runs in the first and led the whole way in a 10-4 victory over the Lynchburg Hillcats on Monday night. Ryan Cordell, who played college ball in Lynchburg at Liberty University, led the Peli cans with his first professional two-homer game and matched a career-high with five RBI. The 45-24 road record is the best in team history, passing the 2008 squad who went 43-28... 

Walk-off balk drops Pelicans into tie atop division ladder

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans lost 6-5 in eleven innings on Sunday night to the Lynchburg Hillcats at Calvin Falwell Field. The Pelicans bullpen did not allow a hit in 5 2/3 innings, but Abel De Los Santos allowed a walk, two balks, and a sacrifice fly to suffer the loss in the eleventh. The Pelicans (32-30, 76-54) erased two different deficits to send the game to extras. Lynchburg’s 1-0 lead evaporated... 

Errors, rain conspire against Pelicans in Lynchburg loss

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans suffered a rain-shortened 2-0 defeat at the hands of the Lynchburg Hillcats on Saturday night at Calvin Falwell Field. The Birds allowed two unearned runs in the fourth, the game was delayed in the sixth, and ultimately called due to inclement weather. Both starting pitchers worked out of jams in the early going. Blair Walters of Lynchburg allowed a first-inning walk, surrendered... 

Pelicans earn club record 44th road win of season

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans earned an 8-2 win over the Lynchburg Hillcats on Friday night at Calvin Falwell Field. Starter Ryan Bores matched a season and career-high with seven innings of one-run ball en route to his first Carolina League win. The win was the club’s 44th road victory, setting a new team record for road wins in a season. After a scoreless first, the Pelicans (32-28, 76-52) posted four... 

Pelicans end cold spell via ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans used the coldest possible motivation to snap a seasonm-long cold spell on Thursday night. After losing five in a row, the Pelicans accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge before their home game against the Wilmington Blue Rocks. The Pelicans promptly scored three runs in the first inning and the quick lead held up for a 3-2 victory over the visitors. Myrtle Beach starter Luis... 

Pelicans take fourth straight loss, division lead dwindles

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans suffered their fourth straight loss in a 5-3 defeat to the Wilmington Blue Rocks on Tuesday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark, dropping their lead in the Carolina League Southern Division standings to only one game with two weeks remaining in the regular season. Wilmington (27-27, 60-62) struck for three runs on three solo home runs against Pelicans starter... 

Red Sox break out bats, broom to sweep Pelicans

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans surrendered three home runs, including an inside the park homer, in a 9-1 loss to the Salem Red Sox on Sunday at LewisGale Field. The Red Sox swept the Pelicans in the three-game set, marking the first series sweep of Myrtle Beach since April 3-6, which also came to Salem. Pelicans starter Chad James pitched well on Sunday, but Salem (27-25, 60-60) jumped out to a lead against... 
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