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Six former Pelicans make big-league leap to Cubs

The distance from Myrtle Beach’s TicketReturn.com Stadium to Chicago’s Wrigley Field is about 900 miles, as the Pelican flies. For six former Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the journey was much longer and featured lots of detours and roadblocks along the way. But the rewards of reaching their ultimate destination was well worth the trip. In only their fifth season as the Advanced Class A affiliate... 

Pelicans well represented at All-Star Futures Game

Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ catcher Miguel Amaya has been selected to participate in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game on Sunday, July 7 at 7 p.m. at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. Along with Amaya, former Pelican pitcher Adbert Alzolay has also been chosen to represent the Chicago Cubs in Cleveland. Amaya, a 20-year-old backstop, will make his second-career appearance in the Futures Game... 

Trio of Pelicans pitchers are midseason All-Stars

Myrtle Beach right-handed pitchers Javier Assad, Jesus Camargo and Paul Richan were selected to represent the Pelicans in the 2019 All-Star Classic presented by Visit Frederick, the Carolina League office announced on Tuesday. The game, which is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, will feature a Southern Division team against a squad made up of Northern Division players from Nymeo Field... 

Lerud brings fresh face, new attitude to Pelicans

Grand Strand baseball fans will notice a few changes when the Myrtle Beach Pelicans open the 2019 season this weekend, but none bigger than the man who is calling all the shots. The last time Steve Lerud was at Pelicans Ballpark was more than a decade ago as a 23-year-old catcher on the visitors’ side whose focus was on making it to the major leagues. Now, as the first-year manager for the... 

Pelicans, Cubs make over field staff for 2019 season

The Myrtle Beach  Pelicans and parent club Chicago Cubs announced their on‐field staff for the 2019 season on Wednesday. New to Myrtle Beach this season, Jimmy Gonzalez will take the helm for the Pelicans following four seasons managing the Single-A South Bend Cubs. The 2016 Midwest League Manager of the Year with South Bend, Gonzalez was  Rookie League Mesa’s manager in 2014 following a season as the club’s hitting coach. The Pelicans’ staff will also welcome Brian Lawrence (pitching coach), Ricardo Medina (hitting coach), and Osmin... 

Cubs, Pelicans strike deal through 2022 campaign

The Chicago Cubs today announced the organization has agreed on a two-year Player Development Contract extension with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans through the 2022 season. “We could not be happier to extend our five affiliates through at least the next four seasons. The clubs have been wonderful partners for our players both on the field and in their respective communities,” said Jason McLeod,... 

Pelicans Young, Swarmer claim Cubs’ POY awards

Myrtle Beach Pelicans infielder Jared Young was named the Chicago Cubs’ Minor League Player of the Year, with former Birds right-hander Matt Swarmer taking home the system’s Minor League Pitcher of the Year, the organization announced Tuesday. In 120 games between Myrtle Beach and Low-A South Bend, Young batted .300/.357/.485 with 19 doubles, eight triples, 16 home runs and 76 RBIs. The Cubs’... 

Close loss closes curtain on long season for Pelicans

In the final game of the 2018 season, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans were bested 2-1 on Monday by the Frederick Keys from Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium. Jared Young put the Pelicans (61-78, 27-42) on the board against the Keys (65-72, 30-38) in the second inning when he scored on a double play to make it 1-0. In the fifth inning, Collin Woody slammed a two-run home run off of Tyson Miller (9-9)... 

Pelicans to play final home game with lease up in air

As the season ends, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans stay may be extended. The city of Myrtle Beach passed the first of two readings granting a three-year extension for the minor league baseball team’s contract. Little changes were made in the original 20-year contract, which was signed in 1998, requiring the city to provide for 70-percent of the stadium’s maintenance and the county to pay for 30-percent... 

Galindo delivers walk-off homer to power Pelicans

Wladimir Galindo crushed a walk-off home run on Tuesday night to propel the Myrtle Beach Pelicans to a 2-1 win over the Buies Creek Astros from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. With the game tied at 1-1 in the ninth inning, Galindo gave the Pelicans (60-74, 25-38) the win with a solo home run off of Astros (75-56, 38-24) pitcher Brendan Feldmann (0-1). Yapson Gomez (1-0) earned the... 
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