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Fayetteville Blanks Birds in Series Finale

June 12, 2019 - Carolina League (CarL) - Myrtle Beach Pelicans News Release

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - The Fayetteville Woodpeckers shutout the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 1-0 in a pitchers duel on Wednesday night from Segra Stadium.

The Woodpeckers (29-37) found the only run they needed in the bottom of the second inning. Scott Schreiber launched his third homer of the year, a solo shot, that made it 1-0 Fayetteville.

Alex Lange (1-9) was dominant for the Pelicans. The righty fired a season-best seven innings and allowed just a run on two hits while striking out nine batters.

Brett Conine (2-1), the Woodpeckers starter, was equally as good as he shutout the Pelicans across six innings and struck out seven and surrendered just three hits.

After a 38-minute rain delay in the top of the ninth inning, Jacob Billingsley came out of the bullpen and nailed down the 1-0 win for Fayetteville.

The Pelicans will return home on Thursday night at 7:05 to welcome in the Down East Wood Ducks for the first of four games at field at Pelicans Ballpark. RHP Erich Uelmen (1-0, 2.61) will take the hill for the Pelicans while LHP Sal Mendez (2-0, 2.47) will go for the Woodies.

It is a Thirsty Thursday at the ballpark, presented by Celebrations Nitelife, Axelrod & Associates and Gator 107.9 FM, with $1 Bud and Bud Light drafts, $2 16 oz. cans and $2 Duplin wine from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Additionally, Thursday is Glitter Night and there will be a postgame fireworkds extravaganza, presented by East Coast Pyrotechnics.

Coverage will begin at 6:50 p.m. on the Pelicans Baseball Network which is available on the TuneIn App, and MiLB First Pitch app.

The 2019 season is the 21st season for the Pelicans franchise and fifth as the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. For tickets visit, call (843) 918-6000, or visit the Pelicans Box Office.

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