NFL, NBA, NHL stats



Myrtle Beach Drops Third Straight in Loss to Winston-Salem

July 21, 2018 - Carolina League (CarL) - Myrtle Beach Pelicans News Release

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - The Myrtle Beach Pelicans were blanked 6-0 by the Winston-Salem Dash in the series opener of their three-game set Saturday in front of 5,164 fans from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark.

Pelicans (46-52, 12-16) starter Cory Abbott (2-5) worked four scoreless innings before the Dash (60-39, 19-10) got to him with five runs in the fifth. Blake Rutherford lined a bases-loaded single to break the scoreless tie before Mitch Roman laced a two-run, ground rule double to give the Dash a 3-0 advantage. Gavin Sheets then plated a run on an RBI ground out and Yermin Mercedes pounded an RBI single of his own, making it 5-0.

In the seventh, Rutherford singled, stole second, advanced to third on a ground out and scored on a wild pitch to push the lead to 6-0.

Blake Batterfield (3-1) earned the win, throwing six shutout innings while striking out five and walking one.

Tyler Peyton threw two shutout innings out of the bullpen for the Pelicans. Roberto Caro went 2-for-3 with a double and a walk.

The Pelicans take on the Dash on Sunday in a 6:05 p.m. game. LHP Bryan Hudson (6-7, 4.84 ERA) starts for Myrtle Beach against Winston-Salem RHP Lincoln Henzman (0-1, 7.20 ERA). Television coverage begins at 6 p.m. on The CW21 and MiLB.tv. A radio broadcast starts at 5:50 p.m. on MyrtleBeachPelicans.com/Broadcast, the MiLB First Pitch app and TuneIn.

Sunday's game is an Ultimate Kids Sunday featuring free inflatables, face painting, balloon artists and a pregame on-field catch.

The 2018 season is the 20th season for the Pelicans franchise and fourth as the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. For tickets visit MyrtleBeachPelicans.com/tickets, call (843) 918-6000, or visit the Pelicans Box Office.


• Discuss this story on the Carolina League message board...

Carolina League Stories from July 21, 2018


The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.

Other Recent Myrtle Beach Pelicans Stories



Sports Statistics from the Stats Crew