With their win and a loss by the Charleston RiverDogs, the Pelicans regained their one-game lead in the Carolina League South Division standings and decreased their magic number to clinch a playoff spot to eight.
The Myrtle Beach Pelicans continued their winning ways with two wins over the Columbia Fireflies in Wednesday’s doubleheader. The Birds won game one 5-4 and game two 3-1. Both wins moved Myrtle Beach up to 12-5 on the season while Columbia dropped to 6-11. The Pelicans now match their longest winning streak from last year at seven games.
The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, in conjunction with the Chicago Cubs, have unveiled their roster for the 2022 season. The 30-man group which includes 17 pitchers, three catchers, six infielders, and four outfielders, features two of the top six prospects in the Cubs system.
The no-hitter is the first since Nick Tepesch and Jimmy Reyes combined to no-hit the Wilmington Blue Rocks on May 19, 2012. With the win, the Pelicans have matched their season-long win streak at three games and moved to 20-23 on the season.
The series features 61 local high school student-athletes. The baseball players will be showcased on Wednesday, May 26 and softball on Friday, May 28. Both games are slated for a 7:05 PM start with gates opening at 6PM.
Among those in the reaction zone are minor league baseball players. Minor League Baseball announced Wednesday the league and its 6,000 players would join the majors in delaying the start of the 2020 season.
It was a Chanticleer homecoming at the Myrtle Beach Pelicans games this week, as a former Coastal Carolina University College World Series champion returned to the beach as a member of the Winston-Salem Dash.
Myrtle Beach residents won’t have to go far to enjoy the sights and sounds of derby day.The Myrtle Beach Pelicans announced as part of its 2019 promotional schedule, an in-game horse race during the middle 3rd inning on Friday May 3.
Thirty-six area veterans will be honored by the Myrtle Beach Pelicans baseball team and Embrace Hospice by being featured on a set of cards that will be given out on Military Appreciation Day on May 21. Click here to view a news release from the Myrtle Beach Pelicans with details, including how you can submit an application for a veteran to be featured.