Last night at the ballpark
Pelicans 4, Nationals 2
Game recap | Myrtle Beach (54-29) scored a run in the first inning on a leadoff home run by Chris Garia. They padded their lead with a three-run fifth inning. Christopher Bostick had an RBI single and Nick Williams drove in two more runs with a double. Chad Bell (W, 3-0) allowed just two hits through five innings. Cody Buckel allowed two runs (1 earned) in three innings of work. Dakota Baucus (3-4) took the loss for Potomac (44-38).
Star of the game | Garia, whose leadoff home run was his second of the season.
Stat of the game | 8 - Jose Leclerc’s total saves after Friday’s effort.
• Transactions | Infielder Hanser Alberto and outfielder Chris Grayson were promoted to Double-A Frisco; Pelicans received outfielder Royce Bolinger (7-day DL), infielder Edwin Garcia (Frisco) and outfielder Lewis Brinson (Low-A Hickory)