Lynchburg Hillcats 5, (at) Myrtle Beach Pelicans 2
Leading 2-0 in the top of the fifth inning thanks to a two-run home run by Daniel Salters in the fourth, the Hillcats padded their lead on a three-run home run by Anthony Miller. It proved important as the Pelicans struck back with a pair in the bottom of the frame on a two-run home run from Matt Rose.
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Rose, who finished 2-for-4
Winner: Lynchburg starter Jared Robinson (1-1), who allowed four hits in five shutout innings.
Loser: Pelicans starter Oscar De La Cruz (1-1), who allowed two runs on six hits in five innings.
By the numbers
2Errors by Lynchburg
5Extra-base hits in the game, with three of them being home runs
10.13Pelicans reliever Jeremy Null’s ERA after allowing three runs in 2 2/3 innings Friday
Lynchburg 3-6, Myrtle Beach 5-4
Myrtle Beach hosts Lynchburg at 7:05 Saturday.