Myrtle Beach Pelicans 4, Down East Wood Ducks 2 (F/10)
With the score tied 2-all in the top half of the 10th, a single by Bryant Flete would bring in Robert Garcia, giving the Pelicans the lead. Trent Giambrone’s solo home run later in the frame extended the Myrtle Beach lead, which reliever Scott Effross made stand up in the bottom half of the frame.
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Myrtle Beach second baseman and shortstop Trent Giambrone was 2-for-4 in the game with a home run.
Winner: Pedro Araujo (4-0) went two innings, giving up a run on two hits. He struck out four Down East batters.
Loser: Tyler Ferguson (0-3) picked up the loss, going one inning and giving up two runs.
By the numbers
4 Reliever Scott Effross picked up his fourth save in Myrtle Beach’s win.
11 Pelicans first baseman Matt Rose's home run in the eighth was his team-high 11th of the season.
19 With Saturday's win, Myrtle Beach picked up its 19th win in its past 24 games.
Myrtle Beach improves to 42-27 on the season, the best record in the Carolina League. Down East falls to 24-44.
Myrtle Beach and Down East wrap up theirs four-game series, and the first half of the Carolina League season on Sunday. First pitch in Kinston, N.C., is at 2 p.m.