Carolina Mudcats 4, (at) Myrtle Beach Pelicans 1
Traililng 1-0, the Mudcats took the lead on a two-run single by Monte Harrison in the third inning.
Carolina’s Corey Ray, who went 3-for-4.
Winner: Mudcats starter Zack Brown (1-0), who allowed one run on four hits and struck out eight in six innings.
Loser: Pelicans starter Michael Rucker (4-3), who allowed four runs (three earned) on seven hits and struck out four in six innings.
By the numbers
4Myrtle Beach players with hits
13Strikeouts by Carolina pitchers
Carolina 57-59 (21-27 second half), Myrtle Beach 59-58 (16-30)
Carolina Mudcats at Myrtle Beach Pelicans, 7:05 p.m. Saturday