Myrtle Beach Pelicans 7, Potomac Nationals 2 (box score)
When the Pelicans took a 3-0 lead on an infield single by Chesny Young, which scored Trey Martin from second base, in the fourth inning. The Nationals never got closer than a two-run deficit.
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Chesny Young, who was 5-for-5, matched the franchise record for hits in a single game and extended his on-base streak to 36 games.
What they're saying
“I think it’s my most memorable game as a professional up to this point. Hopefully I’ll top it at one point, but it’s going to be tough. I think I had three balls get through holes in the infield and hit two balls hard, so there was a little bit of luck. I had two strikes on me a couple of times, so I was really trying to put the ball in play. Five hits: it was a fun night.” – Young
By the numbers
35 | On-base streak for Young, the second-longest in recorded Carolina League history (start of 2009 season)
12 | Hits for the Pelicans, the most since July 4 when they collected a season-high 18 hits in a 16-4 win at Carolina.
W–Daury Torrez (7-5). L–Lucas Giolito (3-5).
Pelicans 52-39, Nationals 44-46
Who | Myrtle Beach Pelicans at Potomac Nationals
When | 6:35 p.m. Saturday
Radio | 1450-AM