Pelicans 7, Hillcats 4
Game recap | J.J. Hoover allowed just two hits and struck out eight in six shutout innings, and Cody Johnson hit a three-run homer to lead the Pelicans.
Star of the game | Hoover, who held the Hillcats hitless other than back-to-back hits in the fourth inning.
Stat of the game | 10 - number of batters Hoover retired to start the game.
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News | Pelicans shortstop Mycal Jones was named the Carolina League's Player of the Week for the period of Aug. 9-15. Jones batted .364 with four home runs and 10 runs scored last week.
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