Pelicans 7, Hillcats 2
Game recap | Robert Erlin allowed a solo home run in the third inning but was otherwise hitless in six innings to lead the Pelicans. Chris McGuiness drove in two runs in a four-run ninth to provide insurance for Erlin.
Star of the game | Erlin, who struck out seven.
Stat of the game | 19 - number of batters Erlin faced, just one over the minimum for six innings.
Notable | After 12 seasons as the Advanced-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, the Pelicans changed their parent club to the Texas Rangers. The Braves are now affiliated with Lynchburg, and Friday was the first game between the two clubs since the affiliation switch. Lynchburg has 14 players on its roster, including 10 pitchers, who played for the Pelicans last season.
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