Lynchburg Hillcats 3, (at) Myrtle Beach 1
The Hillcats built a 3-0 lead in the fourth, when the first run scored on a throwing error and two more were plated on a single by Willi Castro.
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Myrtle Beach’s Matt Rose, who was 1-for-3 and drove in the Pelicans’ lone run.
Winner: Hillcats starter Shao-Ching Chiang (5-1), who allowed one run on five hits and struck out two in seven innings.
Loser: Pelicans starter Justin Steele (1-3), who allowed three unearned runs on five hits and struck out three in five innings.
By the numbers
3Combined extra-base hits
6Combined hits from Lynchburg’s Sam Haggerty and Connor Marabell
8Hillcats’ runners left on base
Lynchburg 17-15, Myrtle Beach 19-16
Lynchburg at Myrtle Beach, 7:05 p.m. Saturday