Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Myrtle Beach Pelicans shut down by Buies Creek Astros

Myrtle Beach’s Jesse Hodges went 2-for-4 Tuesday.
Myrtle Beach’s Jesse Hodges went 2-for-4 Tuesday. Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Final score

Buies Creek Astros 5, (at) Myrtle Beach Pelicans 1

Turning point

Jason Martin hit a two-run home run in the second at-bat of the game and the Astros added two more in the second to built an early 4-0 lead.

Offensive star

Martin, whose lone hit was a home run.

Decision takers

Winner: Buies Creek starter Hector Perez (2-1), who allowed five hits and struck out seven in six shutout innings.

Loser: Pelicans starter Adbert Alzolay (3-1), who allowed four runs on three hits and struck out seven in seven innings.

By the numbers

1.72Perez’s ERA

6Martin’s home run total

19Total strikeouts

Keeping record

Buies Creek 24-15, Myrtle Beach 21-18

David Wetzel: 843-626-0295, @MYBSports

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