(At) Salem Red Sox 9, Myrtle Beach 2
After Michael Chavis homered to tie the game at 2, Jhon Nunez singled in two more runs as the Red Sox created some distance. Salem then added five more runs in the seventh to pull away.
Myrtle Beach’s Eloy Jimenez, who went 2-for-4.
Winner: Matthew Kent (3-2), who allowed two runs on three hits and struck out five in seven innings.
Loser: Casey Bloomquist (2-4), who allowed seven runs on seven hits in one inning.
By the numbers
2Home runs by Chavis on Saturday
8Runs scored by Salem in the sixth and seventh innings combined
12Hits allowed by Pelicans pitchers
Myrtle Beach 22-21, Salem 27-15