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Carolina Mudcats stifle Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Myrtle Beach’s Zack Short had three hits Tuesday.
Myrtle Beach’s Zack Short had three hits Tuesday. Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Final score

Carolina Mudcats 4, (at) Myrtle Beach Pelicans 1

Turning point

After Myrtle Beach tied the game at 1, Lucas Erceg doubled in a pair of runs to put Carolina ahead in the eighth inning.

Offensive star

Erceg, who went 1-for-4.

Decision takers

Winner: Mudcats reliever Eric Hanhold (6-2), who allowed one unearned run on two hits and struck out one in two innings.

Loser: Pelicans reliever Jordan Minch (0-3), who allowed three runs (two earned) and struck out one in two innings.

By the numbers

Keeping record

Carolina Mudcats 50-50 (13-18 second half), Myrtle Beach 55-45 (12-18)

On deck

Carolina Mudcats at Myrtle Beach Pelicans, 7:05 p.m. Wednesday

David Wetzel: 843-626-0295, @MYBSports

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