(At) Myrtle Beach Pelicans 4, Carolina Mudcats 2
Tyler Pearson hit a two-run home run to open the scoring in the second inning and Roberto Caro and Zack Short added a pair of RBIs in the frame as the Pelicans built a big early lead.
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Pearson, who finished 1-for-3.
Winner: Pelicans starters Kyle Miller (4-3), who allowed two runs on five hits and struck out two in five innings.
Loser: Mudcats starter Frank Lopez (3-5), who allowed four runs on five hits and struck out three in six innings.
By the numbers
3Pearson’s home run total
6Runners left on base by Carolina
Carolina 57-61 (21-29 second half), Myrtle Beach 61-58 (18-30)
Myrtle Beach Pelicans at Winston-Salem Dash, 7 p.m. Sunday