Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Myrtle Beach Pelicans hold off Salem Red Sox in slugfest

Jasvir Rakkar
Jasvir Rakkar Courtesy of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Final score

▪ Myrlte Beach Pelicans 8, Salem Red Sox 7

Turning point

▪ After a rough start in a save situation that left the Pelicans up 8-7, Jasvir Rakkar stranded runners on second and third by striking out the final two batters to close out the win.

The man

▪ Jacob Rogers, who went 2-for-4 with a two-run double in a four-run third inning in which the Pelicans tied the game at 4.

By the numbers

▪ 4 | Runs driven in by Salem’s Kevin Heller.

▪ 8 | Combined runs in the third inning.

▪ 10 | Number of times the Pelicans struck out.

▪ 25 | Team’s combined hits.

Next up

▪ Who | Salem Red Sox at Myrtle Beach Pelicans

▪ When | 7:05 p.m. Thursday

▪ Where | Field at Pelicans Ballpark

▪ Radio | 1450-AM