Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Hankins leads Myrtle Beach Pelicans past Potomac Nationals

Myrtle Beach’s Jordan Hankins
Myrtle Beach’s Jordan Hankins Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Final score

Myrtle Beach Pelicans 7, Potomac Nationals 4 (box score)

Turning point

When Jordan Hankins launched a three-run homer to right field off of Tyler Mapes in the sixth, part of a five-run inning that put the Pelicans ahead 7-4.

The man

Hankins, who homered, singled, walked and caught the win.

What they’re saying

“The sweep is big. The bats were slow, and our pitching has been great since the start of second half. Now our bats are coming alive; it’s great that we are working on both cylinders right now.” – Myrtle Beach’s Jacob Rogers

By the numbers

3 | RBIs for Hankins, who had two before Saturday’s game.

37 | On-base streak for Chesny Young, tied for the longest in recorded Carolina League history (start of 2009 season)

Decision takers

W–Jeremy Null (1-1). L–Mapes (1-2).

Keeping records

Pelicans 53-39, Nationals 44-47

Next up

Who | Salem Red Sox at Myrtle Beach Pelicans

When | 6:05 p.m. Sunday

Radio | 1450-AM