Lynchburg Hillcats 5, Myrtle Beach Pelicans (box score)
When Luigi Rodriguez knocked the ninth home run of the series out over the right-center field fence to balloon the lead to 4-0 in the second inning.
James Pugliese, who kept the Pelicans in the game with three shutout, one-hit frames with five strikeouts in relief of Pelicans starter Michael Heesch.
W–Mitch Brown (6-9). L–Heesch (7-1).
Myrtle Beach Pelicans (56-42), Salem Red Sox (47-52)
By the numbers
1 | Losses for Michael Heesch this season. He entered Friday 7-0.
5 | Strikeouts for James Pugliese on Friday, matching a season high.
22 | Runs surrendered by Myrtle Beach in the three-game sweeping at the hands of the Hillcats.
Who | Carolina Mudcats at Myrtle Beach Pelicans
When | 7:05 p.m. Wednesday
Where | TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark
Radio | 1450-AM