Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Thorpe, Myrtle Beach Pelicans shut down Carolina Mudcats

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Final score

Myrtle Beach Pelicans 4, Carolina Mudcats 2

Turning point

After seeing their 2-0 lead cut in half in the sixth, the Pelicans padded their lead as Gleyber Torres and Yasiel Balaguert each drove in runs in the seventh.

The man

Pelicans starter Tommy Thorpe, who allowed one run on four hits and struck out five in 5 1/3 innings

Decision takers

W–Thorpe (2-1); L–Matt Withrow (0-1)). S–James Farris (3).

By the numbers

1Runs the Pelicans scored in the first and third innings3Number of hits by Myrtle Beach

3Pelicans with two or more hits (Gleyber Torres, Yasiel Balaguert, Jason Vosler)

9Runners left on base by the Mudcats

10Total hits in the game

Keeping records

Myrtle Beach Pelicans (10-8), Carolina Mudcats (7-11).

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