Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Myrtle Beach Pelicans split doubleheader with Wilmington Blue Rocks

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Game 1

Final score

Myrtle Beach Pelicans 4, Wilmington Blue Rocks 0

Turning point

Charcer Burks drove in the Pelicans’ first run in the fourth inning and Myrtle Beach added another one when Daniel Lockhart came in on an errant throw.

The man

Pelicans starter Erick Leal, who allowed four hits and struck out four in 5 1/3 shutout innings

Decision takers

W–Leal (3-2). L–Zach Lovvorn (0-5). S–David Berg (4).

By the numbers

0Extra-base hits by Wilmington

1Lockhart was one home run shy of hitting for the cycle

20Blue Rocks’ losses this season

Keeping records

Myrtle Beach Pelicans 15-12, Wilmington Blue Rocks 7-20

Game 2

Final score

Wilmington Blue Rocks 2, Myrtle Beach Pelicans 0

Turning point

When Pedro Fernandez took the mound. The Blue Rocks starter allowed three hits and struck out eight in seven shutout innings.

The man

Fernandez, who went the distance in a game shortened to seven innings due to a doubleheader

Decision takers

W–Fernandez (3-1). L–Tommy Thorpe (2-2).

By the numbers

0Extra-base hits by Myrtle Beach

1Wilmington scored in first inning

2.14Fernandez’s ERA

Keeping records

Myrtle Beach Pelicans 15-13, Wilmington Blue Rocks 8-20

Next up

Who: Myrtle Beach Pelicans at Wilmington Blue Rocks

When: 1:35 p.m. Sunday

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