Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Myrtle Beach Pelicans fall against Wilmington Blue Rocks in extras

The Pelicans opened the season with a series against the Frederick Keys.
The Pelicans opened the season with a series against the Frederick Keys. jblackmon@thesunnews.com

Final score

Wilmington Blue Rocks 6, Myrtle Beach Pelicans 5

Turning point

Wander Franco singled in the game-winning run with one out in the bottom of the 11th to lead the Blue Rocks to a win. The Pelicans had tied the game on Gleyber Torres’ two-run home run in the top of the ninth.

The man

Blue Rocks first baseman Robert Pehl, who was 3-for-4 and drove in three runs

Decision takers

W–Matt Alvarez (1-2). L–Jordan Minch (0-2).

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 15-14, Wilmington Blue Rocks 9-20

Next up

Who: Winston-Salem Dash at Myrtle Beach Pelicans

When: 7:05 p.m. Tuesday

Where: TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark

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