Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Myrtle Beach Pelicans blast way to win over Frederick Keys Field at Pelicans Ballpark Field at Pelicans Ballpark

Final score

Myrtle Beach Pelicans 8, Frederick Keys 3

Turning point

Yasiel Balaguert hit a two-run home run in the top of the first inning and the Pelicans added two more runs in the second inning to build an early lead en route to beating the Keys.

The man

Myrtle Beach’s Gleyber Torres, whose lone hit was a three-run home run in the seventh inning.

Decision takers

W–Erick Leal (4-2). L–Mitch Horacek (1-4).

By the numbers

3Pelicans players (Balaguert, Charcer Burks, Torres) with home runs

5Extra-base hits by Myrtle Beach

6.19Horacek’s ERA

Keeping records

Myrtle Beach Pelicans 18-15, Frederick Keys 15-19

Next up

Who: Myrtle Beach Pelicans at Frederick Keys

When: 6 p.m. Saturday