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Birds drop fourth straight in a 7-2 loss to Winston-Salem

Myrtle Beach will look to salvage series Monday at 7:05 p.m.
Roberto Caro continued his hot hitting on Sunday night against the Dash, going 2-for-4. Over his last 12 games, he is now batting .452 (19-42). (Larry Kave/Myrtle Beach Pelicans)
July 22, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (July 22, 2018) - The Myrtle Beach Pelicans fell 7-2 on Sunday to the Winston-Salem Dash in front of 5,201 fans from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Tyler Alamo broke a scoreless tie in the fourth inning with an RBI single for the Pelicans (46-53, 12-17), scoring Jhonny Pereda

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (July 22, 2018) - The Myrtle Beach Pelicans fell 7-2 on Sunday to the Winston-Salem Dash in front of 5,201 fans from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. 
Tyler Alamo broke a scoreless tie in the fourth inning with an RBI single for the Pelicans (46-53, 12-17), scoring Jhonny Pereda to give the Birds a 1-0 lead over the Dash (61-39, 20-10).

Pitching with a 1-0 lead in the fifth, Myrtle Beach starter Bryan Hudson (6-8), who had only allowed one runner to reach third in the first four innings, yielded the lead to the Dash. With two aboard and one out, Yeyson Yrizarri reached on an error to load the bases. After an RBI ground out from Luis González that knotted the game, Ti'Quan Forbes broke the tie with a two-run single. 
In the sixth, Winston-Salem tacked on with an RBI single from Gavin Sheets and a sacrifice fly from Yermin Mercedes to make it 5-1 Dash.
Laz Rivera ripped a two-run single in the eighth to pad the Dash lead to 7-1.
In the ninth, Roberto Caro , who went 2-for-4 and is now hitting .452 (19-42) over his last 12 games, bashed an RBI single to conclude the score at 7-2. 
Drew Hasler (3-2) took home the win by throwing three innings of relief, only allowing a run on four hits.
The Pelicans try to salvage the series with Monday's 7:05 p.m. first pitch. RHP Alex Lange (6-6, 3.31 ERA) starts for Myrtle Beach against Winston-Salem LHP John Parke (2-1, 3.60 ERA). Coverage starts at 6:50 p.m. on MiLB.tv, MyrtleBeachPelicans.com/Broadcast, the MiLB First Pitch app and TuneIn. 
Sunday's game is a Half-Off Hunger Monday presented by Lowes Foods, meaning fans can get a half-price ticket with a donation of an item from the Backpack Buddies List.   
The 2018 season is the 20th season for the Pelicans franchise and fourth as the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. For tickets visit MyrtleBeachPelicans.com/tickets, call (843) 918-6000, or visit the Pelicans Box Office.
ABOUT THE PELICANS: The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Chicago Cubs and play their home games at TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Since being acquired by a group led by Chuck Greenberg during the 2006 season, the Pelicans have repeatedly set team attendance records and become known as one of Minor League Baseball's most innovative and creative franchises. The team and its employees have been dedicated to making a difference in the Myrtle Beach community, specifically giving back over $2 million in donations, fundraising proceeds, in-kind services and community service since launching the Pelicans Play It Forward Community Initiative in 2013. TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark has ranked in the top eight in all of Minor League Baseball by Stadium Journey in six of the last seven seasons. The same publication also placed the Pelicans in the Top 100 Stadium Experiences and the best in the Carolina League for six of the past seven seasons. In June 2017, the Pelicans won the 2017 TripAdvisor.com Certificate of Excellence award. On the field, the team has won four Mills Cup Championships, including claims to back-to-back titles in 1999 and 2000, and again in 2015 and 2016. The Pelicans have made 11 postseason appearances behind 13 half-season Southern Division championships, including the first half of the 2015 season, second half of 2016 and first half of 2017. For more information on the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, please contact the Pelicans at (843) 918-6000 or email [email protected].