MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (July 28, 2018) - Jared Young drove in Aramis Ademan in the bottom of the 12th inning to spur the Myrtle Beach Pelicans to a 1-0 win on Saturday night over the Lynchburg Hillcats from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The Pelicans (48-58, 14-22) went 0-for-11 with runners in
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (July 28, 2018) - Jared Young drove in Aramis Ademan in the bottom of the 12th inning to spur the Myrtle Beach Pelicans to a 1-0 win on Saturday night over the Lynchburg Hillcats from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark.
The Pelicans (48-58, 14-22) went 0-for-11 with runners in scoring position in the first 11.1 innings. With Ademan on third, Young delivered a single off of Hillcats (49-54, 20-16) reliever Micah Miniard (2-5) for his third hit of the night, which ended the ballgame.
Ryan Kellogg (3-1) earned the win for the Birds with his two shutout innings out of the bullpen. Bryan Hudson (6.2 innings) and Erick Leal (3.1) were brilliant in their scoreless efforts as well.
The shutout was Myrtle Beach's 13th of the season, second in the Carolina League behind Buies Creek's 16 blankings.
Both Young and Jhonny Pereda extended their on-base streaks to 19 games on the night. Andruw Monasterio holds the longest on-base streak for the Pelicans this season at 20 games from June 6-28.
The Pelicans conclude their set with Lynchburg with Sunday's 6:05 p.m. contest. Television coverage starts at 6 p.m. on The CW21 and MiLB.tv. A radio broadcast begins at 5:50 p.m. on MyrtleBeachPelicans.com/Broadcast, the MiLB First Pitch app and TuneIn.
Sunday is Christmas in July, National Lampoon's style. Santa Claus and Cousin Eddy will be on hand for a festive night. In addition, Sunday's game is an Ultimate Kids Sunday featuring free inflatables, face painting, balloon artists and a pregame on-field catch. After the game, there will be a postgame fireworks show presented by East Coast Pyrotechnics.
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].