MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (August 27, 2018) - The Buies Creek Astros erased a 2-0 deficit on Monday to down the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 3-2 in 10 innings from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. With the game tied at 2-2 in the top of the 10th inning, the Astros (76-55, 38-23) took the
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (August 27, 2018) - The Buies Creek Astros erased a 2-0 deficit on Monday to down the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 3-2 in 10 innings from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark.
With the game tied at 2-2 in the top of the 10th inning, the Astros (76-55, 38-23) took the lead on a run charged to Pelicans (59-74, 25-38) pitcher Garrett Kelly (2-1). Buies Creek's Jacob Meyers lined a sacrifice fly to left that plated Cody Bohanek, making it 3-2.
Cristian Javier (5-4) threw five scoreless innings to earn the win, striking out seven.
The Pelicans drew first blood in the second inning. A Christian Donahue single coupled with a Buies Creek error plated Jared Young . Donahue then scored on a Zach Davis sacrifice fly to make it 2-0.
Buies Creek found the scoreboard in the top of the third inning when Bohanek smacked a solo home run, cutting the deficit to 2-1.
The Astros tied the game when Bryan De La Cruz came across on a wild pitch in the sixth.
Aramis Ademan went 2-for-5 for the Pelicans with a double in the loss.
The Pelicans and Astros meet for the second game of the four-game series at 7:05 p.m. on Tuesday. Myrtle Beach will send RHP Tyson Miller (9-8, 3.63 ERA) to the mound against Buies Creek RHP Carson LaRue (7-7, 4.27 ERA). Coverage starts at 6:50 p.m. on MiLB.tv, MyrtleBeachPelicans.com/Broadcast, the MiLB First Pitch app and TuneIn.
Tuesday night will feature $2 tacos and tallboys presented by Abuelos Mexican Restaurant, Nash FM and WBTW.
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].