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Fearless Alamo charging ahead on diamond

Cubs infielder thriving after choosing baseball over bullfighting
January 16, 2019

You might have fond memories of being a 7-year-old -- things you did with your friends, a vacation you took, new skills you learned in second grade. When Cubs infield prospect Tyler Alamo thinks back to that age, the first memory that pops into his head is running with bulls.That

Pelicans squeak by Astros 1-0 in opener

Birds spin 16th shutout of season in win
August 17, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (August 17, 2018) - Cory Abbott threw six shutout innings and Manuel Rondon fired the final three for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on Friday as they blanked the Buies Creek Astros 1-0 from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Abbott (4-5) whiffed nine Astros (69-52, 32-20) over his six innings

Myrtle Beach loses seventh straight in 3-2 defeat

Jared Young's two hits not enough in narrow loss to Dash
August 7, 2018

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (August 7, 2018) - The Myrtle Beach Pelicans were handed their season-worst seventh consecutive loss on Tuesday night by the Winston-Salem Dash in a 3-2 defeat from BB&T Ballpark.The Dash's (68-45, 27-16) Luis González struck first against Pelicans (50-65, 16-29) starter Tyson Miller (8-8) in the third inning with

Pelicans lose finale 6-1 to complete Dash's brooming

Winston-Salem sweeps Myrtle Beach for third time this season
July 23, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (July 23, 2018) - The Myrtle Beach Pelicans were dropped Monday 6-1 by Winston Salem in front of 4,923 fans as the Dash finished off a sweep of the Birds from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. It marked the first time in recorded club history (dating back to

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.
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

Alamo's walk-off grand slam sends Birds to victory

Alamo blasts a walk-off slam to give the Pelicans a 6-2 win over Dash
May 29, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (May 29, 2018) - Tyler Alamo's dramatic walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the 10th on Tuesday night guided the Myrtle Beach Pelicans to a 6-2 win over the WInston-Salem Dash from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. With the new extra-inning rules, Aramis Ademan started the frame on

Lange, Kellogg brilliant in Birds' blanking of Lynchburg

Lange strikes out 10 over six innings and Kellogg tosses three perfect frames in 5-0 win
May 23, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (May 23, 2018) - Behind six brilliant innings from Alex Lange on Wednesday night, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans shut out the Lynchburg Hillcats 5-0 from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. Lange (2-2) earned the win by only scattering six hits for Myrtle Beach (19-27) and striking out a

Hillcats top Pelicans in bullpen battle from Myrtle Beach

Starting pitchers combine for just 1.2 innings in 8-2 Lynchburg win
May 22, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (May 22, 2018) - A five-run second inning on Tuesday night propelled the Lynchburg Hillcats over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 8-2 from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark.With the Pelicans (18-27) leading 1-0, the Hillcats (18-27) exploded in the second inning. With the bases loaded, Jodd Carter worked

Birds split doubleheader behind offensive explosion in finale

Alamo notches five hits in twin bill as Pelicans win 10-1 after falling 3-1
May 16, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. (May 16, 2018) - Behind five hits from Tyler Alamo throughout Wednesday's doubleheader, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans split the twin bill with the Wilmington Blue Rocks, winning the finale 10-1 after losing game one 3-1 from Frawley Stadium.In game two, Wladimir Galindo began the second inning with a

Pelicans fall due to defensive miscues despite Alamo's homer

Tyler Alamo blasts his sixth home run in the 9-3 loss
May 12, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (May 12, 2018) - The Buies Creek Astros used five unearned runs in the first two innings to down the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on Saturday night 9-3 from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. While it was a tough start for Myrtle Beach (14-22) starter Jose Paulino (0-5) in the loss,

Four-run first not enough for Myrtle Beach in 8-5 loss to Astros

Buies Creek's six-run sixth inning too much to overcome for Pelicans
May 10, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (May 10, 2018) - Despite a four-run first inning on Thursday night, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans fell 8-5 to the Buies Creek Astros from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The first six men reached for the Pelicans (13-21) in the first inning. Connor Myers doubled to lead off

Pereda the hero in Birds' walk-off winner

Jhonny Pereda's three-run, walk-off double in the ninth beats Carolina 5-4
May 1, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (May 1, 2018) - Jhonny Pereda highlighted a late come-from-behind win for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Tuesday with a walk-off three-run double in the bottom of the ninth inning in a 5-4 victory over the Carolina Mudcats from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. In the ninth inning, Carolina

Lange dominates as Birds roll 5-1

Alamo, Myers homer in victory at Salem
April 28, 2018

SALEM, Va. (April 28, 2018) - Myrtle Beach starter Alex Lange fired seven dominant innings and Connor Myers and Tyler Alamo each homered Saturday to lead the Pelicans to a 5-1 victory over the Salem Red Sox from Haley Toyota Field. Lange (1-0) ceded just one run on three hits in his

Pelicans late comeback attempt foiled in loss to Wood Ducks

Myrtle Beach's three eighth-inning runs not enough
April 19, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (April 19, 2018) - The Myrtle Beach Pelicans came within one run of a come-from-behind win on Thursday night in a 6-5 loss to the Down East Wood Ducks at TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark.Myrtle Beach (3-12) mounted its comeback in the eighth inning, trailing 6-2 to

Galindo, Alamo power Pelicans to series split

Mitchell adds three hits in Myrtle Beach's 9-4 victory at Down East
April 15, 2018

KINSTON, N.C. (April 15, 2018) - Both Tyler Alamo and Wladimir Galindo homered and drove in three runs Sunday to lead the Myrtle Beach Pelicans to a 9-4 victory and series split with the Down East Wood Ducks at Grainger Stadium.Myrtle Beach (3-8) got the scoring going in their opening at-bats. D.J. Wilson , playing

Birds roll by Wood Ducks to snap skid

Machin's four hits, three RBIs top Myrtle Beach in 14-6 victory
April 14, 2018

KINSTON, N.C. (April 14, 2018) - Vimael Machin registered four hits and three RBIs and Connor Myers added four more knocks Saturday as the Myrtle Beach Pelicans snapped a five-game losing streak with a 14-6 win over the Down East Wood Ducks at Grainger Stadium.Machin helped get the Pelicans (2-8) started in the

Caratini, Tseng lead charge in Cubs system

Upper-level talent dominates in best of 2017 for reigning champs
October 16, 2017

This offseason, is taking a look at the most outstanding campaigns by players in each system across Minor League Baseball and honoring the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization.The Cubs -- as you may have heard -- won

Birds' offense labors in Game 1 of SDCS

Down East takes 1-0 lead in SDCS with 4-1 win over Myrtle Beach
September 7, 2017

KINSTON, N.C. (September 7, 2017) - Vimael Machin recorded three hits for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on Saturday despite their 4-1 loss to the Down East Wood Ducks in Game 1 of the Southern Division Championship Series from Grainger Stadium.Matt Lipka kicked off the scoring for Down East (1-0) in

Birds swept by Muddies in twin bill

Myrtle Beach suffers third doubleheader brooming this season
September 2, 2017

ZEBULON, N.C. (September 2, 2017) - The Myrtle Beach Pelicans were swept in their Saturday twin bill with the Carolina Mudcats, falling 4-0 in game one and 4-3 in in the finale Five County Stadium.In game one, Carolina (71-65, 35-33) struck first against Myrtle Beach (73-65, 30-38) right-hander Duncan Robinson (4-4).

Bailey etches name into history with win

Buddy Bailey becomes the 11th minor league manager to reach 2,000 career wins in 5-4 victory over Down East
August 24, 2017

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (August 24, 2017) - A late rally propelled Myrtle Beach to a 5-4 victory Thursday over the Down East Wood Ducks, earning Pelicans manager Buddy Bailey the 2,000th win of his managerial career at TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark.With Myrtle Beach (70-60, 27-33) trailing 4-2 to Down

Myrtle Beach blanked by Woodies in 2-0 defeat

Pelicans' five-game winning streak snapped as offense lags
August 23, 2017

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (August 23, 2017) - The Myrtle Beach Pelicans' five-game winning streak was snapped on Wednesday night despite strong appearances out of the bullpen from David Berg and Marc Huberman , who combined for 4.2 scoreless innings, in the Birds' 2-0 loss to the Down East Wood Ducks at TicketReturn.Com Field. Down

Birds extend win streak to five with 7-3 victory over Woodies

Pelicans manager Buddy Bailey just one win away from 2,000 following Tuesday's triumph
August 22, 2017

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (August 22, 2017) - Tyler Alamo and Jesse Hodges both recorded three hits in Tuesday's contest as the Myrtle Beach Pelicans extended their winning streak to five games with their 7-3 victory over the Down East Wood Ducks from TicketReturn.Com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. With Down East (53-74, 29-29) leading Myrtle

Jays' Guerrero leads Players of the Week

No. 6 overall prospect hits .462 with three homers in seven games
August 21, 2017

Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s 2017 season has been full of acclaim. At just 18 years old, the third baseman has climbed from Class A Lansing to Class A Advanced Dunedin and seen his name appear on the Midwest League mid-season and post-season All-Star teams -- thanks to a .316/.409/.480 line with

Berg, bullpen shine as Birds sweep Blue Rocks

Myrtle Beach finishes off first seven-win road trip since 2014
August 20, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. (August 20, 2017) -  The Myrtle Beach Pelicans earned their fourth sweep of the season behind a terrific showing from the club's pitching staff Sunday in a 2-1 victory over the Wilmington Blue Rocks at Frawley Stadium.With Myrtle Beach (68-59, 25-32) and Wilmington (64-62, 25-31) tied at one in

Alamo's three-homer day paves way for twin bill sweep

Myrtle Beach's five long balls lead charge in 9-1 and 4-2 victories over Wilmington
August 19, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. (August 19, 2017) - The Pelicans' offense slugged five home runs, including three from Tyler Alamo , in Saturday's doubleheader, leading Myrtle Beach to 9-1 and 4-2 victories in a sweep of the twin bill over the Wilmington Blue Rocks at Frawley Stadium. With Myrtle Beach (67-59, 24-32) and Wilmington (64-61,