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Saturday, May 11, 2013
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Drew Robinson's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Pelicans a walk-off win over the Salem Red Sox on Saturday.
Garin Cecchini hit a two-run single to help Salem (15-18) to a 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Myrtle Beach (22-13) hit a pair of two-run homers in the bottom half of the inning to take the lead.
Brandon Jacobs's solo home run pulled the Sox even in the top of the third, but the Pelicans answered with a two-run inside-the-park home run from Royce Bolinger.
Salem tied the score in the eighth, but Myrtle Beach earned a pair of walks to open the bottom of the ninth. Robinson singled to bring home Jake Skole and end the game.
Ryan Harvey earned the win for the Pelicans with two innings of work. Nate Striz was tagged with the loss in 1 1⁄3 innings, giving up a hit and two walks.
ON DECK: Salem's Kyle Stroup takes the mound opposite Alec Asher at 3 p.m.
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