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Pfeifer induces double play, leads Carolina to 8-6 win over Myrtle Beach

Philip Pfeifer got Yasiel Balaguert to hit into a double play in the eighth inning, leading the Carolina Mudcats to an 8-6 win over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on Tuesday.

The double play came with runners on first and second and helped to limit the Pelicans to a two-run inning.

After Carolina added two runs, the Mudcats took the lead for good with five runs in the eighth inning. Jordan Edgerton hit a three-run home run en route to the four-run lead.

Tuesday’s box score

Mudcats

ab

r

h

bi

Valenzuela, DH

5

1

2

1

Gebhardt, 2B

6

0

0

0

Tejeda, 1B

5

0

1

1

Davidson, RF

5

2

1

1

Curcio, LF

3

3

2

2

Edgerton, 3B

4

1

4

1

Murphy, C

3

0

0

2

Harper, SS

3

0

0

1

Mendez, CF

5

1

3

0

Pelicans

ab

r

h

bi

Burks, LF

5

1

2

3

Ely, SS

4

0

1

0

Bote, DH

5

0

1

0

Balaguert, 1B

5

1

1

0

Rice, C

1

1

1

1

Castillo, C

3

0

0

0

Dewees, CF

4

0

2

0

Spingola, RF

2

0

1

0

a- Baez, PH

1

0

0

0

Hodges, 3B

5

1

1

0

Flete, 2B

4

2

3

1

Carolina

010

110

050

8

13

2

Myrtle Beach

040

000

020

6

13

1

E—Harper, Edgerton, Spingola. DP–Carolina 2, Myrtle Beach 0. LOB–Carolina 14, Myrtle Beach 13. 2B–Mendez, Davidson, Balaguert, Rice. 3B–Curcio, Flete. HR—Edgerton (4), Burks (8). SB–Valenzuela (1), Edgerton (2), Burks (19), Dewees (1).

Mudcats IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Enderson Franco

5 1/3

7

4

4

4

3

Sean McLaughlin (W, 4-4)

1 2/3

3

2

2

1

1

Philip Pfeifer (H, 1)

1 1/3

2

0

0

0

2

Carlos Portuondo (S, 1)

 2/3

1

0

0

0

1

Pelicans IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Tommy Thorpe

3 1/3

2

2

2

3

3

Daniel Lewis

2 1/3

3

1

1

3

2

Pedro Araujo (BS, 1)(L, 0-1)

2

5

5

5

3

1

Tyler Pearson

1 1/3

3

0

0

0

1

WP-Lewis, Araujo. HBP-Rice, Burks

T-4:14. A-3,859.

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