Tag: Myrtle Beach Pelicans

The rise of Jared Young

The rise of Jared Young
Several names jump out within the Cubs organization for those who had a great season with the 2018 regular season for minor league baseball officially at an end. Arguably, one of the best performances of the season came from first base prospect and recently named Chicago Cubs Minor League Player of the Year, Jared Young.... Read more »

Pitcher Tyler Peyton Makes His Presence Known in 2018 With Myrtle Beach

Pitcher Tyler Peyton Makes His Presence Known in 2018 With Myrtle Beach
The Myrtle Beach Pelicans have had their fair share of pitching blues this season between trades, injuries and those who just need a bit of guidance to improve their game. You might not be familiar with his name, but the Pelicans have had the advantage of possessing an almost secret weapon in their bullpen. Let... Read more »

An Interview with Bailey Clark

An Interview with Bailey Clark
In an organization that is starved for pitching, Bailey Clark is quietly making a name for himself each time he steps on the mound in 2018. Armed with a fastball that has the potential to top 95 mph, the right-hander has become one of the more talked about pitchers during the first half of the... Read more »
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Zack Short Leads the Way for Myrtle Beach

Zack Short Leads the Way for Myrtle Beach
Take a look at Myrtle Beach Pelicans shortstop Zack Short and you’ll notice he almost always has a smile on his face when he’s on the field. He certainly has plenty of reasons to smile. The 22-year-old had an outstanding run in South Bend during his first full year of professional baseball, and hasn’t seemed to... Read more »

Cubs Prospect Jesse Hodges: How Baseball Shaped Him into the Person He is Today

Cubs Prospect Jesse Hodges: How Baseball Shaped Him into the Person He is Today
Jesse Hodges can be found manning third base for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans almost every night. While he has been a key player for the Pelicans this season, it’s hard to believe that professional baseball almost didn’t seem to be in Hodges’ future at one point. Hodges appeared to be a sure bet to be selected in the 2012... Read more »

Minor League Preview – Advanced-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Minor League Preview – Advanced-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans
Good morning to everyone! Today is the next installment previewing the 2017 minor league season.  Please note that the previews are based on current roster assignments and anticipated spring training success. All assignments, both as to position and level, are subject to change pending the completion of spring training. Advanced-A – Myrtle Beach Pelicans Can... Read more »
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2016 a season to remember for Cubs prospect Trevor Clifton

2016 a season to remember for Cubs prospect Trevor Clifton
Myrtle Beach Pelicans pitcher Trevor Clifton could be found throwing with his fellow pitchers last Sunday as they prepared for a game against the Potomac Nationals. The Cubs eighth-ranked prospect was all smiles and really, what reason was there to not smile? His team had just clinched the second half Southern Division the previous night,... Read more »

Preston Morrison's ability to adapt and adjust has been the key to his success

Preston Morrison's ability to adapt and adjust has been the key to his success
Between trades, injuries and promotions, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ roster became somewhat of a revolving door towards the end of July. One of the more prominent moves was the promotion of starting pitcher Preston Morrison from South Bend to help bolster an already strong pitching staff as the team makes a run for the playoffs... Read more »

Ian Happ keeps making waves in Myrtle Beach

Ian Happ keeps making waves in Myrtle Beach
With five grueling games to play in less than three days this past weekend, one might have expected the atmosphere in the ballpark to be tense, but Pelicans’ second baseman Ian Happ appeared relaxed as he sat quietly in the dugout at Pfitzner Stadium in Woodbridge, Va. There’s no denying Happ has thrived in high-A... Read more »
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Getting to Know Myrtle Beach Third Baseman Jason Vosler

Getting to Know Myrtle Beach Third Baseman Jason Vosler
Often overshadowed last year by the likes of Chesny Young and Mark Zagunis, third baseman Jason Vosler has been one of Myrtle Beach’s hottest hitters in 2016 and is creating quite the buzz about his hot start to the season. “I’ve been feeling really good at the plate, really comfortable,” Vosler said of his work... Read more »