Pelicans drop 5-3 decision to Frederick Keys

Trent Giambrone drove in two runs for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on Sunday during a 5-3 loss to the Frederick Keys. PHOTO CREDIT: ABC 15

The Frederick Keys beat the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 5-3 on Sunday night before a crowd of 5,862 fans at Harry Gove Stadium in Maryland.

Ademar Rifaela blasted a two-rum home run in the seventh inning to break a 3-3 tie and help the Keys to victory.

Myrtle Beach took a 1-0 lead in the first inning on a Trent Giambrone RBI single to plate P.J. Higgins.

The Keys responded in the bottom of the first on an Armando Araiza two-run double.

The Pelicans tied the contest 3-3 on a bases-loaded walk to Eddy Martinez.

Mike Burke (2-0) got the win in relief while David Berg (0-1) took the loss.

On Monday, Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis will begin a rehab assignment with the Keys.

Davis, 31, has been on the disabled list with a right oblique strain (retroactive to June 13).

In 61 games with the Orioles this season, he is batting .226 with 14 home runs, 26 RBIs, one triple, seven doubles and 34 runs scored. He has not played in a game since June 12 against the White Sox.

The Keys and Pelicans will wrap up a four-game series on Monday at 2 p.m.

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