The Pelicans' Lewis Brinson had tied the game in the 8th with a solo homer. Salem scored in the opening inning on a Carlos Asuaje rbi
single. Salem starter Jacob Dahlstrand had a great night on the mound, pitching seven shutout innings, allowing just two hits and striking out 8.
Salem can clinch the series with a win Thursday night at Myrtle Beach, the Pelicans must win to force a third-and-deciding game Friday night.
The series winner advances to the Carolina League Championship Series.