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July 20, 2013   (0 comments)
Carolina comes up on short end of slugfest 8-7
The Carolina Mudcats fell behind early, and despite a fervent rally fell to the Winston Salem Dash 8-7 on Saturday night. The loss drops Carolina’s record to 13-14 in the second half and 35-62 overall.
July 20, 2013   (1 comments)
Mudcats click on all cylinders to down Dash 4-0
Coming off a 14 inning marathon win on Thursday night, the Carolina Mudcats showed no signs of a hangover, defeating the Winston Salem Dash 4-0 Friday night at Five County Stadium. The win brings the Mudcats’ second half record back to .500 at 13-13, and 35-61 overall.
July 14, 2013   (2 comments)
Naquin nears a promotion, but still working to improve
Indians outfield prospect Tyler Naquin is having a very good first full season at High-A Carolina. He has shown off his hitting skills, exceptional arm, and rapidly improving defense in center field. There is talk a promotion may be coming for him very soon, but in the meantime there are a few things he is working on. The IBI's Zachary Francis recently caught up with him and had a long conversation about his season, what he is working on and more.
July 13, 2013   (0 comments)
Mudcats lose in pitcher's duel 1-0
The Carolina Mudcats came up on the wrong side of a pitcher’s duel, falling to the Frederick Keys 1-0 Friday night. The loss drops Carolina’s record to 9-11 in the second half and 31-59 overall.
July 6, 2013   (0 comments)
Wendle sets franchise record in 7-2 win
ZEBULON – The Carolina Mudcats got one of their most complete games of the season as the pitching dominated and the offense took advantage of some timely pitching mistakes to earn a 7-2 win over the Salem Red Sox on Saturday night.
July 6, 2013   (0 comments)
Mudcats set off lots of fireworks in 9-0 win over Salem
On the final night of Independence Day extravaganza, the Carolina Mudcats wanted to provide fireworks all night, and did in a 9-0 win over the Salem Red Sox on Friday night. The win boosts Carolina’s record to 5-9 in the second half and 27-57 overall.
July 1, 2013   (0 comments)
Poor pitching and sloppy play buries Mudcats 10-0
Carolina’s offense never got going, and defensively, the team gave up seven unearned runs in a 10-0 loss to the Lynchburg Hillcats on Monday night.
July 1, 2013   (0 comments)
Mudcats snap losing streak with 5-3 victory
Carolina jumped out to an early lead, and held on against Salem as they avoided the sweep by a final score of 5-3 on Sunday night. The win ends a four game losing streak, and brings Carolina’s record to 3-7 in the second half and 25-55 overall.
June 29, 2013   (0 comments)
Salem Red Sox walk off to 7-5 win
SALEM – For the second straight night, the Carolina Mudcats lost to the Salem Red Sox on a walk-off hit, 7-5 on Saturday night. The loss drops the Mudcats’ record to 2-7 in the second half and 24-55 overall.
June 26, 2013   (0 comments)
Keys blow it open in ninth, beat Mudcats 6-2
After keeping the game close all afternoon, the Carolina Mudcats dropped a heartbreaker to the Frederick Keys 6-2 on Wednesday afternoon at Five County Stadium. The loss drops the Mudcats record to 2-4 in the second half and 24-52 overall.
June 26, 2013   (1 comments)
Sabourin hitting his way onto prospect radar
Signed as an undrafted free agent, Carolina Mudcats first baseman Jerrud Sabourin has developed into a true underdog story. The model of consistency, Sabourin leads the Carolina League in batting average at .318 and is fourth on the team in hits and plays great defense at first base. Sabourin was recently honored for his efforts with a selection to the Carolina League All-Star team. The IBI's Zachary Francis recently caught up with him to see how his season is going.
June 24, 2013   (0 comments)
Carolina walks off with 3-2 win over Keys
A nail bitter until the end, the Carolina Mudcats were walk-off winners as they defeated the Frederick Keys 3-2 on Monday night. The win was the first for the team in the second half, bringing the Mudcats record to 1-3 in the second half and 23-51 overall.
June 23, 2013   (0 comments)
Potomac sweeps Mudcats with 7-5 victory
Looking to avoid a sweep to open the second half of the season, the Carolina Mudcats kept the game close early, but fell behind and eventually fell to the Potomac Nationals 7-5 on Sunday night. The sweep drops Carolina’s record to 0-3 in the second half and 22-51 overall.
June 22, 2013   (0 comments)
Carolina opens second half with 5-1 loss
Looking to improve on a disappointing first half of the season, the Carolina Mudcats returned to action after the All-Star break on Friday night, dropping the series opener to the Potomac Nationals 5-1.
June 16, 2013   (0 comments)
Mudcats close first half with another loss
The first half of the Carolina League season came to a close on Sunday night as the Carolina Mudcats lost to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 7-5. The Mudcats lost for the 11th time in 12 games to bring their first half record to 22-48.
June 11, 2013   (0 comments)
Mudcats split doubleheader with Nationals
ZEBULON – After rain postponed the series opener, the Carolina Mudcats and Potomac Nationals played a double header on Tuesday. Carolina broke their six-game losing streak with an 11-3 victory in game one, but dropped game two 3-1 to split the doubleheader. Both games were seven innings.
June 5, 2013   (0 comments)
Blue Rocks get to Pasquale, Mudcats lose 6-4
After falling behind early and attempting to claw back into it, the Carolina Mudcats couldn’t complete the rally as they fell to the Wilmington Blue Rocks 6-4 on Wednesday night. With the loss, Carolina fell a season-high 18 games under .500 at 20-38. Making his fifth start of the season with Carolina, starting pitcher Nick Pasquale started strong but struggled towards the end of his start.
June 4, 2013   (0 comments)
Mudcats fall 3-1 to Blue Rocks
WILMINGTON – A second straight strong outing by a Mudcats starting pitcher wasn't enough as the Carolina Mudcats fell to the Wilmington Blue Rocks 3-1 on Tuesday night. With the loss, Carolina falls to 20-37 on the season.
May 30, 2013   (0 comments)
Mudcats rally late, still fall 4-3 to Blue Rocks
The Carolina Mudcats fell into a hole early against the Wilmington Blue Rocks but rallied in the ninth inning before falling 4-3 on Thursday night. The loss was the Mudcats 15th one-run loss of the season, bringing the Mudcats record to 19-33.
May 30, 2013   (0 comments)
Mudcats blank Blue Rocks 3-0
After being shut out on Tuesday night, the Carolina Mudcats returned the favor by shutting out the Wilmington Blue Rocks by a score of 3-0 on Wednesday night. The win brings the Mudcats' record to 19-32 on the season. Left-handed starting pitcher Shawn Morimando dominated the Blue Rocks through six innings, giving up only three hits and two walks. Morimando never allowed a base runner past second base in his six innings of work.

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