August 31, 2014 (0 comments)
One night after being eliminated from playoff contention, the Carolina Mudcats bounced back with a walk off win Sunday, downing the Winston-Salem Dash 3-2. With two away in the bottom of the ninth and Logan Vick on second, Yhoxian Medina sent a chopper down the third base line, which Trey Michalczewski managed to backhand. Breaking on contact, Vick raced past a befuddled Michalczewski and turned home. The throw beat Vick to the plate, but the speedster dodged Michael Marjama’s tag to complete the wild walk off.
August 30, 2014 (0 comments)
The Lynchburg Hillcats outlasted the Carolina Mudcats 5-4 in ten innings to claim Friday’s series finale. Carolina fell behind early, but battled back to force extras before Will Skinner’s RBI single won it for Lynchburg in the top of the tenth.
August 28, 2014 (0 comments)
A pair of middle-inning homers buried the Carolina Mudcats Thursday as they fell to the Lynchburg Hillcats 6-2. Lynchburg finally got to Carolina starter D.J. Brown in the top of the fourth. Sean Godfrey led off with a base hit to left, before Jose Martinez gave the Hillcats a 2-0 lead, hammering a hanging breaking ball over the fence in left. Tyler Tewell then doubled to right and advanced to third on a Blake Brown single.
August 25, 2014 (0 comments)
The Carolina Mudcats completed the sweep in their final road series of the year, defeating the Winston-Salem Dash 6-5 in twelve innings.
August 24, 2014 (0 comments)
A ninth-inning rally propelled the Carolina Mudcats to a 7-5 victory over the Winston-Salem Dash Sunday. Torsten Boss erased a one-run deficit with a three-run homer to right as the Mudcats downed the Dash for the third consecutive day.
August 22, 2014 (0 comments)
Despite losing an early lead, Eric Haase’s RBI single in the top of the ninth pushed the Carolina Mudcats ahead for an 8-7 victory over the Winston-Salem Dash Friday. Carolina was in control early, with the Mudcats bats jumping all over Dash starter J.B. Wendelken in the top of the first. Yhoxian Medina opened the contest with a base hit up the middle before Yandy Diaz quickly put the Mudcats ahead with a two-run shot to right. Later in the inning, Torsten Boss doubled the advantage, unleashing a homer of his own to right plating Alex Monsalve as the Mudcats grabbed the 4-0 lead.
August 21, 2014 (0 comments)
Dominating pitching helped the Frederick Keys protect an early lead Thursday as they defeated the Carolina Mudcats 5-0 to avoid the series sweep. Brenden Webb gave Fredrick the early advantage in the top of the second, crushing a solo homerun to right off Carolina starter Adam Plutko as the Keys went up 1-0.
August 17, 2014 (0 comments)
The Carolina Mudcats fell to the Potomac Nationals 7-6 Sunday as Carolina’s losing streak grew to four. The P-Nats overcame an early three-run deficit and managed to hold on late to defeat the Mudcats for the third consecutive evening.
August 15, 2014 (0 comments)
A five-run bottom of the sixth allowed the Potomac Nationals to overcome an early deficit Friday as they defeated the Carolina Mudcats 6-5. Carolina jumped ahead in the top of the second as Eric Haase’s first Carolina League homerun put the Mudcats ahead. After Alex Monsalve walked and Joe Sever singled up the middle, Haase sent Matthew Spann’s offering over the leftfield fence as the Mudcats went up 3-0.
August 14, 2014 (0 comments)
The Myrtle Beach Pelicans needed just two innings to pick up the winning run as they beat the Carolina Mudcats, 1-0. Carolina held the Pelicans to just two hits, but stellar pitching was not backed up with stellar hitting as the Mudcats had just three of their own. Adam Plutko took the loss despite pitching seven innings of superb two-hit baseball.
August 10, 2014 (0 comments)
The Myrtle Beach Pelicans doubled up the Carolina Mudcats in hits ten to five Sunday as they claimed the series sweep with a 5-1 victory. Carolina starter Cole Sulser kept the Mudcats in the game with a solid pitching effort, but Christopher Bostick put the game out of reach in the bottom of the seventh with a three-run homer off newly-acquired Michael Clevinger.
August 8, 2014 (0 comments)
An early deficit proved too much for the Carolina Mudcats to overcome Friday as they fell to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 5-1 at Five County Stadium. The Mudcats found themselves in a hole early as Myrtle Beach took the lead against Carolina starter Adam Plutko in the top of the first. With two away and men on the corners, Nick Williams put the Pelicans ahead with a double to right as Chris Garia scored easily. Myrtle Beach grabbed another on the play thanks to Yhoxian Medina’s error attempting to tag Williams at second as the ball escaped into centerfield allowing Preston Beck to put the Pelicans up 2-0.
August 7, 2014 (0 comments)
A five-run fifth inning powered the Carolina Mudcats to a 6-4 victory against the Frederick Keys Thursday at Harry Grove Stadium. Jeremy Lucas opened the scoring for Carolina in the visitor’s half of the fifth with his team-leading 12th home run of the season, a two-run shot to pull the Mudcats out of an early hole.
August 3, 2014 (0 comments)
The Potomac Nationals continued their dominance over the Carolina Mudcats winning both games of Sunday’s doubleheader to complete the franchise’s first series sweep at Five County Stadium.
August 1, 2014 (0 comments)
Fielding miscues cost the Carolina Mudcats dearly Friday as they fell to the Potomac Nationals 4-2 on a wet evening at Five County Stadium. A Yandy Diaz throwing error brought in two unearned runs as the P-Nats did most of their damage in a three-run top of the third.
July 27, 2014 (0 comments)
A frustrating spell for the Carolina Mudcats continued Sunday as they fell to the Potomac Nationals 6-5 in eleven innings. Oscar Tejada’s walk off homer to left, his second long ball of the night, completed the series sweep for Potomac and handed the Mudcats their sixth consecutive defeat.
July 26, 2014 (0 comments)
The Potomac Nationals outslugged the Carolina Mudcats Friday to come away with an 11-8 victory. The Mudcats fell despite grabbing a six-run lead in the top of the first and outhitting the Nationals 15 to 13.
July 23, 2014 (0 comments)
The Carolina Mudcats spread six runs across the first, fourth and sixth innings to force extras, but came up short as the Wilmington Blue Rocks tallied the winning run in the top of the 10th inning. Yhoxian Medina sparked the Mudcats' offense with three singles and two RBIs. Cole Sulser pitched 4.1 innings and gave up eight hits and six runs, but got a no decision as Grant Sides took the loss.
July 22, 2014 (0 comments)
The Carolina Mudcats held the Myrtle Beach Pelicans without a run for eight total innings, but gave up five in the fourth on their way to a 5-1 loss. The Mudcats were ahead after a run in the top of the third before David Lyon sparked the Myrtle Beach win with a two-out, three-run home run. Dylan Baker gave up all five runs in the loss while D.J. Brown pitched 4.1 innings of scoreless relief.
July 20, 2014 (0 comments)
The Carolina Mudcats scored a 4-3 triumph over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on Sunday night at TicketReturn.com Field to claim their first series win on the Grand Strand. The Mudcats (19-12, 48-50) extended their lead to three games over the Pelicans (16-15, 60-39) in the Carolina League Southern Division as well.