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.
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.
Less than two months ago High-A Carolina left fielder Bryson Miles could barely brush his teeth. He’d dove for a ball at Harry Grove Stadium and landed the wrong way, leading to a painful shoulder subluxation. Since then he has been working to get back to 100%, and the IBI's Jacqueline Kantor recently caught up with him to see how he is progressing.
The Carolina Mudcats began a series at the Salem Red Sox with a 4-3 loss in 10 innings Friday night at Lewisgale Field. Joesph Colon made his first start off the DL and pitched three innings with two hits, one run and one strikeout. Rob Nixon (1-3) took the loss--the third in a row for Carolina. The Mudcats are 2-6 in the second half and 24-54 overall.
In today’s third edition of Minor Happenings, Tony takes a look at the encouraging performance of short season Single-A Mahoning Valley infielder Claudio Bautista and what kind of prospect he truly is for the Indians. He also provides a ton of quotes and insight from Ross Atkins on several players at Double-A Akron like Ronny Rodriguez, Carlos Moncrief, Austin Adams and others, talks about the changes Will Roberts is working on, the injury to Luigi Rodriguez, and more.
The Carolina Mudcats ended a four-game series with the Frederick Keys with a 4-3 loss Thursday night at Five County Stadium. The loss was the second in the series for Carolina, and their fifth in the second half.
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.
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.
In today’s second edition of Minor Happenings for the week, Tony takes a look at the emergence of two high profile pitching prospects in Mahoning Valley with Caleb Hamrick and Luis Lugo. He also provides several comments from the front office on players at High-A Carolina, the strides that Ronny Rodriguez continues to make, the prospect standing of Jerrud Sabourin, the injury concerns of Matt LaPorta, the inconsistency that Luis DeJesus is working through, the big pro debut of Clint Frazier and more.
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.
In today’s special edition of Minor Happenings, Tony provides a ton of updates and comments from the Indians front office on the likes of Shawn Morimando, Eric Haase, Cody Penny, Louis Head, Caleb Hamrick, Luis Lugo and others, finds out what Clint Frazier is up to and when he will make his pro debut, provides a ton of injury updates on the likes of Alex Monsalve, LeVon Washington, Elvis Araujo, Shawn Armstrong and the whereabouts of Dillon Howard, and takes a look at the recent good play of Bryce Stowell and Yhoxian Median.
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.
It’s been a short week here in Carolina, thanks to the much needed All-Star break. The Muddies were locked and loaded with interesting prospects from the outset in April, but they were never able to make any sort of run with regards to wins. Join Jim Pete as he goes Fishing for Mudcats, as the summer kicks off in Carolina...
The Carolina Mudcats finished a weekend series with a 7-5 loss to the Potomac Nationals at Pfitzner Stadium. Right-hander Michael Peoples (0-3) allowed eight hits, six runs, walked one and struck out six in the loss. Right-hander Greg Holt (3-0) pitched 1.1 scoreless innings in relief to take the win. The Mudcats dropped to 0-2 in the second half and 22-50.
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