Mudcats Add to Front Office Staff for 2020 Season

The Mudcats have added three new sales associates ahead of 30th anniversary season

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November 15, 2019 1:19 PM ET

The Carolina Mudcats, the Class A Advanced affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, are excited to announce today the addition of three new front office hires with Business Development Associates Brandon Diorio, Thomas Eatman and Ryder Barrett all joining the Mudcats and the club's ticket sales department for the upcoming 2020, 30th anniversary, season. Diorio and Eatman both enter their first seasons in the Carolina front office, while Barrett enters his second season after interning with the Mudcats during the 2019 season.

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Mudcats Donate Baseball Equipment to East Wake High School

The Mudcats donated over 50 pairs of game ready cleats and baseball equipment to East Wake High School

October 17, 2019 4:21 PM ET

The Carolina Mudcats, the Class-A Advanced affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, today donated over 50 game ready cleats and baseball equipment to the baseball program at East Wake High School in Wendell, NC. The equipment and donated cleats were worn or used by several Mudcats players throughout the club's 2019 Carolina League season.

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Several Former Mudcats Are Playoff Bound

Nearly two dozen former Mudcats are headed to the MLB post-season

October 1, 2019 4:17 PM ET

Several former Carolina Mudcats, including infielder Keston Hiura, outfielder Trent Grisham, catcher Yasmani Grandal and pitcher Freddy Peralta, could all play major roles in tonight's National League Wild Card Game between the Milwaukee Brewers, Carolina's Major League affiliate, and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. Hiura, Grandal, Grisham and Peralta are also among the nearly two dozen former Mudcats overall who could potentially appear in this year's playoffs across eight of the 10 MLB postseason eligible teams.

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Mudcats Announce 2020 Season Schedule

The weekend heavy schedule includes home games on Mother's Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day

September 23, 2019 10:03 AM ET

The Carolina Mudcats today announced the club's full 2020 season schedule for the upcoming 30th anniversary season at Five County Stadium. The 2020 season will officially begin on Thursday, April 9 with the Mudcats hosting the Winston-Salem Dash for Opening Night 2020 at Five County Stadium and will feature a weekend heavy home schedule once again for the Mudcats and their fans.

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Former Mudcat Enderson Franco Makes Major League Debut

Franco became the eighth former Mudcats player to reach Major League Baseball this year

RHP Enderson Franco pitching for the Carolina Mudcats (NIKOLAUS - Carolina Mudcats)

September 20, 2019 1:48 PM ET

Former Carolina Mudcats pitcher Enderson Franco, who pitched for the Mudcats during the 2016 season, made his Major League Baseball debut for the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night in Boston versus the Red Sox at Fenway Park. Franco allowed a home run and struck out a batter in his MLB debut while pitching through the final inning of what was Manager Bruce Bochy's 2,000th career victory.

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Aaron Ashby Earns 2019 Robin Yount Performance Award

The Brewers today named Aaron Ashby the club's 2019 Minor League Pitcher of the Year

Aaron Ashby pitching for the Carolina Mudcats at Grainger Stadium in Kinston, NC. (Peter Fortunato)

September 17, 2019 3:34 PM ET

Carolina Mudcats starting pitcher Aaron Ashby was recognized today by the Milwaukee Brewers as one of two winners of the club's 2019 Robin Yount Performance Awards, presented annually to the organization's top Minor League performers. Ashby was named the organization's Pitcher of the Year while outfielder Trent Grisham, who played for the Mudcats during the 2017 season, was named Player of the Year.

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2019 Mudcats Full Season Notes

2019 Total Games: 139 | 2019 Home Games: 70 | 2019 Away Games: 69 | Five County Stadium (6,500) | Zebulon, NC

By Greg Young | September 8, 2019 3:22 PM ET

Overall Record: 65-74; 7th in CL First Half: 39-30, .565, 3rd in Southern Second Half: 26-44, .371, 5th in Southern Longest Streaks: W6, 7/5-7/9 | L8, 7/24-7/31 Last 10: 2-8 | Last 35: 10-25 | Last 105: 45-60 Monthly: 16-10; 13-14; 16-11; 10-19; 10-18; 0-2 Home Record: 37-33 (1st: 20-15, 2nd: 17-18) Road Record: 28-41 (1st: 19-15, 2nd: 9-26) Division/Non-Division Record: 25-44 / 40-30

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Carolina Loses Season Finale 3-1 in Salem

Leugim Castillo had a RBI double and Scotty Sunitsch struck out six in the season finale loss

Leugim Castillo batting for the Carolina Mudcats at Five County Stadium. (Evan Moesta)

September 2, 2019 5:37 PM ET

Leugim Castillo went 2-for-4 with a RBI double and starter Scotty Sunitsch struck out six over five scoreless innings, but Salem's Triston Casas hit a three-run homer in the sixth as the Red Sox defeated the Mudcats 3-1 in Carolina's final game of the 2019 season on Monday afternoon at Haley Toyota Field in Salem.

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9/2: Mudcats at Red Sox Game Notes

Monday, September 2, 2019 | 1:05 PM | Game 139, Away Game 69 | Haley Toyota Field (6,300) | Salem, VA

By Greg Young | September 2, 2019 12:32 PM ET

CAROLINA MUDCATS (MILWAUKEE BREWERS) at SALEM RED SOX (BOSTON RED SOX) Monday, September 2, 2019 | 1:05 PM | Game 139, Away Game 69 | Haley Toyota Field (6,300) | Salem, VA

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Mudcats Drop Fourth Straight 3-1 in Salem

The Red Sox clinched the Northern Division's second half title on Sunday

Phil Bickford pitching for the Carolina Mudcats at Five County Stadium. (Credit Peter Fortunato)

September 1, 2019 6:50 PM ET

Reliever Phil Bickford pitched a scoreless seventh and eighth and struck out one while running his scoreless innings streak to 26 and 2/3 consecutive innings, but the Red Sox earned a series and playoff berth clinching 3-1 victory versus the Mudcats on Sunday afternoon in Salem.

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