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Season Tickets, Grand Slam Package and More On Sale

Fans are now able to purchase Mudcats tickets for the first time before the 2021 season
March 15, 2021

ZEBULON - For the first time ahead of the 2021 season, the Mudcats are thrilled to announce that season tickets, group ticket options and mini plan packages, including the Grand Slam Package featuring three replica jerseys and more, are all now on sale at and at (919) 269-CATS (2287).

Brewers Acquire Former Mudcat Sobotka

Sobotka pitched for the Mudcats during the 2016 season
April 6, 2021

The Milwaukee Brewers recently completed a trade with the Atlanta Braves, acquiring right-handed pitchers Chad Sobotka and Patrick Weigel in exchange for infielder Orlando Arcia. Both players reported to the Alternate Training Site as reported and announced by President of Baseball Operations David Stearns. Coincidentally, Sobotka is a former Mudcats

Bundles of $25 to be sold for use at Five County Stadium

$25 bundles to be used at Five County Stadium in 2021
December 14, 2020

Looking to complete your last-minute holiday shopping? Look no further than the newest addition to the online Tackle Box Team Store, Muddy Money. Sold in bundles of $25 each, Muddy Money is good for use at Five County Stadium when purchasing Season Tickets, Mini Plans, Individual Game Tickets, Concessions, Merchandise,

Single-Game Ticket Sales Start April 5

Single-game tickets for home games through May 30 at Five County Stadium go on sale Monday
April 2, 2021

ZEBULON - The Carolina Mudcats today announced the much-anticipated news that single-game tickets for the first month of the 2021 season will go on sale beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 5 at, (919) 269-CATS (2287) or the Five County Stadium front office. Single-game ticket availability for the

Mudcats Announce 2021 Season Schedule

Baseball is back as Mudcats announce 120 game season schedule
February 18, 2021

ZEBULON - The Carolina Mudcats today announced the club’s 2021 Low-A East regular season schedule, which will begin on Tuesday, May 4 versus the Fayetteville Woodpeckers at Five County Stadium in Zebulon and conclude on Sunday, September 19 versus the Woodpeckers in Fayetteville. The inaugural Low-A East schedule calls for

Gardner and Lawrence Promoted to General Manager

Native North Carolinians Gardner and Lawrence tabbed to lead Mudcats into new era
March 12, 2021

ZEBULON - The Carolina Mudcats today announced the promotion of both Eric Gardner and David Lawrence to General Manager with Gardner overseeing baseball and stadium operations, while Lawrence will head business development and brand marketing. Gardner and Lawrence take over for former Vice President and General Manager Joe Kremer who

Mudcats Officially Accept New PDL with Brewers

Carolina remains an affiliate of the Brewers for foreseeable future in new modern player development system
February 12, 2021

ZEBULON - The Carolina Mudcats officially accepted their invitation to become the new Low-A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers after signing Major League Baseball’s Professional Development License (PDL) prior to Wednesday’s deadline. Upon signing, the Mudcats remain one of four teams in Milwaukee’s system and one of 120 Minor League

#Mudcats30 Video Series

30 years of history, 30 years of highlights, 30 years of stories
April 16, 2020

To help celebrate the 2020, 30th anniversary season, the Mudcats have introduced a new digital video series aimed at telling the story of the club's history as told by those who lived it.

VP/GM Joe Kremer Retires After 30-Year Run

Long-time baseball executive caps successful run with Mudcats
March 1, 2021

ZEBULON - The Carolina Mudcats today announced the retirement of longtime Vice President & General Manager Joe Kremer. Kremer concludes a near four-decade run as one of the top executives in Minor League Baseball, including 30 seasons as the only general manager in Mudcats history. “It has truly been an

Mudcats Hot Stove Blog

Tracking all of the MLB roster moves involving former Mudcats
February 2, 2021

Welcome to our offseason hot stove blog. Here you can find a full timeline of MLB roster transactions following the movement of some notable Mudcats from years past.

Mudcats Announce 2021 Coaching Staff

Joe Ayrault, Carolina’s all-time winningest Manager, returns for his fifth straight season with the Mudcats
January 28, 2021

ZEBULON - The Milwaukee Brewers today announced that Joe Ayrault will return as the manager of the Carolina Mudcats for the 2021 season. Ayrault’s 2021 staff will consist of Pitching Coach Fred Dabney, Hitting Coach Bobby Spain, Coach Liu Rodriguez, Athletic Trainer Matt Deal and Strength and Conditioning Specialist Jonah

Top Pitching Performances in Team History

Ranking the best individual seasons in Mudcats' franchise history
May 21, 2020

After examining the top 15 offensive seasons in franchise history, we'll now take a look at the best single season pitching performances in team history. All of this of course comes as we continue our celebration of the club's 30th anniversary season. The following list is of course subjective, but

Top 15 Offensive Seasons in Team History

Ranking the best individual seasons in Mudcats' franchise history
May 6, 2020

Our 30th anniversary celebration continues with a look at the 15 best offensive seasons in Mudcats' franchise history. The list is of course subjective, but should make for a fun deep dive into some of Carolina's all-time greatest performances. In order to build the list, Mudcats' broadcaster Greg Young used

Learn From the Pros Tutorials

Learn From The Pros and practice at home to stay active!
March 27, 2020

In an effort to help fans stay active while at home, the Mudcats have begun a new "Learn From the Pros" video series of baseball tutorials featuring current and former Mudcats players. The first tutorial video (below) includes an infield drill demonstrated by Milwaukee Brewers top prospect, and 2019 Mudcats’

Carolina's Record Holders

The Mudcats who own records in both the Southern and Carolina leagues
May 1, 2020

Even in the earliest days of the club's history, the Mudcats have had a knack for setting records. Some of those marks, including league bests, or record setting attendance or merchandise sales are certainly records to celebrate. Others, meanwhile, have been a bit more on the forgettable side of things.

Former Mudcats with the Best ROY Seasons

The Mudcats who made's short list for top Rookie of the Year during the 2000s
April 24, 2020

Three former Mudcats are featured in's recent post ranking every Rookie of the Year from the 2000s. The 40-player list, put together by writers Will Leitch & Mike Petriello, ranked each Rookie of the Year from 2000 through 2019. Dontrelle Willis (2003 Mudcats) was the first former Carolina player

The Five County Shortstops

Carolina's rich baseball history has included a non-stop run of stellar shortstops
April 22, 2020

The Mudcats have seen hundreds and hundreds of players climb the ranks and reach Major League Baseball over the club’s now 30-year history. One theme in particular that has stood out throughout all of the last 29 seasons has been the consistent success of the club's shortstops. It turns out

The Mudcats in the Movies and More

More Mudcat cameos on the big screen, in music videos and across the pop culture world.
April 16, 2020

We recently took a dive into the pop culture realm to find the various small screen moments when the Mudcats were depicted on television. While on our journey we came across the times when a Mudcats' hat was donned by actor Luke Kleintank while playing the character "Finn" on Bones.

When the Mudcats Guest Starred on TV

A look at the Mudcats on the "small screen"
April 15, 2020

The staff at has recently begun sharing a selection of motion pictures, television shows, documentaries and books that feature appearances by (or tributes to) various Minor League Baseball teams over the years. The most recent entry "Ten times the Minors guested on television" - authored by writer Joe Bloss

Decades of Mudcats and Brewers History

The 30-plus years of links that tie the Brewers and Mudcats together
April 13, 2020

The Brewers and Mudcats officially became tied together in 2017 when Milwaukee became Carolina's new MLB parent club. That relationship, of course, expanded a great deal in October of that same year when the Brewers purchased a full stake ownership of the Mudcats. Since then, we've seen former Mudcats like

Introducing New "Pescados de Carolina" Design

New “Pescados de Carolina” merchandise is now available at
April 13, 2020

ZEBULON, N.C. - The Mudcats today introduced a new color scheme and jersey redesign for the club’s popular “Pescados de Carolina” alternate team identity. Coinciding with the announcement, new “Pescados de Carolina” themed merchandise, including official hats and hooded sweatshirts, are all available now at The new look features

Willis Named Greatest Mudcat in Fan Vote

Votes were placed on
April 4, 2020

After a week-long voting process, Mudcats fans have named Dontrelle Willis as the Greatest Mudcat of All-Time. Willis, who played for the Mudcats and World Series Champion Florida Marlins in 2003, emerged as the winner of the online bracket after advancing through four rounds of voting held at @CarolinaMudcats on

Mudcats Celebrate #MiLBAtHomeOpener

Mudcats and Minor League Baseball present #MiLBAtHomeOpener
April 8, 2020

ZEBULON, N.C. - The Carolina Mudcats will join Minor League Baseball today in presenting #MiLBAtHomeOpener, a day-long interactive online campaign created to connect with fans in celebration of what would have been Opening Night. The Mudcats and MiLB teams across the nation will participate in and support the national campaign