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#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.

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.

Mudcats Join MiLB’s CommUNITY First Campaign

National initiative will raise funds for Feeding America in response to global pandemic
April 28, 2020

ZEBULON, N.C., April 28, 2020 - The Carolina Mudcats today announced they are joining MiLB CommUNITY First, a new national initiative developed by Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) in conjunction with Feeding America®, to raise funds for local food banks and to honor individuals risking their lives on the front lines

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

Opening Night Memories - #MiLBAtHomeOpener

April 8, 2020

It's time for the "Seventh Inning" of the Mudcats' #MiLBAtHomeOpener, which means a look back at historic Opening Day moments in franchise history. The Mudcats are celebrating 30 years of baseball in 2020, so we have plenty of great moments to revisit going all the way back to the inaugural

Enjoy Your Favorite Ballpark Recipes at Home

Our Food & Beverage staff provides home recipes for your favorite ballpark fare
April 8, 2020

What's Opening Day without some of our great Five County Stadium ballpark fare? The Mudcats want to make sure fans can celebrate Mudcats baseball anytime by enjoying some of their favorite ballpark concession items in the comfort of their own homes. Food & Beverage Director Dwayne Lucas and Food &

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

Burnes a Budding NL Central Ace

April 4, 2020

Is former Mudcat Corbin Burnes a budding NL Central ace? reporter Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) recently tackled the question in his recent article "These 5 pitchers are budding NL Central aces" on Burnes pitched for the Mudcats at the beginning of the 2017 season before receiving a promotion to

Mudcats Debut New WakeMed Mudcats Kids Club Activities Page

The new WakeMed Mudcats Kids Club Activities Page features coloring pages, puzzles and more
March 27, 2020

ZEBULON, N.C. - The Mudcats have designed a new web page aimed at helping baseball fans find fun new materials and activities for their children to work on at home. The new WakeMed Mudcats Kids Club Activities Page is available now at and includes video tutorials, coloring pages, word

Ranking The All-Time Top 30 Mudcats

Celebrating our 30th Anniversary season with a look at the Top 30 Mudcats of All-Time
March 24, 2020

The Carolina Mudcats are celebrating 30 years of baseball in Zebulon this year and now seems like a great time to revisit all of the all-time greats that have played at Five County Stadium over the years. To celebrate this year's 30th Anniversary Season the Mudcats have started an online

Update From the Mudcats Office

March 27, 2020

Our offices will remain closed through March 30 pending updates from Major League Baseball, Minor League Baseball, the Milwaukee Brewers and the recommendations of governing health organizations. While we do not have a start date for the 2020 season, we will be ready to play ball as soon as we

Former Mudcats sent to Minors camp after Big League stint

Several former Mudcats among Brewers' first cuts of Spring Training
March 11, 2020

The Brewers recently made their first cuts of the spring as they sent 11 players to Minor League camp on Monday. Of those 11 players, seven were former Mudcats including 2019 Carolina League MVP Mario Feliciano. Feliciano, who is currently ranked by MLB Pipeline as Milwaukee's No. 3 prospect, showed

Brewers' Top 2020 Prospects

March 5, 2020

The new Top 30 Prospects lists have arrived and prospects writer Mike Rosenbaum (@GoldenSombrero) has a full breakdown of the Milwaukee Brewers system on Of the Top 30, 15 are former Mudcats including four of the Top 5 with 2019 Mudcats Brice Turang (1), Mario Feliciano (3), Tristen Lutz

Individual Game Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets for the upcoming 30th anniversary season start as low as $8
February 3, 2020

ZEBULON, N.C. - The Carolina Mudcats today announced that individual game tickets for all 2020 regular season home dates are now on sale online at Single game tickets begin at just $8.00 for the upcoming 30th anniversary season of baseball at Five County Stadium in Zebulon, N.C.

Manager Joe Ayrault Returns as Brewers Announce 2020 Mudcats Staff

Joe Ayrault, Carolina's all-time winningest Manager, returns for fourth straight season with the Mudcats
January 22, 2020

ZEBULON, N.C. - The Milwaukee Brewers today released Minor League coaching and training staffs and announced that Joe Ayrault will once again return as manager of the Carolina Mudcats for the 2020 season. Ayrault is Carolina's all-time winningest manager and is back for his fourth consecutive season with the Mudcats.

Mudcats Announce Promotions Schedule for 30th Anniversary Season

Three replica jersey giveaways, Pescados de Carolina and Micro Brews games, 919 Night hoodie giveaway, second annual ECU Night and much more highlight 30th anniversary season promotions schedule
January 21, 2020

ZEBULON, N.C. - Exciting family fun is once again on tap in 2020 as the Carolina Mudcats today unveil an all-new promotions schedule featuring spectacular souvenir giveaways, exciting new specialty game jersey events and over a dozen fireworks shows for the upcoming 30th anniversary season of baseball at Five County